Council Mission and Objections

MISSION STATEMENT

It is the mission of the Council on Chiropractic Orthopedics to preserve, promote and protect the practice of chiropractic orthopedics for its members and for the benefit of the patients.

OBJECTIVES

The objectives of the Council on Chiropractic Orthopedics are to:

  • Provide leadership for the practice of chiropractic orthopedics;
  • Promote postdoctoral study criteria of or for chiropractic orthopedics emphasizing neuromusculoskeletal disorders;
  • Disseminate educational material to its members;
  • Encourage improved interprofessional and intraprofesssional relations;
  • Share knowledge with all doctors of chiropractic for the benefit of the public and the profession;
  • Promote the practice of chiropractic orthopedics through public relations
    programs in cooperation with the public relations department of the ACA;
  • Promote and encourage research in the field of chiropractic orthopedics in cooperation with the Foundation for Chiropractic Education and Research.

CODE of ETHICS

General Guidelines

Generally, a CCO Member or candidate has the obligation to

Section A Compliance with Laws, Policies, and Rules Relating to the Profession
Section B Professional Practice Obligations
Section C Requirements Related to Research and Professional Activities
Section D Conflict of Interest and Appearance of Impropriety Requirements
Section E Compensation and Referral Disclosure Requirements
Section F Confidentiality Requirements
Section G Misconduct Prohibitions


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