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ICA Annual Meetings Tackle Key Challenges to the Profession
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March 4, 2015, Falls Church, Virginia: International Chiropractors Association (ICA) members from around the world have been contacting the ICA in unprecedented numbers expressing concern and in many instances outright dismay and opposition to a new effort recently taken by the American Chiropractic Association (ACA), to establish a College of Chiropractic Pharmacology and Toxicology, and to promote the term "Chiropractic medicine." ICA's leadership has expressed similar concerns as it is now clear that there are forces at work within some organizations, actively promoting the incorporation of drugs into the scope of chiropractic practice. This is in clear contravention of the statement that the organizations that comprise The Chiropractic Summit--including the ACA--adopted at Seattle, Washington on November 7, 2013, which reads:
The 2015 Annual Meeting of the Council on Chiropractic Education (CCE) has concluded with a number of developments that will have very important implications for the next round of reform discussions. A large and growing segment of the chiropractic profession has been looking for signs of progress in CCE reform efforts and the ICA is hopeful that the decisions taken this week reflect an awareness on the part of CCE decision-makers of the importance of such reform steps.
CCE Annual Meeting Brings New Developments, Leadership Changes, But Concerns Remain
OFFICIAL NOTICE of the International Chiropractors Association 2015 Annual Membership MeetingThis is to serve as official notice to all members of the International Chiropractors Association (ICA) that the 2015 Annual Membership Meeting of the Association will be held at 12:30 PM Eastern Time on Thursday, April 30, 2015 at the Upper Gym, Life University, 1269 Barclay Circle, Marietta, Georgia.
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- NIH’s Report that Chiropractic unlikely to cause stroke
- CCE takes first step towards reform
- Updates and viewpoints on DCs prescribing drugs
- Case study on severe neck injury and resolution with chiropractic care
- Plus articles on standards of practice, documentation, research articles on health and wellness and much, much, more
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