The purpose of the examination
process is to ensure the public and the animal chiropractic profession
that those candidates who pass written comprehensive and clinical examinations are
suitable for certification in the field of animal chiropractic. The
examinations are designed to evaluate the suitability for practice in the
international animal chiropractic environment.
September 7-8, 2018
Northeast Oklahoma A & M College, Miami, Oklahoma.
2018 Handbooks will be posted May
Handbooks are exam specific
Application deadline June 27,
Must be received in office by
Post Graduate Programs
Doctors currently enrolled in approved programs are
eligible for a complimentary Student Membership. Get application
from Forms page or contact the office.
Graduates of the following
programs are eligible to sit the AVCA Animal Chiropractic Certification
Commission (ACCC) examinations.
Animal Chiropractic Education Source,
E-LEARNING plus onsite hands-on, Dallas, Texas. 214-802-7815, Fax
469-202-2049 Web Site
Oasis Wellness Center, Sturtevant, WISCONSIN 53177, 262-898-1680, Fax
262-886-6460 Web Site:
KANSAS, 309-658-2920, Fax: 309-658-2622 Web Site:
University, 2540 Walnut Hill Lane, Dallas, TEXAS 75229, Continuing
Education Department, E-learning plus onsite. 800-266-4723 or 214-902-2401
Veterinary Chiropractic Learning Centre. Brantford,
Ontario, CANADA, 519-448-1306, Fax 519-756-1597 Web Site:
Academy for Veterinary Chiropractic and Healing Arts, Kalbe, Germany,
Telephone +49-4282-590688, Fax +49-721-151366446, Web Site
Please note that a graduate of a basic
animal chiropractic program is
not certified in animal chiropractic and may not
call themselves a certified animal chiropractic professional until
they have passed certification requirements.
and read the task force
which compares a Certification Program (ACCC/AVCA) to
Assessment Based Certificate Programs.
AVCA Non-Reciprocity Statement
information please review Institute for Credentialing
Excellence (ICE) formerly NOCA, Initiates National Standards Project for
Assessment Based Certificate Programs
Calendar of Upcoming
Certification is valid for 3 years. The ACCC/AVCA is committed
to promoting life-long continual improvement for those who have
earned certification in animal chiropractic. Certificants are
responsible for renewing their certification every 3 years.
Recertification requirements mandate a minimum of 30 approved
credits every 3 years.
__20 or more
hours ACCC approved
chiropractic continuing education
__10 hours or
acquired through approved literature, pre-approved
cross-professional training, pre-approved certificant
presentation/lecture/s and, accompanying and observing another
ACCC/AVCA Certified Doctor
In order to
receive important communications, policy updates and
information, it is imperative that the ACCC be informed of
certificantís current address information.
Referral Link for
AVCA Certified Doctor
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