ALASKA STATE BOARD OF CHIROPRACTIC EXAMINERS

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ALASKA STATE BOARD OF CHIROPRACTIC EXAMINERS

District 1
License Date:   N/A
FCLB Member:   Yes
 
License Verification:   
Regulatory Language:   
The Federation does not provide interpretation of the scope of practice laws or rules of any chiropractic licensing authority, nor can we provide specific details regarding licensing requirements. The educational and testing requirements for each State or Province set forth in this Directory are intended as a general guide. It is strongly recommended that anyone interested in becoming licensed in a particular State or Province contact the Board office or the Secretary of the respective board to secure current and complete details before matriculating in any school.

Scope

(Contact State for precise definition by state law)
A person licensed under this chapter may analyze, diagnose, or treat the chiropractic condition of a patient by chiropractic core methodology or by ancillary methodology. Chiropractic core methodology to mean the treatment and prevention of subluxation by chiropractic adjustment as indicated by a chiropractic diagnosis and includes the determination of contraindications to chiropractic adjustment, the normal regimen and rehabilitation of the patient and patient education procedures; chiropractic core methodology does not incorporate the use of prescription drugs, surgery, needle acupuncture, obstetrics, or X-rays used for therapeutic purposes. Ancillary methodology to mean employing within the scope of chiropractic practice, with appropriate training and education, those methods, procedures, modalities, devices, and measures commonly used by trained and licensed health care providers.

Board Notes

Board handles both licensing and disciplinary functions.

Contact Info

Board Administrator:   Fannie Renee Hoffard | Records and Licensing Supervisor
Legal Advisor:    |
Support Staff:   Tracy Wiard | Licensing Examiner
Additional Support Staff:   
Website:   https://www.commerce.alaska.gov/web/cbpl/ProfessionalLicensing/BoardofChiropracticExaminers.aspx
Email Address:   license@alaska.gov
Phone:   (907) 465-2588
Phone Extension:   
Fax:   (907) 465-2974
Fax For Application:   No
Street Address:   Division of Corporations, Business & Professional Licensing 333 Willoughby Avenue, 9th Floor
Street Address Cont:   P.O. Box 110806
City:   Juneau
State:   AK
Zipcode:   99811-0806
Time Zone:   Alaska

Application Info

Required Licenses:   
Application Deadline:   45 days prior to exam date
Application Fee:   $250 (non-refundable)
Application Notes:   
Term:   Biennial
Term Notes:   
Jurisprudence Exam Dates:   1/22/2016 and 5/20/2016
Exam Fee:   $200
Exam Fee Notes:   
Initial License Fee:   $600
Initial License Fee Notes:   
License Renewal Fee:   $600
Criminal Background Check:   Yes
Criminal Background Check Notes:   
Fingerprinting:   No
Fingerprinting Notes:   

Education Info

Minimum Years Pre Professional Education:   2
Bachelor Degree Required:   No
Accreditation For Chiropractic Programs:   Council on Chiropractic Education
Accreditation Notes:   
Special Requirements For Graduates Of Foreign Colleges:   Not Available

Student Practice Info

May Sit for Board Exam Prior To Graduation:   No
Supervised Practice:   Preceptor
Supervised Practice Required:   No
Supervised Practice Notes:   

Examinations Info

Exams Administered By State:
State or provincial laws and rules / Jurisprudence
NBCE Part 1:   Required
NBCE Part 2:   Required
NBCE Part 3:   Required
NBCE Part 4:   Required
NBCE Physiotheraphy:   Required
NBCE Acupuncture:   Not Accepted
NBCE Spec:   Accepted
SPEC Notes:   Reciprocity/Endorsement: Can use in pace of Part I and II Reinstatement Lapsed License: Can use now Disciplinary Cases: Can use now Impairment Review: Can use now

Certifications Info

Optional Certifications:
Physiotherapy Termed:   Termed Physiotherapy
Physiotherapy Certification:   Included in Chiropractic License
Physiotherapy Education:   120 Hours by Examination
Physiotherapy Exam:   NBCE Physiotherapy Exam or Equivalent State Exam
Physiotherapy Fee:   None
Board Regulates Specialty Council Certification:   No

License Portability Info

Condition For Reciprocity Endorsement:   To qualify for licensure by credentials, an applicant must have been licensed for at least five years in another jurisdiction and must have at least three years of active licensed clinical practice within the last five years.
Board Permits And Authorizes Travel To Treat:   Yes
Board Permits And Authorizes Telemedicine Practices:   No

Additional Info

Licensees Required To Carry Malpractice Insurance:   No
Malpractice Notes:   
Peer Review:   Yes
Legally Accepted Terms for Chiropractor:    (in addition to Doctor of Chiropractic, D.C., Chiropractor, Chiropractic Doctor): Chiropractic Physician.
Chiropractors Defined As Primary Care Physicians:   No

Chiropractic Therapy Assistants Info

Regulated:   No

Continuing Education Info

Required Hours Per Year:   16 Total Hours
Distance Hours Allowed Per Year:   No more than half of the total requirement
Required Subjects:   four subcategories: 8 hours of the total amount required in diagnostic imaging/X-Ray; 2 hours of the total requirement devoted to coding and documentation; 2 hours of the total requirement devoted to ethics and boundaries; 2 hours of the total requirement devoted to cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) training (effective 1/1/2013)
Additional Requirements And Information For CE:   Program Criteria: Must be board approved. Must be directly related to chiropractic principles, practice, or philosophy Requires AIDS awareness/risk prevention training: No Accepts uniform continuing education form: Yes Requires sexual boundaries training: No
Additional CE Information:   Minimum of 8 of the total hours requirement must be in x- ray/diagnostic imaging.
Additional Accepts PACE:   Accepts PACE

Regulatory Board Board Members

Brian Larson, D.C.
Chair
3/2021
Jeff Reinhardt, D.C.
Vice President
3/2020
Jonathan Vito, D.C.
Secretary-Treasurer
3/2021
James Morris, D.C.
Board Member
3/2022
John Aderhold
Public Member
3/2020

Statistical Info

Current As Of Date:   12
Active Licenses:   333
Inactive Licenses:   28
New Licenses:   23 From 12/1/2018 through 12/11/2019
Resident Licenses:   
Retired Licenses:   
Other Status Licenses:   427
Chiropractic Assistants:   
Statistical Notes: