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Chiropractic Assistants

Chiropractic Assistants

Effective September 8, 2008, the Chiropractic Board of Examiners has completed all the necessary legislation and obtained rule-making authority to require chiropractic assistants to be certified. Copies of the statutes and rules regarding chiropractic assistants can be found on our website at and clicking on statute SDCL 36-5-23 through SDCL 36-5-29 and administrative rule ARSD 20:41:15. The Board of Examiners set January 1, 2009 as the deadline to have all current chiropractic assistants certified.


Please complete the following application and submit to the board office along with a copy of certification showing completion of 20 hours of approved chiropractic assistant training as well as certification of CPR training.

Application Fee:

The nonrefundable application/initial certification fee is $50.00 and should be made payable to the South Dakota Board of Chiropractic Examiners. The payment should be included with your application.

Renewal Fee:

The yearly renewal fee of $25.00 per year will be required to keep your certificate active.

Continuing Education:

Six hours of continuing education every three years as approved by the board. The current education period starts January 1, 2010

Please submit application, certificates of completion and application fee to the address listed below:

SD Board of Chiropractic Examiners
Marcia Walter, Executive Director
407 Belmont Avenue
Yankton, SD 57078


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