Article 1 Acupuncture Board of Examiners 32-3901 – 32-3906
Article 2 Licensure 32-3921 – 32-3927
Article 3 Regulation 32-3951 – 32-3954

Terms Used In Arizona Laws > Title 32 > Chapter 39

  • Acupuncture: means puncturing the skin by thin, solid needles to reach subcutaneous structures, stimulating the needles to produce a positive therapeutic response at a distant site and the use of adjunctive therapies. See Arizona Laws 32-3901
  • Adjunctive therapies: means the manual, mechanical, magnetic, thermal, electrical or electromagnetic stimulation of acupuncture points and energy pathways, auricular and detoxification therapy, ion cord devices, electroacupuncture, herbal poultices, therapeutic exercise and acupressure. See Arizona Laws 32-3901
  • Board: means the acupuncture board of examiners. See Arizona Laws 32-3901
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • Temporary restraining order: Prohibits a person from an action that is likely to cause irreparable harm. This differs from an injunction in that it may be granted immediately, without notice to the opposing party, and without a hearing. It is intended to last only until a hearing can be held.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Unprofessional conduct: includes the following, whether occurring in this state or elsewhere:

    (a) Wilfully disclosing a professional secret or wilfully violating a privileged communication except as either of these may otherwise be required by law. See Arizona Laws 32-3901