ICCSP and ChiroSuisse Sports Certification Project (see bottom)
(Prior to June 1, 2013 it was named ICSSD, International Chiropractic Sport Science Diploma)
The Internationally Certified Chiropractic Sports Practicioner (ICCSP) has completed a postgraduate program of two extended weekend seminars combined with a comprehensive on-
The Fédération Internationale de Chiropratique du Sport (FICS) is in charge of this program. The aim is to set an appropriate minimum standard in theoretical and practical sports chiropractic education for chiropractors wanting to develop special competence in the field of sports chiropractic and to be qualified to serve on FICS teams at national and international games events.
These are the basic requirements for obtaining the ICSSP certificate :
1. Complete the FICS online education program (eLS).
2. Complete module 1 and 2 (both hands-
3. Provide proof of professional experience:
4. Demonstrate practical
Or write minimum a case study with relevance to sports chiropractic published in a peer reviewed journal or a poster presentation either at one of FICS Symposia or at an international sports science conference (with a peer review process).
5. Provide current certification in CPR or equivalent credentials in emergency procedures -
6. Provide current chiropractic licence
7. Payment of final administration cost after approval of the diploma is received
Please refer to the FICS website for further details on obtaining ICCSP certification. Certification
For general information, click here : Requirements
The dates of course offerings are posted on the page FICS seminars
Project for a SCSC Sports Certificate endorsed by ChiroSuisse
Interest was expressed at the last General Assembly to offer beyond the ICCSP a more advanced sports education leading to certification and a title given by SCSC, endorsed by ChiroSuisse. This postgraduate professional specialized certification program is called in German „Fähigkeitsausweis“, in French "Certificat de Formation Complémentaire" and is meant to be equivalent to an academic continued education of a Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) or a Diploma of Advanced Studies (DAS).
Module 1 of this complementary sports education will be the certificate issued by FICS with its 100h ICCSP program with online Learning System (eLS), two hands-
The subsequent Module 2 of this complementary sports education will need an extra 200h of sports education to fulfill the 300h formation required by the Swiss Chiropractic Academy for the obtention of a ChiroSuisse Complementary Certification. A suggested possibility to cumulate 200h after the 100h already obtained from the ICCSP program, would be 100h practical experience (out-
The Education Commission will investigate the possibilities and the feasibility of this project.