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- Alaska Statutes.
- Title 8. Business and Professions
- Chapter 20. Chiropractors
- Section 120. Qualifications For License.
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AS 08.20.120. Qualifications For License.
- (a) An applicant shall be issued a license to practice chiropractic if the applicant
- (1) has a high school education or its equivalent;
- (2) has successfully completed at least two academic years of study in a college of liberal arts or sciences or has
engaged in the active licensed practice of chiropractic for three of the four years preceding the filing of the
- (3) is a graduate of a school or college of chiropractic that
- (A) is accredited by or a candidate for accreditation by the Council on Chiropractic Education or a successor accrediting
agency recognized by the board; or
- (B) if an accrediting agency under (A) of this paragraph does not exist, requires the completion of a minimum of 4,000
hours of formal education and training in order to graduate, including
- (i) 150 hours of chiropractic philosophy or principles;
- (ii) 1200 hours of basic sciences, including anatomy, chemistry, physiology, and pathology;
- (iii) 1400 hours of preclinical technique, including diagnosis, chiropractic technique, and x-rays; and
- (iv) 700 hours of clinical training;
- (4) completes 120 hours of formal training in physiological therapeutics;
- (5) passes an examination given by the board; and
- (6) passes, to the satisfaction of the board, the parts of the examination of the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners
required by the board.
- (b) [Repealed Sec. 2 ch 93 SLA 1996].
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