Renaissance College is at it once again, we are the massage school in Utah offering licensure renewal.
Renaissance College –We are currently the massage school in Utah offering licensure renewal. Our massage Program is approved by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB) as a massage continuing education Approved Provider. Licensure Renewal should be carefully taken care of.
Massage Continuing Education.
- Take care of your regular courses for CE credit
- Attend Advanced training courses for the licensed massage therapist to expand your skills
- Attend Weekend Specialty Workshops learning about the latest techniques in therapeutic massage modalities
- Monthly “Massage Connections” presentations provide you with the opportunity to learn about topics of interest and network with fellow professionals. 1 CE 2 hours attendance.
- Take course for MBLEX or Board Certified Massage Therapist (formerly NCBTMB)
Re-Certification in Utah
Utah licensed massage therapists are required to renew their state license every two years.
- 12 hours of courses relevant to massage therapy techniques, which may include anatomy, physiology, communication skills, billing, ethics, business law. These cannot be courses you took as part of your pre-graduate program.
- 5 hours of CPR/First Aid/ Airborne pathogens (these courses are offered at the college every quarter).
Utah Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing
5250 South Commerce Way (300 West)
Atrium Building Suite 110, Salt Lake City, Utah
- NCBTMB www.ncbtmb.org also requires that your National Certification be renewed every 2 years and you need to have taken 24 hours of Continuing Education during the two year period. These changes are effective January 1, 2013. Go to the website to see the full list of requirements. Below are the basic recertification things you need to know now.
- Pass a thorough background check.
- Maintain current CPR/First Aid Certification
- Complete 24 hours of Continuing Education Courses
- 3 must be in Research
- 4 hours may be in Self-Care
- 100 hours of hands-on Experience can include all forms of massage therapy and body work, including energy work; volunteerism; administration; teaching and instruction
- The National Certification from NCBTMB has been stopped as of December 31, 2012. If you certified or recertified before that date, your expiration date is December 31, 2016. At that time you will need to certify under NCBTMB’s new “Board Certified Massage Therapist”.