The Vermont Statutes Online
§ 4713. Renewals; continuing education
(a) Licenses shall be renewed every two years upon payment of the required fee, provided the person applying for renewal completes at least 12 hours of continuing education requirements, approved by the Director, during the preceding two-year period.
(b) The Director, with the advice of the advisor appointees, shall establish, by rule, guidelines and criteria for continuing education credit.
(c) Biennially, the Director shall forward a renewal form to each licensee. Upon receipt of the completed form, renewal fee, and evidence of eligibility, the Director shall issue a new license.
(d) Any application for renewal of a license that has expired shall be accompanied by the renewal fee and late fee. A person shall not be required to pay renewal fees for years during which the license was lapsed.
(e) If a respiratory care practitioner's license has lapsed for more than five consecutive years, that person shall pay all applicable renewal and reinstatement fees and shall demonstrate competence to the Director's satisfaction by one or more of the following, as determined by the Director:
(1) documenting licensed practice in another state;
(2) completing a remedial course;
(3) completing continuing education requirements; or
(4) passing an examination approved by the Director. (Added 2003, No. 139 (Adj. Sess.), § 2; amended 2005, No. 27, § 115; 2007, No. 163 (Adj. Sess.), § 44.)