State Required Courses at Respiratory CEUs

California - Respiratory Therapy License Requirements

California requires

For your initial renewal you only need 15 Hours. For every renewal after your initial one you will need 30 hours. 

15 Hours must be Live CEU Hours - our Live CEU hours meets this requirement

The remaining 15 hours can be either Live or Online Courses

Mandatory Courses:

For every other renewal California requires you take an Ethics course that is offered by the AARC or the California Board of Respiratory Care. You can find the AARC course HERE 

California now requires 10 CEUs on RCP Leadership with every renewal. We have Online courses to meet this requirement. Scroll all the way to the bottom of the Online Courses page and you'll see five courses that have a California State Logo on the bottom left corner.

License Renewal Date:

Every two years on the last day of your birth month

State Board Information:

Calfiornia Board of Respiratory Care
Manage your California License


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Our Live Online CEUs will allow you to meet your state's Live CEU requirements on time.


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Our Online CEU's are available whenever you are ready to complete your respiratory CEUs.


The new Unlimited Plan grants you access to all the courses you see on our website.

We have over 75 AARC approved Online CEUs that are available day or night - 24/7.
We are adding more every year

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Still have questions?

No our FAQs Section or call/text us at 713-259-0900. We'll be more than happy to answer any questions you may have!

Yes. We have several ethics courses under our Online CEU courses to meet all of your state requirements. We also have some Live CEU ethics courses scheduled throughout the year. Please check our Live CEU schedule for more information.

Yes! Our Human Trafficking course has been approved by the state of Texas to meet the new Texas Medical Board requirement.

If your state just passed a new requirement or if you do not see a course your state requires, please let us know HERE and we will begin working on it right away.

You are correct. For California RT's, the ethics course must come from the State board of California or the AARC. You can find the AARC ethics course here