On February 2, 2022 the Florida Board of Massage announced that they will allow specific, approved, home study courses to satisfy the twelve classroom hours (in-person, or live) for the biennial renewal ending August 31, 2023.
Massage therapy license requirements vary from state to state and the laws are constantly changing. It is our current understanding that for license renewal Florida requires massage therapists to complete 24 CE hours by August 31st of each odd-numbered year. NOTE: The HIV/AIDS CE requirement is only for for initial license renewal.
The 24 CE hours must include 2 CE hours in Professional Ethics, 2 CE hours in the prevention of Medical Errors, 2 CE hours in Florida Laws and Rules, and 1 CE hour on human trafficking. We do not offer a course on human trafficking at this time.
If you would like to verify this information, or have further questions regarding your massage therapy continuing education requirements, we suggest contacting the Florida Board of Massage directly. The telephone number for the Florida Board is 850-245-4161 or visit their website at http://floridasmassagetherapy.gov/.
Remember, the Institute for Integrative Healthcare Studies is approved by the NCBTMB as a continuing education Approved Provider (#049478-00) and Health Positive! is a division of the Institute. All of our continuing education programs can be used for your Board Certification renewal.
You may also use our credits for other organizations you belong to such as the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA) or Associated Bodywork and Massage Professionals (ABMP).
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