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BOARD MEMBER VACANCIES

There is an opportunity for two (2) Maryland Licensed Massage Therapists (LMTs) and one (1) Consumer to serve on the Board of Massage Therapy Examiners. Please read the announcement for details regarding the requirements for the vacancies (3), which also provide a link to the application, to start the process. THE DEADLINE TO APPLY IS 10/30/2020.



Slate of Officers for 2020-2021 Board Executive Officer positions

  • Chair - Catlin Thompson
  • Vice Chair - Paula Jilanis
  • Secretary/Treasurer - Kirsten Bodnarchuck


2020 License /Registration Renewal Reminder

IMPORTANT NEWS ABOUT YOUR LICENSE/REGISTRATION RENEWAL

License/Registration expiration date: October 31, 2020.

Renewal Deadline: On or before October 31, 2020. Inactive status changes may also be completed online during the renewal period.

Online Renewal Access: through the Board’s website at starting in mid-August 2020.

Mandatory CEUs, Electives Waiver, and CPR Certification: Mandatory 7 CEUs: 3 Hrs. Ethics or Jurisprudence; 3 Hrs. in Communicable Diseases including HIV/AIDS; 1 Hr. Diversity or Cultural Competency. 17 elective CEUs waived. Must possess an unexpired CPR certificate (LMTs Healthcare Provider Level & RMP's Basic CPR) at the time of renewal.

CEU Exemption Notice: Initial licenses and registrations issued on or after 10/31/2019 are exempt from the CEU requirements but must renew and hold a valid CPR certification.

LMT's & RMP's with Tax and/or Child Support Holds: The Board must receive official clearance from the MD Comptroller and/or the Division of Child Support Enforcement before a license or registration may be issued.

Email Sharon Oliver at sharon.oliver@maryland.gov or mdh.bcmte@maryland.gov. with questions.


2020 RENEWAL CYCLE CEU REQUIREMENTS

7 REQUIRED CEUs & CPR
  • 3 CEUs in Ethics and Jurisprudence
  • 3 CEUs in Communicable Diseases
  • 1 CEU in Cultural Competence/Diversity
  • CPR Provider Level Certification

WAIVED: 17 ELECTIVE CEUs


 

CORONAVIRUS INFORMATION:

arrowUpcoming Events

08/18/20 - Massage Juris Exam
08/25/20- Massage Juris Exam
08/27/20 - Massage Juris Exam

Notice of Public Meeting

Subject: Open Session Meeting
Date: September 23, 2020
Time: 10:00 am
Join by Google Meet: meet.google.com/mgm-comw-eup
Call-in number: 1 929-251-5573‬
Access code: ‪885 678 083‬#

Because of the logistics of this meeting, please submit your questions in writing to sharon.oliver@maryland.gov or paula.jilanis@maryland.gov


---Open Session Agenda---


June 23, 2020: Jurisprudence Examination - cancelled until further notice

Board Meetings & Exams


Additional Resources

FSMTB Guidelines for Practice with COVID- Considerations

Maryland Department of Health

Federal Government Guidance-Essential Critical Infrastructure Workforce

Governor's COVID-19 Pandemic Orders and Interpretive Guidance

Maryland COVID-19 for Businesses

OSHA COVID-19

CDC Daily Updated Comprehensive Resource

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Maryland Unites
Maryland Responds Medical Reserve Corps (MD Responds)

Assistance for Business

Maryland Small Business COVID-19 Emergency Relief Loan Fund

Maryland Small Business COVID-19 Emergency Relief Grant Fund

US Small Business Association Disaster Assistance

Maryland Small Business Development Center

Employer & Worker Assistance

Department of Labor- COVID-19 Layoff Aversion Fund

Division of Unemployment

Division of Unemployment FAQs


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Board Office

Board of Massage Therapy Examiners
Metro Executive Building
4201 Patterson Avenue Suite 301
Baltimore, MD. 21215-2299
Phone: 410-764-4738
Fax: 410-358-1879