N.D. Admin Code 49-01-02-05 - Continuing education

Current through Supplement No. 382, October, 2021

1. To renew a license as a massage therapist, the licenseholder must attest the licenseholder has obtained the required number of continuing education hours as outlined in North Dakota Century Code section 43-25-09, which may include proof of the date, time, and location of the instruction, the name of the program or course, the instructor or instructors, and the provider of the program or course.
2. To qualify as continuing education under this section, the instruction must be offered by a qualified instructor and be directly related to the practice of massage therapy. The course of instruction must be approved by the board. The licenseholder or provider must identify the instructor of the course and describe the qualifications of the instructor, the topics covered during the course, and the total hours for which the licenseholder seeks approval. When deciding whether to approve continuing education, the board will consider the credentials of the provider and instructor. The board also will determine if the content of the course is appropriate for continuing education of massage therapy.
3. Continuing education may be obtained by remote means pursuant to board approval.
4. Continuing education hours must be earned in the two years prior to renewal and no hours may be carried over into the next two-year period.
5. For college credits to qualify as continuing education, the instruction must meet the above requirements and must be directly related to the practice of massage therapy as approved by the board.


N.D. Admin Code 49-01-02-05
Effective January 1, 2001; amended effective January 1, 2005; July 1, 2010. Amended by Administrative Rules Supplement 2017-363, January 2017, effective January 1, 2017. Amended by Administrative Rules Supplement 368, April 2018, effective April 1, 2018.

General Authority: NDCC 43-25-09

Law Implemented: NDCC 43-25-09

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