12 hours of continuing education are required. Licenses expire every two years and must be renewed before the expiration date.
Respiratory care practitioner who is renewing his or her license for the first time after initial licensure is subject to a 6 (six) hour continuing education requirement per full year of licensure. If the license has been held for one year or less, no continuing education is required. If held more than one year but less than two years, 6 (six) hours is required.
There is a 6 hour maximum limit for home-study and self-study courses.
For more information visit the Vermont Office of Professional Regulation: Respiratory Care Practitioners.