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.
The Council is joined by the ASA, ACAHM and NCCAOM in celebrating 40 years as leaders in the profession and thanks the countless practitioners who have made significant contributions. Nominate a leader for the 40th Anniversary Reflection Photo & Story Drive.
NCCAOM recently announced that it has been granted reaccreditation for its certification programs in Acupuncture, Chinese Herbology, and Oriental Medicine by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA) for a period of five years through August 30, 2027.