Manila, June 13, 2013 --- The Professional Regulatory Board of Respiratory Therapy announces the conduct of its first licensure exam for Respiratory Therapists on October 29-30, 2013 in Manila.
The announcement was issued through Board Resolution No. 4 dated June 10, 2013, amending PRC Resolution No. 2012-701 or the Adoption of a Master Schedule of target dates of activities for year 2013 licensure examinations, including therein the schedule of the first Respiratory Therapists licensure exam.
The enactment of Republic Act No. 10024 otherwise known as the Philippine Respiratory Therapy Act of 2009 and the effectivity of its implementing rules and regulations in January 22, 2013, regulated the practice of the Respiratory Therapy profession by requiring all practitioners to undergo a licensure examination.