PROFESSIONS, VOCATIONS, AND BUSINESSES
RESPIRATORY CARE PRACTICE ACT
54-4307. POLYSOMNOGRAPHY-RELATED RESPIRATORY CARE. (1) Only persons who are licensed as respiratory care practitioners or who are exempt from licensure pursuant to section 54-4312, Idaho Code, or who hold a permit issued by the board under the provisions of this chapter may provide polysomnography-related respiratory care services.
(2) An applicant for a permit to provide polysomnography-related respiratory care services must:
(a) Submit an application to the board on forms prescribed by the board and pay the permit fee required under this chapter;
(b) Not have been convicted of an offense or disciplined by a licensing body in a manner that bears, in the judgment of the board, a demonstrable relationship to the provision of polysomnography-related respiratory care services;
(c) Be a high school graduate or have passed a general educational development (GED) examination and earned a GED certificate; and
(d) Be currently certified in cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
(3) A polysomnographic technologist applicant must have successfully completed the certification examination approved by the board.
(4) A polysomnographic technician applicant must have successfully completed a polysomnography program of not less than one (1) year duration, associated with a nationally accredited educational facility.
[54-4307, added 2021, ch. 21, sec. 2, p. 57.]