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HEALTH LICENSING OFFICE

 

DIVISION 712

RESPIRATORY THERAPIST AND POLYSOMNOGRAPHIC TECHNOLOGISTS LICENSING BOARD
EXAMINATIONS

331-712-0000

Respiratory Care Approved Examination

The Board has selected the CRT or RRT examination administered by the NBRC as its minimal qualifying examination for licensure. Individual applicants are responsible for payment of all NBRC application, examination, national certification or other fees directly to NBRC.

NOTE: An applicant is responsible for direct payment to the NBRC of all application, examination, national certification or other fees associated with the NBRC.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 676.607, 676.615, 688.830, OL 2011, Ch. 715
Stats. Implemented: ORS 676.606, ORS 676.607, ORS 676.612, 676.615, 676.625, 688.815 & 688.830, 688.834, 688.836, OL 2011, Ch. 715
Hist.: HLA 15-2011, f. 12-30-11, cert. ef. 1-1-12

331-712-0010

Polysomnography Approved Examinations

The Board has approved the following examinations for qualification as a licensed polysomnographic technologist:

(1) The RPSGT “registration examination” administered by the BRPT;

(2) The SDS examination administered by the NBRC; and

(3) The Oregon Laws and Rules examination for polysomnography administered by the Agency.

NOTE: An applicant is responsible for direct payment to the organization of all application, examination, national certification or other fees associated with any examination.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 676.607, 676.615, 688.830 & 2011 OL Ch. 715
Stats. Implemented: ORS 676.606, ORS 676.607, ORS 676.612, 676.615, 676.625, 688.815 & 688.830, 688.834, 688.836 & 2011 OL Ch. 715
Hist.: HLA 15-2011, f. 12-30-11, cert. ef. 1-1-12; HLA 14-2012, f. 9-12-12, cert. ef. 9-14-12

331-712-0020

General Examination Information

(1) To be eligible for examination administered by the Agency, an applicant must meet identification requirements listed under OAR 331-030-0000.

(2) The examination is administered in English only, unless an Agency approved testing contractor or vendor provides the examination in languages other than English.

(3) Examination candidates may be electronically monitored during the course of testing.

(4) Examination candidates must adhere to the maximum time allowance for each section of the examination, as established by the Board.

(5) Notes, notetaking, textbooks, notebooks, electronic equipment and communication devices, such as personal computers, pagers and cellular telephones or any other devices deemed inappropriate by the Agency, are prohibited in the examination area.

(6) Candidate conduct that interferes with the examination may result in the candidate’s disqualification during or after the examination, the candidate’s examination being deemed invalid, and forfeiture of the candidate’s examination fees. Such conduct includes but is not limited to:

(a) Directly or indirectly giving, receiving, soliciting, attempting to give, receive or solicit aid during the examination process;

(b) Violations of subsections (1), (5), or (6) of this rule;

(c) Removing or attempting to remove any examination-related information, notes or materials from the examination site;

(d) Failing to follow directions relative to the conduct of the examination; and

(e) Exhibiting behavior that impedes the normal progress of the examination.

(7) If the candidate is disqualified from taking the examination or the candidate’s examination is deemed invalid for reasons under subsection (6) of this rule, the candidate may be required to reapply, submit additional examination fees, and request in writing to schedule a new examination date, before being considered for another examination opportunity.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 676.607, 676.615, 688.830, OL 2011, Ch. 715
Stats. Implemented: ORS 676.606, ORS 676.607, ORS 676.612, 676.615, 676.625, 688.815 & 688.830, 688.834, 688.836, OL 2011, Ch. 715
Hist.: HLA 15-2011, f. 12-30-11, cert. ef. 1-1-12

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