(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 the fee set by board rules and a completed application 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 required by board rules. Such examination 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.

Terms Used In Idaho Code 54-709

  • Acceptable school of chiropractic: means any school of chiropractic that meets the standards or requirements of a national chiropractic school accrediting organization acceptable to the board or that has status as a candidate for accreditation before such organization. See Idaho Code 54-703
  • Board: means the state board of chiropractic physicians. See Idaho Code 54-703
  • Jurisprudence: The study of law and the structure of the legal system.
  • Person: means a natural person. 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