How to apply for a New York State Respiratory Therapist or Technician License

There are 2 different licenses for Respiratory Care Practitioners: Therapist and Technician. The Office of Professions website contains all the links related to obtaining a licensing in New York. On the site you will find license applications, the actual practice act and all laws related and referenced to the practice Continue Reading →

NYS Education Dept – Health Care Services in Sleep Laboratories

This memorandum is provided in response to many inquiries seeking clarification from the State Education Department about the role of licensed respiratory therapy practitioners and non-licensed persons in providing health care services in sleep laboratories across the State.

Information about surcharge on registration fees

The Governor approved legislation on August 26, 2009 that authorized an increase of 15% in the professional licensing registration fees effective September 25, 2009. This new law applies to all professions licensed under Title VIII of the Education Law except Physician, Physician Assistant, and Specialist Assistant, whose fees are transmitted Continue Reading →