EXAMINATIONS
Chir 2.01   Scheduling of examination.
Chir 2.02   Applications.
Chir 2.025   Time for completing applications and taking examination.
Chir 2.03   Form of examination.
Chir 2.04   Unauthorized assistance or cheating on examinations.
Chir 2.07   Passing grade.
Chir 2.11   Reexamination.
Chir 2.01 Chir 2.01 Scheduling of examination.
Chir 2.01(1) (1) The board shall determine the subjects for examination of applicants for license as a chiropractor. The scope, content, form and character of the examination shall be the same for all applicants.
Chir 2.01(2) (2) Examinations shall be held at least twice a year at a time and place designated by the board.
Chir 2.01(3) (3) An otherwise qualified applicant with a disability shall be provided with reasonable accommodations.
Chir 2.01 History History: Cr. Register, December, 1984, No. 348, eff. 1-1-85; CR 03-082: cr. (3) Register July 2004 No. 583, eff. 8-1-04.
Chir 2.02 Chir 2.02 Applications. An applicant for licensure as a chiropractor shall make an application on a form prescribed by the board at least 30 days prior to the date of the next scheduled board meeting and shall also submit:
Chir 2.02 Note Note: Applications are available upon request from the Department of Safety and Professional Services, 1400 East Washington Avenue, P.O. Box 8935, Madison, Wisconsin 53708.
Chir 2.02(1) (1) The fee required under s. 440.05 (1), Stats.
Chir 2.02(3) (3) An official certified transcript sent directly to the board from a college or university or post-secondary technical college accredited by an agency approved by the United States Office of Education or its successor, or from a foreign school determined to be equivalent to an accredited college or post-secondary technical college showing completion by the applicant of a minimum of 60 credits in post-secondary academic education as specified in s. 446.02 (2), Stats.
Chir 2.02 Note Note: Accrediting bodies nationally recognized by the United States Office of Education include the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, the Northwest Association of Schools and Colleges, the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.
Chir 2.02(4) (4) An official certified transcript sent directly to the board from a chiropractic college accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of the Council on Chiropractic Education (CCE) or by an agency approved by the United States Office of Education or its successor, or from a foreign school determined to be equivalent to an accredited college of chiropractic by the CCE or another approved accrediting agency.
Chir 2.02(5) (5) Proof of successful completion of the initial licensure examinations of the national board of chiropractic examiners.
Chir 2.02(6) (6) Applications for an initial license to practice chiropractic in this state received on or after July 1, 1998, shall include all of the following:
Chir 2.02(6)(a) (a) An official certified transcript sent directly to the board from a college or university accredited by an accrediting body listed as nationally recognized by the secretary of the federal department of education, or from a foreign school determined to be equivalent to an accredited college or university by an approved accrediting agency, stating that the applicant has graduated from that college or university with a bachelor's degree.
Chir 2.02(6)(b) (b) An official certified transcript sent directly to the board from a college of chiropractic accredited by the Council on Chiropractic Education (CCE) or by an agency approved by the United States Office of Education or its successor, or from a foreign school determined to be equivalent to an accredited college of chiropractic by the CCE or another approved accrediting agency, stating that the applicant has graduated from the college with the degree of doctor of chiropractic.
Chir 2.02(6)(c) (c) Evidence that the applicant has current proficiency in the use of an automated external defibrillator.
Chir 2.02 Note Note: The bachelor's degree and the doctor of chiropractic degree may be earned in either order or simultaneously, but the board may not grant a license to any applicant who does not have both degrees.
Chir 2.02 History History: Cr. Register, December, 1984, No. 348, eff. 1-1-85; am. (4), Register, May, 1986, No. 365, eff. 6-1-86; am. (4), Register, November, 1989, No. 407, eff. 12-1-89; cr. (6), Register, September, 1994, No. 465, eff. 7-1-98; am. (4), Register, September, 1995, No. 477, eff. 10-1-95; am. (intro.), (1), (3) to (6), r. (2), cr. (7), Register, September, 1999, No. 525, eff. 10-1-99; CR 03-082: am. (intro.), (3), (4), (6) (a) and (b), r. (7) Register July 2004 No. 583, eff. 8-1-04; CR 08-093: cr. (6) (c) Register October 2009 No. 646, eff. 11-1-09.
