As a professional reflexologist who is certified by and registered with the ARCB® I shall:
- Adhere to the ARCB® Code of Ethics and work within the guidelines of the federal, state, and local laws including the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).
- Not diagnose or treat specific conditions in practice, marketing materials, or verbal statements.
- Make available my professional certificates along with the ARCB®Code of Ethics.
- Make available a full and fair disclosure of services statement, a disclaimer, and a notice of complaint.
- Communicate to the client policies regarding fees, scheduling procedures, hours, the result of tardiness on the part of the client, and missed appointments.
- Have the client read and sign a contract for services form before the first session begins.
- Complete a health history form with the client.
- Explain what reflexology is and what the client can expect before a session. When combining other disciplines (within your scopes of practice) with reflexology clearly state that you are doing so.
- Maintain a record of clients’ names and contact information.
- Maintain financial records and bills up-to-date; furnish a written receipt upon request.
- Remain committed to continued reflexology education and professional development.
Any breach of the Professional Business Standards could be grounds for termination of ARCB® certification. Termination shall result in surrender and return to the ARCB®, the ARCB® pin, certificate, I.D. card, and forego the use of the title, “ARCB®Nationally Board Certified Reflexologist” (NBCR).