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Post-nominals

Titled Members and Fellows of AICE are able to use post-nominals, provided they are current members of AICE, and have fulfilled the necessary CPD requirements.

Titled Member or Fellow status qualification is a living award based on fulfillment of ongoing CPD requirement and membership dues. Non-compliance of these requirements will result in the candidate losing their Member/Fellow status.

The use of post-nominals must be in accordance with regulations adopted by the ACA board and in accordance with National law.

As per the CBA Codes and Guidelines, there are no recognised specialties for chiropractors. Chiropractors must not use the term ‘specialist’ in any advertising because of the likelihood that such advertising would mislead or deceive the general public about your chiropractic skills, qualifications and experience.

The correct order for the use of post nominals is: (only current members can use this)

  • Commonwealth Honors and Awards
  • University degrees both pre and post-graduate
  • Appointments such as Justice of Peace
  • Membership of associations

For example:

Titled Members approved under the AICE Sports & Exercise Category can use:

Dr Mary Smith, Sports & Exercise Chiropractor (AICE 2019 - year of approval), followed by other standard Post-nominals i.e. BAppSc (ClinSc) BChiroSc etc.

Fellows approved under the AICE Sports & Exercise Category can use: 

Dr Mary Smith, Fellow Sports & Exercise Chiropractor (AICE 2019 - year of approval), followed by other standard Post-nominals i.e. BAppSc (ClinSc) BChiroSc etc.

Chiropractors at Member or CIG level are not entitled to the use of AICE Titles or Post Nominals.

Overseas post nominals must only be used when they are a result of a qualification, not membership of an overseas association.