Laws and Rules Governing Massage Practice in the State of Florida


About the Course
Excerpts of The Florida Massage Practice Act and Florida Administrative Code are found within this course, these pages will help you interpret the laws and rules specifically as a massage therapist.

Learning objectives

  • Define "massage" according to the Florida Massage Therapy Act.
  • List the qualifications for licensure as a professional massage therapist under Florida law.
  • Explain the meaning and significance of "biennial" licensing renewal, and list the necessary continuing education requirements.
  • List the acts that are grounds for disciplinary action against massage therapists.
  • Describe the relationship and responsibilities of apprentices and sponsors in an approved apprenticeship training program.
  • Describe the requirements for instructors and massage therapy students training in colonics irrigation.
  • List the laws and guidelines governing establishments of massage therapy.
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The information provided in this activity is for continuing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a healthcare provider relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient’s medical condition.

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