Florida Laws and Regulations for Massage Therapists
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Course Description: This course contains the most recent laws and regulations as they apply to the state of Florida and its health care providers. As massage therapists, we are considered to be health care providers. This course pertains exclusively to therapists that are currently licensed in the State of Florida.
Goal: To learn about massage laws in the state of Florida and how they pertain to licensed massage therapists in Florida.
Objectives: Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to master the following objectives with a minimum accuracy of 70%:
Define the “Massage Practice Act”
Define terms that are used in this act
List the requirements for Florida Massage Board members
Describe the qualifications necessary to practice massage in Florida
Label the 4 examinations used for certification in massage therapy
List the required courses needed for continuing education
Characterize courses that will or won’t count for continuing education credit
State the appropriate fees for license renewal
Compare and contrast credentials needed for an establishment vs. individual therapist
List the requirements for massage therapy as well as establishment operation
Characterize the behaviors that are unacceptable for license renewal
Cite the causes for license reprimand or revocation
List the fines and penalties for rule breaking in Florida
Describe what constitutes sexual misconduct
Define psychology terms that are used in the field of massage therapy
Describe what roles and boundaries are
List aggravating and mitigating circumstances
Describe new changes to Florida Law
What Happens After Ordering
After ordering, you will login to your account on this website www.cemassage.com.
You will then be able to access your course under ‘1-Course Study Material’.
Once ready to take the online exam, you will click '2- Take Exam’. Then click ‘Start’ next to your exam name.
All the directions are in the course, or you can look at our 'Directions' page. The link is on the bottom of this website under 'Quick Links'.
If you pass, you will see your certificate immediately.
You have one year from purchase date to complete your exam(s). If you come close to the expiration date and need longer, you can purchase an extension of time of 6 months. You can purchase this within your account or by giving us a call.
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Courses are NOT
---Are NOT Videos
---Are NOT Audio
---Are NOT Mailed Out (meaning in paper form)
---Are NOT In Person/Live Class Hours and will not be accepted as such by your state.
Getting Credit and Renewal Information
---FL and GA Licensed Massage Therapists- We submit credits at least once a week to CEBROKER.
---Louisiana Licensed Massage Therapists- We submit credit at least once a week to your Board for approved courses. Any courses taken that are not approved by LA will not be submitted. For a list of approved courses please go to our Louisiana page at www.cemassage.com/LA. The link to our states page is on the bottom of this site.
---Be sure to check your state and national organizations for information about renewal.
---For all states, you should search specifically for courses that you know are accepted for your state. This includes, but not limited to New York, North Dakota, Louisiana and Texas.
---If you are unsure as to what your state requires or need their contact information, go to our States page. The link is on the bottom of this site under 'Quick Links'.
- Course Description
- We do our best to determine if this course or any of our courses are accepted by a specific state, but we make no guarantee. Please make sure each course is accepted and/or approved for your individual state.
- Verify All Information, Requirements and Hours Required by your Board.
- Verify all renewal information and the courses you can and cannot take with us, regardless of what we state.
- You must submit credit to your board, as this is not our responsibility (with the exception of FL, GA and LA).
- Laws frequently change. If you see any errors, please contact us so that we may correct the information listed.