Alaska Statutes.
Title 8. Business and Professions
Chapter 20. Chiropractors
Section 163. Temporary Permit For Locum Tenens Practice.
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AS 08.20.163. Temporary Permit For Locum Tenens Practice.

(a) The board may grant a temporary permit to a chiropractor for the purpose of the chiropractor's substituting for another chiropractor licensed in this state. The permit is valid for 60 consecutive days. If circumstances warrant, an extension of the permit may be granted by the board.

(b) A chiropractor applying under (a) of this section shall pay the required fee and shall meet the

(1) requirements of AS 08.20.120 ; or

(2) following requirements:

(A) submit evidence of a current license in good standing, including

(i) no action reported in the national licensee database of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards;

(ii) not having been, within the five years preceding the date of application, the subject of an unresolved review or an adverse decision based upon a complaint, investigation, review procedure, or disciplinary proceeding undertaken by a state, territorial, local, or federal chiropractic licensing jurisdiction, chiropractic society, or law enforcement agency that relates to criminal or fraudulent activity, chiropractic malpractice, or negligent chiropractic care and that adversely reflects on the applicant's ability or competence to engage in the practice of chiropractic or on the safety or well-being of patients; and

(iii) no conviction for a felony within the five years preceding the date of application;

(B) submit evidence of five years of active licensed clinical practice;

(C) be a graduate of a school or college of chiropractic that is accredited by or a candidate for accreditation by the Council on Chiropractic Education or a successor accrediting agency recognized by the board;

(D) have completed 120 hours of formal training in physiological therapeutics or have passed, to the satisfaction of the board, a physiological therapeutic examination of the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners required by the board;

(E) have passed, to the satisfaction of the board, Parts I and II of the examination of the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners; and

(F) pass an examination given by the board.

(c) Permits and extensions of permits issued under this section to an individual are not valid for more than 240 days during any consecutive 24 months.

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