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District 2
License Date:   N/A
FCLB Member:   Yes
Website:   https://dsps.wi.gov/Pages/Professions/Default.aspx
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.


(Contact State for precise definition by state law)
Refer to: https://dsps.wi.gov/Pages/BoardsCouncils/Chiropractic/Default.aspx

Board Notes

Board handles both licensing and disciplinary functions. Note: Please send all correspondence through the Board office. Board members continue to serve until replacements are continued or until they resign.

Contact Info

Board Administrator:   Will Johnson | Executive Director
Legal Advisor:    |
Support Staff:    |
Additional Support Staff:   
Website:   https://dsps.wi.gov/Pages/Professions/Default.aspx
Email Address:   dsps@wi.gov
Phone:   (608) 266-2112
Phone Extension:   
Fax:   (608) 261-7083
Fax For Application:   No
Street Address:   4822 Madison Yards Way
Street Address Cont:   
City:   Madison
State:   WI
Zipcode:    53705
Time Zone:   Central

Application Info

Required Licenses:   Chiropractic
Application Deadline:   
Application Fee:   
Application Notes:   
Term:   Biennial
Term Notes:   Renew by 12/14 on even numbered years
Jurisprudence Exam Dates:   Open book only
Exam Fee:   $75 / $170 endorsement
Exam Fee Notes:   
Initial License Fee:   $60
Initial License Fee Notes:   $75 State Jurisprudence Written Exam Fee
License Renewal Fee:   $60
Criminal Background Check:   No
Criminal Background Check Notes:   
Fingerprinting:   No
Fingerprinting Notes:   

Education Info

Minimum Years Pre Professional Education:   0
Bachelor Degree Required:   Yes
Accreditation For Chiropractic Programs:   
Go To: https://dsps.wi.gov/Pages/Professions/Chiropractor/Default.aspx
Accreditation Notes:   
Special Requirements For Graduates Of Foreign Colleges:   no information given

Student Practice Info

May Sit for Board Exam Prior To Graduation:   No
Supervised Practice:   Preceptor
Supervised Practice Required:   No
Supervised Practice Notes:    Preceptor/Intern/Extern Program: Students may practice under licensed D.C. preceptorship program. College applies to Board for approval of students participating in preceptorship. No temporary license for graduated D.C. to practice under licensed D.C.

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:   Accepted
NBCE Acupuncture:   Not Accepted
NBCE Spec:   Accepted
SPEC Notes:   Reciprocity/Endorsement Reinstatement Lapsed License Disciplinary Cases Impairment Review

Certifications Info

Optional Certifications:
Approval by board needed to use therapeutic ultrasound & galvanic therapy and Nutritional Counseling Certification.
Physiotherapy Termed:   Physiotherapy
Physiotherapy Certification:   Information not Available
Physiotherapy Education:   
Physiotherapy Exam:   None
Physiotherapy Fee:   
Board Regulates Specialty Council Certification:   No

License Portability Info

Condition For Reciprocity Endorsement:   Refer to http://dsps.wi.gov/Boards-Councils/Board-Pages/Chiropractic-Examining-Board-Main-Page/
Board Permits And Authorizes Travel To Treat:   No
Board Permits And Authorizes Telemedicine Practices:   No

Additional Info

Licensees Required To Carry Malpractice Insurance:   No
Malpractice Notes:   
Peer Review:   No
Legally Accepted Terms for Chiropractor:   
Chiropractors Defined As Primary Care Physicians:   No

Chiropractic Therapy Assistants Info

Regulated:   No

Continuing Education Info

Required Hours Per Year:   20
Distance Hours Allowed Per Year:   None
Required Subjects:   Every chiropractor must maintain current CPR certification during the registration period.
Additional Requirements And Information For CE:   
Additional CE Information:   
Additional Accepts PACE:   Does not accept PACE

Regulatory Board Members

Kris Erlandson, D.C.
Amy Heffernan, D.C.
Vice President
Daniel Meschefske
Kathleen A. Hendrickson
Public Member
James Damrow, D.C.
Board Member
Eugene R. Yellen-Shiring, D.C.
Board Member

Statistical Info

Current As Of Date:   2022
Active Licenses:   2,667
Inactive Licenses:   
New Licenses:   
Resident Licenses:   2,339 (Active only)
Retired Licenses:   
Other Status Licenses:   
Chiropractic Assistants:   
Statistical Notes:   Current as of 2/4/2022