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-.08 - Inactive Status

Universal Citation: GA Rules and Regs r 360-13-.08

RULE 360-13-.08. Inactive Status

(1) A person who wishes to maintain his or her certificate as a Respiratory Care Professional, but who does not intend to practice respiratory care may apply to the Board for inactive status by submitting an application and the fee. An individual with an inactive certificate may not practice respiratory care in this State.

(2) In order to reinstate a certificate to practice respiratory care, an applicant must complete an application and pay a reinstatement fee. The applicant must be able to demonstrate to the satisfaction of the Board that he or she has maintained current knowledge, skill and proficiency in the practice of respiratory care and that he or she is mentally and physically able to practice respiratory care with reasonable skill and safety.

(3) Reinstatement of the certificate is within the discretion of the Board.

O.C.G.A. Secs. 43-34-143, 43-34-147, 43-34-147.1.

(Original Rule entitled "Temporary Permits" adopted. F. Jan. 12, 1994; eff. Feb. 1, 1994. Repealed: New Rule entitled "Inactive Status" adopted. F. Aug. 14, 2003; eff. Sept. 3, 2003.)
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