OAR 819-025-0020

(1) To maintain certification, a certified advanced esthetician must complete a minimum of five hours of continuing education every year.
(2) The subject matter of the continuing education must be related to advanced nonablative esthetics pursuant to OAR 819-020-0100 (CERTIFIED ADVANCED ESTHETICS EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS) and ORS 676.630 (Definitions for ORS 676.630 to 676.660). Continuing education may include the laws and rules, infection control, professional ethics and business practices.
(3) A certification holder must document compliance with the continuing education requirement through attestation on the certification renewal application. A certification holder is subject to provisions of OAR 819-025-0030 (CONTINUING EDUCATION: AUDIT, REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION AND SANCTIONS) pertaining to periodic audit of continuing education.
(4) Continuing education may be obtained through online courses, attendance at lectures, sessions, courses, workshops, symposiums seminars or other presentations offered by:
(a) Institutions or programs accredited by a federally recognized accrediting agency;
(b) Institutions or programs approved by Oregon Higher Education Coordinating Commission;
(c) An organization offering continuing advanced nonablative esthetic education opportunities, including but not limited to, Board-approved professional organization, association, hospital, or health-care clinic offering continuing education related to subject matter listed in subsection (2) of this rule.
(d) Society of Plastic Surgical Skin Care Specialists, Associated Skin Care Professionals, New Age Spa Institute, Cascade Aesthetic Alliance and and National Coalition of Estheticians Manufacturers/Distributors and Associations (NCEA) Commission on Accreditation.
(5) Continuing education relating to subject matter listed in subsection (2) of this rule may also be obtained through self-study, research, authorship, or teaching, provided that no more than half the required hours be in research, authorship or teaching.
(6) Obtaining and maintaining proof of continuing education is the responsibility of the certificate holder. The certificate holder must ensure that adequate proof of attainment of required continuing education is available for audit or investigation or when otherwise requested by the Office. Adequate proof of participation is listed under OAR 819-025-0030 (CONTINUING EDUCATION: AUDIT, REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION AND SANCTIONS).
(7) Documentation of participation in continuing education requirements must be maintained for a period of five years.
(8) Hours of continuing education that are obtained in excess of the minimum requirements listed in this rule will not be carried forward as credit for the subsequent license renewal reporting cycle.
(9) For the purpose of this rule continuing education must include periods of continuous instruction and education, not to include breaks, rest periods, travel, registration or meals.
(10) A certification holder is not required to attest to having five hours of annual continuing education until their second renewal. The second and all subsequent renewals require annual attestation of five hours of continuing education.

Source: Rule 819-025-0020 — CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS, https://secure.­sos.­state.­or.­us/oard/view.­action?ruleNumber=819-025-0020.

Last Updated

Jun. 8, 2021

Rule 819-025-0020’s source at or​.us