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Table 2 Comparison of CCE-International Accreditation / Educational standards 2010 and 2016

From: Comparing the old to the new: A comparison of similarities and differences of the accreditation standards of the chiropractic council on education-international from 2010 to 2016

Domain and subdomain 2010 2016
Introduction/Foreword
 Definition of Chiropractor Self-defined Use of the definition by the World Federation Chiropractic
 Areas must address X X
Recognition of cultural variations X X
 Intention to be used as reference X X
 This is a minimum standard X X
1. PROGRAM STANDARDS
 Based on model of outcomes-based education   X
  CCE must monitor exit outcomes   X
  Exit outcomes must be explicit   X
  Must be communicated to all stakeholders   X
  Curriculum must achieve educational outcomes   X
  Monitor & evaluate curriculum effectiveness X X
 Goals   X
 Must define its mission, measurable goals & objectives   X
 Mission must incorporate   X
  Instruction / learning   X
  Patient care   X
  Research & scholarship   X
  Service   X
 Participation-consult with principal stakeholders   X
 Autonomy to develop own program   X
 Ethics, integrity & accountability X X
 Governance   X
  Governing board   X
  Governing structures   X
  Academic leadership   X
  Faculty participation   X
  Student input   X
 Administration   X
 Evaluation & quality improvement   X
 Patient care   X
 Educational budget & resource allocation X X
 Educational Program X X
  Curriculum model & educational methods X X
  Curriculum development & assessment   X
  Curriculum structure & content X X
 Faculty   
 Minimal Qualifications   X
 Students X X
  Student admissions   X
  Disclosure to students   X
  Student support services   X
  Student policies X X
  Student competencies X X
  Assessment of student performance X X
 Research & Scholarship X X
 Resources X X
  Physical facilities X X
  Clinic resources X X
  Learning resources X X
 Information and communication technology   X
 Service   X
2. COMPETENCIES
 Definition Competence X X
 Definition of Standard X X
 Foundational knowledge X X
 Clinical skills X X
 Formulate a differential diagnosis X X
 Develop & evolve a management plan   X
 Implement & monitor treatment   X
 Evaluation of progress   X
 Professionalism   X
 Ethics & jurisprudence   X
 Record keeping   X
 Communication skills X X
 Chiropractor-patient relationship X X
 Inter-professional collaboration X X
 Health Promotion & disease prevention X X
3. PROCEDURES   X
 Initial Accreditation   X
 Reaffirmation of accreditation   X
 Confidentiality   X
 1. Initial application for accreditation   X
  Letter of intent   X
  Eligibility criteria X X
  Evidence of eligibility X X
  Self-evaluation report (SER) X X
  Decision about SER X X
  Site team visit X X
  Joint activities in accreditation process   X
  Site team report   X
  Final decision to ward accredited status   X
   Award of Accredited status   X
   Deferral of accreditation   X
   Denial of accreditation   X
   Notification of decision   X
 2. Reaffirmation of accreditation   X
  Letter of intent   X
  Eligibility criteria   X
  SER   X
  CCE decision on SER satisfactory / unsatisfactory   X
  Site team visit   X
  Joint activities in accreditation process   X
  Site team report   X
  Final decision to ward accredited status   X
   Award of Accredited status   X
   Deferral of accreditation   X
   Impose sanctions   X
   Refusal to reaffirm   X
   Notification of decision   X
   Reaccreditation-reinstatement following refusal   X
   Status description   X
 Monitoring X X
  Reports X X
  Special actions   X
 Quality assurance of the CCE for its improvement   X
 Complaints and appeals   X
 Role of Governance structure of the CCEI member   X
Not included in the 2016 from 2010
 appreciates chiropractic history and the unique paradigm of chiropractic health care X  
 acquires the ability critically to appraise scientific and clinical knowledge X  
 select research subjects, design simple research methods, critically appraise clinical studies and participate in multi-disciplinary research programs X  
 accept the responsibilities of a chiropractor X