General Information


March 12, 2024
Annual Continuing Education Requirement for Respiratory Care Practitioners

The continuing education (CE) Section 5 of Rule 10 governing respiratory care practitioners has been amended to include one hour of ethics/professional boundaries CE within the 12 hours of CE currently required each year for all respiratory care practitioners. This is an annual requirement. The effective date of this change is July 1, 2024. The one hour of ethics/professional boundaries education will be required starting in the 2025 renewal cycle.

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October 19, 2022
Scam Alert

A number of licensees have called the Board office regarding phone calls they have received stating that their Arkansas license could be in jeopardy or is under investigation. In these calls the person poses as a representative of the Arkansas State Medical Board and the phone number displayed may be that of the Drug Enforcement Administration or the Arkansas State Medical Board. If you receive such a call, do not provide the caller with any identifying information. Be advised that action on your license would not be initiated by a phone call. If you receive a call and have questions regarding the status of your license, call the Board office at 501-296-1802.

Arkansas Imposter Scam Emergency Advisory