Doctors of Chiropractic may utilize, in
conjunction with adjustments, electrical and therapeutic modalities.
(a) Each chiropractor, who utilizes
electrical and therapeutic modalities as listed in O.C.G.A. §
must be certified as required in Code Section
(b) The responsibility for treatment using
electrical and therapeutic modalities rests with the licensed Doctor of
Chiropractic responsible for the patient receiving such care.
(c) Only chiropractors who are certified may
administer electrical and therapeutic modalities.
(d) To become certified by the Board for use
of electrical and therapeutic modalities, a licensed Doctor of Chiropractic
2. Submit to the
Georgia Board of Chiropractic Examiners official documentation of having
obtained a minimum of 120 classroom hours of instruction in the proper
utilization of electrical and therapeutic modalities.
3. Official documentation shall mean
transcripts or letters of certification from the institution or organization
taught by institutions accredited by the Council on Chiropractic Education
(CCE) are approved for purposes of this regulation.
5. Courses taught by entities other than CCE
accredited institutions must be approved by the Board prior to the course being
offered and must provide instruction in the proper utilization of those
procedures in accordance with the standards utilized by chiropractic
Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 100-9-.01
entitled "Fees" was filed on May 25, 1982;
effective June 14, 1982 as Rule
Amended: Filed August 25,
1982; effective September 14, 1982.
Amended: Rule renumbered as 100-9-.01. Filed
July 25, 1984; effective
August 14, 1984.
Amended: Rule repealed and a new Rule of the same
title adopted. Filed April 17, 1985;
effective May 7, 1985.
Amended: Rule renumbered as
100-10-.01 and a new Rule entitled
"Electrical Therapeutic Modalities" adopted. Filed December 2, 1986; effective
December 22, 1986.
Amended: F. Jan. 13,
1999; eff. Feb. 3, 1999.
Amended: New title "Electrical and Therapeutic
Modalities." F. June 14, 2018; eff.
July 4, 2018.