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  On October 3, 2019, the Oregon Board of Massage Therapists is conducting interviews for the Executive Director position during business    hours. Your calls may be directed to voicemail. Please leave a message, and your call will be returned as soon as possible.

 Executive Director Hiring Procedure 

  Executive Director Position Description 
  Executive Director Hiring Process
 New CE Requirements:
 1. Effective July 1, 2019: Pain Management Module - All licensees must take and submit proof of completing the 1 hour online Pain management module,          provided by the Oregon Pain Management Commission (OPMC), at least once, by a licensee’s next required continuing education reporting.

 2. Effective January 1, 2019: BLS CPRAll applications for licensure must be accompanied by proof of current certification in cardiopulmonary resuscitation    (CPR) designed for professional health  care providers. The CPR certification standard is the American Heart Association’s Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare    Providers Course or its equivalent. A CPR certification card must include an expiration date.

  * Please NOTE that BLS CPR is required for all applicants for license renewal and initial license. 
 CE Requirement Effective January 1, 2020: 
  Cultural Competency - All licensees will have to take and submit at least one hour of cultural competency as part of the required 25 hours of continuing    education.



Oregon Administrative Rule Changes Effective January 1, 2020:

OAR 334-010-0005 Application: Add language to bring the board in compliance with State Law with regards to Military Spouses and Domestic Partners
OAR 334-010-0015 Licensure: Modify language to confirm with statutory requirement for cultural competency.
OAR 334-010-0025 Practice of Massage: Modify language to provide clarity on the practice of massage and bring the board in alignment with current verbiage on gender neutrality.
OAR 334-010-0033 Fees: Establish fee for statutory required temporary license for military spouses and domestic partners.
OAR 334-010-0050 Continuing Education: Modify language to bring the board in compliance with statutory requirements on cultural competency. Requires licensees to take and submit 1 hour of cultural competency per renewal period.
OAR 334-030-0050 Standards and Objectives of Professional Conduct: Modify language to bring the board in alignment with current verbiage on gender neutrality.
Notice of Proposed Rules Hearing and Fiscal Impact Statement

ORS 413.450 - Continuing education in cultural competency
ORS 676.308 - Authorization for military spouse or domestic partner to practice health profession


2019 Holiday Closure

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