Compilation of Rules and Regulations of the State of Georgia
Department 360 - RULES OF GEORGIA COMPOSITE MEDICAL BOARD.
Chapter 360-13 - RESPIRATORY CARE PROFESSIONALS, TECHNICIANS AND THERAPISTS
Rule 360-13-.04 - Reciprocity
RULE 360-13-.04. Reciprocity
(1) Any person who has been granted certification, registration, licensure or other to practice respiratory care in another state whose requirements for such to practice are substantially equal to or exceed the requirements for certification in this state may petition the Board for reciprocity in this State.
(2) Verification by oath of certification, registration, licensure or other to practice respiratory care must be submitted directly to the Board from the appropriate state attesting to the fact that the applicant seeking certification by reciprocity is currently certified, licensed or otherwise authorized to practice respiratory care in that state.
(3) Any applicant for certification by reciprocity must submit a notarized statement of reference from a physician, currently licensed in the state where the applicant has been practicing attesting to the fact that the applicant is qualified to practice respiratory care.
(4) Reciprocity applicants who have not been practicing respiratory care in another state for a period of 12 months or more shall be required to establish to the Board's satisfaction that the applicant maintained current knowledge, skill and proficiency in the practice of respiratory care.
O.C.G.A. Secs. 43-1-2, 43-1-4, 43-1-7, 43-1-25, 43-34-24, 43-34-143, 43-34-145, 43-34-147.1, 43-34-147.2.(Original Rule entitled "Renewal and Recertification" adopted as ER. 360-13-0.4-.04. F. Sept. 10, 1986; eff. Sept. 4, 1986, the date of adoption. Amended: Permanent Rule of same title adopted. F. Dec. 18, 1986; eff. Jan. 7, 1987. Amended: F. Oct. 19, 1988; eff. Nov. 8, 1988. Amended: ER. 360-13-0.7-.04 adopted. F. Jan. 18, 1989; eff. Jan. 12, 1989, the date of adoption. Repealed: New Rule entitled "Reciprocity" adopted. F. Jan. 12, 1994; eff. Feb. 1, 1994. Repealed: New Rule of same title adopted. F. Aug. 14, 2003; eff. Sept. 3, 2003.)