Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 100-15-.01 - Chiropractic Assistants

Current through Rules and Regulations filed through April 4, 2022

Chiropractors duly licensed in this state may utilize persons to assist them in those practices and procedures authorized by Title 43, Chapter 9 of the O.C.G.A. subject to the following limitations:

(a) Only licensed doctors of chiropractic shall be authorized to perform adjustments of the articulations of the human body.
(b) A person assisting a licensed doctor of chiropractic shall do so only under the direct order and directs supervision of a licensed doctor of chiropractic.
1.For purposes of this Rule,"direct order" shall mean a written or verbal instruction or direction to perform practices or procedures authorized by Title 43, Chapter 9 of the O.C.G.A.
2.For purposes of this Rule,"direct supervision" shall mean that a licensed doctor of chiropracticis physically present in the facility or office and is responsible for all practices and procedures performed under his or her direct order.
(c) A chiropractic assistant may administer modalities, in accordance with O.C.G.A ยง 43-9-16(b), to patients only in those instances in which the assistant is acting under the direct order and direct supervision of a licensed chiropractor certified by the Board to utilize these modalities.

Notes

Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 100-15-.01
O.C.G.A. Sec. 43-9-7.2(4).
Original Rule entitled "Chiropractic Assistants" adopted. F. May 7, 1996; eff. May 27, 1996. Amended: F. Aug. 10, 2015; eff. Aug. 30, 2015.

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