California Code of Regulations
Title 16 - Professional and Vocational Regulations
Division 4 - State Board of Chiropractic Examiners
Article 2 - Practice of Chiropractic
Section 319.1 - Informed Consent

Universal Citation: 16 CA Code of Regs 319.1

Current through Register 2022 Notice Reg. No. 14, April 8, 2022

(a) A licensed doctor of chiropractic shall verbally and in writing inform each patient of the material risks of proposed care. "Material" shall be defined as a procedure inherently involving known risk of serious bodily harm. The chiropractor shall obtain the patient's written informed consent prior to initiating clinical care. The signed written consent shall become part of the patient's record.

(b) A violation of this section constitutes unprofessional conduct and may subject the licensee to disciplinary action.

Cal. Code Regs. Tit. 16, § 319.1

Note: Authority cited: Sections 1000- 4(b) and 1000- 10, Business and Professions Code (Chiropractic Initiative Act of California Stats. 1923 p. 1xxxviii). Reference: Sections 1000- 4(b) and 1000- 10, Business and Professions Code (Chiropractic Initiative Act of California Stats. 1923 p. 1xxxviii).

1. New section filed 9-7-2011; operative 10-7-2011 (Register 2011, No. 36).

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