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WEST VIRGINIA CODE
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WVC 30 - 34 - 12 §30-34-12. Professional identification.

(a) A person holding a license to practice respiratory care as a respiratory therapist in this state who has successfully completed the entry level examination of the national board of respiratory care or any successor organization may use the title "licensed respiratory therapist certified" and the abbreviation "LRTC."

(b) A person holding a license to practice as a respiratory therapist in this state who has successfully completed the registry examination of the national board of respiratory care or any successor organization may use the title "licensed respiratory therapist registered" and the abbreviation "LRTR."

(c) The board may change the professional identification for its profession should the accepted reference to the providers of respiratory care be changed by the national board of respiratory care or its successor organization.

(d) A licensee shall either show his or her license or provide a copy thereof within twenty-four hours of a request from an employer or the board.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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