32-3524. Licensure without examination

The board may issue a license to an applicant without examination if the applicant:

1. Files an application pursuant to section 32-3522.

2. Satisfies the requirements prescribed in section 32-3523.

3. At the time of applying, is either:

(a) Licensed as a licensed respiratory care practitioner in another state in which, in the opinion of the board, the licensure requirements are at least equivalent to those in this state and has passed, to the satisfaction of the board, an examination in the state where the applicant is licensed that is, in the opinion of the board, equivalent to the examination given under its direction.

(b) Registered as a respiratory therapist by a national organization for respiratory care approved by the board.