As used in this chapter, the terms defined in this section shall have the following meaning, unless the context clearly indicates another meaning:
(1)  The “practice of chiropractic” means:
(a)  To investigate, examine, and diagnose for any human disease, ailment, injury, infirmity, deformity, or other condition; and
(b)  To apply principles or techniques of chiropractic practice as set forth in section 54-704, Idaho Code, in the prevention or treatment of any of the conditions listed in subsection (a) of this section; or
(c)  To offer, undertake, attempt to do or hold oneself out as able to do any of the acts prescribed in subsections (a) and (b) of this section.
(2)  “Board” means the state board of chiropractic physicians.
(3)  “Physician” means any person who holds a license to practice chiropractic; provided further, that others authorized by law to use the term “physician” shall not be considered physicians for the purpose of this chapter.
(4)  “License to practice chiropractic” means a license issued by the board to a person who was graduated from an acceptable school of chiropractic and who has fulfilled the licensure requirements of this chapter.
(5)  The word “person,” the word “he,” and the word “his,” means a natural person.
(6)  “Acceptable school of chiropractic” means any school of chiropractic which meets the standards or requirements of a national chiropractic school accrediting organization acceptable to the board, or which has status as a candidate for accreditation before such organization.

History:
[54-703, added 1980, ch. 334, sec. 2, p. 862.]