Fla. Admin. Code Ann. R. 64B8-53.002 - Curriculum Standards for Electrolysis Training Programs

Current through Reg. 47, No. 249; December 28, 2021

In order to be approved by the Board, an electrolysis training program must meet the following curriculum standards:

(1) Academic instruction to be set out in school catalog. Hours
(a) Introduction to electrolysis techniques through Galvanic, Thermolysis, Blend, and laser and light-based 15 modalities, history of permanent hair removal, general treatment procedures.
(b) Principles of electricity, epilator functions, and adjustments. 5
(c) Laser and light-based hair removal physics. 5
(d) Laser safety and precautions. 5
(e) Integumentary System (skin and appendages). 6
(f) Circulatory (blood and lymph) and nervous system. 6
(g) Endocrine system, including related diseases. 6
(h) Biology of hair growth. 10
(i) Skin assessment, including skin typing, effects of all modalities, effects of temporary removal. 20
(j) Study of blood-borne pathogens with emphasis on hepatitis (all types), and HIV/AIDS. 5
(k) Microbiology of the skin (flora and fauna), sanitation and safety procedures including demonstrations in 7 accordance with Rule 64B8-56.001, F.A.C.
(l) Clinic and office management, communications, professional ethics, bookkeeping, and patient management. 5
(m) Study of Title 64B8, F.A.C., as it relates to electrolysis, Chapter 478, F.S., and Chapter 456, Part II, F.S. 5
(n) Consultations including medical history, contraindications, conplications. 20 Subtotal 120 hours
(2) Clinical Application Hours
(a) Coordination skills with probe holder and forceps. 5
(b) Insertions. 15
(c) Sanitation/Sterilization Procedures. 10
(d) Hands on Equipment Instruction (Laser and Light-Based). 15
(e) Hands on Equipment Instruction (Thermolysis). 10
(f) Hands on Equipment Instruction (Blend and Galvanic). 10
(g) Client Pre/Post Treatment. 10
(h) Client Assessment. 15
(i) General Treatment Procedures for all modalities. 80
(j) Consultations. 15
(k) Visuals/Library. 5
(l) Review/Exam Preparation. 10

Subtotal 200

Total 320 hours


Fla. Admin. Code Ann. R. 64B8-53.002

Rulemaking Authority 478.43(1), (4) FS. Law Implemented 478.43(4), 478.45(1)(e), 478.50(4)(b) FS.

New 9-29-93, Formerly 61F6-78.002, 59R-53.002, Amended 11-13-97, Amended by Florida Register Volume 43, Number 020, January 31, 2017 effective 2-15-17.

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