AR Approved Continuing Education
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Continuing Education - Licensure Requirements
PLEASE NOTE: It is the responsibility of the chiropractor to obtain the certificate of attendance and mail it to the Board office with the license renewal during the license renewal period.
In compliance with provisions of the Arkansas Chiropractic Practices Act, each licensed Doctor of Chiropractic, practicing in this State, must annually submit evidence to the Arkansas State Board of Chiropractic Examiners of having satisfactorily completed not less than twenty-four (24) hours of continuing education, acquired during the preceding twelve (12) months, conducted by an approved chiropractic college, institution or at approved educational course, program or seminar. A maximum of twelve (12) distance-based learning credit hours may be submitted by a licensee during each licensing period. See Rules and Regulations Section E(3).
Courses, programs or seminars must be pre-approved by the Arkansas State Board of Chiropractic Examiners.
Speakers or lecturers must be recognized as having expertise in the field of study.
The course, program or seminar must be conducted by a recognized and reputable school, university, hospital, organization or inter-disciplinary organization.
Content of the course, program or seminar must be scientific, recognized by reputable authorities as having validity and related to the practice of chiropractic.
Courses, programs or seminars taught in conjunction with, or in association with, and not sponsored and managed by an approved college or association, with their regular faculty and post-graduate instructors, will not be approved.
Courses, programs or seminars conducted by colleges holding status with the Council on Chiropractic Education (CCE), or those courses, programs or seminars sponsored by state or national associations will, generally be approved provided the course content and instructional staff comply with CCE and the Board’s criteria.
Certification of twenty-four (24) hours of continuing education must accompany the Renewal License Application.