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Pennsylvania Massage Therapy Continuing Education
Pennsylvania Accepts OnlineCE.com Courses / NCBTMB Accepts OnlineCE.com Courses
Pennsylvania Continuing Education Requirements:
Massage Therapist: 24 hours biennially - Pennsylvania Accepts 8 hours of Online Continuing Education Courses
Requires 4 hours of ethics.
New Regulation Effective January 1, 2015: Child Abuse Recognition and Reporting
Effective January 1, 2015, all persons applying for issuance of an initial license shall be required to complete 3 hours of DPW-approved training in child abuse recognition and reporting requirements as a condition of licensure. Additionally, effective with the first license renewal after January 1, 2015, all health-related licensees applying for the renewal of a license issued by the Board shall be required to complete at least 2 hours of Board-approved continuing education in child abuse recognition and reporting requirements as a condition of renewal.
OnlineCE.com offers a 2 hour course for license renewal to meet this requirement.
See our topic: Abuse - Child and Elder and take course titled "Abuse - Child for PA Mandatory Reporters".
This CE Course #OCEC0001 Approved by PA Bureau of Professional and Occupational Affairs for Mandatory Child Abuse Recognition and Reporting and counts towards 2 hours of PA license renewal credit.
OnlineCE.com offers a 3 hour course for initial licensure to meet this requirement.
See our topic: Abuse - Child and Elder and take course titled "Abuse - Child for PA Mandatory Reporters for Initial Licensure". This CE Course #OCEC0002 Approved by PA Bureau of Professional and Occupational Affairs for Mandatory Child Abuse Recognition and Reporting and counts towards 3 hours of PA license renewal credit.
OnlineCE.com will submit your completion of the Child Abuse course by an electronic report to the PA Bureau of Professional and Occupational Affairs on the Monday following the date of completion. The PA Bureau of Professional and Occupational Affairs then loads the course completion information to Bureau's website where your individual licensing board accesses the completion information. OnlineCE.com cannot submit this information directly to your licensing board.
NCBTMB Requirements for Board Certification Renewal: 24 hours of continuing education every 2 years. Requires 3 hours of ethics, 3 hours of research and there is a limit of 4 hours allowed in self-care coursework. The NCBTMB accepts 24 hours of OnlineCE.com courses. OnlineCE is an Approved Provider of the NCBTMB - Provider #422983-00.
Continuing Education Requirements by NCBTMB
The National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB) is the national governing body responsible for credentialing Massage Therapists. Massage Therapists must renew their board certification every 2 years. During that 2-year period, Massage Therapists are required to complete 24 hours of continuing education. Three (3) of the 24 hours must be in research. Three (3) of the 24 hours must be in ethics. There is a limit of 4 hours allow in self-care coursework. The NCBTMB accepts 24 hours of OnlineCE.com courses. OnlineCE is an Approved Provider of the NCBTMB (#422983-00).
State of Pennsylvania Continuing Education Requirements
Pennsylvania Continuing Education requirements posted on this page are based upon the most up to date information available. Pennsylvania continuing education requirements are subject to change and therefore, Pennsylvania Massage Therapy licensee's are ultimately responsible for being up to date with the Pennsylvania continuing education requirements.
Continuing education courses offered on OnlineCE.com provide Online CEU for Pennsylvania Massage Therapists (MT). The online courses enhance the knowledge bases of Massage Therapists to enhance clinical therapy practice. Free 1 hour NCBTMB approved online home study CE credit course for new Pennsylvania Massage Therapy registered users at www.OnlineCE.com
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