2016 Colorado Revised Statutes
Title 12 - Professions and Occupations
Health Care
Article 41.5 - Respiratory Therapy Practice Act
§ 12-41.5-102. Legislative declaration

CO Rev Stat ยง 12-41.5-102 (2016) What's This?

The general assembly hereby finds, determines, and declares that the practice of respiratory therapy in the state of Colorado affects the public health, safety, and welfare of its citizens and must be subject to regulation and control to protect the public from the unqualified practice of respiratory therapy and from unprofessional conduct. The general assembly further recognizes the practice of respiratory therapy to be a dynamic and changing art and science that is continually evolving to include new ideas and ever more sophisticated techniques in patient care.

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