West Virginia - Wild and Wonderful

About West Virginia

West Virginia is noted for its mountains and diverse topography, its historically significant logging and coal mining industries, and its political and labor history. It is one of the most densely karstic areas in the world, making it a choice area for recreational caving and scientific research.

Business

West Virginia is full of opportunity for any business with a growing economy and a highly dedicated workforce. Whether you are running an existing business or thinking of starting a new business you can find all of the information you need throughout this business section.

Education

West Virginia is fortunate to have a tremendous education system with a high standard of excellence. Please use the information provided here to learn more about the wealth of educational opportunities in our great state.

Employment

West Virginia is home to one of the finest workforces in the country based on our hard work and commitment to quality. Whether you are looking for new job opportunities, enhancing your job skills or researching future employment trends you can find all of the information you need throughout this employment section.

Family

West Virginia offers the perfect balance of a rural and urban setting that suits a variety of lifestyles. This is a state where you can go whitewater rafting in the morning, go to an art exhibit in the afternoon and attend a concert in the evening. Whether you just moved to the Mountain State or your family has been here since it was founded, you are part of our community.

Health

Maintaining proper health is vital to ensuring the highest quality of life possible. West Virginia strives to provide one of the best health care systems in the country that is affordable and available to all residents of the state. This section contains numerous resources to assist you in accessing the health care services provided in the state.

Tourism

Exhilarate in the lasting beauty and natural wonder scattered throughout West Virginia. From unmatched outdoor recreation to world-class resorts, breathtaking scenery and a variety of cultural and historic attractions, West Virginia is an ideal spot to plan your next adventure. Discover for yourself what makes West Virginia wild and wonderful.

 Agency

Respiratory Care, Board of

The mission of the West Virginia Board of Respiratory Care is to provide oversight of the licensing of respiratory care practitioners in the State of West Virginia. The Board is responsible for providing guidelines for licensing requirements, renewal of licenses, continuing education requirements and investigation and/or prosecution of license violations. The governor, with the advice and consent of the senate, appoints the seven members of the Board. The Board consists of one lay citizen member; one practicing physician member currently licensed in West Virginia with board certification, clinical training, and experience in the management of pulmonary disease; and five members engaged in the practice of respiratory care for a period of five years immediately preceding their appointment. The Board shall: Provide public notice to all state hospitals and to persons practicing as respiratory care practitioners that a license shall be required to continue practicing as a respiratory care practitioner Examine, license and renew the licenses of qualified applicants Maintain a registry of persons licensed to practice respiratory care Keep record of all board proceedings Conduct hearings on charges that subject a licensee to disciplinary action Maintain a registry of all persons who have had licenses suspended, revoked or denied Maintain continuing education records Approve training, continuing education and competency evaluation method

Contact Information

Address
Suite 1
106 Dee Dr
Charleston, WV 25311
Phone: (304) 558-1382
Fax: (304) 558-1383
http://www.wvborc.org

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