Kim Malsam-Rysdon, Secretary of Health

South Dakota Board of Chiropractic Examiners

Continuing Education

Mission Statement: To establish, by rule, educational, training and competency standards governing the examination practice of practitioners. The board may, by rule, specify the minimum educational qualifications general practitioners shall have to present themselves as chiropractic specialists to the public.

Requirements: 40 hours in a 2 year period. Renewal on or before the 31st of December of each year with a renewal fee of $200.00.

Program Criteria: The board shall review the information concerning a continuing education course provided under 20:41:08:04 and may grant or deny approval based on the following: (1) Sponsorship of the course; (2) The qualification and experience of the instructor; (3) The applicability of the subject matter to the practice of chiropractic as a healing art.

Board Accepts the Uniform Continuing Education Form: Yes

Board Requires Sexual Boundaries Training: Yes

Board Requires AIDS Awareness / Risk Prevention Training:  No

Other Special Areas of Specific Continuing Education Training Required:  No

Requirements for Optional Acupuncture Certification: Applicant must pass the National Board acupuncture exam.

For Information Contact:

Marcia Walter, Executive Secretary
407 Belmont Ave.
Yankton, SD  57078
605-668-9017 (fax) 

For continuing education approvals, the South Dakota Board of Chiropractic Examiners uses the universal form supplied by the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Board (FCLB). Access the form at by clicking on "Continuing Education" on the left side of the page, then clicking on "CE Universal Provider Application."