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TBCE Adopts March 2018 Proposed Rules Changes
Written by Editor   
Tuesday, June 19, 2018 07:10 AM

In March of 2018 the Texas Board of Chiropractic Examiners (TBCE)  published proposed rules changes as reported here.  On June 19, 2018, those reported changes were adopted by the TBCE.  

Rules effected are rule 78.3 Rules of Practice;  rule 78.5 Duty to Respond to Complaint and Request for Information or Records; rule 78.7 Public Interest Information; and rule 78.8 Complaint Procedures.

The currently adopted rules may be found at the above links. These rules were deemed necessary to reflect implementation of 2017 Sunset Commission legislation, SB 304, which dissolved the Board’s statutory requirement to regulate and/or register chiropractic facilities, effective September 1, 2017. The purpose of the amendments is to remove the reference of regulation of facilities and facility owners stated in the rule.

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TCA to Host Orthopedic Diplomate Program in Dallas
Written by Editor   
Thursday, June 14, 2018 02:42 PM

The Texas Chiropractic Association, in partnership with the Texas Council of Chiropractic Orthopedists (TCCO) and the University of Bridgeport, has relaunched the Diplomate, Academy of Chiropractic Orthopedists (DACO) program in Texas.

Designed specifically for practicing chiropractors, University of Bridgeport’s Neuromusculoskeletal Post-Graduate Program and the related DACO Diplomate will give you the credentials necessary to become a valuable member of a primary healthcare team. 

Don’t miss the opportunity to be among the pioneers of this revolutionary change in delivering holistic healthcare by completing the DACO program in Texas!

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Dr. William E. Morgan Awarded Keeler Plaque as Texas Chiropractor of the Year
Written by Andrea Howard   
Thursday, June 14, 2018 08:50 AM

AUSTIN, JUNE 12 – The Texas Chiropractic Association is pleased to announce that William E. Morgan, DC, of Dallas was awarded the 2017-18 Keeler Plaque.

The Keeler Plaque is the most prestigious award presented to a Doctor of Chiropractic in Texas. Established in 1934 by Dr. Clyde Keeler, this award recognizes the chiropractor of the year in Texas.  Nominees must be in good standing in TCA, of good moral character and must have promoted the advancement of chiropractic in Texas through research, public relations, school participation, promotion or support.

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TCA Presents Top Chiropractic Awards at Chiro Texpo '18
Written by Editor   
Tuesday, June 12, 2018 11:56 AM

AUSTIN, JUNE 12 – The Texas Chiropractic Association honored some of the state’s top Doctors of Chiropractic at its annual President’s Gala at Chiro Texpo ’18, TCA’s annual convention, held June 8-10 at the Hyatt Regency Dallas.

William E. Morgan, DC, president of Dallas-based Parker University, received the Keeler Plaque. The Keeler Plaque is the most prestigious award presented to a Doctor of Chiropractic (DC) in Texas. Established in 1934 by Dr. Clyde Keeler, this award recognizes the chiropractor of the year in Texas. The winner is selected by a panel of past Keeler Plaque winners.

Don White, DC, of Fort Worth was selected for the Young Chiropractor of the Year Award. This award is presented to a chiropractor under the age of 40 who has made significant contributions to TCA and the chiropractic profession in Texas. White currently serves as chair of TCA’s Legislative Affairs Committee.

Award winners included:

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Prepare for Hurricane Season
Written by Editor   
Tuesday, June 05, 2018 12:00 AM

The Texas Chiropractic Association (TCA) works to enhance public access and education to chiropractic practice. In the wake of last year’s Hurricane Harvey the TCA, in conjunction with Parker University and Texas Chiropractic College (TCC), created the initiative Chiropractors Helping In Relief Operations (C.H.I.R.O), dedicated to helping chiropractic doctors in their time of need. The ultimate goal of C.H.I.R.O. is to help doctors effected by a disaster to get back to caring for patients.

Initially started as a response to Harvey as a way to offer assistance to Texas Doctors of Chiropractic whose practices were affected by Hurricane Harvey, the C.H.I.R.O. continues as a way to support those who may be affected by catastrophic events in the future. The 2018 hurricane season began June 1 and the TCA takes this opportunity to attention to hurricane preparedness.  The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has predicted a “near to above normal” level of hurricane frequency. The most important thing you can do as hurricane season approaches is to have a plan, and to get yourself, your family and your home prepared.  

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