The New Zealand College of Chiropractic and the chiropractic profession lost a good friend last Wednesday. Long-time Board of Trustee, Mike Loftus, passed away at the young age of 49 after losing his battle with cancer. He has served as a trustee since 2009. Mike, always the entrepreneur, brought innovative thinking and passion to the Board and he loved the College and chiropractic. Never one to sit back, Mike launched a local body political party after his diagnosis and was active at the College [...]
Each year at graduation, the College awards a graduating student the John Nolan Diagnostic Imaging Award. It is awarded to the student who has demonstrated outstanding skills in x-ray and analysis. And like the awards namesake, the student must also show outstanding personal integrity and overall performance, including the willingness to help fellow students. The award, named after pioneering Chiropractor John Nolan, who passed away at the age of 86, is a living testament to his memory and his contribution to the profession to [...]
Great work from our Dean of Chiropractic, Katie Pritchard and Senior Interns Kasey McMaster, Lydia McClean and Marc Yip Choy, who promoted chiropractic on the Lifestyle show, The Café. Our Senior Interns will be at The Baby Show on 16 - 18 August at the ASB Showgrounds in Auckland. Congratulations team. Watch the segment below. http://chiropractic.ac.nz/wp-content/uploads/nzcc-the-cafe.mp4
Our third-year Student Interns have recently returned from Rarotonga having provided chiropractic care to the people of the Cook Islands for two weeks with the support of New Zealand College of Chiropractic mentors. This annual trip is a highlight of the academic programme and an experience that is a second to none as the students grow and develop in such a short space of time. Our arrival is always eagerly anticipated and we were warmly welcomed serving over 2,500 people in what was an [...]
The New Zealand College of Chiropractic warmly congratulates the Australian Chiropractic College (ACC) for earning approval from Australia’s Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency
Dr Ash Pritchard (Chairman of the New Zealand Chiropractic Education Trust Board) and Dr Patrick Sim sign the IP Agreement between the New Zealand College of Chiropractic and the Australian Chiropractic College in 2016 The New Zealand College of Chiropractic warmly congratulates the Australian Chiropractic College (ACC) for earning approval from Australia’s Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA) to register as a higher education institution and accreditation of their chiropractic bachelor’s degree. Students are now completing their prerequisite courses to enter the [...]
Dr Kelly Holt appointed to the Accreditation Committee of the Council of Chiropractic Education Australasia
Dr Kelly Holt, Dean of Research for the New Zealand College of Chiropractic and Senior Researcher for the Centre for Chiropractic Research has recently been appointed to the Accreditation Committee of the Council of Chiropractic Education Australasia (CCEA).
This newly published study explored differences in brain function between people who have neck dysfunction (subclinical neck pain) and people with healthy and well-functioning necks.