Credit Hours: 4
Professional Boundaries, Ethics, and Risk Management
Guidelines for everyday practice!

Format: Reading materials and videos (On-Demand, Self-Paced)

CE Credits: Continuing Education (CE) credit is administered by Life Chiropractic College West.

Approval Expiration: This course needs to be completed by 12/31/2024.

4 CE hours available for the Chiropractic Boards of:

USA:  Alaska, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Georgia (2024-606 BA), Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas (PACE 7646), Maine (PACE 7646), Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan (20-946195), Minnesota (PACE 7646), Missouri (PACE 7646), Montana, Nebraska, Nevada (PACE 7646), New Hampshire (PACE 7646), New Jersey (PACE 7646), New York (NYSCB 3508), North Carolina (PACE 7646), North Dakota (PACE 7646), Ohio (PACE 7646), Oregon, Puerto Rico (PACE 7646), Rhode Island (PACE 7646), South Carolina (PACE 7646), South Dakota (PACE 7646), Utah, Vermont, Virgin Islands (PACE 7646), Virginia (PACE 7646), Washington, and Wyoming.

CANADA:  British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia (PACE 7646), and Ontario.


Continuing Education (CE) credit is administered by Life Chiropractic College West (Life West) – A PACE approved provider. Chiropractic Online CE™ is sponsored by Life Chiropractic College West.

Course Format

This is an online self-paced program, giving you the flexibility to complete your CME/CE requirements, at home, at work or anywhere with an Internet connection. You can log in and log out as many times as you wish. You will have unlimited online access to the course during its approval period. Do you have some free time between patient appointments? Why not use this time to progress through this course!

Course Description and Content

This course focuses on topics related to professional boundaries, sexual boundaries, ethics and informed consent in clinical practice. The course covers issues that are integral to a proper practitioner-patient relationship and the promotion of good care. It also presents the principles required for protecting both the practitioner and the patients in clinical settings. 


Each course unit includes a short online multiple-choice quiz. When you have completed the learning material in a unit, you will be able to access its quiz.

Certificate of Completion

When you have completed the course, you will be able to immediately download your Certificate of Completion.

Course Objectives

By the end of this course, you will be better able to:

  • Define professional boundaries and understand the purpose of maintaining professional boundaries.
  • Understand issues associated with sexual misconduct and sexual impropriety in clinical practice.
  • Understand the importance and application of Ethics in Clinical Practice.
  • Understand the importance and application of informed consent in clinical practice.


Only one payment of $73.00 (USD). No ongoing subscriptions! No monthly commitments!

Complete the course in 3 easy steps!

1. Purchase this Course.
2. Complete the learning activities at your pace.
3. Complete the multiple-choice quizzes when it suits you and then download your Certificate of Completion. If you have any questions, please contact us.

100% Money Back Guarantee

If you are not completely satisfied with this course, we offer a 100% money back guarantee. We will refund your fees provided your written request is received within 14 days from the date of purchase. Please note that Chiropractic Online CE cannot provide you with a refund if you have already completed the course and downloaded your Certificate of Completion.

System and Equipment Requirements

This course has been optimized to work on personal computers, tablets and smartphones when using the most recent versions of Chrome, Internet Explorer, Firefox and Safari.

Course Author

Elham Nia, DC, BSc, MSc  –  Dr. Nia is the founder of Chiropractic Online CE. He graduated as a Doctor of Chiropractic from Los Angeles College of Chiropractic in 1982, received a Master of Applied Science (Musculoskeletal Management) and a Graduate Diploma in Education in Australia. Dr. Nia was an undergraduate and postgraduate lecturer at RMIT University (Melbourne, Australia) for 14 years. He has conducted numerous postgraduate continuing education and professional development seminars and workshops on topics including spinal rehabilitation, diagnosis and management of myofascial trigger points, physical examination, and therapeutic modalities. His presentations have been attended by a diverse range of healthcare practitioners including chiropractors, osteopaths, physical therapists and general medical practitioners. For the last 10 years, his focus has been on the production of an extensive collection of online continuing education courses for chiropractors in Australia and New Zealand ( He is now pleased to offer the same high-quality online courses to Doctors of Chiropractic in the United States and Canada (


Our courses are designed to meet the Chiropractic licensing requirements of your State or Province. However, some States or Provinces do not allow online or distance learning for earning CME/CE credits and some do not allow a course to be taken more than once within the same relicensing period. If you have questions or concerns about this course meeting your Board’s approval, we recommend you contact your Board directly to obtain pertinent information.


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