Article 1 Board of Chiropractic Examiners 32-900 – 32-907
Article 2 Licensing and Regulation 32-921 – 32-934

Terms Used In Arizona Laws > Title 32 > Chapter 8

  • Advisory letter: means a nondisciplinary letter to notify a licensee that either:

    (a) While there is insufficient evidence to support disciplinary action, the board believes that continuation of the activities that led to the investigation may result in further board action against the licensee. See Arizona Laws 32-900

  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Board: means the state board of chiropractic examiners. See Arizona Laws 32-900
  • Chiropractic assistant: means an unlicensed person who has completed an educational training program approved by the board, who assists in basic health care duties in the practice of chiropractic under the supervision of a doctor of chiropractic and who performs delegated duties commensurate with the chiropractic assistant's education and training but who does not evaluate, interpret, design or modify established treatment programs of chiropractic care or violate any statute. See Arizona Laws 32-900
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Doctor of chiropractic: means a natural person who holds a license to practice chiropractic pursuant to this chapter. See Arizona Laws 32-900
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Jurisprudence: The study of law and the structure of the legal system.
  • License: means a license to practice chiropractic. See Arizona Laws 32-900
  • Minor: means a person under the age of eighteen years. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Person: includes a corporation, company, partnership, firm, association or society, as well as a natural person. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Physical medicine modalities: means any physical agent applied to produce therapeutic change to biologic tissues, including thermal, acoustic, noninvasive light, mechanical or electric energy, hot or cold packs, ultrasound, galvanism, microwave, diathermy and electrical stimulation. See Arizona Laws 32-900
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Therapeutic procedures: means the application of clinical skills and services, including therapeutic exercise, therapeutic activities, manual therapy techniques, massage and structural supports, to improve a patient's neuromusculoskeletal condition. See Arizona Laws 32-900