Certified Chiropractic Sports Practitioner
Diplomate of the American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians
For doctors of chiropractic who successfully complete this 110 hour blended course, the American Chiropractic Board of Sports Practitioners offers an examination leading to certification as a Certified Chiropractic Sports Practitioner (CCSP).
For doctors of chiropractic who successfully complete the additional 220 hour blended course, the American Chiropractic Board of Sports Practitioners offers an examination leading to certification as a Diplomate of the American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians (DACBSP).
A certificate of completion from SCU and DConline is available for doctors of chiropractic who successfully pass each topic and session exam, and provide evidence of current CPR Level-C certification.
The CCSP and DACBSP programs may be taken concurrently. One does NOT have to complete the CCSP first.
The CCSP course consists of five live sessions totaling 60 hours and distance learning modules totaling 50 hours. The DACBSP course consists of 100 hours of live sessions and 120 hours of distance learning. Live sessions are held at D.I.S.C. Sports and Spine Center in Marina del Rey, CA, just 15 minutes from Los Angeles International Airport. The courses are a hybrid of distance-based learning and live sessions.
An exam is given at the end of the distance learning session. Students seeking certification must pass each examination with a minimum grade of 75%. The Emergency Procedures sessions are mandatory sessions; all students must be in attendance to complete the certificate. All students must also complete and obtain the CPR Level C certification in order to complete the CCSP/DACBSP certificates.
- Completion of all coursework
- 75% received on each topic exam
- Completion of Emergency Procedures sessions
- Evidence of current CPR Level-C certification
Upon successful completion of this course, doctors of chiropractic possess:
- Ability to sit for the CCSP and/or DACBSP examinations
- Greater awareness of the responsibilities of the sports/team practitioner
- Ability to instruct athletes in rehabilitative procedures and athletic training principles
- Ability to evaluate and treat typical sports and recreational injuries
- Ability to treat athletes in emergency situations, both on-field and in-office
- Working knowledge of the clinical biomechanics and physiology involved in specific sports and recreational activities
$2,500 CCSP / $3850 DACBSP / BOTH TOTAL $6350 - Students enrolled in both at the same time receive a $500 tuition discount so the total tuition with the discount is $5,850. To receive the tuition break they must enroll at the same time for both courses.
To receive further information and to register, please contact DConline at 712-260-2507
" * Coursework is not associated with the ACBSP ™. *The achievement of a postgraduate certification by the ACBSP® will depend on many considerations including but not limited to past writing experience, preparation, and other immeasurable factors. The course is offered to you as a way to prepare a submission for the DACBSP® written requirement with no guarantee of your individual outcome. "