Tuesday, February 28, 2017



 
Idaho

IDAHO STATE BOARD OF CHIROPRACTIC PHYSICIANS
Licensure Date: N/A

Directory page updated 1/10/2017

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. 
Tana Cory, Bureau Chief
Dawn Hall, Administrative Support Manager
Lori Peel, Investigative Unit Manager

For Information Contact:
Debbie Toncray, Technical Records Specialist II
Bureau of Occupational Licenses
700 West State Street
PO Box 86720
Boise, ID 83720-0063

Web address: www.ibol.idaho.gov/IBOL/BoardPage.aspx?Bureau=CHI
Phone: (208) 334-3233
Fax: (208) 334-3945
(Do not use FAX for applications)

Email: chi@ibol.idaho.gov
Time Zone: Mountain
Office Hours: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm; M-F
Exam Dates: NBCE Exams
Application/ Transcript Deadline: n/a
Criminal background check: No
Fingerprinting: No
Application fee: $250
Initial license fee: Included in application fee
Term: Annual, renew on birthdate
License Renewal fee: $100
Preceptor/Intern/Extern Program: Intern Program (effective 07/01-01) No preceptorship program, however temporary permit for graduated (not yet licensed) D.C.'s to practice under licensed D.C. 54-705 (b) and rule 550 allows for chiropractic assistants - may meet college standards for preceptor. Rule 551 allows for chiropractic intern.
Require supervised practice prior to full licensure: Yes
License(s) Required for Practice: Chiropractor Physician Active
Optional Certification: Chiropractor Inactive, Chiropractor Inactive Retired (proposed for elimination in 2017)
CONTINUING EDUCATION: Accepts PACE
 
Requirements: 18 hours per year, CCE approved
Distance Credits Allowed: 6 hours, CCE approved
Program Criteria: Must be sponsored by a CCE approved school of chiropractic
Accepts uniform continuing education form: Yes

Requires sexual boundaries training: No
Requires AIDS awareness/risk prevention training: No
Other specific CE training required: None


CONDITIONS FOR RECIPROCITY/ENDORSEMENT:
5 years continuous practice, current license in good standing, meet requirements for Idaho licensure, complete limited examination. The SPEC exam is needed in lieu of Parts III & IV (NBCE parts which were in effect at the time of graduation from chiropractic college).
EXAMINATIONS ADMINISTERED BY STATE: None
NATIONAL BOARD EXAMINATIONS  
Part I: Required
Part II: Required
Part III (WCCE): Required
Part IV: Required
Physiotherapy: Required
Acupuncture: Not accepted
SPEC: Reciprocity/Endorsement: Required
Reinstatement Lapsed License: Under consideration
Disciplinary Cases: Under consideration
Impairment Review: Under consideration
PHYSIOTHERAPY: Termed Physiotherapeutic
Certification: Included in chiropractic license
Additional Education: None

Additional Fee: None
EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
Min. # years pre-professional education required for licensure: Not specified in law or rule
Accreditation for Chiropractic Programs/Institutions: Council on Chiropractic Education

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS FOR GRADUATES OF FOREIGN COLLEGES: Must pass all portions of the U.S. NBCE Exams. Contact board for specific information. Idaho Board accepts Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College, MacQuarie University / Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Anglo-European College of Chiropractic, and Institut Francais de Chiropratique.

SUMMARY OF SCOPE OF PRACTICE: (Contact State for precise definition by state law)
The system of specific adjustment or manipulation of the articulations and tissues of the body; the invstigation, examination and clinical diagnosis of conditions of the human body and the treatment of the human body by the application of manipulative, manual, mechanical, physiotherapeutic or clinical nutritional methods and may include the use of diagnostic X-rays. Nothing herein contained shall allow any physician to perform surgical operations or practice obstetrics, or direct or suggest to the patient that such patient shall use products required by law to be dispensed on prescription only or is restricted to use by practitioners only.

OTHER REFERENCE INFORMATION:
Board regulates specialty council certification: No
Board permits or authorizes travel-to-treat requirements: Yes, with limitations - a chiropractor may only practice on the individual participants of the specific event indicated. Contact board for details.
Board permits or authorizes telemedicine practices: See Idaho Telehealth Access Act on website: https://legislature.idaho.gov/statutesrules/idstat/Title54/T54CH57/
Licensees required to carry malpractice insurance: No
Additional legally accepted terms for chiropractor (in addition to Doctor of Chiropractic, D.C., Chiropractor, Chiropractic Doctor): Chiropractic Physician
Peer Review: Under State Board
Certified Clinical Chiropractic Assistants: Under direct supervision and liability of the licensed chiropractor

BOARD MEMBERS / TERMS:
Board handles both licensing and disciplinary functions.
Mary J. White, D.C., Chair, Post Falls,  Exp. 7/2017
Kathleen McKay, D.C., Jerome, Exp. 7/2019
John Downey, D.C., Caldwell, Exp. 7/2017
Herbert W. Oliver, D.C., Boise, Exp. 7/2018
Charles Coiner, Public Member, Hansen Exp. 7/2018
 


STATISTICAL INFORMATION: Total # of Licensees as of 12/22/2016: *
Of these licensees, there are:
Active licenses: 647
Inactive licenses: 71 & 2 retired status

New licenses: *
Resident licenses: 589
Non-Resident licenses: 131
*Information not provided
  
 

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