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.