Chinese Medicine Board of Australia - Accreditation publications and resources
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Accreditation publications and resources

Below are some key accreditation resources and publications, including guides, forms, policies and standards related to the Committee’s accreditation activities.

Current publications and resources

Document name Date of publication Format

Guidelines for risk-based accreditation decision-making

The Guidelines for risk-based accreditation decision making were developed and endorsed by the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Practice, Chinese Medicine, Medical Radiation Practice, Paramedicine and Podiatry Accreditation Committees - these guidelines took effect on 1 July 2022.

1 July 2022


Chinese medicine accreditation standards 2019

These are the current accreditation standards (updated in March 2021) for use by education providers offering Chinese medicine programs – effective from 1 June 2020
March 2021 PDF
Professional capabilities for registered Chinese medicine practitioners

The professional capabilities were approved by the Chinese Medicine Board of Australia, and identify the knowledge, skills and professional attributes needed to safely and competently practise as a Chinese medicine health practitioner in Australia.

The Chinese medicine accreditation standards 2019 require education providers to design and implement a program where learning outcomes and assessment tasks map to all the professional capabilities.
March 2020 PDF
Web page
Guidelines for accreditation of education and training programs 1 July 2020 PDF
Guidance on teaching out accredited and approved programs of study  27 August 2021  PDF 
Guidance on accreditation site visits and tele/videoconference meetings  27 August 2021  PDF
Guidance for accreditation assessors  27 August 2021  PDF 
Approach for establishment of accreditation assessment teams for Chinese medicine January 2021 PDF
Process for internal review of accreditation decisions - updated September 2020 September 2020 PDF


Document name Date of publication Format
Retired: Chinese medicine accreditation standards 2019

As of March 2021 this version of the accreditation standards has been superseded by the updated Chinese medicine accreditation standards 2019 (updated in March 2021)
1 July 2019 - February 2021 PDF
Retired: Accreditation standards for Chinese medicine 2013

These are superseded by the Chinese medicine accreditation standards 2019.
December 2013 - June 2019 PDF
Page reviewed 17/04/2024