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ICPA Diplomate Program & Payment Policies

In order to participate in the ICPA Diplomate Program, you must read and agree to the following terms.

1. Diplomate Program Participation Agreement

  • I am a licensed chiropractor and am in practice. 
  • I am currently enrolled in or have completed the ICPA Certification Program. 
  • I understand that the ICPA may request proof of my education and/or professional credentials such as, license and malpractice.

2. Application Terms of Agreement

  • I agree to pay the $100 application fee to the Diplomate Program. 
  • I understand that once accepted into the Diplomate Program, I am responsible to pay the fee of $3000. 

Students: After you have graduated and become a licensed chiropractor, you will be eligible to apply to the Diplomate Program. 

3. Payment Terms of Agreement 

Pay in Full 

  • I am an ICPA auto-renewal member and will remain so until successful completion of all Diplomate requirements. 
  • I agree to a one time payment of $3000. 
  • I understand I have two years from the day that I pay for the Diplomate Program to complete the requirements. If not completed in this time, I may be responsible for completing any additional requirements that are added to the program. 
  • If I choose not to continue with the entire ICPA Diplomate Program, my payment will be prorated in accordance with administration and service fees rendered. 

Auto-Payment

  • I am an ICPA auto-renewal member and will remain so until successful completion of all Diplomate requirements. 
  • I am authorizing the ICPA to charge me $1100 upon initial registration and to process two more payments of $1100 quarterly on the fourth and eighth months from my initial registration date. 
  • I understand I have two years from the day that I pay for the Diplomate Program to complete the requirements. If not completed in this time, I may be responsible for completing any additional requirements that are added to the program. 
  • If I choose not to continue with the entire ICPA Diplomate Program, my payment will be prorated in accordance with administration and service fees rendered. 

4. Completion of Diplomate Requirements

  • I acknowledge the satisfactory completion of the 9 requirements to achieve Diplomate status: 

    • 1. Assessment and Application of Family Practice Knowledge: 24 Hours
    • 2. Clinical Contribution to Research: 32 Hours 
    • 3. Clinical Results: 12 Hours
    • 4. Critical Thinking: 36 Hours
    • 5. Effective Writing Skills: 12 Hours
    • 6. Patient Education: 24 Hours
    • 7. Effective Communication Skills: 16 Hours
    • 8. Clinical Skills: 48 Hours
    • 9. CPR/ First Aid Certification  

Requirements Deadline: The ICPA recommends that you complete the diplomate requirements within 2 years of the date that you pay to enter the program. If you do not complete the requirements within this time frame, you are responsible for completing new requirements that have been introduced.

5. Achieving Diplomate Status 

  • I understand that the usage of the letters DACCP and the recognition of Diplomate status is a state-by-state regulation. If I awarded the letters DACCP, I am responsible to stay in accordance with my practicing state's regulation and my declaration and advertising of Diplomate status.

Diplomate AchievementA Diplomate from the Academy Council of Chiropractic Pediatrics (DACCP) will be awarded through the Academy of Chiropractic Family Practice and endorsed by the ICPA after successful completion of all 9 requirements. 

Maintenance of Diplomate Status: Graduates of the Diplomate program are required to maintain Diplomate status by completing 12 hours of continuing education with the ICPA every 2 years. About the CE Requirement »

 

6. Refund Policy

Refunds: The ICPA's return policy is minimal and based on charges accrued. Because of our non-profit status, we can not accrue credit card and shipping costs. All returns to the ICPA can be credited towards another product or service. 

  • If I choose not to continue with the entire ICPA Diplomate Program, my payment will be prorated in accordance with administration and services fees rendered.