FICS Course List

 Please Note

In order to undertake the International Certificate in Sports Chiropractic (ICSC) with FICS you are required to be a graduate of an accredited chiropractic program or be in your final year of study. Click here to view the accredited chiropractic program which FICS accept.

Full Certification Program - FICS MEMBERS

Includes all 10 modules

The ICSC E-Learning Modules are designed to provide Sport Chiropractors with knowledge allowing them to further their skills as a sports chiropractor and qualify for the International Certificate in Sports Chiropractic. You must be a register Member with FICS or your NCSC to purchase at the member's rate. Memberships information contact admin@ficsport.org
$2,000.00 USD

FULL CERTIFICATION PROGRAM - NON-MEMBERS

All 10 modules. To become a member and apply for the discounted rate of these modules go to https://fics-sport.org/portal/index.php/en/membership for full membership details and how to register. Registration with FICS as an individual member is 125US

$3,500.00 USD

French Seminar – Full ICSC E-Learning modules

This promotion code for the ICSC E-learning is ONLY OPEN to any participant who has registered for the Upper Extremity hands-on-seminar to be held at the French Chiro College on 17-19 January 2020. The price of the e-learning will increase from 1 October so we encourage participants to register early. • $1,900 until 30th September 2019 (Normally $2,000 for members) • $2,300 after 1st October 2019 (normally $2,500 for members) If you are not a member of the French NCSC or FICS contact admin@ficsport.org to organize details of membership to claim the discount.
$1,900.00 USD

International Sports Chiropractic

The purpose of this course is to provide doctors of chiropractic with an understanding of international sports chiropractic. This course will focus on FICS and the world of sport, the history of sports chiropractic and international games and FICS procedures at these games.

Course Objectives:
Upon completion of this course, learners should be able to:
  1. Recognize the role of FICS in the world of sports
  2. Understand what individual sports chiropractors can do to promote FICS and sports chiropractic throughout the world.
  3. Understand FICS procedures regarding international games.
  4. Gain a basic understanding of the history of sports chiropractic.
$65.00 USD

Head Injury Module

The purpose of this module is to provide doctors of chiropractic with training in the evaluation, treatment and management of sport related concussion, hematomas, and facial injuries. The module will discuss: sport related concussion including definition, examination, mechanism of injury, cervico/cranial syndrome, and management). Subdural, epidural, and intracerebral hematomas as well as increased intracranial pressure will be discussed. Finally, injuries of the eye, ear, nose, and mouth which are commonly seen in sport will be presented.

Head Injury Module Learning Objectives:
  1. Recognize and identify signs and symptoms of sport concussion.
    1. Describe and develop return to activity and return to learn plans for an athlete who has sustained a concussion.
    2. Conduct a sideline sport concussion examination and interpret the findings of the sport concussion exam.
    3. Describe the mechanism of injury of sport concussion.
    4. Differentiate between cervical spine strain and concussion signs and symptoms.
    5. Identify proper management a cervical spine injury as it relates to sport concussion.
    6. Identify nutritional intervention which may aid in recovery from sport concussion.
    7. Recognize the legal aspects associated with evaluation, diagnosis and management of sport concussion.
  2. Recognize and identify signs and symptoms of intracranial hematoma.
    Recognize the difference in signs and symptoms between intracranial hematoma and sport concussion.
    1. Describe the similarities and differences between subdural, epidural, intracerebral hematoma.
    2. Describe signs and symptoms associated with increased intracranial pressure.
  3. Recognize the most common facial injuries which occur in sport.
    Demonstrate understanding of the treatment of various oral, eye, ear and nasal injuries occurring in sport.
    1. Identify signs and symptoms of oral injuries in sport.
    2. Identify signs and symptoms of eye injuries in sport.
    3. Identify signs and symptoms of ear injuries in sport.
    4. Identify signs and symptoms of nasal injuries in sport.
$130.00 USD

Professional Boundaries, Integrity in Sport and the Sports Medicine Team Course

The purpose of this course is to provide doctors of chiropractic with training regarding professional boundaries and ethics in sports chiropractic, integrity in sport policy as adopted by the IOC and FICS, and the sports medicine team. The module will discuss: ethical considerations in sport chiropractic, professional boundaries in sport, olympism, Olympic Movement Code on the Prevention of the Manipulation of Competitions, the IOC Code of Ethics, IOC Integrity and the sports medicine team.

