COLLEGE OF CHIROPRACTORS OF ONTARIO
License Date: N/A
FCLB Member: Yes
|The Federation does not provide interpretation of the scope of practice laws or rules of any chiropractic licensing authority, nor can we provide specific details regarding licensing requirements. The educational and testing requirements for each State or Province set forth in this Directory are intended as a general guide. It is strongly recommended that anyone interested in becoming licensed in a particular State or Province contact the Board office or the Secretary of the respective board to secure current and complete details before matriculating in any school.|
Scope (Contact Province for precise definition by provincial law)
The practice of chiropractic is the assessment of conditions related to the spine, nervous system and joints and the diagnosis, prevention and treatment, primarily by adjustment, of, (a) dysfunctions or disorders arising from the structures or functions of the spine and the effects of those dysfunctions or disorders on the nervous system; and (b) dysfunctions or disorders arising from the structures or functions of the joints.
Board NotesPlease send all correspondence through College office.
Required Licenses: Certificate of Registration under the Chiropractic Act, Province of Ontario
Application Deadline: Please see website
Application Fee: $50
Application Notes: All fees in Canadian Dollars
Term Notes: January 1st
Jurisprudence Exam Dates: Please see website
Exam Fee: $180
Exam Fee Notes: All fees in Canadian Dollars
Initial License Fee: $325
Initial License Fee Notes: All fees in Canadian Dollars
License Renewal Fee: $1,050
Criminal Background Check: No
Criminal Background Check Notes:
Minimum Years Pre Professional Education: 0
Bachelor Degree Required: No
Accreditation For Chiropractic Programs: Fully accredited CCE - Canada and CCE - U.S.
Special Requirements For Graduates Of Foreign Colleges: Schools with CCE Reciprocal Agreement accepted.
Student Practice Info
May Sit for Board Exam Prior To Graduation: No
Supervised Practice: None
Supervised Practice Required: No
Supervised Practice Notes:
Exams Administered By State:
CCEB conducts clinical competency OSCE exam and diagnostic imaging exam / CCO conducts legislation and ethics exam
NBCE Part 1: Not Accepted
NBCE Part 2: Not Accepted
NBCE Part 3: Not Accepted
NBCE Part 4: Not Accepted
NBCE Physiotheraphy: Not Accepted
NBCE Acupuncture: Not Accepted
NBCE Spec: Not Accepted
SPEC Notes: Reciprocity/Endorsement: Not planning to use
Reinstatement Lapsed License: Not planning to use
Disciplinary Cases: Not planning to use
Impairment Review: Not planning to use
Physiotherapy Termed: Modalities, adjunctive therapy
Physiotherapy Certification: Information not Available
Physiotherapy Education: None
Physiotherapy Exam: None
Physiotherapy Fee: None
Board Regulates Specialty Council Certification: Yes
License Portability Info
Condition For Reciprocity Endorsement: No automatic reciprocity. All applicants must satisfy the requirements of the registration regulation. Board will likely be a signatory to the Mutual Recognition Agreement.
Board Permits And Authorizes Travel To Treat: No
Board Permits And Authorizes Telemedicine Practices: No
Licensees Required To Carry Malpractice Insurance: Yes
Malpractice Notes: $1 million per incident and maximum $3 million. Doctors can incorporate in Ontario.
Peer Review: Peer assessments, including x-ray peer review, is a component of CCO’s Quality Assurance Program. CCO has direct authority in the legislation.
Peer Review: No
Legally Accepted Terms for Chiropractor: (in addition to Doctor of Chiropractic, D.C., Chiropractor, Chiropractic Doctor): Terms listed
Chiropractors Defined As Primary Care Physicians: Yes
Chiropractic Therapy Assistants Info
Continuing Education Info
Required Hours Per Year: Self directed CE
Distance Hours Allowed Per Year: None
Required Subjects: Requires sexual boundaries training: Included in the Legislation and Ethics exam
Requires AIDS awareness/risk prevention training: No
Other specific CE training required: Participation in QA program mandatory - CCO has direct authority in the legislation.
Additional Requirements And Information For CE: Program Criteria: None
Accepts uniform continuing education form: Has not bee adapted for Canadian use at this time
Additional CE Information:
Additional Accepts PACE: Does not accept PACE
Regulatory Board Board Members
Peter Amlinger, D.C.
Dennis Mizel, D.C.
Robbie Berman, D.C.
James Laws. D.C.
Bryan Wolfe, D.C.
Brian Gleberzon, D.C.
Gauri Shankar, D.C.
Clifford Hardick, D.C.
Pat Tavares, D.C.
Ms. Christina Depario
Mr. Robert MacKay
Mme. Lise Marin
Ms. Judith McCutcheon
Mr. Martin Ward
Mr. Shakll Akhter
Mr. Scott Sawler
Current As Of Date: 12
Active Licenses: 4,244
Inactive Licenses: 165
New Licenses: 205
Resident Licenses: 4,199
Other Status Licenses: