A Testing and Certifying Agency for the Chiropractic Profession
The CBCN is a specialty board established specifically to certify chiropractic physicians in the area of Clinical Nutrition.
Chiropractic Board of Clinical Nutrition
The Chiropractic Board of Clinical Nutrition (CBCN) was founded in 2008 to continue the specialty board originally established by the ACA in 1986, and is the credentialing and certifying agency of the chiropractic profession.
To secure, protect, and advance clinical nutrition in the chiropractic profession while serving to enhance the health of the people we serve and the population at large.
The CBCN operates under the auspices of the American Chiropractic Association (ACA) and as a member of the American Board of Chiropractic Specialties with full autonomy in the areas of testing standards and procedures.
The CBCN is authorized and recognized to issue the specialty certification Diplomate (DCBCN) to Doctors of Chiropractic in the field of Clinical Nutrition.
WHAT IS A DIPLOMATE:
A diplomate of the Chiropractic Board of Clinical Nutrition (DCBCN) is a licensed chiropractic physician who has successfully completed a post‐doctoral program in nutrition of at least three hundred (300) credit hours from a chiropractic college or university, institution, foundation or agency whose program is approved by an accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. The topics of study required are delineated in the bylaws of the CBCN. In addition, the diplomat has successfully passed the certifying examination administered by the CBCN.
Click here to download the DCBCN brochure that you can print and use in your office to promote your nutrition practice.
NBCE JOB ANALYSIS SURVEY RESULTS
Thank you to all who completed the job analysis that is vital to creating an exam that reflects what we do.
Click here to view the report.
CERTEMY is LIVE for RECERTIFICATION!
All recertification takes place via Certemy.com.
Remember you need to log on with the your current CBCN email - that is, the email you last provided us. This is a very user-friendly system to complete 4 steps to recertify -- all at this website.
Start thinking about your 12 hours of CE credits NOW!
There are many accredited programs all over the country and several online classes!
TCC has launched their On-Line Diplomate program through CE Cruncher!
Other courses and seminars are listed on the Re-certification page.
As of the 2018 re-certification period, the CBCN will accept required continuing education recertification hours offered by an accredited institution of higher learning or approved by the Certificant's respective physician/chiropractic state licensing board, that address one or more of the topics listed in the Responsibilities of a DCBCN section of the CBCN Handbook. All hours may be obtained in either live or online format. Please be certain your transcripts include the educational institution that sponsors the class.
There will be no grace period. All recertification documents are stlll due December 31st for the following year. Penalties will be assessed if documents are not uploaded in a timely manner.
PLEASE NOTE OUR CHANGE OF ADDRESS FOR THE CBCN:
4360 Northlake Blvd. #209
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410
2021 CBCN ANNUAL MEETING: Our 2021 Annual Meeting will be held in conjunction with the CON Symposium - October 14-17, 2021. The date and time of our meeting TBA.
Remember, you are now required to attend ONE Annual Meeting every three (3) years to maintain your active status.
CON Symposium - October 14-17, 2021 - Club Med, Port St. Lucie, FL
SAVE THE DATE!!
The latest directory of Diplomates is uploaded. This is directly from Certemy, so if there are any errors, please make sure you log into Certemy.com and update your information.
Future Diplomate Exam Dates
Application deadlines are 6 weeks preceding first day of exam
March 8-13 - deadline passed
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