OCA Member Benefits

Our member benefits include services, programs and resources to help members enhance their patient care, expand their clinical expertise and build a thriving practice.

On behalf of our members, we promote the chiropractic profession and advance the integration with Ontario’s broader health eco-system with health policies, as well as collaborative programs. We also provide member benefits by supporting important research directly and through collaboration with Ontario’s leading chiropractic research entities.

OCA One Year Snapshot

We’re proud to continue to support your practice, promote the profession, and advocate for you. Here are a few highlights of our support for members and the profession.

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Enhancing Patient Care
and Your Clinical Expertise

Business solutions, including OCA Aspire, our cloud-based electronic health record (EHR) and practice management solution, specially designed for chiropractors and other health care professionals.
Patient education tools and resources to print, post online or share with patients via social media or email.
Collaboration resources to help you reach out and work with other health care professionals.
Clinical resources to help you grow and share your clinical expertise

Promoting the Profession
and Keeping You Informed

Advertising, including integrated digital advertising campaigns across Ontario where members work and live, such as the arthritis campaign.
Major campaigns in support of scope enhancement and other advocacy initiatives.
Weekly email bulletin to update you on news about your profession, media coverage, OCA Advance CE webinars/workshops and OCA initiatives to support your practice.
ON Spinal Chat bi-monthly podcast on what the OCA is doing or supporting to help members enhance their patient care, grow their practices, or advance the chiropractic profession.
OCA awards and awards galas to celebrate chiropractic leaders across Ontario at annual events held in regions across Ontario.

Member Benefits to Help You Build and Run a Thriving Business

Classified ad listings (marketplace) for you to post free of charge on our website. Includes postings for jobs (locum, associates and other roles), practices, equipment and more.
Your free web page (microsite) on our Chiropractor locator to help you boost your profile to potential patients with your photo, logo and practice details.
Online business resources for managing your practice, which include information and tools to support your practice’s finance, legal, human resources and marketing needs, among others.
Our Member Assistance Program (MAP), provided by LifeWorks (formerly Morneau Shepell), is a group benefit for all OCA members and offers a wide range of confidential and voluntary support services to assist you and your family with resolving everyday challenges, complex issues, and everything in between.
Affinity (Advantage) Partners Program to help you save money, build your practice and enhance your knowledge – Includes discounted services for legal advice, finance, insurance, marketing (including website development), IT solutions, transportation and leisure activities.

Advocacy, Health Policy and Programs

Advocacy and Health Policy initiatives to support the public, patients, employers, chiropractors, and other health care professionals for a better health care system.
Programs to help Ontarians and advance the profession, such as:

Ongoing Professional Development and Continuing Education (CE)

Free access to OCA Advance, our Continuing Education (CE) offering, includes:
• Live Webinars every Wednesday and On-Demand Webinars – that advance your business and clinical skills
• In-person Workshops to expand your practical knowledge
Research to keep you informed about OCA-sponsored initiatives, collaborations with the Canadian Chiropractic Research Foundation (CCRF), Canadian Chiropractic Guideline Initiative (CCGI), researchers at universities and others that advance our profession.
Our Mentorship Program offers one-to-one mentoring relationships with experienced practitioners, who share their professional knowledge and career insights, with mentees.
Volunteer Programs – from the Chiropractic Student Volunteer Program to the Advocacy Volunteer Program – help members expand their network, hone new skills and raise the profile of chiropractic care.
Specialized programs for students and new grads from speed-mentoring to practice opportunities conferences to help emerging chiropractors Jumpstart their careers.
Thrive professional development conferences with experts from Ontario and beyond.

Interested in Joining the OCA?

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