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Continuing Education

Electrolysis Council



On May 28, 2020, Florida Department of Health Emergency Order DOH 20-008 extended the licensure renewal period through August 31, 2020. Please visit the following link for helpful tips on completing the renewal process. Continuing education requirements are viewable here. Renewal fee requirements are viewable here.


The information provided on this page is an overview only. Licensees are encouraged to become familiar with the profession’s continuing education rules under Chapter 64B8-52, Florida Administrative Code, to ensure they meet the Council’s specific requirements for renewal.

Continuing Education (CE) Requirements
20 Hours Total are Required for Electrologists

To locate board approved CE Courses for Electrologist, please click here.

Required Subject AreaRequired Number of HoursImportant Information
General Hours17
Medical Error2Must be Board approved.  Courses are listed in CEBroker
Blood-Borne Diseases1Courses approved by any Board within the Division of Medical Quality Assurance of the Department of Health

CE Requirements for First Time Renewal
  • Electrologists renewing a license for the first time who were initially licensed in the "first half" of the current biennium (6/1/2018 - 5/31/2019) are required to meet the following requirements:
Required Subject AreaRequired Number of Hours
General Hours16
Medical Error2
Blood-Borne Diseases1
Disease HIV/AIDS1
  • Electrologists renewing a license for the first time who are licensed in the "second half" of the current biennium (as of 6/1/2019 with expiration date of 5/31/2020) are exempt from the 20 hour continuing education requirement with the exception of the two (2) hour medical errors course, one (1) hour blood borne disease course and one (1) hour HIV/AIDS course.
Required Subject AreaRequired Number of Hours
Medical Error2
Blood-Borne Diseases1
Disease HIV/AIDS1

CE Reporting Information

Board Rule Approved Providers
  • General hours can be completed from one of the following organizations: Electrolysis Society of Florida (ESF)
    Electrolysis Association of Florida (EAF)
    American Electrology Association
    Society of Clinical and Medical Hair Removal

Other Methods of Obtaining Continuing Education per Biennium
  • Electrologists may visit to use the "Course Search" function to search for courses approved for the profession.
  • Up to 2 hours of general continuing education can be earned by attending a Board of Medicine meeting which another licensee is being disciplined
  • Up to 2 hours for serving as a volunteer expert witness in a disciplinary case
  • Up to 6 hours per biennium for presenting as a lecturer or author

Helpful Information
  • Up to 10 hours per biennium of continuing education required may be in the form of approved home study courses

The Department of Health will now verify a practitioners continuing education records in the electronic tracking system at the time of license renewal. Please visit for more information. For information on continuing education requirements please review Rule 64B8-52,F.A.C.