Categories of Licences

 

 
Active Practicing Have met all the requirements for registration and are entitled to full practice of respiratory therapy.
Active Practicing with Conditions or Restrictions Have met all the requirements for registration, except has conditions or restrictions placed on their license by the Registrar (under subsection 14(2) of the Respiratory Therapists Act) or by decision of the Complaints Committee, Professional Conduct Committee, Re-instatement Committee, or the Registration Appeal Committee, or an equivalent committee from another jurisdiction. 
Temporary

Have met all the requirements for registration and are entitled to full practice of respiratory therapy for a defined period of time, not longer than 1 year.  

Temporary with Conditions or Restrictions Have met all the requirements for registration, except has conditions or restrictions placed on their license by the Registrar (under subsection 14(2) of the Respiratory Therapists Act) or by decision of the Complaints Committee, Professional Conduct Committee, Re-instatement Committee, or the Registration Appeal Committee, or an equivalent committee from another jurisdiction and are practicing in the province for a defined period of time. 
Temporary (Graduate Respiratory Therapist)

Have met all the requirements for registration but has yet to successfully challenge the Canadian Board for Respiratory Care (CBRC) national certification examination.   Individuals issued a temporary graduate license must pass the CBRC examination no later than 18 months from the date they complete the program or equivalent education as determined by the NSCRT Credentials Committee. Graduate RTs must practice under the supervision of a respiratory therapist with an active practice licence. 

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