Due to COVID-19, the Florida Board of Massage Therapy made an emergency rule regarding continuing education to allow online courses to be used to meet the 12-hour hands-on technique requirement. Find out which ABMP courses are approved for the 2019–2021 renewal cycle.
Florida Legislative and Policy Developments
Board of Massage Therapy
4052 Bald Cypress Way, Bin #C06
Tallahassee, FL 32399
Title: Licensed Massage Therapist
Requirement: 500 hours and NCETMB or MBLEx
Renewal: 24 hours/2 years
Min 12 hours of hands-on MT techniques
Min 2 hours of medical error prevention
Min 2 hours of Florida law
Min 2 hours of ethics
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ABMP has summarized below how COVID-19 has impacted the regulations and laws in the state of Florida.