Licensure by Examination  



    Board of Medicine


    64B8-51.002Licensure by Examination


    Notice is hereby given that the following changes have been made to the proposed rule in accordance with subparagraph 120.54(3)(d)1., F.S., published in Vol. 44 No. 127, June 29, 2018 issue of the Florida Administrative Register.

    The changes are in response to written comments submitted by the staff of the Joint Administrative Procedures Committee in a letter dated July 5, 2018. The rule was tolled on July 19, 2018. The Electrolysis Council made recommendations for changes to the rule to the Board of Medicine and the Board approved changes to the rule at its meeting held on February 8, 2019. The changes are as follows:

    64B8-51.002 Licensure by Examination.

    (1) Every applicant for licensure as an electrologist by examination shall demonstrate to the Council that the applicant:

    (a) through (d) No change.

    (e) Has successfully completed the requirements of a Council-approved pre-licensure electrolysis training program consisting of 120 hours of academic training and a minimum of 200 hours of practical application for the epilator-only training program or the combined epilator, laser, and light-based training program consistent with the requirements of Rule 64B8-53.002, F.A.C. approved by the Council for:

    1. The combined epilator, laser, and light-based curriculum defined in Rules 64B8-53.002, Florida Administrative Code, effective February 15, 2017; or

    2. The epilator curriculum required for applicants who completed the training prior to March 1, 2018.

    (f) through (g) No change.

    (2) The Electrolysis Licensure Examination shall be any national examination pursuant to Section 456.017, F.S. and approved by the Board that tests on the combined epilator, laser, and light-based standards consistent with the requirements of Rule 64B8-53.002, F.A.C. for the practice of electrology. The requirements and standards of the national examination shall comply with the requirements set forth in Rule 64B-1.011, F.A.C., effective 3/19/12, which is incorporated herein by reference, and available from              . 

    (3) Each national examination provider shall set the minimum passing score for its exam.

    (4) No change.

    Rulemaking Authority 478.43(1), (4) FS. Law Implemented 456.017, 456.0635, 478.45 FS. History–New 5-31-93, Formerly 21M-76.002, 61F6-76.002, Amended 7-11-95, Formerly 59R-51.002, Amended 11-13-97, 2-17-00, 5-28-00, 11-27-14,                .


    THE PERSON TO BE CONTACTED REGARDING THE PROPOSED RULE IS: Allen Hall, Executive Director, Electrolysis Council, 4052 Bald Cypress Way, Bin # C05, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-3255,

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64B8-51.002. Licensure by Examination