2021 Idaho Code
Section 54-703 - DEFINITIONS.

Universal Citation: ID Code § 54-703 (2021)

54-703. DEFINITIONS. As used in this chapter, the terms defined in this section shall have the following meaning, unless the context clearly indicates another meaning:

(1) "Acceptable school of chiropractic" means any school of chiropractic that meets the standards or requirements of a national chiropractic school accrediting organization acceptable to the board or that has status as a candidate for accreditation before such organization.

(2) "Board" means the state board of chiropractic physicians.

(3) "License to practice chiropractic" means a license issued by the board to a person who has graduated from an acceptable school of chiropractic and who has fulfilled the licensure requirements of this chapter.

(4) "Person" means a natural person.

(5) "Physician" means any person who holds a license to practice chiropractic; provided further, that others authorized by law to use the term "physician" shall not be considered physicians for the purpose of this chapter.

(6) The "practice of chiropractic" means:

(a) To investigate, examine, and diagnose for any human disease, ailment, injury, infirmity, deformity, or other condition; and

(b) To apply principles or techniques of chiropractic practice as set forth in section 54-704, Idaho Code, in the prevention or treatment of any of the conditions listed in paragraph (a) of this subsection; or

(c) To offer, undertake, attempt to do or hold oneself out as able to do any of the acts prescribed in paragraphs (a) and (b) of this subsection.


[54-703, added 1980, ch. 334, sec. 2, p. 862; am. 2017, ch. 190, sec. 1, p. 431.]

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