Founded in 1982, NCCAOM
certification indicates that a practitioner has met national standards for the safe and competent practice of acupuncture and Oriental medicine.
Our priority is to have consumers recognize the significance of NCCAOM
Certification in Chinese Herbology and Oriental Medicine as an indication of competence and safety for the practice of Chinese herbology," said NCCAOM
Chief Executive Officer Dr.
To give consumers a first-hand experience,many NCCAOM
Diplomates, AOM state associations and schools will offer discounted or free services that showcase the countless benefits of this wonderful medicine" said Ward-Cook.
To find a qualified practitioner, please go to the NCCAOM
Certification Registry Search Engine on the NCCAOM
Since its inception in 1982, NCCAOM
has issued more than 22,000 certificates in Acupuncture, Oriental Medicine, Chinese Herbology and Asian Bodywork Therapy.
The mission of the NCCAOM
is to establish, assess, and promote recognized standards of competence and safety in acupuncture and Oriental medicine for the protection and benefit of the public.
submitted an application to the Department of Veteran Affairs for veteran reimbursement for the NCCAOM
examination costs in order that veterans who have courageously and selflessly served our country will be able to benefit from beginning a new career as an acupuncturist by becoming NCCAOM
certified", stated Kory Ward-Cook, Ph.
sponsors World AOM Day annually and is a non-profit organization established in 1982 that validates entry-level competency in the practice of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine through professional certification.
first attained NCCA accreditation for its Acupuncture Certification Program in 1991, and the Chinese Herbology Program was subsequently accredited in 1996.
Media Contact: Mina Larson, NCCAOM
, 703-314-2908, mlarson@thenccaom.
Keynote speaker: Bernie Siegel, MD, AMA CMEs, naturopathic CMEs, NCCAOM
This year's AOM Day celebrations coincide with the 25th year anniversary of NCCAOM