Human Trafficking

Posted in Latest News on July 10, 2019.

Florida passed Human Trafficking, Chapter 2019-152, Laws of Florida, which establishes new profession requirements including newly required signs, CE/CME, and more for the following professions: Acupuncture, Medicine, Osteopathic Medicine, Chiropractic Medicine, Podiatric Medicine, Optometry, Pharmacy, Dentistry, Nursing Home Administration, Occupational Therapy, Dietetics and Nutrition, Respiratory Care, Massage Therapy, and Physical Therapy.

The Department has launched an informational website that includes a breakdown of the new law and addresses areas of: (1) signs; (2) CE/CME; (3) FAQs; (4) Specific Board of Massage requirements; and (5) Human Trafficking Reporting.

During the April 3, 2020 Board of Optometry meeting, the board voted to allow online or distance learning for Human Trafficking only.

For more information please visit: https://www.flhealthsource.gov/humantrafficking/



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