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.
The CCAOM CNT course is the nationally recognized standard, teaching best practices in acupuncture safety. Successful completion of the one-day course is one of the requirements for NCCAOM certification.
Over 50 accredited & pre-accredited colleges in 22 states offer Master's and Doctorate degree programs. Accreditation status (by the ACAOM) represents the highest level of AOM educational program quality assurance in the U.S.
The Commission just announced the release of a newly developed position paper about its rationale for the uniform degree structure and naming convention, which was adopted in February, 2019. The paper describes the key steps involved in taking the decision and evidence considered.
As a result of developing new content outlines, adaptive testing will be suspended 11/1/2019. This is necessary to evaluate passing standards for the new content and statistically validate new exam questions. All exams will be administered in linear format until 7/1/2020, when adaptive testing will resume.