South Dakota Respiratory Therapist CEUs: Importance of Renewing

Continuing education units (CEUs) ensure respiratory therapists maintain and enhance their knowledge of respiratory care practices, which improves patient care. Each state provides unique CEU requirements for respiratory therapists to maintain an active license and practice as a respiratory therapist.

The South Dakota Board of Medical & Osteopathic Examiners regulates respiratory therapist CEUs in South Dakota. 

How many CEUs does South Dakota require?

The state requires 20 total respiratory therapist CEUs in South Dakota biennially. 

CEU Requirements for Respiratory Therapists in South Dakota

All 20 CEUs for respiratory therapists in South Dakota must directly relate to respiratory care practices and enhance the knowledge and skills of the respiratory therapist. All CEUs must also fall into one of these categories:

  • Sponsored by the AARC
  • An in-service conducted by a hospital or institution following SDCL Chapter 34-12

How often do I have to renew my CEUs as a South Dakota Respiratory Therapist?

You must meet your CEU renewal requirements in South Dakota by your license expiration date every two years. 

How do I fulfill my South Dakota Respiratory Therapist CEU Requirements?

Let TheCEPlace act as your one-stop shop for all of your CEU needs. We’re licensed and accredited to offer respiratory therapist CEUs in South Dakota and all 50 states. We strive for customer satisfaction that meets your needs and exceeds your expectations. Our process is easy. Register online to access our large selection of AARC-approved courses to take at your convenience. Didn’t pass an exam the first time? Retake it as many times as you need to achieve a passing score. And, after completing the exam, check your inbox for a certificate to download and save to your records so you’re always ready for an audit. 

Let TheCEPlace help you with your CEU goals so you can spend time focusing on your career!