About the Board

The Board for Respiratory Care is responsible for developing, implementing and administering the rules and regulations necessary to carry out the Respiratory Care Practice Act. These regulations include establishing the requirements for licensure, continuing education, as well as the ethical standards of practice for respiratory care practitioners. The Board will also be responsible for investigating complaints related to the practice of respiratory care. The Board's goal in carrying out its duties is to assure that Missourians receive the highest quality respiratory care services possible and that the profession develops in a manner that is productive for its practitioners and the state of Missouri.