36-5-1.1. Definitions.

Terms used in this chapter mean:

(1)    "Board," the South Dakota Board of Chiropractic Examiners;

(2)    "Chiropractic assistant," a properly qualified person who has completed an educational training program approved by the board, who assists in basic health care duties in the practice of chiropractic under the supervision of a doctor of chiropractic, and who performs delegated duties commensurate with the chiropractic assistant’s education and training, but who does not evaluate, interpret, design, or modify established treatment programs of chiropractic care or violate any statute;

(3)    "Chiropractic radiography," the application of X-radiation within the scope of practice of chiropractic for diagnostic purposes only; and

(4)    "Chiropractic specialist," a chiropractor who has graduated from a postdoctoral specialty program accredited by the board.

Source: SL 2021, ch 173, § 1.