2017 ORS 688.819¹
Polysomnographic technologist license
  • license by endorsement

(1) An applicant for a polysomnographic technologist license shall:

(a) Submit to the Health Licensing Office written evidence that the applicant:

(A) Is at least 18 years of age;

(B) Has completed an approved four-year high school course of study or the equivalent as determined by the appropriate educational agency; and

(C) Has completed a polysomnography program that is approved by the Respiratory Therapist and Polysomnographic Technologist Licensing Board and that is:

(i) An education program;

(ii) A training program; or

(iii) A program that combines education and training, including a program that combines education and training to qualify the applicant for a credential specified in subsection (4) of this section; and

(b) Pass an examination approved by the board.

(2) An applicant meets the requirements of subsection (1)(a)(C) of this section if the applicant provides the office with documentation of military training or experience that the board determines is substantially equivalent to the education or training required by subsection (1)(a)(C) of this section.

(3)(a) For purposes of this subsection, “education” includes a self-study education program approved by the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists as of March 1, 2013.

(b) An applicant meets the requirements of subsection (1)(a)(C) of this section if the applicant is actively credentialed as a registered polysomnographic technologist by the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists and has:

(A) Passed the registered polysomnographic technologist examination provided by the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists after completing a combined education and training program required and approved by the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists as of March 1, 2013; or

(B) Passed the registered polysomnographic technologist examination provided by the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists before the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists required an individual to complete a combined education and training program in order to take the examination, and has since met the education and training requirements established by the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists as of March 1, 2013.

(4) The office may issue a polysomnographic technologist license by endorsement or reciprocity to:

(a) An applicant who is currently licensed to practice polysomnography under the laws of another state, territory or country if the qualifications of the applicant are considered by the office to be equivalent to those required in this state; or

(b) An applicant holding an active credential approved by the Respiratory Therapist and Polysomnographic Technologist Licensing Board. [2011 c.715 §8; 2012 c.43 §21; 2013 c.82 §2; 2013 c.314 §32; 2013 c.568 §70; 2015 c.78 §1]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 688—Therapeutic and Technical Services: Physical Therapists; Medica, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors688.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
 
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