.04 Clinical Program.
A. A clinical program shall:
(1) Be taught by a licensed electrology instructor;
(2) Consist of at least 400 hours;
(3) Administer the clinical training in a semester consisting of not less than 3 months; and
(4) Ensure that each day of clinical study consists of not more than:
(a) 6 hours of training; or
(b) 2 hours of training if on the same day as theory instruction.
B. There shall be at least one licensed instructor in attendance at all times for ten students or less. A student may not be assigned in any capacity to instruct another student.
C. The curriculum shall include:
(1) Introduction, which shall include:
(a) The definition of electrology; and
(b) State laws and regulations governing the practice of electrology and requirements for licensure;
(2) Professional ethics as set forth in COMAR 10.53.05;
(3) Case history and record keeping;
(5) Electrolysis, thermolysis, and the blend;
(7) Needle types and performance;
(8) Sanitation, disinfection, and sterilization procedures as described in COMAR 10.53.09;
(9) Structure and dynamics of hair;
(11) Interpretation of hair growth patterns;
(12) Evaluation of tissue before, during, and after treatment;
(13) Draping, positioning, and lighting;
(15) Insertions and epilations;
(16) Adverse reactions and contraindications of all hair removal methods;
(17) Normal and abnormal healing;
(18) Scheduling of appropriate follow-up treatments;
(19) Developing a practice; and
(20) Review of theory and clinical studies.
D. An electrology program shall be taught in a facility that complies with Regulation .05 of this chapter.