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32-922. Examinations; licensure
A. The examination for a license to practice chiropractic required of applicants shall be conducted at a time and place designated by the board at least semiannually. Each applicant to be examined shall first file a completed application found to be true and correct and shall be given at least twenty days' written notice of the time and place of the examination.
B. The examination shall be in English, practical in character and designed to include subjects that are necessary to ascertain the applicant's knowledge of and fitness to practice chiropractic safely and skillfully as authorized in this state. Examinations shall include material relating to chiropractors and Arizona jurisprudence and the following subjects as taught by accredited chiropractic colleges:
6. Diagnosis, including physical, clinical, x-ray and laboratory subjects.
7. Chiropractic orthopedics.
8. Principles of chiropractic and adjusting.
10. Chemistry, including biochemistry and nutrition.
11. Public health and hygiene.
12. Chiropractic spinal analysis.
C. The board may waive examination in those subjects that the applicant passed previously with the percentage of correct answers prescribed in subsection D of this section in an examination conducted by the national board of chiropractic examiners.
D. The board shall grant a license to an applicant who meets all of the following requirements:
1. Correctly answers at least seventy-five percent of all questions asked on the subjects identified in subsection B of this section or attains a board approved passing score on all questions asked on the subjects identified in subsection B of this section in an examination administered by a board approved testing facility.
2. Correctly answers at least seventy-five percent of the questions on jurisprudence.
3. Meets all other licensing requirements of this chapter.
4. Pays the original license fee of not more than one hundred twenty-five dollars as established by the board.
E. An applicant who fails the examination for the first time may retake the examination within one year if the applicant submits an updated application that meets the requirements of section 32-921.
F. An applicant shall reapply for licensure if the applicant does not pay the original license fee within one year after having been notified by the board that the applicant is eligible to receive a license.