Chiropractors' Association of Australia

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Chiropractors' Association of Australia
Chiropractors' Association of Australia logo.png
MottoThe Peak Body Representing Chiropractors
FormationSeptember 1990
TypeProfessional association
HeadquartersParramatta, New South Wales
Location
Membership
2600+ as of 2013[1]
Official language
English
President
Dr Anthony Coxon
Key people
CEO Dr Matthew Fisher

The Australian Chiropractors Association (ACA), founded in 1990 as the Chiropractors' Association of Australia (CAA),[2] is the largest association of chiropractors and chiropractic students in Australia.[1] Following a restructure of the Association into a single entity in May 2018, the name was changed to the Australian Chiropractors Association.

Scope and operations[edit]

The ACA's stated mission is to provide leadership and facilitate unity and excellence within the profession, assist members to deliver patient centred, holistic, natural, competent and effective health care. To engage with stakeholders including governments, academic institutions, media and the public as well as facilitate and promote communication between members and non-members. They further state they wish to develop and promote chiropractic practice, education and research as well as set and maintain standards.[3]

Core values[edit]

The ACA recognises and supports:

  • The highest standards of ethics and professionalism in the areas of research, education and practice.
  • Chiropractors as the leaders in high quality spinal health and well-being.
  • A commitment to evidence based practice – the integration of best available research evidence, clinical expertise and patient values.
  • The profound significance and value of patient-centred chiropractic in health care in Australia.
  • Inclusiveness and collaborative relationships within and outside the chiropractic profession.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b CAA. "About CAA". Retrieved 18 August 2013.
  2. ^ CAA. "History". Retrieved 18 August 2013.
  3. ^ CAA. "Core Values". Retrieved 18 August 2013.

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