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Chiropractic Assistant Regulation in Arizona. Craig S. Seitz, D.C. Board Chairman. Chiropractic Assistant Laws & Rules . Arizona Revised Statute defines the term “Chiropractic Assistant.”

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Chiropractic Assistant Regulation in Arizona

Craig S. Seitz, D.C.

Board Chairman


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Chiropractic Assistant Laws & Rules

  • Arizona Revised Statute defines the term “Chiropractic Assistant.”

  • Arizona Administrative Code establishes the training requirements, registration and scope of practice for the Chiropractic Assistant.


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Chiropractic Assistant Regulation

  • Chiropractic Assistants must register with the Board.

  • The C.A. is registered to a specific supervising chiropractor.

  • The supervising chiropractor is responsible for all acts and omissions of a supervised C.A.


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C.A. Training Courses

  • A C.A. must take coursework from a Board-approved chiropractor or facility.

  • A C.A. must begin coursework within three months of initial employment and complete coursework within one year.


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C.A. Training Course Providers

  • A Chiropractor or facility wishing to provide a training course must submit an application, a course syllabus, a sample course attendance sheet and a curriculum vitae.

  • A Chiropractor sanctioned by the Board may not instruct C.A. training courses for three years after termination of their Order.


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C.A. Education Requirements

  • Chiropractic Assistants must complete 24 clock hours of coursework.

  • The coursework must include four hours in each of the following:

    • Chiropractic Principles

    • Management of Common Diseases

    • History Taking

    • Record Keeping

    • Professional Standards of Conduct

    • CPR


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Additional Education Requirements

  • Additional training is required if the supervising chiropractor is certified in acupuncture or physiotherapy.

  • If the supervising doctor does not have any specialty certificates, the C.A. cannot assist in those areas.


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Registration

  • A C.A. must submit a registration form upon completion of the required coursework.

  • The C.A. must enter the course identification number and the date the course was taken for each subject.

  • The supervising chiropractor must sign the registration form.


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Registration Form

  • This is an example of the current C.A. Registration Form

  • The Board receives between 300 and 600 C.A. registrations per year.


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Weaknesses in Current Rule

  • Board staff cannot ensure that Chiropractic Assistants begin coursework within the required three months.

  • The scope of practice does not clearly define the practice limitations of a chiropractic assistant.

  • The rule does not explicitly restrict a person who has a revoked, suspended or denied chiropractic license from being a chiropractic assistant.


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Proposed Amendments

  • A proposed amendment will require registration of chiropractic assistants with the Board within seven days of hire and require training to begin within one month of hire.

  • Another amendment will define the scope of practice of a chiropractic assistant, specify those duties that a chiropractic assistant shall not perform.

  • Another amendment will restrict a person who has a revoked, suspended or denied license from being a chiropractic assistant.


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