The mission of the West Virginia Board of Respiratory Care is to provide oversight of the licensing of respiratory care practitioners in the State of West Virginia. The Board is responsible for providing guidelines for licensing requirements, renewal of licenses, continuing education requirements and investigation and/or prosecution of license violations.
All Respiratory Therapists must renew their license prior to December 31, 2018. Renewal applications must be postmarked in November to pay at the $55.00 fee. Renewal applications postmarked in December pay at the $65.00 fee. Renewal applications postmarked in January, 2019 will be processed as “reinstatements” at the $200.00 fee.
Respiratory Therapists must take their CEU’s prior to September 30, 2018. Reporting information will be mailed to each licensee during last two weeks of October, 2018. CEU’s will be reported to the office along with their 2019 License Renewal Application in November or December, 2018.
Beginning August 13, 2018, through September 28, 2018, the board office will be available for walk-ins by appintment only. Call 304.558.1382.