A Professional Certificate in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine

Program Modules 2021-22

     All Modules are held on
     Saturdays and Sundays

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       a full course description

    Module 1: Introduction to
    Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
    Clean Needle Technique
    October 9-10, 2021

    Module 2: Meridian Theory I and II
    Point Location I and II
    Clean Needle Technique
    November 13-14, 2021

    Module 3: Auricular Acupuncture
    Needling Technique
    December 4-5, 2021

    Module 4: Therapeutic
    Instrumentation Acupuncture
    Diagnosis and Pattern Identification
    January 8-9,  2022

    Module 5: Differential Diagnosis
    Acupuncture Treatment
    February 5-6, 2022

    Module 6: Case Studies, Reviews,
    Coding and Reimbursement Review,
    Final, Written and Practical
    Examinations, Clean Needle
    February 26-27, 2022
    Module 7: Final Examination, Clean
    Needle Technique Examination, Final
    Practical Examination

    Upon completion of the
    program,  the practitioner
    will be:

    Legally able to practice   
      Acupuncture as an adjunct   
     modality in Connecticut   
     under the professional scope of   
     the applicants current
     respective health care license

    • 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

    • Enhance Clinical and Diagnostic   

    • Eligible for Board Certification  
     (NBCE): Chiropractors only

    •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