Professional Boundaries: Scope of Practice

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Professional Boundaries: Scope of Practice is a 2-hour ethics and law program designed to satisfy the 2 hours Chiropractic Ethics requirement. The course discusses the history of Chiropractic ethics and how it affects trends in Chiropractic ethics regulations and enforcement. The course also discusses testcases that illustrate regulations in action as well as common mistakes by well-meaning doctors. The course concludes with an in-depth look at the regulations governing Chiropractors including the codified regulations found in the Board of Chiropractic Examiners; Rules and Regulations, the California Code; Business and Professions Code, and the Health and Safety Code. This video series presents ethics and an engaging way that will illuminate the past, present, and future of Chiropractic Ethics.

Disclosure: Shawn Steel and Alexander Eisner are attorneys at the Shawn Steel Law Firm
Financial Disclosure: No relevant financial relationship to disclose
Course Content: This course does not focus or promote any product or services

Course Outline (2 hours)

Introduction 1:20 – please open the PDF provided for the course
History 10:02
NICB 7:11
Code Violation Testcases 21:13
Insurance Fraud 9:27
A History and Introduction to the Rules 13:48
Scope of Practice  8:47
Negligence and Excessive Treatment 9:17
Supervision Drugs and Kickbacks 12:34
Sexual Misconduct and Mandatory Reporting 10:18


CEU CREDITS: 2 hours

This course qualifies for Continuing Education for: Chiropractic Physicians. Type: Ethics
Please verify with your board if this course meets requirements for your Ethics CEU credit

Doctor of Chiropractic course approval:
(see approval information below)
Alaska, California (approval CA-A-22-11-11113 valid until 10/31/2023), Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, Wyoming.

PACE approval: 
WebExercises is recognized by the PACE program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards. PACE (Providers of Approved Continuing Education) is a Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards (FCLB) organization. Approved providers offer the highest standards of education and abide by guidelines and standards outlined by PACE to maintain approval status. PACE approved providers are accepted by the following Chiropractic State Boards:  Alaska, Connecticut, DC,  Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, Wyoming.

CCE accredited Chiropractic College:
WebExercises is sponsored by a CCE accredited Chiropractic College, Cleveland University – Kansas City. This course meets the appropriate standards for continuing education and qualifies for 2CEUs (hour) in the following states:
Colorado, Delaware, Illinois, Michigan.



Course Instructor

Shawn Steel, Esq. Shawn Steel, Esq.

Shawn Steel, Esq. has practiced since 1978 creating a new field of law. By defending alternative medicine doctors, Steel developed a boutique area of law defending doctors and representing their patients in personal injury matters. Steel has always been a champion for the underdogs. In fact, Steel’s landmark case was the historical Peoples Temple of the Disciples of Christ v. The Attorney General of California, No. 746571, where he represented the majority of Los Angeles based families who were victims of the Jonestown Massacre. Steel has since authored over 40 articles and chapters in books, regarding personal injury and alternative medicine law. He is a frequent lecturer for doctors re-licensing credit throughout California. Steel has been teaching Ethics and Jurisprudence to doctors in training at Cleveland Chiropractic College since 1991. Governor Pete Wilson appointed Steel to serve on the California Acupuncture Board, where he served for 7 years. His colleagues elected Steel as Chairman of that Board for two years in a row. Steel has testified to the legislature, regarding changing laws impacting patient rights. Alexander Eisner, Esq. Alexander Eisner is an attorney at Shawn Steel Law Firm and the head of the litigation department. He is a Personal Injury attorney serving communities throughout California. He also handles wrongful termination, contract dispute, and business litigation cases at the district and federal level.