provide proof of Canadian citizenship or permanent residency in Canada.
have reasonable fluency in written and spoken English.
have been engaged in clinical practice, either inside or outside of Canada, for a minimum of five years consecutively, preceding the application for membership.
not have been found guilty of any criminal offence or any other offence relevant to suitability to practise chiropody;
not have been found guilty of professional misconduct, incompetence or incapacity in relation to chiropody or another health profession;
not be the subject of a current proceeding or professional misconduct, incompetence or incapacity in relation to chiropody or another health profession;
The applicant will be required to:
From 1st January 2006, the following outlines the qualification requirements:
The NSCA will require to receive an original transcription of the applicant's diploma/degree directly from the awarding institution.
Our mission is to strive
to improve the
overall foot healthcare
to the public by
focussing on preventing, diagnosing and treating conditions associated with the foot, as well as to facilitate the delivery of knowledge of foot healthcare in a safe and professional manner.
Nova Scotia Chiropody Association
a. A diploma in chiropody awarded by The Michener Institute of Applied Science, Toronto, Ontario;
b. A podiatry degree awarded by the University of Quebec, Trois-Rivieres;
c. All other Canadian podiatry diploma/degrees will be required to have been approved as an accredited
qualification by the awarding province's governed regulated podiatry body;
d. All non-Canadian chiropodists/podiatrists will be required to have a podiatry diploma/degree from an
institution that has been approved as an accredited qualification by the country's governed regulated
podiatry body. (conditions apply, click here.)
How to become a member
Individuals wishing to join the NSCA will be required to complete a Membership Application Form and submit either by email or mail to The President of NSCA.