.03 Theory Program.
A. A theory program shall:
(1) Be taught by a licensed electrology instructor;
(2) Consist of at least 200 hours; and
(3) Administer the theoretical study in not less than five sessions consisting of not more than 6 hours in each of the following subjects:
(a) Introduction, which shall include:
(i) The history and definition of electrology; and
(ii) State laws and regulations governing the practice of electrology and requirements for licensure;
(b) Anatomy of skin and hair;
(c) Physiology of skin and hair;
(e) Sanitation, disinfection, and sterilization procedures as described in COMAR 10.53.09;
(h) Cardiovascular system;
(i) Endocrine system, with emphasis on adrenal glands and ovaries;
(j) Hirsutism, including causes, testing, and treatment;
(k) Alternative methods of hair removal;
(l) Contraindications for electrolysis treatments;
(m) Taking patient history; and
(n) Professional ethics as set forth in COMAR 10.53.05.
B. Members of the Committee shall be permitted to monitor the course at any time.