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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 18. Professional And Occupational Licensing
Agency 85. Board of Medicine
Chapter 140. Regulations Governing the Practice of Polysomnographic Technologists
5/20/2022

18VAC85-140-60. Licensure requirements.

A. An applicant for a license to practice as a polysomnographic technologist shall provide documentation of one of the following:

1. Current certification as a Registered Polysomnographic Technologist (RPSGT) by the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists;

2. Documentation of the Sleep Disorders Specialist credential from the National Board of Respiratory Care (NBRC-SDS); or

3. A professional certification or credential approved by the board from an organization or entity that meets the accreditation standards of the Institute for Credentialing Excellence.

B. An applicant for licensure shall provide documentation of current certification in Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers with a hands-on practice training evaluation segment.

Statutory Authority

§ 54.1-2400 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 31, Issue 7, eff. December 31, 2014; amended, Virginia Register Volume 32, Issue 6, eff. January 15, 2016.

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