Ala. Admin. Code r. 190-X-3-.01 - Acupuncture

Current through Register Vol. 40, No. 6, March 31, 2022

(1) Definition. Acupuncture as used in this rule means a modality consisting of stimulating various points on or within the human body or interruption of the cutaneous integrity by specific needle insertion.
(2) Practice Permitted. No person licensed to practice chiropractic in Alabama shall practice Acupuncture unless they have complied with the following requirements:
(a) A minimum of one hundred hours of study.
(b) Pass an examination administered by a school or college of chiropractic approved by the Board or pass the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners Acupuncture examination.
(3) Statement of Policy. It is the policy of the Board to approve the course of study in acupuncture at any accredited college of chiropractic, the general curriculum of which has previously been approved by the Board, which teaches acupuncture as a part of its curriculum and which stages examinations for certification.


Ala. Admin. Code r. 190-X-3-.01
Filed September 30, 1982. Amended: Filed January 29, 1990; May 18, 1992. Amended: Filed August 13, 2007; effective September 17, 2007.

Author: Board of Chiropractic Examiners

Statutory Authority: Code of Ala. 1975, ยงยง 34-24-120, 34-24-144, 34-24-165.

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