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 E-LEARNING MODULES ICSC - FICS MEMBERS

The FICS Sport Chiropractor courses are designed to provide sport chiropractors with the knowledge allowing them to further their skills as a sports chiropractor.

The completion of all ICSC E-Learning Modules enables the Sport Chiropractor that is a FICS Member to qualify for the International Certificate in Sports Chiropractic.

The ICSC E-Learning Module include:

  • ICSC01 Head Injury in Sport
  • ICSC02 Professional Boundaries, Integrity in Sports and the Sports Medicine Team
  • ICSC03 Sports Imaging
  • ICSC04 Rehabilitation of Sports Injuries
  • ICSC05 Lower Extremity Injuries in Sport
  • ICSC06 Upper Extremity Injuries in Sport
  • ICSC07 Spine Injuries in Sport
  • ICSC08 Sports Physiology
  • ICSC09 Special Sports Populations
  • ICSC10 International Sports Chiropractor

    You must be a registered FICS Member in good standing with FICS or your NCSC to purchase at the member's rate.

    For Memberships information pleases contact admin@ficsport.org

  • $2,500.00 USD

    FULL E-LEARNING MODULES ICSC - NON-MEMBERS

    The FICS Sport Chiropractor courses are designed to provide sport chiropractors with the knowledge allowing them to further their skills as a sports chiropractor.

    The completion of all ICSC E-Learning Modules enables the Sport Chiropractor that is a FICS Member to qualify for the International Certificate in Sports Chiropractic. Non-Members that complete the ICSC are not able to participate as volunteers at FICS International Sporting Events until they become a member.

    The ICSC E-Learning modules include:

  • ICSC01 Head Injury in Sport
  • ICSC02 Professional Boundaries, Integrity in Sports and the Sports Medicine Team
  • ICSC03 Sports Imaging
  • ICSC04 Rehabilitation of Sports Injuries
  • ICSC05 Lower Extremity Injuries in Sport
  • ICSC06 Upper Extremity Injuries in Sport
  • ICSC07 Spine Injuries in Sport
  • ICSC08 Sports Physiology
  • ICSC09 Special Sports Populations
  • ICSC10 International Sports Chiropractor

    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.
  • FICS has a significant international membership base that includes our 26 current National Council Sports Chiropractic (NCSC)’s along with several educational institutions and affiliated organizations. By joining your local NCSC you will automatically gain membership with FICS.

    If you need assistance to identify the contact person of your local NCSC or have any questions, please do not hesitate to reach out to FICS via email admin@ficsport.org

  • $3,500.00 USD

    FICS E-learning for Non Chiropractic Degree

    This course is for Sport Professionals who do not hold an accredited Chiropractic degree, however wish to undertake FICS courses for professional development.

    Gaining Continual Professional Development points for the ICSC modules which you have just completed depends on your ability/success in filing for CPD/CEU’s in your Country/Province/State.

    Includes 5 modules ICSC E-Learning

  • ICSC02 Professional Boundaries, Integrity in Sports and the Sports Medicine Team - 3 hours
  • ICSC03 Sports Imaging - 6 hours
  • ICSC04 Rehabilitation of Sports Injuries - 12 hours
  • ICSC07 Spine Injuries in Sport - 8 hours
  • ICSC09 Special Sports Populations - 6 hours

    If you would like to purchase any of the above as individual modules please reach out to admin@fircsport.org
  • $2,800.00 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.

    $2,300 (normally $2,500 for members) - All 10 modules.

  • ICSC01 Head Injury in Sport
  • ICSC02 Professional Boundaries, Integrity in Sports and the Sports Medicine Team
  • ICSC03 Sports Imaging
  • ICSC04 Rehabilitation of Sports Injuries
  • ICSC05 Lower Extremity Injuries in Sport
  • ICSC06 Upper Extremity Injuries in Sport
  • ICSC07 Spine Injuries in Sport
  • ICSC08 Sports Physiology
  • ICSC09 Special Sports Populations
  • ICSC10 International Sports Chiropractor

    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.
  • $2,300.00 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.
    $95.00 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

    Course Descriptions: This course will cover basic principles of exercise physiology, team physiology (working as part of an integrated healthcare team), modalities in sport, photobiomodulation in healthcare (LASER), and strength & conditioning for the sports chiropractor. The course will provide a basic overview of these topics as well as provide learners with principles they can incorporate into their sports chiropractic practice.

    Course Objectives:
    Upon completion of this course, learners should be able to:
    1. Explain basic exercise physiology principles.
    2. Apply basic exercise physiology principles when treating athletes.
    3. Understand how to work as part of a healthcare team
    4. Apply basic knowledge of therapeutic modalities to the treatment of athletes.
    5. Explain the principles of photobiomodulation and apply these principles to the use of LASER with athletes.
    6. Understand and apply the basic principles of strength and conditioning for sports chiropractors.
    $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

    Course Descriptions: This course will cover special sports populations including: Paralympic athletes, female athletes, transgender athletes, senior athletes, pediatric athletes. This course will also discuss sports nutrition and hydration as well as special sports conditions including: sports hernia and sports dermatology. Finally, mental performance in athletics will be discussed.

    Course Objectives:
    Upon completion of this course, learners should be able to:
    1. Understand various aspects of sports nutrition including: nutritional support for athletes with diabetes, sports nutrition, hydration in sport, and applications of herbs in sport.
    2. Define the transgender athlete and discuss participation of the transgender athlete in sport.
    3. Develop an understanding of the special requirements for Paralympic athletes and describe the treatment of Paralympic athletes in sport.
    4. Develop an understanding of the special consideration when working with pediatric, female and senior athletes.
    5. Describe mental skills which will aid an athlete with their mental performance in athletics.
    6. Define sports hernia and sports dermatology and describe the treatment of each condition in sport

    $390.00 USD