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Business and Professions Code - BPC

DIVISION 2. HEALING ARTS [500 - 4999.129]

  ( Division 2 enacted by Stats. 1937, Ch. 399. )
  

CHAPTER 8.3. Respiratory Therapy [3700 - 3779]

  ( Chapter 8.3 added by Stats. 1982, Ch. 1344, Sec. 1. )
  

ARTICLE 1. General Provisions [3700 - 3706]
  ( Article 1 added by Stats. 1982, Ch. 1344, Sec. 1. )

  
3704.  

As used in this chapter, these terms shall be defined as follows:

(a) “Board” means the Respiratory Care Board of California.

(b) “Department” means the Department of Consumer Affairs.

(c) “Medical director” means a physician and surgeon who is a member of a health care facility’s active medical staff and who is knowledgeable in respiratory care.

(d) “Respiratory care” includes “respiratory therapy” or “inhalation therapy,” where those terms mean respiratory care.

(e) “Respiratory therapy school” means a program reviewed and approved by the board.

(Amended by Stats. 1994, Ch. 1274, Sec. 2. Effective January 1, 1995.)