General Chiropractic Council –
Changes to advertising section of the Code
October 25, 2019
At its September meeting, the Council approved an amendment to the Code. This follows a consultation period. The purpose of amending the Code is to provide greater clarity for Registrants by referencing the ASA and relevant guidance as a result of the advertising cases.
The amendment is made at B3 and is as follows:
New Zealand Chiropractic Board
Adopts Cultural Competency Standard
BOARD POLICY Standards of cultural competence
Among other responsibilities set out in section 118 of the Act, it is the Chiropractic Board’s (the Board’s) role:
“to set standards of clinical competence, cultural competence and ethical conduct to be observed by health practitioners of the profession.”
These Standards of Cultural Competence set out the obligations of all chiropractors to practise in a
culturally competent manner.
Oregon Board USA - Offers guidance to those seeking approval for
ETSDP (Examinations, Tests, Substances, Devices, and Procedures)
Regulatory authorities are often asked by chiropractors whether certain aspects of practice are permitted. The Oregon Board has a standard review process that focuses on fairly and consistently evaluating these questions. 811-015-0070: Scope of Practice Regarding Examinations, Tests, Substances, Devices and Procedures
Chiropractic Board of Australia
Advance copy of revised CPD Guidelines published -
effective December 1, 2019
The Chiropractic Board of Australia (the Board), along with four other National Boards, has published an advance copy of its revised continuing professional development guidelines (CPD guidelines). Click on the link above for this and other codes and guidelines available in both PDF and WORD format.
New guide for social media
The Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and National Boards have published a new guide to help registered health practitioners understand and meet their obligations when using social media. Click above link for more.