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Full Circle is approved by NCBTMB and accepted by the Florida Massage Board

Full Circle is approved by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB) as a continuing education approved provider. Additionally, each course offered by Full Circle is accepted for state continuing education, where appropriate. These two processes ensure that Full Circle’s continuing education courses are rigorously vetted for quality standards.
Full Circle NCBTMB Provider #451541-11

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Continuing Education

CE Requirements for First Time Renewal

Massage Therapists renewing a license for the first time must complete 1 hour of CE for each month or partial month that has elapsed since the issuance of the license and two hours of medical errors. The one hour per month is not literal, the requirement is to have a total of 1 hour per month. For example, if licensed for 12 months, 12 total hours are required which must include two hours of medical errors.

Board Rule Approved Providers

Other Methods of Obtaining Continuing Education per Biennium

  • The two hours of laws and rules and the two hours in professional ethics can be met by attending four continuous hours of a Board of Massage Therapy meeting
  • 6 live hours may be completed via Pro Bono Service pursuant to Rule 64B7-28.0095, F.A.C.

Helpful Information

  • Home Study videos may not exceed 5 hours per subject

 

For Renewal of License Following Your First Renewal

24 Hours Total are Required for Massage Therapists per Biennium

  • At least 12 hours must be taken live and relevant to and focus on massage therapy techniques which may include the history of massage, human anatomy & physiology, kinesiology and/or pathology. These hours must be completed via live classroom instruction (including hands-on instruction or demonstration).
  • The remaining 6 hours of general hours may include Communication with Clients and other professionals; insurance relating to third party payment or reimbursement for services; Psychological dynamics of the client-therapist relations; Risk Management, including charting, documentation, record keeping or infection control or massage practice management.
  • 2 hours must address Medical Error
  • 2 hours must address the Florida Laws and Rules, specifically Chapters 480 and 456, Florida Statutes and Rule Chapter 64B7, F.A.C.
  • 2 hours must address Professional Ethics
State Board Contact Number
850-245-4161
http://www.floridasmassagetherapy.gov/
DVD Requirements Our DVD’s will not work for Florida for CE credit because they exceed 5 hours per subject, however our live seminars do qualify. Full Circle is an approved provider through CE Brokers — Educational Provider # 50-13651. To view more about the laws and regulations in Florida, click the following link Florida Massage Board or search the list of approved providers for the state of Florida.
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