North Carolina Respiratory Care Board Requirements

CE: 12 hours of Category I continuing education (CE) activities related to the licensee's practice of respiratory care during the preceding annual renewal cycle.

  • 6 contact hours shall be obtained each reporting year from workshops, panel, seminars, lectures, or symposiums that provide for direct interaction between the speakers and the participants.
  • 6 contact hours each reporting year may be obtained from distance education programs
Category I Continuing Education may include any one of the following:
  • Lecture
  • Panel
  • Workshop
  • Seminar
  • Symposium
  • Distance Education (maximum of 6 contact hours each annual renewal period)
  • Clinical precepting (3 contact hours may be given for clinical precepting)


For more information visit the North Carolina Respiratory Care Board.