Idaho Statutes
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TITLE 54
PROFESSIONS, VOCATIONS, AND BUSINESSES
CHAPTER 47
ACUPUNCTURE
54-4707.  Requirements for certification. A person applying for a certification shall, in addition to paying all required fees, submit a written application provided by the board showing that such person has successfully passed an examination or other demonstration of proficiency as may be uniformly required by the board and:
(1)  Has successfully completed the requirements for full membership in the American academy of medical acupuncture; or
(2)  Has met each of the following education and experience requirements:
(a)  Possesses from an accredited college or university a doctoral degree in chiropractic, dentistry, podiatric medicine, or naturopathic medicine;
(b)  Has successfully completed an approved program consisting of a minimum of one hundred (100) hours of on-site didactic coursework in acupuncture taught by an NCCAOM certified acupuncturist who has been practicing acupuncture for at least five (5) years and is currently licensed, two hundred (200) hours of practice as a certified technician or as an acupuncture trainee over a one (1) year period and twenty-five (25) case studies; and
(c)  Has successfully passed a blood-borne pathogen course and comprehensive examination concerning the practice of acupuncture approved by the board that incorporates clean needle techniques and OSHA procedures and requirements.

History:
[54-4707, added 1999, ch. 379, sec. 1, p. 1042; am. 2007, ch. 220, sec. 2, p. 662; am. 2011, ch. 75, sec. 3, p. 158.]


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