Alaska Statutes.
Title 8. Business and Professions
Chapter 6. Acupuncture
Section 30. License to Practice Acupuncture.
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AS 08.06.030. License to Practice Acupuncture.

(a) A person is qualified to receive a license to practice acupuncture if the person

(1) is of good moral character;

(2) is at least 21 years of age;

(3) either

(A) has completed a course of study consistent with the core curriculum and guidelines of the Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine at a school of acupuncture approved by the department; or

(B) is licensed to practice acupuncture in another jurisdiction that has acupuncture licensing requirements equivalent to those of this state;

(4) is qualified for certification by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine as a diplomate in acupuncture;

(5) does not have a disciplinary proceeding or unresolved complaint pending at the time of application; and

(6) has not had a license to practice acupuncture suspended or revoked in this state or in another jurisdiction.

(b) The department shall issue a license to practice acupuncture to each person who is qualified and who pays the appropriate fee.

(c) Each person licensed to practice acupuncture under this chapter shall display the license in a conspicuous place where the licensee practices.

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