Tuesday, March 28, 2017



 
North Dakota

NORTH DAKOTA STATE BOARD OF CHIROPRACTIC EXAMINERS
Licensure Date: 1915

Directory page updated 1/9/2017

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. 
Lisa Blanchard, Executive Director

For Information Contact:
607 Birch Court
P.O. Box 185
Grafton, ND 58237

Time Zone: Central
Office Hours: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm; M-F
Phone: (701) 213-0476
Fax: (701) 352-2258
(Do not use FAX for applications)

Email: contact@ndsbce.org
Web address: www.ndsbce.org
Exam Dates: None
Application/ Transcript Deadline: None
Criminal background check: Yes
Fingerprinting: Yes
Term: Annual
Initial license fee: $300
License Renewal fee: Active: $300  Inactive: $100
Preceptor/Intern/Extern Program: Students or graduated (not yet licensed) D.C.s may practice under licensed D.C. Students must adhere to college criteria. Graduated D.C.s may practice under licensed D.C. under Proctorship program.
Require supervised practice prior to full licensure: No 
License(s) Required for Practice: Chiropractic
Optional Certification: Acupuncture, 100 hours of CCE training
CONTINUING EDUCATION: Accepts PACE
Requirements: 20 hours per year, CCE college sponsored
Distance Credits Allowed: 20 hours
Program Criteria: Cosponsored by CCE accredited college
Accepts uniform continuing education form: Yes

Requires sexual boundaries training: License renewal 4 hours per 3 years
Requires AIDS awareness/risk prevention training: No
Other specific CE training required: Two (2) hours of Acupuncture CEU's annually if Acupuncture certified.


CONDITIONS FOR RECIPROCITY/ENDORSEMENT:
Hold a license for two years, pass the NBCE Part IV or SPEC Exam, take North Dakota jurisprudence exam. A license transfer application is available.
EXAMINATIONS ADMINISTERED BY STATE: Jurisprudence.
NATIONAL BOARD EXAMINATIONS  
Part I: Required
Part II: Required
Part III (WCCE): Required for grads after 1988
Part IV: Required *
Physiotherapy: Required after 01/01/01
*Part IV valid for 7 years then needs review
Acupuncture: Not accepted
SPEC: Reciprocity/Endorsement: Required for license holders with 2 yrs duration
Reinstatement Lapsed License: Accepted
Disciplinary Cases: Accepted
Impairment Review: Accepted
NOTE: Requirements based on graduation dates
PHYSIOTHERAPY: Termed Physiotherapy
Certification: Optional endorsement or notation included with chiropractic license; Dry Needling, 50 hours of CCE training.
Additional Education: No specific requirements

Additional Examination: No additional exam required
Additional Fee: None

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
Min. # years pre-professional education required for licensure: 2 years. No requirement for 4-year degree planned
Accreditation for Chiropractic Programs/Institutions: Council on Chiropractic Education;Fully Accredited

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS FOR GRADUATES OF FOREIGN COLLEGES: Contact Board for specific information.

SUMMARY OF SCOPE OF PRACTICE: (Contact State for precise definition by state law)
The practice of chiropractic means the examination, evaluation, and diagnosis, by means including X-ray, other appropriate diagnostic imaging, clinical laboratory procedures, or pertinent examinations taught by chiropractic colleges accredited by the Council on Chiropractic Education or its successor, the treatment of patients by means of the adjustment or manipulation of the spinal column, the vertebral articulations, the appendicular skeleton not excluding the skull, and of any displaced tissue of any kind or nature, and includes the practice of physiotherapy, electrotherapy, hydrotherapy, and all other procedures taught by chiropractic colleges, accredited by the Council on Chiropractic Education or its successor, the rating and reporting of any permanent impairment function and the providing of professional opinions regarding any matter included in this definition of practice of chiropractic; but does not include prescribing for or administering to any person any medicine or drug to be taken internally which is now or hereafter included in materia medica, nor performing any surgery, except as is provided in this section, nor practicing obstetrics.

OTHER REFERENCE INFORMATION:
Board regulates specialty council certification: n/a
Board permits or authorizes travel-to-treat requirements: Yes
Board permits or authorizes telemedicine practices: No
Licensees required to carry malpractice insurance: No
Additional legally accepted terms for chiropractor: Doctor of Chiropractic, Chiropractor, Chiropractic Physician, D.C.
Peer Review: Handled by separate committee of three appointed D.C.s
Certified Clinical Chiropractic Assistants: Pending
Chiropractors defined as Primary Care Physicians: Yes

BOARD MEMBERS / TERMS:
Board handles both licensing and disciplinary functions.
Michael Remmick, D.C., 201 6th Ave NE, Devils Lake 58301 Exp. 8/2017
Dion Ficek, D.C., , 562-1/2 12th Street W, Dickinson 58601 Exp. 8/2018
Eric Froehling, D.C., PO Box 125, Wishek 58495 Exp. 8/2019
Steven Pederson, D.C., 720 20th Ave SW, Minot 58701    Exp. 8/2020
Kent Yohe, D.C., 2800 S. University Dr., Fargo  58103   Exp. 8/2021


STATISTICAL INFORMATION: Total # of Licensees as of 1/3/2017: *
Of these licensees, there are:
Active licenses: 415
Inactive licenses: 58

New licenses: --
Resident licenses: --
Non-Resident licenses: --
-- Information not tracked
  

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