Nebraska Laws & Details
Licensed Acupuncturist (L.Ac.)
Formal Education Requirements: Graduation
from a full-time acupuncture program at a university, college or school
of acupuncture which includes at least 1,725 hours of entry-level
acupuncture education consisting of a minimum of 1,000 didactic and 500
clinical hours, and is accredited or a candidate for accreditation by ACAOM or is accredited by another accrediting body that is recognized as such by the U.S. Department of Education.
Undergraduate Requirements: None
Other Eligibility Requirements: Completion of a clean needle technique course approved by the NCCAOM.
Written Exam: NCCAOM written exam in acupuncture.
Pracitcal Exam: NCCAOM PEPLS.
Practice by Others
Medical doctors, osteopaths and chiropractors may practice acupuncture in Nebraska without additional training.
Acupuncture is not within the scope of practice of a podiatrist or a physician assistant.
NOTE: Look for a physician with formal training in
the practice of acupuncture. Acupuncture and Oriental medicine is an
art and a science that takes years to master. While any licensed
physician can stick needles into you, for a positive experience and
results, find an acupuncturist with experience treating a similar condition (with acupuncture) to what you have
Nebraska Health & Human Services System
Regulation and Licensure Credentialing Division
Nebraska State Office Building
301 Centennial Mall South, Third Floor
P.O. Box 94986
Lincoln, NE 68509-4986
(402) 471-3577 (Fax)
(402) 471-9570 (TDD)
Practice Act: Title 172, Chapter 89 and Statute - 71-1,344
Nebraska Oriental Medical Association
621 Beverly Drive
Omaha, NE 68114
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