64B8-53.002. Curriculum Standards for Electrolysis Training Programs  


Effective on Wednesday, February 15, 2017
  • 1In order to be approved by the Board, an electrolysis training program must meet the following curriculum standards:

    19(1) Academic instruction to be set out in school catalog.

    29Hours

    30(a) Introduction to electrolysis techniques through Galvanic, Thermolysis, Blend, and laser and light-based modalities, history of permanent hair removal, general treatment procedures.

    5215

    53(b) Principles of electricity, epilator functions, and adjustments.

    615

    62(c) Laser and light-based hair removal physics.

    695

    70(d) Laser safety and precautions.

    755

    76(e) Integumentary System (skin and appendages).

    826

    83(f) Circulatory (blood and lymph) and nervous system.

    916

    92(g) Endocrine system, including related diseases.

    986

    99(h) Biology of hair growth.

    10410

    105(i) Skin assessment, including skin typing, effects of all modalities, effects of temporary removal.

    11920

    120(j) Study of blood-borne pathogens with emphasis on hepatitis (all types), and HIV/AIDS.

    1335

    134(k) Microbiology of the skin (flora and fauna), sanitation and safety procedures including demonstrations in accordance with Rule 15264B8-56.001, 153F.A.C.

    1547

    155(l) Clinic and office management, communications, professional ethics, bookkeeping, and patient management.

    1675

    168(m) Study of Title 64B8, F.A.C., as it relates to electrolysis, Chapter 478, F.S., and Chapter 456, Part II, F.S.

    1885

    189(n) Consultations including medical history, contraindications, conplications.

    19620

    197Subtotal

    198120 hours

    200(2) Clinical Application

    203Hours

    204(a) Coordination skills with probe holder and forceps.

    2125

    213(b) Insertions.

    21515

    216(c) Sanitation/Sterilization Procedures.

    21910

    220(d) Hands on Equipment Instruction (Laser and Light-Based).

    22815

    229(e) Hands on Equipment Instruction (Thermolysis).

    23510

    236(f) Hands on Equipment Instruction (Blend and Galvanic).

    24410

    245(g) Client Pre/Post Treatment.

    24910

    250(h) Client Assessment.

    25315

    254(i) General Treatment Procedures for all modalities.

    26180

    262(j) Consultations.

    26415

    265(k) Visuals/Library.

    2675

    268(l) Review/Exam Preparation.

    27110

    272Subtotal

    273200

    274Total

    275320 hours

    277Rulemaking Authority 279478.43(1), 280(4) FS. Law Implemented 284478.43(4), 285478.45(1)(e), 286478.50(4)(b) FS. 288History–New 9-29-93, Formerly 61F6-78.002, 59R-53.002, Amended 11-13-97, 2-15-17.

     

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