Rule 20:76:03:04 Qualifying activities.
activities. A qualifying activity is any course with a clear purpose and
objective which maintains, improves, or expands the skills and knowledge
relevant to massage therapy of the human body. Qualifying activities must meet
the definition of massage therapy pursuant to § 36-35-1(2) or be education
presented by an approved provider of the National Certification Board for
Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork or American Medical Massage Association, or
both. College courses must replicate the required licensing coursework. An
academic semester credit equals 15 contact hours and a quarter credit equals 10
contact hours. CPR certification from a national credentialing organization is
33 SDR 50, effective September 21, 2006; 37 SDR 29, effective August 30, 2010;
38 SDR 105, effective December 8, 2011.
Authority: SDCL 36-35-24(2).
Implemented: SDCL 36-35-19.
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