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You are a passionate health professional, you have studied hard during formal and ongoing professional education.
How can you differentiate yourself as a clinical physiologist who prides themselves on clinical excellence?
In the the words of an Accredited Clinical Physiologist, the Australian Council for Clinical Physiologists (ACCP):
….has given me and my colleagues the opportunity to be recognised as an accredited profession. I have been a respiratory and sleep scientist for 20 years now and have always felt our profession, along with the other clinical physiology professions, have always suffered from not having a formal, professional identity. The birth of the ACCP has helped to change this.
By joining ACCP today, you will be part of a growing and collaborative positive change for Clinical Physiologists in Australia. Your association with ACCP signifies that you are an Allied Health Professional that is synonymous with clinical excellence.
Once you successfully complete the application process, you will become an Accredited Clinical Physiologist (ACP). In order to enjoy the privilege of accreditation, the application process includes a modest membership fee which is up to 70% cheaper than comparable Allied Health Associations. Your accredited status will be a differentiating mark of excellence to peak professional bodies, employers, and your patients.
You can apply for accredited status for one or more of the following disciplines:
The ACCP Board of Directors are committed to ensuring Accredited Clinical Physiologists as renowned as healthcare experts. The Directors undertake this work on a voluntary basis to ensure maximal membership value for money.
The Board are passionately committed to supporting and striving to continually improve the standards of practice for Accredited Clinical Physiologists. Because the Directors are all Accredited Clinical Physiologists, it is in the DNA for the ACCP to proudly promote the professional identity of Accredited Clinical Physiologists. The promotion strategy includes engagement with a wide variety of stakeholders, including employers, professional associations, educational institutions and government in the promotion and enhancement of standards.
Join now to be a part of a future where Clinical Physiologists ARE renowned as healthcare experts.
Select the official documents here that are the Accreditation Framework and the Accreditation Portfolio document used by our members.
The Accreditation Framework Professional Portfolio (Updated 14/08/2022)Accreditation Framework FAQs