CONTINUING EDUCATION COURSES (CEU)

REQUIREMENTS FOR FLORIDA LICENSED MASSAGE THERAPISTS:

Continuing Education (CE) Requirements

REQUIRED SUBJECT AREA REQUIRED NUMBER OF HOURS IMPORTANT INFORMATION
Live Hours 12 At least 12 hours must be taken live and must be relevant to and focused 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).

General Hours 6 The remaining 6 general hours may include, but are not limited to:

  • courses in 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.
Prevention of Medical Errors 2 This course is required for all licensed health care practitioners per section 456.013(7), Florida Statutes.
Laws and Rules 2 Course covering the Medical Practice Act (Chapter 456, F.S.), the Massage Practice Act (Chapter 480, F.S.) and Rule Title 64B7, F.A.C. which govern the practice of Massage Therapy
Professional Ethics 2 This course is required by rule 64B7-28.009(2)(c), F.A.C.
Human Trafficking 1 Each licensee or certificate holder shall complete a board-approved, 1 hour continuing education course on human trafficking.  The course may be included in the total general hours required and must be completed by January 1, 2021. Required in accordance with Section 456.0341, Florida Statutes.*Note: The 1 hour of Human Trafficking is included in the required general hours.

All courses must be board approved.

Board Approved Courses

Board approved courses and providers can be found on CE Broker (www.CEBroker.com) or through Board approved Massage Schools. Courses offered through the following organizations are also approved:

  • National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB)
  • Florida State Massage Therapy Association (FSMTA)
  • American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA)
  • Florida Chapter of American Massage Therapy Association
  • Associated Bodywork and Massage Professionals (ABMP)

UPCOMING CE COURSES at ISHA

Structural Dynamics: Cervicals, Shoulder, and Arms Orlando, FL August 5-7, 2022

The emphasis for this training will be the Cervicals , Shoulders, and Arms. We’ll be integrating structural and functional perspectives/approaches to better understand and treat pain patterns, improve performance/function, range of motion, posture, movement efficiency and more.

Location: Orlando, FL Inspirit School of Healing Arts | 7575 Kingspointe Parkway, Suite 21

Course Schedule: 9am-5:30pm Friday – Sunday

Course Fee: $625

  • Early Bird Paid in Full by July 1 $575

  • OR Deposit to Register: $200 (non-refundable after July 22, 2022)

REGISTER HERE!