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Pre-Notice Rules

Prior to starting formal rulemaking action, the Iowa Board of Respiratory Care and Polysomnography is seeking input from the public on draft changes to the Board’s fees. The Board is requesting comments be submitted by February 1, 2018. Comments may be submitted via mail, email, or fax. Please Note: The rulemaking process will not affect the 2018 renewals. Licensees renewing now (2018) will need to submit the current fees.

Tony Alden

Board of Respiratory Care and Polysomnography

Bureau of Professional Licensure

321 E. 12th Street

Des Moines, IA 50319-0075

E-Mail: Tony.Alden@idph.iowa.gov

Fax: (515) 281-3121

Pre-Notice Rules PDF


The Iowa Board of Respiratory Care and Polysomnography evaluates the qualifications of applicants for licensure and grants licenses to those who qualify.

The Board establishes rules and regulations to ensure the integrity and competence of licensed respiratory care practitioners and investigates complaints for unprofessional conduct.

The Board is the link between the consumer and the licensed respiratory care practitioner and, as such, promotes the public health, welfare and safety.

Licensees are responsible for meeting all licensure requirements and should review the rules carefully and frequently. Select Laws and Rule listed on the left and scroll through the Rules for detailed information about Licensure Definitions, Licensure Renewal, Reactivation and other important content specific to this profession.

Contact Information:
Bureau of Professional Licensure
Iowa Department of Public Health
Lucas State Office Bldg., 5th Floor
321 East 12th Street
Des Moines, IA 50319-0075
Phone (515) 281-0254
FAX (515) 281-3121

Media Questions (515) 281-6693

Online Licensure Services: https://ibplicense.iowa.gov

Office Hours:
8:00 am to 4:30 pm
Monday through Friday, excluding state holidays