(1) The board shall issue licenses to practice chiropractic to persons who have qualified therefor in accordance with the provisions of this chapter. The board may refuse licensure if it finds that the applicant has engaged in conduct prohibited by sections 54-704 and 54-712, Idaho Code, provided, that the board shall take into consideration the rehabilitation of the applicant and other mitigating circumstances. An applicant for a license or permit under this chapter must submit the fee set by board rules. All licenses issued under the provisions of this chapter shall be subject to annual renewal and shall expire unless renewed in the manner prescribed by the board regarding applications for renewal, continuing education, and fees. License renewal and reinstatement shall be in accordance with section 67-2614, Idaho Code.
(2) A physician holding a current active license in this state who is not practicing chiropractic in this state may be issued an inactive license. The physician must submit the fee set by board rules and a written request for an inactive license. Each inactive license shall be issued for a period of one (1) year. A physician holding an inactive license may not engage in the practice of chiropractic in this state. A physician wishing to convert an inactive license to an active license must account to the board for that period of time in which the license was inactive and must fulfill requirements that demonstrate competency to resume practice. Those requirements may include, but are not limited to, education, supervised practice and examination. The board may consider practice in another jurisdiction in determining competency.
Terms Used In Idaho Code 54-708
- Board: means the state board of chiropractic physicians. See Idaho Code 54-703
- Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
- 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. See Idaho Code 54-703
- practice of chiropractic: means :
Idaho Code 54-703
State: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories; and the words "United States" may include the District of Columbia and territories. See Idaho Code 73-114
(3) The board may issue a clinical nutrition certification to a licensee under this chapter who submits a completed application, pays the application fee set by board rule, and provides proof to the board of successful completion of the educational requirements provided in section 54-717, Idaho Code.