Florida Laws and Rules for Respiratory Therapists, 2nd Edition

About the Course
This course has been developed to fulfill the new 2-hour Florida laws and rules continuing education requirement. Since there may be exceptions and additional requirements for individuals depending on personal and employment backgrounds, respiratory therapists should review Chapter 64B32 in its entirety.

Learning Objectives 
After completing this course, the learner should be able to:
  • Describe the 2014 laws and rules requirements for respiratory therapy licensees.
  • Outline the key steps in applying, renewing, or reactivating a Florida respiratory care license.
  • List the fees for initial respiratory therapy licensure application.
  • List the fees for renewal of respiratory therapy licensure.
  • Explain the citizenship, kickback, and sexual misconduct provisions under Title XXXIII, Chapter 456.
  • Name three disciplinary grounds and actions under Title XXXIII, Chapter 468, Part V.
  • Use URL links to locate the laws and rules for respiratory therapists.
About the Author
Alex Brewer, a licensed pharmacist, received his Doctor of Pharmacy and Masters in Business Administration from the University of Kentucky. He completed a PGY1 pharmacy residency, also at the University of Kentucky, with a focus on community pharmacy and geriatrics. After completing residency, he worked as a clinical pharmacist helping patients with chronic disease management before jumping into the medical communications space.

How to Receive Credit
  • Read the entire course online or in print.
  • Answer the final examination questions at the end of the course. A passing grade of 75% is required. Test questions link content to learning objectives as a method to enhance individualized learning and material retention.
  • Provide required personal information and payment information.
  • Complete the mandatory course evaluation.
  • Print your Certificate of Completion.
Resolution of Conflict of Interest
Colibri Healthcare, LLC implemented mechanisms prior to the planning and implementation of the continuing education activity, to identify and resolve conflicts of interest for all individuals in a position to control content of the course activity.

Sponsorship/Commercial Support and Non-Endorsement
It is the policy of Colibri not to accept commercial support. Furthermore, commercial interests are prohibited from distributing or providing access to this activity to learners.

The information provided in this activity is for continuing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a healthcare provider relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient’s medical condition.

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