Chir 2.025 Chir 2.025 Time for completing applications and taking examination. An application is incomplete until all materials described in s. Chir 2.02 are filed with the board. All application materials described in s. Chir 2.02 shall be filed with the board within one year from the date the first item is filed. If an application is incomplete for more than one year, or if an applicant fails to take an examination within one year from the date the application is complete, the applicant shall begin the application process anew in order to take the practical examination demonstrating clinical competence for a license as a chiropractor.
Chir 2.025 History History: Cr. Register, November, 1989, No. 407, eff. 12-1-89; am. Register, June, 1993, No. 450, eff. 7-1-93; am. Register, September, 1999, No. 525, eff. 10-1-99.
Chir 2.03 Chir 2.03 Form of examination.
Chir 2.03(1)(1) State law examination. An applicant shall pass an examination on state laws including but not limited to ch. 446, Stats., and chs. Chir 1 to 11.
Chir 2.03(2) (2)Practical examination demonstrating clinical competence. An applicant shall pass a practical examination demonstrating clinical competence which includes the following:
Chir 2.03(2)(a) (a) Physical and clinical diagnosis.
Chir 2.03(2)(b) (b) X-ray interpretation.
Chir 2.03(2)(c) (c) Adjustment and technique.
Chir 2.03 History History: Cr. Register, December, 1984, No. 348, eff. 1-1-85, am. Register, October, 1988, No. 394, eff. 11-1-88; am. (1), (2) (intro.) and (b), Register, September, 1999, No. 525, eff. 10-1-99; CR 03-082: am. (intro.) Register July 2004 No, 583, eff. 8-1-04.
Chir 2.04 Chir 2.04 Unauthorized assistance or cheating on examinations. The board may withhold the grade, deny release of grades or deny issuance of a credential of an applicant who gives or receives unauthorized assistance during the state law examination, violates rules of conduct of an examination, or otherwise cheats or acts dishonestly respecting an examination. The board may consider this applicant for retesting at a future time.
Chir 2.04 History History: Cr. Register, December, 1984, No. 348, eff. 1-1-85; r. and recr. Register, October, 1988, No. 394, eff. 11-1-88; am. Register, September, 1999, No. 525, eff. 10-1-99; CR 03-082: am. Register July 2004 No, 583, eff. 8-1-04.
Chir 2.07 Chir 2.07 Passing grade.
Chir 2.07(1)(1) National examination. To pass the examination of the national board of chiropractic examiners, each applicant shall receive a grade determined by the board to represent minimum competence to practice. The board may adopt the passing grade recommended by the national board of chiropractic examiners.
Chir 2.07(2) (2)State law examination. To pass the state law examination, each applicant shall receive a grade determined by the board to represent minimum competence to practice.
Chir 2.07(3) (3)Practical examination demonstrating clinical competence. To pass the practical examination demonstrating clinical competence, an applicant shall receive a grade determined by the board to represent minimum competence to practice.
Chir 2.07 History History: Cr. Register, October, 1988, No. 394, eff. 11-1-88; am. (2) and (3), Register, September, 1999, No. 525, eff. 10-1-99; CR 03-082: am. (3) Register July 2004 No. 583, eff. 8-1-04.
Chir 2.11 Chir 2.11 Reexamination.
Chir 2.11(1)(1) State law examination. An applicant who fails the state law examination shall be required to retake that examination.
Chir 2.11(2) (2)Practical examination demonstrating clinical competence. An applicant who fails the practical examination demonstrating clinical competence shall be required to retake the entire practical examination demonstrating clinical competence.
Chir 2.11(3) (3)Limitation on reexamination. If an applicant does not pass the examinations under subs. (1) and (2) within 2 years of the first attempt, the applicant shall retake and pass the entire practical examination demonstrating clinical competence and state law examination in order to be licensed.
Chir 2.11 History History: Cr. Register, October, 1988, No. 394, eff. 11-1-88; am. (1) and (2), Register, June, 1994, No. 462, eff. 7-1-94; am. (2) and (3), Register, September, 1999, No. 525, eff. 10-1-99; CR 03-082: am. (2) and (3) Register July 2004 No. 583, eff. 8-1-04.
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