Respiratory therapy technicians perform these services under the supervision of a licensed respiratory therapist or a licensed physician.
Any use of the title "Respiratory Therapy Technician" within New York State requires licensure.
To be licensed as a Respiratory Therapy Technician in New York State you must:
You must have graduated from high school, or the equivalent, and completed an approved one-year certificate program in respiratory therapy technology or a respiratory program determined by the Department to be equivalent.
You must pass the NBRC Certified Respiratory Therapist examination (CRT).
The fee for licensure for respiratory therapy technician is $154.
The fee for a limited permit for a respiratory therapy technician is $50
In 2014, there were 78 licenses issued for this occupation.
In 2015, there were 43 licenses issued for this occupation.
As of July 1, 2016, there were 1,031 active licenses for this occupation.
New York State Education Department
Office of the Professions
Division of Professional Licensing Services
Respiratory Therapy Unit
89 Washington Avenue
Albany, New York 12234
Phone: (518) 474-3817 Ext. 270
Fax: (518) 474-3706
29-2054 - Respiratory Therapy Technicians
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American Association for Respiratory Care
9425 N. MacArthur Blvd. Suite 100
Irving, TX 75063-4706
Phone: (972) 243-2272
Fax: (972) 484-2720
Fees stated and other information contained in this report are subject to change. Please contact the licensing authority listed above for the most current information.
This page was last updated on 12/22/16.
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