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Chapter 100-9 ELECTRICAL THERAPEUTIC MODALITIES

Rule 100-9-.01 Electrical and Therapeutic Modalities

1. Doctors of Chiropractic may utilize, in conjunction with adjustments, electrical and therapeutic modalities.
(a) Each chiropractor, who utilizes electrical and therapeutic modalities as listed in O.C.G.A. § 43-9-16(b), must be certified as required in Code Section 43-9-16(c).
(b) The responsibility for treatment using electrical and therapeutic modalities rests with the licensed Doctor of Chiropractic responsible for the patient receiving such care.
(c) Only chiropractors who are certified may administer electrical and therapeutic modalities.
(d) To become certified by the Board for use of electrical and therapeutic modalities, a licensed Doctor of Chiropractic must:
2. Submit to the Georgia Board of Chiropractic Examiners official documentation of having obtained a minimum of 120 classroom hours of instruction in the proper utilization of electrical and therapeutic modalities.
3. Official documentation shall mean transcripts or letters of certification from the institution or organization providing training.
4. Courses taught by institutions accredited by the Council on Chiropractic Education (CCE) are approved for purposes of this regulation.
5. Courses taught by entities other than CCE accredited institutions must be approved by the Board prior to the course being offered and must provide instruction in the proper utilization of those procedures in accordance with the standards utilized by chiropractic schools.