VOLUME 41, ISSUE 16
ISSUE DATE: AUGUST 17, 2009
LAW AND PUBLIC SAFETY
DIVISION OF CONSUMER AFFAIRS
NEW JERSEY BOARD OF NURSING
Adopted Amendments: N.J.A.C. 13:37-5.5, 16.4 and 16.11
Massage, Bodywork and Somatic Therapy Examining Committee
Fee Schedule; Certification Without Education or Examination; Application for Certification; Continuing Education, Programs, Standards
Proposed: December 1, 2008 at 40 N.J.R. 6757(a).
Adopted: June 16, 2009 by the New Jersey Board of Nursing, Patricia Ann Murphy, Ph.D, APN, President.
Filed: July 20, 2009 as R.2009 d.259, without change.
Authority: N.J.S.A. 45:11-67.
Effective Date: August 17, 2009.
Expiration Date: July 6, 2010.
Federal Standards Statement
A Federal standards analysis is not required because there are no Federal laws or standards applicable to the adopted amendments and repeal.
Full text of the adoption follows:
SUBCHAPTER 5. GENERAL REQUIREMENTS OF LICENSURE; LICENSE RENEWAL; FEE SCHEDULE
13:37-5.5 Fee schedule
(a)-(e) (No change.)
(f) The following fees shall be charged by the Board in connection with certification of massage, bodywork and somatic therapists:
1.-5. (No change.)
Recodify existing 7.-10. as 6.-9. (No change in text.)
SUBCHAPTER 16. MASSAGE, BODYWORK AND SOMATIC THERAPY EXAMINING COMMITTEE
13:37-16.4 Application for certification
(a)-(c) (No change.)
(d) A course of study in massage, bodywork and somatic therapy shall include:
1.-3. (No change.)
4. Electives directly related to the practice of massage, bodywork and somatic therapy: 70 hours; and
5. Clinical practice: 100 hours, which:
i. Shall consist of at least 90 hours spent working on members of the public;
ii. Shall consist of no more than 10 hours spent working on other students, faculty or school staff; and
iii. Is supervised by a faculty member who is present on-site while services are being performed.
(e) Hours completed during one area of a course of study in massage, bodywork and somatic therapy shall not be counted towards completion of another area of that course. For example, one hour spent performing massage, bodywork and somatic therapy that is completed as part of theory and practice pursuant to (d)3 above shall not be counted towards the 100 hours of clinical practice required by (d)5 above.
(f) (No change in text.)
13:37-16.11 Continuing education, programs, standards
(a)-(d) (No change.)
(e) A certificant may obtain continuing education credit hours from the following:
1. (No change.)
Recodify existing 3.-8. as 2.-7. (No change in text.)
(f)-(g) (No change.)
Recodify existing (i)-(j) as (h)-(i) (No change in text.)
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