§ 63-4-101 Practice of chiropractic — Education and clinical training — Scope of practice
§ 63-4-102 Board — Members and officers — Terms of appointment — Quorum — Administrative support
§ 63-4-103 Powers and duties of board
§ 63-4-104 Meetings of board
§ 63-4-105 Disposition of fees — Operating expenses — Compensation
§ 63-4-106 Rules and regulations
§ 63-4-107 License requirement
§ 63-4-108 Eligibility for licensure
§ 63-4-109 Application for licensure
§ 63-4-110 Examination
§ 63-4-111 Reciprocity
§ 63-4-112 Registration and renewal — Continuing education — Reinstatement — Retirement
§ 63-4-113 Applicability of health laws — Birth certificates prohibited
§ 63-4-114 Denial, suspension or revocation of license or certificate
§ 63-4-115 Procedure for suspension, revocation or denial of certificate or license
§ 63-4-116 Enjoining violations
§ 63-4-117 Violations
§ 63-4-118 Immunity of reviewers from liability
§ 63-4-119 X-ray operators
§ 63-4-120 Externship certificates
§ 63-4-121 Chiropractic preceptor program
§ 63-4-122 Advertising
§ 63-4-123 Minimum educational standards and criteria
§ 63-4-124 Special volunteer license for practice in free health clinic — Exemption from fees — Renewal

Terms Used In Tennessee Code > Title 63 > Chapter 4 - Chiropractors

  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Age of majority: means eighteen (18) years of age or older. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • chiropractic physician: means a person who is a graduate of a chiropractic college accredited by the Council on Chiropractic Education or its successor, or is a graduate of an international chiropractic college approved by the board of chiropractic examiners, and who has received a license issued by the board of chiropractic examiners. See Tennessee Code 63-4-101
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Deposition: An oral statement made before an officer authorized by law to administer oaths. Such statements are often taken to examine potential witnesses, to obtain discovery, or to be used later in trial.
  • Diagnosis: means :

    • (i) The differential diagnosis of human ailments through examination and evaluation of patients and through diagnostic procedures necessary to clinically correlate a physical examination to a diagnostic impression. See Tennessee Code 63-4-101

    • Differential diagnosis: means the examination of body systems and structures of a patient to determine the source, nature, and extent of a disease or other physical condition for the purpose of establishing an appropriate plan of care for the patient, which may include referral to another provider for care that is outside the scope of practice of a chiropractic physician. See Tennessee Code 63-4-101
    • Family support services: means community-based services to promote the safety and well-being of children and families designed to increase the strength and stability of families, including adoptive, foster, and extended families, to increase parents' confidence and competence in their parenting abilities, to afford children a safe, stable and supportive family environment, and otherwise to enhance child development. See Tennessee Code 37-3-602
    • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
    • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
    • Imminent risk of placement: means circumstances or behavior likely to produce, within a relatively short period of time, a reasonably strong probability that the child will be placed in state custody as a result of being adjudicated dependent and neglected, delinquent and unruly, or in need of mental health services under §. See Tennessee Code 37-3-602
    • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
    • 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.
    • Lawsuit: A legal action started by a plaintiff against a defendant based on a complaint that the defendant failed to perform a legal duty, resulting in harm to the plaintiff.
    • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
    • Month: means a calendar month. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
    • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
    • Person: includes a corporation, firm, company or association. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
    • Practice of chiropractic: means the diagnosis and treatment of patients, as defined in subdivisions (a)(1)(B) and (D). See Tennessee Code 63-4-101
    • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
    • Property: includes both personal and real property. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
    • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
    • Record: means information that is inscribed on a tangible medium or that is stored in an electronic or other medium and is retrievable in a perceivable form. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
    • Remand: When an appellate court sends a case back to a lower court for further proceedings.
    • Reporter: Makes a record of court proceedings and prepares a transcript, and also publishes the court's opinions or decisions (in the courts of appeals).
    • Representative: when applied to those who represent a decedent, includes executors and administrators, unless the context implies heirs and distributees. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
    • signed: includes a mark, the name being written near the mark and witnessed, or any other symbol or methodology executed or adopted by a party with intention to authenticate a writing or record, regardless of being witnessed. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
    • State: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the several territories of the United States. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
    • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
    • Testify: Answer questions in court.
    • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
    • Time-limited family reunification services: means the services and activities described below that are provided to a child that is removed from the child's home and placed in a foster family home or a child care institution and to the parents or primary caregiver of such a child, in order to facilitate the reunification of the child safely and appropriately within a timely fashion, but only during the fifteen-month period that begins on the date that the child, pursuant to §. See Tennessee Code 37-3-602
    • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.
    • Treatment: means :

      • (i) The treatment of neuromuscular, musculoskeletal, and related conditions through the use of chiropractic adjustment and manipulation. See Tennessee Code 63-4-101

      • United States: includes the District of Columbia and the several territories of the United States. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
      • written: includes printing, typewriting, engraving, lithography, and any other mode of representing words and letters. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
      • Year: means a calendar year, unless otherwise expressed. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105