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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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Help Refugees of the Ukranian Conflict

The European Traditional Chinese Medicine Association (ETCMA) and American Society of Acupuncturists (ASA) have established a fundraising program to support refugees of the Ukraine conflict. ETCMA Member Associations and their dedicated practitioners are hard at work to extend much needed health and wellness services.

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Distance Education Policy Announcement

ACAHM-accredited institutions and programs wishing to offer courses or any portion of a program via distance education, once the USDE temporary flexibilities end, must be “accredited” by ACAHM under the Commission’s “new” Distance Education Policy and 1.15 substantive change process leading to distance education accreditation.

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