Credentialling Exam

Successful completion of the Credentialling Examination indicates that a clinician has met the requirements established by The McKenzie Institute International (MII), to recognize basic competency in Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy® (MDT).

The examination consists of written and practical components, designed to assess the clinical knowledge and skills developed by the clinician throughout the post-graduate MDT courses. Those who pass the exam may add the post nominal “Cred. MDT” to their professional title. Credentialled clinicians who take out full membership of the McKenzie Institute Australia are also added to the online Clinician Locator; which is used by patients and referrers seeking certified MDT providers.

Exam eligibility requirements

  • Completion of Parts A-D
  • Licensed or Registered practitioner

The seven major components of the Clinical Competencies are:

  • History
  • Examination
  • Conclusion
  • Principle of Treatment
  • Reassessment
  • Prophylaxis
  • Clinician Procedures

Benefits of being a Certified McKenzie Clinician:

  • Listing on the online Clinician Locator* - used by patients and referrers to find MDT qualified clinicians. *Must also be a full member of the McKenzie Institute Australia
  • Recognition of your expertise and enhancement of our professional status among your colleagues, community, referring professionals, industry, and third party insurers.
  • The opportunity to be involved in ongoing outcome studies and research projects.
  • The opportunity to apply to undertake the graduate Diploma of Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy.

To ensure an ongoing high standard of clinical practice and to maintain their listing on the Clinician Locator, credentialled clinicians must complete regular continuing education in MDT, as determined by the McKenzie Institute Australia