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Respiratory Care

The Board of Medical Licensure and Discipline issues physician (M.D. and D.O.) licenses and physician training licenses to residents, interns, fellows and house physicians. The Board also issues licenses these additional healthcare professions: physician assistants, respiratory care practitioners, acupuncture practitioners, acupuncture detoxification specialists, genetic counselors and polysomnographers. A Council for each of these healthcare professions advises and assists the Board on licensure and regulatory matters pertaining to its profession.

The primary objectives of the Delaware Board of Medical Licensure and Discipline are to promote public health, safety and welfare and to protect the public from the unprofessional, improper, unauthorized, or unqualified practice of medicine and certain other healthcare professions. To meet these objectives, the Board •develops standards for professional competency •promulgates rules and regulations •adjudicates complaints against professionals and, when necessary, imposes disciplinary sanctions.

More Information

http://dpr.delaware.gov/boards/medicalpractice/index.shtml

Department: State

Division: Professional Regulation

Office: Board of Medical Licensure and Discipline

Term

Respiratory Care licenses expire on 11/30 of even years. Temporary licenses expire 90 days from issuance.

Fee

http://www.dpr.delaware.gov/boards/medicalpractice/fees.shtml

Application Form

http://www.dpr.delaware.gov/boards/medicalpractice/forms.shtml

Renewal Form

https://dpronline.delaware.gov/MyLicense%20Enterprise/Login.aspx

Applicable Laws

http://delcode.delaware.gov/title24/c017/sc07/index.shtml

Applicable Rules and Regulations

http://regulations.delaware.gov/AdminCode/title24/1770.shtml

Contact

Customer Service can be contacted by email at customerservice.dpr@state.de.us and by phone at 302-744-4500.

Registry of Licenses Search

https://dpronline.delaware.gov/mylicense%20weblookup/Search.aspx

Notice

This search covers most of the frequently requested licenses, certifications, registrations, and filings that the State of Delaware requires. However, this is not a fully exhaustive list of every possible requirement. Please consult with the appropriate state agencies to find out if there are additional requirements you must fulfill.

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