(1) Chiropractic Colleges and/or schools
accredited by the Commission on Chiropractic Education are awarded blanket
approval to provide continuing education programs on topics which fall within
the current scope of practice in Georgia.
(2) Professional associations (Georgia
Chiropractic Association and Georgia Council on Chiropractic or their
subsequent organizations) in Georgia are awarded blanket approval to provide
continuing education programs on topics which fall within the current scope of
practice in Georgia.
continuing education providers must assure that the courses taught are on a
topic in compliance with the current scope of practice.
All other continuing education providers
must apply for approval by the Georgia Board and must provide the following
information to the board for consideration:
1. Each sponsor or provider shall have an
administrator whose responsibility is to maintain the criteria for quality in
2. Providers shall use
qualified personnel to develop and present the programs, which shall utilize
appropriate instructional materials and resources.
3. Providers shall provide to the Board
adequate advanced promotional information, material about target audiences,
program content, and faculty credentials.
4. Providers shall provide a means of
registration of the participants at each program and maintain a record of
attendance for a period of three years from the date of the program.
5. Providers shall develop policies and
procedures for the management of grievances.
(5) All continuing education providers
seeking approval of the continuing education program by the Georgia Board of
Chiropractic Examiners shall submit a Program Approval Form for each program
presented. These forms should be submitted 60 days in advance of the program to
be considered for approval.
Providers shall provide each participant with adequate documentation of his/her
successful completion of the program. The documentation shall include but is
not limited to:
(a) Name and license number
(b) Name of
(c) Name and title of
(e) Date of
(g) Board issued
program approval number.
(7) Per O.C.G.A. §
the Georgia Board of Chiropractic Examiners reserves the right to audit and/or
deny any continuing education provider who does not meet the criteria, laws,
rules and regulations of the board pertaining to continuing
(8) The Board reserves
the right for its representative to attend or conduct any on-sight audit of any
continuing education program. Any fees associated with such audit must be
waived by the provider. No continuing education credit would be awarded for
Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 100-5-.04
Original Rule entitled
"Responsibilities of Providers" adopted. F. Jul. 22,
1997; eff. Aug. 11, 1997.
Repealed: New Rule entitled "Application for Approval
and Responsibilities of Providers" adopted. F. May 3,
2007; eff. May 23, 2007.
Amended: F. Nov. 30,
2009; eff. Dec. 20, 2009.