(1) Any person seeking to be licensed to practice chiropractic in this state must successfully complete the following requirements before a license will be issued:
(a)  Each applicant must submit a completed written application and a fee not to exceed one hundred fifty dollars ($150) to the board on forms furnished by the board, which shall require proof of graduation from an acceptable school of chiropractic;
(b)  Each applicant must pass an examination conducted by or acceptable to the board which shall thoroughly test the applicant’s fitness to practice chiropractic. Such examinations must include, but shall not be limited to, the following subjects: anatomy and histology; clinical blood chemistry and hematology; pathology; bacteriology; clinical nutrition; hygiene and sanitation; physiology; symptomatology; urinalysis; chiropractic jurisprudence; chiropractic orthopedics; physiotherapy; chiropractic principles, clinical and physical diagnosis; chiropractic adjustment; neurology, and palpation.
(2)  If an applicant fails to pass an examination on two (2) separate occasions, he shall not be eligible to take the examination again for at least one (1) year, and before taking the examination again, he must make a showing to the board that he has successfully engaged in a course of study for the purpose of improving his ability to engage in the practice of chiropractic. Applicants who fail two (2) separate examinations in another state, territory or district of the United States or Canada, must make a showing to the board of successful completion of a course of study prior to examination for licensure.
(3)  Applicants may be personally interviewed by the board or a designated committee of the board. The interviews may be conducted to specifically review the applicant’s qualifications and professional credentials. The applicant shall be further examined by the board to determine that the applicant possesses the arts and skills of chiropractic adjusting.

History:
[54-709, added 1980, ch. 334, sec. 2, p. 867; am. 1993, ch. 157, sec. 4, p. 405; am. 2003, ch. 277, sec. 3, p. 744.]