This ancient form of medicine is a highly effective, affordable, low-risk treatment option for a multitude of health issues and chronic conditions. It is one of the most requested complementary and alternative medicine choices in the U.S. today.
Both courses within the Clean Needle Technique Program are 100% online! The Council's full CNT course, the nationally recognized standard in acupuncture safety, is a requirement for NCCAOM certification and licensure in most states. The Council's CNT Review course can be completed for PDA/CEU credits for both the NCCAOM and California Acupuncture Board. Details about both courses and how to register can be found by clicking the "Learn More" button below.
Over 50 accredited & pre-accredited acupuncture & herbal medicine colleges in 22 states offer Master's and Doctorate degree programs. Accreditation status (by the ACAOM) represents the highest level of educational program quality assurance in the U.S.
U.S. Representative Judy Chu (D-California) introduced H.R. 4803 on July 29, 2021 to authorize the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to recognize qualified acupuncturists as healthcare providers to deliver covered services to over 60 million Medicare beneficiaries.
The Council's School Clinic committee has conducted a series of interviews with leading medical professionals and scientists to address questions about the vaccine. The 4th video on the VACCINE MYTHS is now available!