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§ 1399.351. Approved CE Programs.

16 CA ADC § 1399.351BARCLAYS OFFICIAL CALIFORNIA CODE OF REGULATIONS

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Title 16. Professional and Vocational Regulations
Division 13.6. Respiratory Care Board of California
Article 5. Continuing Education
16 CCR § 1399.351
§ 1399.351. Approved CE Programs.
(a) Any course or program meeting the criteria set forth in this Article will be accepted by the board for CE credit.
(b) Passing an official credentialling or proctored self-evaluation examination shall be approved for CE as follows:
(1) Adult Critical Care Specialty Examination (ACCS) - 15 hours;
(2) Certified Pulmonary Function Technologist (CPFT) - 15 CE hours;
(3) Registered Pulmonary Function Technologist (RPFT) - 15 CE hours;
(4) Neonatal/Pediatric Respiratory Care Specialist (NPS) - 15 CE hours;
(5) Sleep Disorders Testing and Therapeutic Intervention Respiratory Care Specialist (SDS) - 15 hours;
(6) Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) - number of CE hours to be designated by the provider;
(7) Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP); - number of CE hours to be designated by the provider; and
(8) Pediatrics Advanced Life Support (PALS) - number of CE hours to be designated by the provider.
(9) Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) - number of CE hours to be designated by the provider.
(c) Any course including training regarding the characteristics and method of assessment and treatment of acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) meeting the criteria set for in this Article, will be accepted by the board for CE credit.
(d) Examinations listed in subdivisions (b)(1) through (b)(5) of this section shall be those offered by the National Board for Respiratory Care and each successfully completed examination may be counted only once for credit.
(e) Successful completion of each examination listed in subdivisions (b)(6) through (b)(9) of this section may be counted only once for credit and must be for the initial certification. See section 1399.352 for re-certification CE. These programs and examinations shall be provided by an approved entity listed in subdivision (h) of Section 1399.352.
(f) The board shall have the authority to audit programs offering CE for compliance with the criteria set forth in this Article.
Note: Authority cited: Sections 3719 and 3722, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 32 and 3719, Business and Professions Code.
HISTORY
1. Amendment of subsections (a) and (c) filed 2-23-89; operative 3-25-89 (Register 89, No. 9).
2. Change without regulatory effect amending section filed 11-30-95 pursuant to section 100, title 1, California Code of Regulations (Register 95, No. 48).
3. Amendment of subsection (b), new subsections (b)(1)-(c) and subsection relettering filed 6-9-97; operative 7-9-97 (Register 97, No. 24).
4. Amendment filed 4-22-2004; operative 5-22-2004 (Register 2004, No. 17).
5. Amendment filed 4-9-2015; operative 7-1-2015 (Register 2015, No. 15).
This database is current through 11/3/17 Register 2017, No. 44
16 CCR § 1399.351, 16 CA ADC § 1399.351
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