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Electrolysis

The Electrolysis Council is an advisory council under the supervision of the Board of Medicine and was legislatively established to ensure that every electrologist and electrology facility in this state meets minimum requirements for safe practice. The Electrolysis Council is responsible for licensing, monitoring and educating electrologists to assure competency and safety to practice in Florida. The Board of Medicine is responsible for discipline of any violations of the profession's regulations.


The Electrologist Renewal Deadline is Extended to August 31, 2020! 

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.


An Opportunity to Serve Florida: Become a Member of the Florida Electrolysis Council

Learn more about the application process.


Telehealth

Pending Rule Development – Rule 64B8-56.002, F.A.C., Equipment and Devices; Protocols for Laser and Light-Based Devices

Direct Supervision of Electrologists via Telehealth

The Electrology Council and the Board of Medicine have approved rule changes to Rule 64B8-56.002, F.A.C., Equipment and Devices; Protocols for Laser and Light-Based Devices.

The Electrology Council will update this web page as rule development moves forward. 


2020 Legislative Update

Click here to view bill summaries from the 2020 Florida Legislative Session that may impact your profession.