The Florida Department of Health Requirements

CE: 24 Contact Hours must be completed over a two-year renewal period. Biennial renewal occurs by August 31 every odd year.

For First Renewal:

  • Two (2) hours related to prevention of medical errors
  • The remaining required hours must be taken with an approved provider.

For Renewal of License Following Your First Renewal:

  • Two (2) hours related to prevention of medical errors
  • Two (2) hours of Florida Laws and Rules governing the Massage Therapy Act
  • Two (2) hours of professional ethics
  • 12 hours must be taken live and be relevant to massage therapy techniques
  • The remaining six (6) general hours may include, but are not limited to, courses in communication with clients and other professionals; insurance relating to third party payment or reimbursement for services; psychological dynamics of the client-therapist relations; risk management, including charting, documentation, record keeping or infection control or massage practice management..


For more information visit The Florida Board of Massage Therapy.