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Massage Therapy CE Requirements by State (HIJK)

Idaho

https://adminrules.idaho.gov/rules/current/24/242701.pdf

500. CONTINUING EDUCATION.
All licensees must comply with the following continuing education requirements:
(3-27-13)01. Requirement. Beginning with the second renewal of their license, a licensee shall be required to complete a minimum of six (6) hours of  continuing education, which shall include one (1.0) hour in ethics, within the preceding twelve (12) months that meet the requirements in Sections 501, 502 and 503 of these rules. (3-27-13)a.
An hour is defined as fifty (50)minutes out of each sixty (60)minute segment.(3-27-13)
b.Continuing education credit will only be given for actual time in attendance or for the time spent participating in the educational activity.
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c.The educational course setting may include a classroom, conference, seminar, on-line or a virtual classroom.
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d.If the licensee completes two (2) or more courses having substantially the same content during any one (1) renewal period, the licensee will only receive continuing education credit for one (1) of the courses.
(3-27-13)02. Documentation. Each licensee shall maintain documentation verifying continuing education course attendance and curriculum, or completion of the educational activity for a period of five (5) years from the date of completion. This documentation will be subject to audit
by the Board.
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a.Documented evidence of meeting the continuing education course requirement shall be in the form of a certificate or letter from the sponsoring entity that includes verification of attendance by the licensee, the title of the activity, the subject material covered, the dates and number of hours credited, and the presenter’s full name and professional credentials. Documented evidence of completing a continuing education activity shall be in such form as to document both completion and date of the activity.
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b.A licensee must submit the verification documentation to the Board, if requested by the Board. In the event a licensee fails to provide the Board with acceptable documentation of the hours attested to on the renewal application, the licensee may be subject to disciplinary action.
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03. Waiver. The Board may waive the requirements of this rule for reasons of individual hardship, including health or other good
cause. The licensee should request the waiver in advance of renewal and must provide any information requested by the Board to assist in substantiating hardship cases. This waiver is granted at the solediscretion of the Board.
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04. Carryover of Continuing Education Hours. Continuing education hours not claimed in the current renewal year may be claimed in the next renewal year. A maximum of six (6) hours may be carried forward from the immediately preceding year, and may not be carried forward more than one renewal year.
(3-27-13)05. Exemption. A licensee is exempt from the continuing education requirements under this Section for the period between the initial issuance of the original license and the first expiration date of that license.
(3-27-13) 501. APPROVAL OF CONTINUING EDUCATION COURSES.
Approved continuing education courses shall be those courses and programs that meet the requirements of these rules, and are approved, sponsored, or provided by the following entities or organizations, or otherwise approved by the Board:
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01. A College or University. Accredited by a nationally recognized accrediting agency as recognized by the United States Secretary of Education;
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02. Federal, State or Local Governmental Entities; and
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03. National and State Massage Therapy Associations.
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04. Provider Course Approval. Other courses may be approved by the Board based upon documentation submitted by a continuing education provider. Requests for approval of courses made by the provider must be submitted on a form approved by the Board that includes:
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a.The nature and subject of the course and its relevancy to the practice of massage therapy;(3-27-13)
b.The name of instructor(s) and their qualifications;
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c.The date, time and location of the course;
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d.The specific agenda for the course;
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e.The number of continuing education hours requested;
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f.The procedures for verification of attendance; and
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g.Other information as may be requested by the Board.
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h.Upon review of all information requested, the Board may deny any request for a course that does not meet the requirements of Idaho law or rule. Board approval of a course shall be granted for a period not to exceed five (5) years, or until the course materials or instructors are changed, whichever may occur first.
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05. Licensee Course Approval. Other courses may be approved by the Board based upon documentation submitted by the licensee. All requests for approval must be made to the Board in writing and include the nature and subject of the course and its relevancy to the practice of massage therapy, name of instructor(s) and their qualifications, date, time and location of the course, an
d procedures for verification of attendance. (3-27-13)
502. CONTINUING EDUCATION ACTIVITIES.
The following educational activities shall qualify for continuing education as set forth:
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01. Teaching a Course For The First Time, Not to Exceed Six Hours. A report must be submitted,including the name of the course, course outline, qualifications for teaching, number of hours taught, number of participants taught, date and location of the training.
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02. Publishing Articles or Books. The hours awarded as determined at the discretion of the Boar
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03. Self Study. Using books, audio tapes, video tapes, DVD’s, research materials, professional publications, online sources, and/or other electronic sources/m ethods documented by a type-written two-page report summarizing the study content.
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503. CONTENT OF CONTINUING EDUCATION.
The content of continuing education activities and course content must be germane to the practice of massage therapy as defined in Section 54-4002, Idaho Code, and courses in ethics must also be specific to legal issues, law, standards of practice, or ethics.
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01. Continuing Education. Content germane to the practice of massage therapy includes,but is not limited to:
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a.Applications of massage and bodywork therapy for specific need , conditions, or client populations.
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b.Client assessment protocols, skills for client record keeping,strategies for interfacing with other health care providers.
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c.Use of external agents such as water, sound, heat, cold, or topical applications of plant or mineral-
based substances.
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d.Body-centered or somatic psychology, psychophysiology, or interpersonal skills which may include communication skills, boundary functions, dual relationships, transference, counter-transference, and projection.
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e.Standards of practice, professional ethics, or state laws.
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f.Strategies for the marketing of massage and bodywork therapy practices.
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g.Theory or practice of ergonomics as applied to therapists or clients.
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h.Hygiene, methods of infectious disease control, organization and management of the treatment environment.
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i.Body sciences, which may include anatomy, physiology, kinesiology or pathology, as they apply tomassage therapy.
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j.Certified CPR orfirst aid training.
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