• In addition to the powers and duties granted to or imposed upon it by other provisions of this chapter, the board shall have the following powers and duties:
    • (1) Prescribe the minimum curricular and minimum standards for schools of massage therapy and for courses of training that prepare individuals for licensure under this chapter;

    • Terms Used In Tennessee Code 63-18-115

      (2) Approve such schools and courses as meet the requirements of this chapter and the rules and regulations of the board;

    • (3) Issue certificates of approval to such schools and courses that meet the requirements of this chapter and the rules and regulations of the board;

    • (4) Conduct hearings for disciplinary action against schools or courses that fail to meet the minimum requirements of this chapter and the rules and regulations of the board; and

    • (5) Annually publish passage rates for each school of massage therapy, based upon the results of each student’s success in taking a national examination approved by the board. Schools that fail to achieve an overall passing rate of seventy percent (70%) shall be required to submit a remedial plan to be approved by the board.