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Continuing professional development (CPD) is a mandatory requirement for chiropractors to re-register annually with the General Chiropractic Council (GCC) . Chiropractors are required to undertake a minimum of 30 hours of documented self-directed learning per annum, half of which must involve interaction with colleagues. Failure to undergo CPD and comply with CPD requirements could lead to removal from the register.

The Royal College of Chiropractors  is a cross-professional body that provides support to chiropractors after initial qualification. It runs a programme for new graduates to enable them to make the transition into practice as well as offering various CPD programmes. The College also seeks to improve the quality of professional practice through such initiatives as the Patient Partnership Quality Mark and the Clinical Management Quality Mark.

The College of Chiropractors and the recognised education providers offer courses that enable chiropractors to develop an area of particular interest. For details, see the:

CPD seminars, conferences and professional journals are also organised by the four chiropractic associations:

 
 
AGCAS
Written by AGCAS editors
Date: 
February 2013
 

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