PRC said that applicant-psychologists and psychometricians can apply for registration without examination until May 21, 2015 while applicant-respiratory therapists have until May 21, 2014 as provided under Republic Acts No. 10029 and 10024, respectively.
Applicants who satisfy the qualification and documentary requirements may file their applications through this website by accessing the “Online Application for Registration Without Examination” facility, PRC added.
Related Article: Respiratory Therapy Law IRR effective January 22, 2013
Beginning January 22, 2013, the Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of Republic Act No.10024, known as the “Philippine Respiratory Act of 2009”, will be enforced, according to the Professional Regulatory Board of Respiratory Therapy.
The rules and regulations implement R.A. No. 10024 which regulates the practice of respiratory therapy in the Philippines to nurture competent, upright and assiduous respiratory therapists whose standards of professional practice are excellent and globally competitive and to protect the public from inexperienced or untrained individuals offering respiratory therapy services. Those found violating the provisions of R.A. No. 10024 or the IRR may be meted imprisonment of not less than six months, at the discretion of the court or a fine of not less than twenty thousand pesos (PhP20,000.00).