Delaware Board of Medical Licensure and Discipline, Respiratory Care Practitioner Requirements

 20 hours of continuing education are due biennially.  Subject Matter:

  • A minimum of 12 hours in Respiratory care science and practice and other scientific topics related thereto or Respiratory care education or Research in respiratory care and health care. 
  • The remaining 8 hours shall be in Management, administration and supervision in health care delivery or Social, economic, political, legal aspects of health care or Teaching health care and consumer health education or Professional requirements for a formal respiratory care program or a related field beyond those that were completed for the issuance of the original license.
  • At least ten hours shall be from traditional programs attended either in person or remotely by the use of telecommunication technology that allows the attendee to interact with and ask questions of the presenter during the presentation.
  • The remaining ten hours may be obtained in non-traditional programs in which the participant learns the material at their own pace and place of choosing and demonstrates their mastery of the course content by examination.

For more information visit the Delaware Board of Medical Licensure and Discipline, Respiratory Care Practitioner.