Glossary of Terms



ACC Accident Compensation Corporation
APC Annual Practising Certificate
CPD Continuing Professional Development
CRC Competence Review Committee
GOsC General Osteopathic Council (UK)
GST Goods and Services Tax
HDC Health & Disability Commissioner
HPCA Act Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003
HPDT Health Practitioners Disciplinary Tribunal
HRAS Health Regualtory Authorities Secretariat
HRANZ Health Regulatory Authorities of New Zealand
IELTS International English Lanaguage Testing System
ISOP International Society of Osteopathic practitioners
MOH Ministry of Health
NZQA New Zealand Qualifications Authority
OCNZ Osteopathic Council of New Zealand
OSNZ Osteopathic Society of New Zealand
PCC Professional Conduct Committee
TTMRA Trans Tasman Mutual Recognition Act 1997 or Trans Tasman Mutual Recognition Agreement
WMA Western Medical Acupuncture





  • Child Health Consultation

    The Council invites you to complete the submission form on child and adolescent health in osteopathy if you have not already completed the survey that was recently sent to all registrants. 



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