Florida Respiratory Care Law
by Expert Reviewer: Kathleen Smith-Wenning, AAS, Respiratory Therapy; Expert Reviewer: Michael MacDonald, RRT; Instructor: Crystal Dunlevy, EdD, RRT, RCP; Instructor: Debra Anscombe Wood, BS, RN

$32.00

i 2.00 CEH

Course Overview

Respiratory care practitioners in Florida are obligated to understand current laws and rules that govern the practice of respiratory care. The right to practice respiratory care is granted by states to protect patients who need respiratory care services, and respiratory therapists are obligated to provide care under the rules of Florida‘s Respiratory Care Act. This two-hour course includes information from Florida Statutes Chapter 456, which applies to all licensed healthcare professionals; Chapter 468, Part V, The Respiratory Care Act; and Chapter 64B32 of the Florida Administrative Code.

About the Course Author

25 years of experience in the field of Respiratory Care as both a practitioner and educator; area of expertise - medical anthropology & cultural competency in healthcare Kathleen Smith-Wenning, AAS, Respiratory Therapy has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Michael MacDonald, RRT, is Educator for Respiratory Care Services at Lee Memorial Health System, Fort Myers. Michael MacDonald, RRT has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.

Crystal Dunlevy, EdD, RRT, RCP is a Professor-Clinical at The Ohio State University School of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences in Columbus, Ohio. Dr. Dunlevy is the author or co-author of numerous journal articles in journals such as Respiratory Care, Journal of the American Dietietic Association, and the American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC) Times. In 1994, she received the AARC Asthma Education Fellowship. She has received many honors and awards as an educator, mentor, faculty member, and scholar.

Crystal Dunlevy, EdD, RRT, RCP has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Debra Anscombe Wood, BS, RN, a health writer and editor, practices in ambulatory care in Orlando, Fla.. Debra Anscombe Wood, BS, RN has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
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Accreditation Information

Certificates provided by accrediting body (1 Match)

  • American Association for Respiratory Care

    2.00HOURS

    This program has been approved as non-traditional Continuing Respiratory Care Education (CRCE) credit by the American Association for Respiratory Care, 9425 N. MacArthur Blvd. Suite 100 Irving TX 75063. Approval #: 181339000 This activity is approved for 2.0 contact hours.


Course Details

  • Course Code:

    REL-ACU-0-RT02
  • Hours:

    2.00
  • Type:

    Online Course
  • Release Date:

    2019-05-01
  • Expiration Date:

    2020-07-08
  • Learning Objectives:

    Describe disciplinary guidelines and recommended penalties; Explain the purpose and intent of the law; Explain the requirements for continuing education; List requirements for licensure, renewal, and reactivation; List the duties of the Florida Board of Respiratory Care
  • Target Audience:

    The target audience for this course is: Respiratory Therapists; in the following settings: Acute Care Facility.
  • Course Delivery Method and Format:

    Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
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    All courses offered by Relias, LLC are developed from a foundation of diversity, inclusiveness, and a multicultural perspective. Knowledge, values and awareness related to cultural competency are infused throughout the course content.
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    All characteristics and organizations referenced in the following training are fictional. Any resemblance to any actual organizations or persons living or dead, is purely coincidental.
    To earn continuing education credit for this course you must achieve a passing score of 80% on the post-test and complete the course evaluation.
  • Accommodations:

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  • Disclosures:

    Expert Reviewers, Instructors, and Staff Writers disclosures will be listed above after the individuals' biographical paragraph. All other members involved within the planning of this educational activity have declared no conflict of interest exists when planning and developing this course.
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