Rule 20:76:03:04 Qualifying activities.
activities. Qualifying continuing
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.
must meet the definition of massage therapy pursuant to § 36-35-1(3) or be education
presented by an approved provider of the National Certification Board for
Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork, American Medical Massage Association, or
Federation of State Massage Therapy Boards. College courses used to meet
continuing education requirements must not replicate courses submitted by the licensee
to meet the
required licensing coursework. An academic semester credit equals 15 continuing
hours and a quarter credit equals 10 continuing education hours.
(CPR) certification from the American Heart Association, the American Red
Cross or another course deemed equivalent by the board is qualifying continuing education for up
to four hours in each continuing education cycle. In person attendance of a
is qualifying continuing education for up to two hours in each continuing
other qualifying continuing education may be repeated in consecutive continuing
Source: 33 SDR 50,
effective September 21, 2006; 37 SDR 29, effective August 30, 2010; 38 SDR 105,
effective December 8, 2011; 43 SDR 181, effective July 10, 2017.
General Authority: SDCL 36-35-24(2).
Law Implemented: SDCL 36-35-19.
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