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Section 460.408, Florida Statutes 2006

460.408  Continuing chiropractic education.--

(1)  The board shall require licensees to periodically demonstrate their professional competence as a condition of renewal of a license by completing up to 40 hours of continuing education.

(a)  Continuing education courses sponsored by chiropractic colleges whose graduates are eligible for examination under any provision of this chapter shall be approved by the board if all other requirements of board rules setting forth criteria for course approval are met.

(b)  The board shall approve those courses that build upon the basic courses required for the practice of chiropractic medicine, and the board may also approve courses in adjunctive modalities.

(2)  The board may make exception from the requirements of this section in emergency or hardship cases.

(3)  The board may adopt rules within the requirements of this section that are necessary for its implementation.

History.--ss. 1, 7, ch. 79-211; ss. 2, 3, ch. 81-318; ss. 8, 17, 18, ch. 86-285; s. 17, ch. 88-392; s. 17, ch. 91-220; s. 4, ch. 91-429; s. 5, ch. 96-296; s. 275, ch. 98-166.