Course Objectives:
Upon completion of this course, learners should be able to:
  1. Demonstrate a basic understanding of good ethical practices when working as a sports chiropractor.
  2. Understand and recognize when ethical or professional boundaries violations have occurred in sports chiropractic.
  3. Demonstrate understanding of integrity in sport policy as adopted by the IOC and FICS.
  4. Explain olympism and promote the 3 core values of olympism in society and the work of sports chiropractic.
  5. Recognize the sports chiropractor’s role as part of the sports medicine team.
$130.00 USD

Lower Extremity Injuries in Sport

The purpose of this course is to provide doctors of chiropractic with training in the evaluation, treatment and management of lower extremity injuries in sports. Common lower extremity conditions seen in sport will be discussed along with the pathoanatomy, biomechanics, epidemiology, acute management and chronic management of these conditions.

Course Objectives:
Upon completion of this course, learners should be able to:
  1. Recognize common lower extremity injuries in sport.
  2. Understand the pathoanatomy and epidemiology of lower extremity injuries in sport.
  3. Understand thee biomechanics of lower extremity injuries in sport.
  4. Determine and provide appropriate acute and sub-acture management of lower extremity conditions in sport.
$390.00 USD

Upper Extremity Injuries in Sport

The purpose of this course is to provide doctors of chiropractic with training in the evaluation, treatment and management of upper extremity injuries in sports. Common upper extremity conditions seen in sport will be discussed along with the pathoanatomy, biomechanics, epidemiology, acute management and chronic management of these conditions.

Course Objectives:
Upon completion of this course, learners should be able to:
  1. Recognize common upper extremity injuries in sport.
  2. Understand the pathoanatomy and epidemiology of upper extremity injuries in sport.
  3. Understand thee biomechanics of upper extremity injuries in sport.
  4. Determine and provide appropriate acute and sub-acute management of upper extremity conditions in sport.
$390.00 USD

Sports Rehabilitation

The purpose of this course is to provide doctors of chiropractic with training in the functional evaluation, restorative treatment and active management of sport related injuries to the spine and extremities. When completing the course, you should have a high level understanding of the role of therapeutic exercise with sports related injuries and foundational appreciation of functional testing of the spine, and extremities as well as basic application for rehabilitation.

Course Objectives:
Upon completion of this course, learners should be able to:
  1. Identify and describe the 5 different tiers of rehabilitation.
  2. Understand functional assessment of the cervical spine, lumbar spine, shoulder, hip, knee, foot and ankle.
  3. Prescribe exercises for the cervical and lumbar spine in each of the 5 rehabilitation tiers.
  4. Prescribe exercises for the shoulder in each of the 5 rehabilitation tiers.
  5. Prescribe exercises for the hip in each of the 5 rehabilitation tiers.
  6. Prescribe exercises for the knee in each of the 5 rehabilitation tiers.
  7. Prescribe exercises for the foot and ankle in each of the 5 rehabilitation tiers.
$390.00 USD

Spine Injuries in Sport

The purpose of this course is to provide doctors of chiropractic with training in the evaluation, treatment and management of spine injuries in sports. Common spinal conditions seen in sport will be discussed along with the pathoanatomy, biomechanics, epidemiology, acute management and chronic management of these conditions.

Course Objectives:
Upon completion of this course, learners should be able to:
  1. Recognize common spinal injuries in sport.
  2. Understand the pathoanatomy and epidemiology of spinal injuries in sport.
  3. Understand thee biomechanics of spinal in sport.
  4. Determine and provide appropriate acute and chronic management of spinal conditions in sport.
$260.00 USD

Sports Physiology

Check back with us soon. We expect this program to be ready by June.

$390.00 USD

Sports Imaging

The purpose of this course is to provide doctors of chiropractic with training in sports imaging, as it applies to your evaluation, treatment and management of sport related injuries. The module will discuss: sport related injuries and common findings on plain film radiography as well as discussion on what advanced images to order and associated common findings.

Course Objectives:
Upon completion of this course, learners should be able to:
  1. Recognize and Identify Radiological Findings in the Cervical Spine & Head
  2. Recognize and Identify Radiological Findings in the Lumbar Spine & Lumbar Disc
  3. Recognize and Identify Radiological Findings in the Pelvis & Hip
  4. Recognize and Identify Radiological Findings in the Knee
  5. Recognize and Identify Radiological Findings in the Foot & Ankle
  6. Recognize and Identify Radiological Findings in the Shoulder
  7. Recognize and Identify Radiological Findings in the Elbow
  8. Recognize and Identify Radiological Findings in the Wrist & Hand
  9. Recognize and Identify Common Fractures throughout the body
  10. Identify which Advanced Imaging Modality should be ordered to evaluate an injured athlete.
$195.00 USD

Special Populations

Check back with us soon. We expect this program to be ready by June.

$390.00 USD