2017 Wisconsin Statutes & Annotations
Chapter 451. Acupuncture.
451.04 Certification.

Universal Citation: WI Stat § 451.04 (2017)

451.04 Certification.

(1)Acupuncturist certificate required. No person may engage in the practice of acupuncture or use the title “acupuncturist" or any similar title unless the person is certified as an acupuncturist by the department.

(2)Acupuncturist certificate. The department shall grant an acupuncturist certificate to any individual who does all of the following:

(a) Submits an application for the certificate to the department on a form provided by the department.

(b) Pays the fee specified in s. 440.05 (1).

(c) Subject to ss. 111.321, 111.322 and 111.335, submits evidence satisfactory to the department that he or she does not have an arrest or conviction record.

(d) Subject to s. 451.08, submits evidence satisfactory to the department that he or she has completed a course of study and residency program in acupuncture that meets standards established by the department by rule.

(e) Subject to s. 451.08, passes an examination approved by the department to determine fitness as an acupuncturist.

(3)Posting of certificate. The department shall issue a certificate to each individual who satisfies the requirements in sub. (2) or s. 451.08, certifying that the holder is authorized to practice acupuncture in this state. The holder shall post the certificate in a conspicuous place in his or her place of business.

(4)Expiration and renewal. Renewal applications shall be submitted to the department on a form provided by the department on or before the applicable renewal date specified under s. 440.08 (2) (a) and shall include the applicable renewal fee determined by the department under s. 440.03 (9) (a).

History: 1989 a. 31, 336, 359; 1991 a. 39; 2007 a. 20.

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