CNT Related COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Updates

CCAOM leadership and staff are acutely aware that the unavoidable temporary suspension of in-person CNT classes has impacted our school communities. A task force convened by our CNT Committee several weeks ago has been tirelessly working to evaluate options to expedite the resumption of CNT classes. They are entrenched in investigating and analyzing alternatives to delivering the course while in-person sessions are not feasible. Key priorities include safety, preservation of course integrity, accessibility and mitigation of liability and risk. A recommendation to the CCAOM leadership will be presented as soon as possible. Additional information will be posted and distributed once a recommendation has been approved.

CNT Course Cancellations Due to COVID-19

If a CNT course is cancelled due to a COVID-19 related school closing or local quarantine, you will be notified via email. CCAOM will also update this page to reflect course cancellations (see below). In the event of an emergency or last-minute cancellation, CCAOM will also update our office voicemail message. In the event of a cancellation, applicants will be given two options:

  • Option One: Keep your registration in CCAOM's system and be automatically enrolled in the rescheduled course date with no action on your part. As soon as a new date is confirmed, you will be notified by email and have a guaranteed spot in the class. If for some reason the new course date does not work for you, you may request a full refund at that time or be switched into another course date at no charge.
  • Option Two: Request a full refund and cancellation. This option will require you to re-register on our website when the course is rescheduled. You will not be guaranteed a spot in the course.  

Please add pdiamond@ccaom.org to your address book to ensure that you do not miss any communication from us regarding changes to the course schedule. 

 Upcoming CNT Course Cancellations Due to COVID-19

Course Session Name  Course Date Course Location
051620TX* May 16, 2020
Texas Health and Science University 
Austin, TX
051720CA May 17, 2020 Five Branches University 
San Jose, CA
053020OR* May 30, 2020 National University of Natural Medicine
Portland, OR
053120IL  May 31, 2020 National University of Health Sciences 
Lombard, IL
060720CA*  June 7, 2020  American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine 
San Francisco, CA 
060720TX 
June 7, 2020 American College of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine 
Houston, TX
061320NM June 13, 2020  Southwest Acupuncture College
Santa Fe, NM 
061420FL*
June 14, 2020
Atlantic Institute of Oriental Medicine
Fort Lauderdale, FL
062820CA*
June 28, 2020
Alhambra Medical University
Alhambra, CA
071220IL July 12, 2020 Midwest College of Oriental Medicine
Evanston, IL
071920NY*
July 19, 2020
Pacific College of Health and Science
New York, NY
072520OR** July 25, 2020
Oregon College of Oriental Medicine
Portland, OR 
080220OR**
August 2, 2020 Oregon College of Oriental Medicine
Portland, OR 

 *Course has been rescheduled. Please check your email.

**Course has been canceled, but additional dates at this location have been added. Please check your email.  

CNT Course Fee Information

CCAOM will extend early bird fees for courses scheduled for June. 

CNT Travel Kit Update

CCAOM is aware that alcohol-based hand sanitizers are currently in high demand and therefore may be difficult to obtain. You will not be penalized if you do not have hand sanitizer with you at the course.

CNT Course Attendance

CCAOM encourages all individuals to continue to follow the protection and prevention guidelines outlined by both the Centers for Disease Control and the World Health Organization. If you are experiencing any of the symptoms associated with COVID-19 (fever, cough, sore throat, etc.) prior to or on the day of your scheduled CNT course, do not attend.  Instead, call our office at 410-464-6060 or email us at support@ccaom.org to notify us of your situation. You will receive a full refund or be switched into another available course with no charge. If we are unavailable when you call, leave a message with your full name and course date/location and we will get back to you to discuss your cancellation or switch.

Traveling to a CNT Course

CCAOM encourages applicants to stay up-to-date by checking the Centers for Disease Control’s Coronavirus Disease 2019 Information for Travel, as well as the World Health Organization’s Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) travel advice.  These organizations have provided current risk assessment by location, information for travelers, frequently asked questions, and information about travel warnings, alerts, and watch levels. The CCAOM will not assume responsibility for any personal expenses incurred by individuals relating to course attendance, including but not limited to, travel or accommodations, so if you are traveling to a CNT course you may wish to purchase travel insurance.  

If you have any additional questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact us