The ACA are committed to ensuring all members are following quality care standards relating to healthcare and chiropractic, as well as pursing further chiropractic research and supporting university chiropractic programs, all to enhance the quality of care for patients.
The ACA Policy Committee meets to confirm, amend and/or expand the policies to accurately reflect the members’ views and attitudes.
Quality Care Statement
ACA Statement on Quality Care endorsed November 2016 will guide practitioner behaviour when caring for infants and children (including immunisation), advertising and when visiting health facilities.
Patient Care, Clinical and Professional Chiropractic Education
ACA Statement on Patient Care, Clinical and Professional Chiropractic Education endorsed June 2018.
Read the Position Statement on Patient Care, Clinical and Professional Chiropractic Education
Research Summary and Strategic Research Opportunities
A summary of current literature and research evidence relating to the practice of chiropractic to help identify opportunities for future chiropractic research.
Read the ACA Research Summary and Strategic Research Opportunities (RSSRO) Review
Evidence-Based Research & Education
This statement reaffirms ACA’s commitment to support university-based chiropractic programs in Australia, the development of a research culture and academic and research career pathways within the profession (November 2014).
Read the Evidence Based Research & University Led Education Programs statement
Prescribing Rights for Chiropractors
The ACA Board reaffirms its support of the World Federation of Chiropractic policy statement concerning the prescription of drugs by chiropractors (August 2010).