Businesses and Professions

License Procedure for Chemical Dependency Professionals

SECTION 5-69-3.1

§ 5-69-3.1. Auricular acudetox practice regulation.

(a) Any individual licensed under this chapter and trained to perform auricular acudetox, may perform said procedure within that individual's current scope of practice; provided that the individual obtains a certificate of training from a recognized organization or agency that meets or exceeds NADA training and is under the general supervision of a licensed acupuncturist pursuant to chapter 37.2 of this title.

(b) Acudetox may be performed by acudetox specialists working in, or in collaboration with, behavioral health and healthcare agencies, or other state-approved programs or agencies.

(c) Any individual performing auricular acudetox shall not use the title "acupuncturist", as defined in chapter 37.2 of this title, or otherwise represent themselves as an acupuncture professional and shall not perform acupuncture outside of the scope of the auricular acudetox procedure as defined in § 5-69-2.

(d) Any complaints filed against an ADS specialist relating to the performance of any auricular acudetox procedure shall be handled by the licensing board in conformance with the disciplinary procedure set forth in this chapter.

History of Section.
(P.L. 2016, ch. 183, § 2; P.L. 2016, ch. 187, § 2.)