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Geki Jyusouheki wrote:What is the difference between the three of these?
As far as I know, a CMT has 600+ hours of massage school and an additional 60 credits of college classes, plus national certification; an LMP has 600+ hours of massage school plus national certification without reaching 60 college credits, and an LMT is the same description of an LMP.
Is this correct?
Geki Jyusouheki wrote:...an LMP has 600+ hours of massage school plus national certification without reaching 60 college credits, and an LMT is the same description of an LMP.
However, 18VAC90-50-10 in the regulations governing the certification of Massage Therapists in the Commonwealth of Virginia requires that only someone who has been certified by the Board of Nursing as a Massage Therapist may use any designation tending to imply that he/she is a “massage therapist” or “certified massage therapist”.
Geki Jyusouheki wrote:So does it not matter which of these titles I claim? I am actually searching for employment in Virginia, and an application asked me which of these titles I held. All three of them were listed, and this is what confused me.
What is the average amount of hours required to be registered/certified/licensed in the US?
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