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New to Acupuncture & Herbal Medicine?

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.

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Clean Needle Technique (CNT)

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. 

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Find an Accredited College

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.

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Kristin Richeimer, CAE Appointed as New Interim Executive Director for CCAHM

The Council of Colleges of Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine (CCAHM) is excited to announce the appointment of Kristin Richeimer, CAE, as its new Interim Executive Director. Richeimer, a seasoned association management professional with over 20 years of experience, brings a wealth of expertise and leadership skills to guide CCAHM during a critical transition period ...

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AACMA Documentary Film

"Acupuncture Fever - The Road to Legalization in California" is a one-hour documentary to commemorate the outstanding accomplishment of predecessors in the profession. This film is a tribute to the hard work and dedication of those who fought for the recognition of acupuncture as a legitimate practice.

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