ND Century Code 43-06-02 list the exemptions for licensure and authorizes the student internship - preceptorship program.
N.D.C.C. 43-06-02(2) reads: This chapter does not apply to:
Students enrolled in an approved and accredited doctor of chiropractic program, who qualify for the preceptorship program. Under this exception:
ND Administrative Code 17-02-01-01.2(3) Defines Preceptorship; Intern; and Direct Supervision
17-02-01-01.2(3)(f) Preceptorship: means a short-term structured clinical education experience in an off-campus clinic under the direct supervision of a sponsoring licensed doctor of chiropractic for qualified chiropractic students.
17-02-01-01.2(3)(d) Intern: an unlicensed chiropractic student qualified to participate in the preceptorship program and approved by a college of chiropractic and the board. An intern has the abilities to observe a sponsoring licensed chiropractor caring for patients; have supervised participation in patient care, such as adjusting patients, performing examinations, and taking x-rays; participation in and performance of patient education and health care classes; and participate in administrative responsibilities, such as office procedures, filing, record keeping, billing, and staff meetings.
17-02-01-01.2(3)(a) Direct Supervision: means a licensed chiropractor must be on the same premises as the intern when the intern is performing any patient care procedure and be readily availalbe to the intern and patient.