What is the South Carolina Jurisprudence Exam?
The South Carolina Jurisprudence Exam tests an individual’s understanding of South Carolina’s specific laws and rules relating to the practice of chiropractic. The exam is developed jointly with the South Carolina Board of Chiropractic Examiners and the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners (NBCE).
The South Carolina Jurisprudence Exam is a computer-based, 40-item, multiple-choice, open-book exam that is available 24/7 on the MyNBCE Online Account Portal.
S. Carolina Jurisprudence Exam Tests Four Subjects:
- License Requirements – 30%
- Office Management – 20%
- Patient Care – 20%
- Professional Conduct – 30%
How Do I Apply for the Exam?
An examinee must create an account through the MyNBCE Online Account Portal.
The NBCE will send the request for approval to the South Carolina Board of Chiropractic Examiners. Once approved, the examinee must apply for the exam through the MyNBCE Online Account Portal. The NBCE will send a code and a URL link to the examinee in order for them to take the exam.
When Will I Get My Score?
Two weeks after the exam, the NBCE will post the examinee’s score to their MyNBCE account.
What Is The Passing Score?
The South Carolina Jurisprudence Exam requires a passing score of 75%. If an examinee scores below 75%, they will be required to retake the examination. If an examinee receive a failing score, they can apply to retake the exam at their earliest convenience. The retake exam fee is $55.
Where Can I Take the Exam?
The exam is administered electronically on the NBCE’s website.
Test Subjects & Weightings
A test plan is the blueprint from which an exam is constructed. In the test plan below, the emphasis devoted to each subject category appears as a percentage beside the categories.
License Requirements – 30%
- License requirements and renewal status
- Continuing education
Office Management – 20%
- Chiropractic interns and staff
- Patient records
- Business management and requirements
Patient Care – 20%
- Scope of practice
- Supportive interventions
Professional Conduct – 30%
- Board complaints and disciplinary actions
- Financial responsibilities
- Sexual boundaries