Tennessee Board of Respiratory Care Requirements

12 hours of continuing education are due the last day of the month in which a birthdate falls pursuant to the Division’s biennial birthdate renewal system.  

  • At least 5 hours of the 12 hour requirement shall pertain to the clinical practice of respiratory care, or to education, or to research relating to the cardio- pulmonary system
  • At least 1 of the 12 hours must pertain to patient safety
  • At least 1 of the 12 hours must be a course focusing on the professional or ethical standards required for respiratory therapists
  • 5 hours maximum in home-study/self-study

For more information visit the Tennessee Board of Respiratory Care.