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Ohio State Board Changes
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How do you think that the changes occurring with the Ohio State Medical Board switching to the MBLEx will affect the integrity of our profession? Do you feel that those passing the MBLEx should…Continue

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Started this discussion. Last reply by Lisa Gillispie Jul 10, 2012.

 

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Lisa Gillispie replied to Shannon Harkless's discussion Ohio State Board Changes
"What new sales tax are you referring to Gawaine? I've been collecting sales tax for a few years now. Can't remember when it first went into effect. I haven't heard about any recent changes but would love to know if I've missed…"
Jul 10, 2012
gawaine lee sheets replied to Shannon Harkless's discussion Ohio State Board Changes
"what about the new sales tax? do you agree"
Jul 10, 2012
Courtney Fennick replied to Shannon Harkless's discussion Ohio State Board Changes
"I looked over the changes, and I was shocked that there is only one test, and only 25% of that test is A&P, I feel this should be a much larger portion of the test in order to work in a medical profession, governed by a medical board. I was very…"
May 2, 2012
Paula Chenevey replied to Shannon Harkless's discussion Ohio State Board Changes
"Just to clarify:   New Ohio massage therapists will still be licensed by the Ohio State Medical Board.   The student must first pass the MBLEx, and complete all education and licensure requirements as set by the medical board (which…"
Dec 16, 2011
Janet E. Spence replied to Shannon Harkless's discussion Ohio State Board Changes
"When I caught wind of the MBLEx, my disappointment in the Ohio Medical Board's decision was immediate, and continues to aggrivate me. We are limited practitioners of Medicine. The Ohio Medical Board has licensed Massage…"
Dec 15, 2011
Shannon Harkless commented on Brooke Flinn's group Ohio Massage Therapists
"Have you ever wanted to further your career as a Massage Therapist? Miami-Jacobs Career College is currently seeking a LMT with 3-5 years experience to supervise students and the reception desk at our spa during clinical hours. Saturday availability…"
Nov 9, 2011
Shannon Harkless commented on Brooke Flinn's group Ohio Massage Therapists
"Have you ever wanted to further your career as a massage therapist? Miami-Jacobs Career College is currently seeking a LMT with 3-5 years experience to supervise students working at our spa during clinical hours. The LMT will also have an…"
Nov 9, 2011
Shannon Harkless posted a status
"Seeking LMT to work in spa. Commission plus tips. Part time. Send resume to shannon.harkless@staff.miamijacobs.edu"
Nov 9, 2011
Shannon Harkless posted a status
"Seeking LMT with 3-5 years experience to supervise students at our spa. Send resume to shannon.harkless@staff.miamijacobs.edu"
Nov 9, 2011
Deborah Zerkle replied to Shannon Harkless's discussion Ohio State Board Changes
"I feel the standards in place to take the medical board exam should continue or be elevated. Does it need updated? YES. Do LMT's need to be on the committee and assisting in what is on the exam? YES. Do they need to lower the testing or…"
Sep 21, 2011
Shannon Harkless commented on Kristin Coverly's group ABMP Instructors on the Front Lines Workshop Participants
"Thank you for coming to Columbus! I had been watching the cities you were hosting the workshop in and was so excited to see you had added the workshop in August. It was great and we have implemented some of your suggestions into our classes! Hope to…"
Sep 7, 2011
Shannon Harkless posted a status
"I have not, from the research that I have, I'm not convinced that the MBLEx is the right answer. I do agree that a change is needed however."
Sep 6, 2011
Karen M. Hobson, LMT, CMT, NCTM replied to Shannon Harkless's discussion Ohio State Board Changes
"Shannon, Have you taken the MBLEx? I'm curious to know, as I plan to take it myself early next year (have to write it into my budget).   The market is already flooded with therapists, many of whom crammed for their A&P and don't…"
Sep 5, 2011
Jen Mewhorter replied to Shannon Harkless's discussion Ohio State Board Changes
"I think the main concern here is the integrity of the industry, not how many people can get a 70% pass rate on the MBLEX, that is written to an 8th grade reading level. I feel it's another case of testing to the lowest common denominator, and…"
Sep 5, 2011
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Swedish Massage, Hot Stone, Sports Massage, Reiki, Myofascial Release, Therapeutic Massage, Trigger Point Therapy, Aromatherapy, Medical Massage, Energy Work

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