Successful completion of the CCAOM Clean Needle Technique (CNT) course is one of the requirements for certification by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM), as well as a licensing requirement in most states.Administered by the Council as a one-day in-person class format since 1990, the COVID-19 pandemic required suspension of all CCAOM CNT classes, beginning in March. In response, Council approved a proposal to transition the CNT course to a fully-online format and the redevelopment team has worked tirelessly over the past few months to complete the initiative.
The Council will strive to accommodate current registrants as quickly as possible. To expedite the registration process, current registrants are encouraged to:
IMPORTANT!! The continuing education review course (titled ‘CNT Review Course: Acupuncture Safety’) is NOT a substitute for the CNT course described above. The CNT Review Course can only be used for CA board and/or NCCAOM continuing education credits.