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Continuing Education Credits and DC License Renewals due 12/31/2020.


Do you have a plan of action in place on how you are going to get your 32 credits necessary to renew your DC license come 12/31/2020? 


Per 12 AAC 16.290. HOURS OF CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIRED, if you've had an active Chiropractic License for 2017-2018, you are required to complete 32 continuing education credits in order to renew your license and there are some unique subject matter requirements.  You are required to have a minimum of:


·       2 hours in Ethics/Boundaries.

·       2 hours in Coding/Documentation.

·       2 hours in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) training.

·       8 hours in Radiographic safety; radiographic techniques and interpretation; or diagnostic imaging. 

All courses must be approved for continuing education by the Alaska Board of Chiropractic Examiners or by the Providers of Approved Continuing Education (PACE) through the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards. 

How are you shaping up so far?  Complete this checklist for the credits/courses you've attended so far in 2019 and 2020.   Or, the Alaska Board of Chiropractic Examiners created this CE Activity Log you can use to keep track of your credits. Click HERE to download a copy.

Hours Completed



Ethics and Boundaries


Coding and Documentation


Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) training

   Basic Life Support (BLS) or Automated External Defibrillator Training (AED).  Up to four hours of credit maximum from this subject area.   


Radiographic safety; radiographic techniques and interpretation; or diagnostic imaging


Any subject that contributes directly to the professional competency of a person licensed to practice as a chiropractor and be directly related to the concepts of chiropractic principles, philosophy, and practice, including the following:  treatment and adjustment technique, including physiotherapy, nutrition and dietetics; examination and diagnosis or analysis including physical, laboratory, orthopedic, neurological and differential approved by the Alaska Board of Chiropractic Examiners. 




Total Completed

Zero courses completed so far? In a dilemma? Coming up short? Here's a plan for YOU!

The 2020 Alaska Chiropractic Society Convention will offer up to 32 continuing education units over the 4-day conference. We will have courses that will meet all of the REQUIRED subjects listed above PLUS SO MUCH MORE!!. Attend the 4-day conference and you can earn all 32 credits required for renewal!   The ACS 2020 50th Anniversary Convention will be held October 1-4, 2020 at the Hotel Captain Cook in Anchorage, AK.  Click here for MORE DETAILS

1. CPR - Complete your CPR Certification through Frontier Safety and Supply - see schedule on the ACS website Calendar. Jon Hunt offers a 4-hour American Safety and Supply Institute CPR AND First Aid Certification course that will earn you 4 credits (2 CPR, 1 BLS, 1 AED) towards your CEU total. ACS Members receive a discount off FSS classes. OR take CPR at the ACS Convention October 1-4, 2020 at the Hotel Captain Cook in Anchorage, AK. We'll have multiple classes over the four days to move everyone through including staff and massage therapists.

2. Attend the 2020 ACS Convention October 1-4, 2020 for 1, 2, 3 or 4 days! Maximum 32 credits can be earned. !  

Have questions about CE? Been licensed less than two years? Just received your license in 2019 or 2020? Contact Sheri Ryan with the Alaska Chiropractic Society at (907) 903-1350 for information on your unique situation.

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