A person pursuing a course of study
leading to a degree or certificate as a massage therapist in an educational
program recognized by the board may engage in the practice, services, or
activities of massage or massage therapy when such person is:
(a) Actively enrolled in a massage therapy
program or school approved by the Board;
(b) Designated by title indicating student
status and shall not represent themselves as a massage therapist or massage
uncompensated work experiences required for the attainment of the degree or
certificate. For the purpose of this rule "uncompensated" means a person in
student status may not intentionally or knowingly agree to accept any
compensation, directly or indirectly, overtly or covertly, in cash or in kind,
in the form of payments, gifts, tips, remuneration, recompense, or rewards to
or from any person or entity for services rendered while in student
(2) The primary
responsibility for the services provided for clients by the designated student
rests with the licensed massage therapist supervisor or other authorized
(3) Documentation of
all services for clients and treatment plans must be reviewed and approved by
the licensed massage therapist supervisor.
Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 345-6-.02
Rule entitled "Scope of Practice of Massage Therapy Students" adopted. F.
May 16, 2016; eff.
June 5, 2016.