In order to be approved by the Board, an electrolysis training program must meet the following curriculum standards:
    (1) Academic instruction to be set out in school catalog.
Hours
    (a) Introduction to electrolysis techniques through Galvanic, Thermolysis, Blend, and laser and light-based modalities, history of permanent hair removal, general treatment procedures.
15
    (b) Principles of electricity, epilator functions, and adjustments.
5
    (c) Laser and light-based hair removal physics.
5
    (d) Laser safety and precautions.
5
    (e) Integumentary System (skin and appendages).
6
    (f) Circulatory (blood and lymph) and nervous system.
6
    (g) Endocrine system, including related diseases.
6
    (h) Biology of hair growth.
10
    (i) Skin assessment, including skin typing, effects of all modalities, effects of temporary removal.
20
    (j) Study of blood-borne pathogens with emphasis on hepatitis (all types), and HIV/AIDS.
5
    (k) Microbiology of the skin (flora and fauna), sanitation and safety procedures including demonstrations in accordance with Rule 64B8-56.001, F.A.C.
7
    (l) Clinic and office management, communications, professional ethics, bookkeeping, and patient management.
5
    (m) Study of Title 64B8, F.A.C., as it relates to electrolysis, Florida Statutes Chapter 478, and Florida Statutes Chapter 456, Part II
5
    (n) Consultations including medical history, contraindications, conplications.
20
Subtotal
120 hours
    (2) Clinical Application
Hours
    (a) Coordination skills with probe holder and forceps.
5
    (b) Insertions.
15
    (c) Sanitation/Sterilization Procedures.
10
    (d) Hands on Equipment Instruction (Laser and Light-Based).
15
    (e) Hands on Equipment Instruction (Thermolysis).
10
    (f) Hands on Equipment Instruction (Blend and Galvanic).
10
    (g) Client Pre/Post Treatment.
10
    (h) Client Assessment.
15
    (i) General Treatment Procedures for all modalities.
80
    (j) Consultations.
15
    (k) Visuals/Library.
5
    (l) Review/Exam Preparation.
10
Subtotal
200
Total
320 hours
Rulemaking Authority 478.43(1), (4) FS. Law Implemented 478.43(4), 478.45(1)(e), 478.50(4)(b) FS. History—New 9-29-93, Formerly 61F6-78.002, 59R-53.002, Amended 11-13-97, 2-15-17.