Pennsylvania Laws & Details
Undergraduate Requirements: A person trained in the United States must complete two academic years of a college level educational program. If the acupuncture educational program is located outside of the United States, an applicant must graduate from a college with a program of study including Oriental Medicine and document 300 class hours of study in acupuncture training.
Other Eligibility Requirements: The English language requirement may be met by taking the NCCAOM written exam in English or by obtaining a TOEFL of 550.
Written Exam: The NCCAOM exam is required.
Practical Exam: None.
Acupuncture is not within the scope of practice for chiropractors.
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.
P.O. Box 2649
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17105-2649
(717) 787-7769 (Fax)
Practice Act: Registration and Practice of Acupuncturists
3863-900 Union Deposit Road
Harrisburg, PA 17109
(215) 862-1120 (Fax)
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