Washington Continuing Education Requirements: Massage Therapist: 24 hours biennially
Washington Accepts 12 hours of Massage Therapy Online Continuing Education Courses
Requires a minimum of 4 hrs in ethics, communication, and/or Washington State massage laws and regulations. Two of these hrs must include professional roles and boundaries.
NCBTMB Requirements: 24 hours of continuing education CE every 2 years. Three (3) of the 24 hours must be in research. A maximum of 4 hours may be in self-care and no more than 4 hours of the 24 hours may be in courses less than 2 hours in length. Twenty-four hours (24) of education may be earned through NCBTMB Approved Providers. OnlineCE is an Approved Provider of the NCBTMB (#422983-00).
All NCBTMB required continuing education may be met with online continuing education courses.
The National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB) is the national governing body responsible for credentialing Massage Therapists. Beginning January 1, 2013, Massage Therapists must renew their certification every 2 years. During that two-year period, Massage Therapists are required to complete 24 hours of continuing education. Three (3) of the 24 hours must be in research. A maximum of 4 hours may be in self-care and no more than 4 hours of the 24 hours may be in courses less than 2 hours in length. Massage Therapist must also complete 100 hours of massage-related work, re-affirm committment to the NCBTMB Code of Ethics, Standards of Practice, and the Anti-Trafficking Pledge. Recertication also requires passing a thorough national background check and holding a current CPR certificate (training in CPR cannot be included in the 24 hours of CE). Twenty-four hours of education may be earned through NCBTMB Approved Providers. OnlineCE is an Approved Provider of the NCBTMB (#422983-00)
Washington Continuing Education requirements posted on this page are based upon the most up to date information available. Washington continuing education requirements are subject to change and therefore, Washington Massage Therapy licensee's are ultimately responsible for being up to date with the Washington continuing education requirements.
Continuing education courses offered on OnlineCE.com provide Online CEU for Washington 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 Washington Massage Therapy registered users at www.OnlineCE.com
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