A Professional Certificate in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine

Program Modules 2019-20

           All Modules are held on
           Saturdays and Sundays

            Click on each module for
             a full course description

    Module 1: Introduction to
    Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
    Clean Needle Technique
    October 12-13, 2019

    Module 2: Meridian Theory I and II
    Point Location I and II
    Clean Needle Technique
    November 9-10, 2019

    Module 3: Auricular Acupuncture
    Needling Technique
    December 14-15, 2019

    Module 4: Therapeutic
    Instrumentation Acupuncture
    Diagnosis and Pattern Identification
    January 11-12, 2020

    Module 5: Differential Diagnosis
    Acupuncture Treatment
    February 8-9, 2020

    Module 6: Case Studies, Reviews,
    Coding and Reimbursement
    March 14-15, 2020

    Module 7: Review, Final, Written and
    Practical Examinations
    March 28, 2020

    Upon completion of the
    program,  the practitioner
    will be:

    Legally able to practice   
      Acupuncture in Connecticut   
     under the professional scope of   
     the applicants current health care

    • Competent in the principles and  
      practice in the art, science and
      philosophy of acupuncture   

    • Confident in the assessment and
      treatment of patients using  
      acupuncture and proficient in
      the use of appropriate adjunctive

    • Informed of national standards  
      and ethics of the professional
      practice of Acupuncture and
      Oriental Medicine as set by the  
      National Certification   
     Commission on Acupuncture and
     Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM)

    • Improve Patient Clinical  

    • Manage Complex Cases

    • Obtain 45 CEU’s from an        
      Accredited Program
            National University of
      Health Sciences (Chiropractors)

    • Enhance Clinical and Diagnostic   

    • Eligible for Board Certification  
     (NBCE) Chiropractors

    •Increase Patient Referrals

Disclaimer:  This program is
intended for Licensed Health
Care Practitioners who wish to  
practice under their professional
scope.  Please note this course
does not meet the requirements in
CT to become a LAC, Licensed  

Completing this course does not
grant you the right to designate
yourself as a Licensed
Acupuncturist, LAC.  A Licensed
Acupuncturist must complete a
Masters Program in Acupuncture
by an accredited college program
and pass the national board
examination administered by the

Course Overview
Course Objectives
Benefits of Completion
Connecticut Acupuncture Certificate Program
2821 Old Dixwell Avenue
Hamden, CT 06518

Phone: 203-288-2821
Fax: 203-288-2854
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Acupuncture and Oriental