This term means the person has passed one or more of the
standard competency exams given by the National Commission
for the Certification of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine.
DIPL. Ac.: Diplomate
of Acupuncture. Title awarded to those who have successfully
passed the NCCAOM competency exam in Acupuncture.
Diplomate of Chinese Herbology. Title awarded to those
having successfully passed the NCCAOM competency exam
in Chinese Herbology.
MTOM : Masters
Degree in Traditional Oriental Medicine. This degree is
awarded after a 3-4 year study program at an accredited
school of Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine.
Licensed Acupuncturist. A title used to denote a person
who has passed the NCCAOM competency exam and wishes to
be licensed to practice in a particular state. Colorado
acupuncturists usually use the initials Dipl. Ac., Dipl.
C.H. to show they are NCCAOM certified.
here for a more expanded explanation of the certification
process and Colorado requirements.
Searching for a qualified acupuncturist
in your area? Continue below
If you have further questions about the
practice of acupuncture in Colorado, or to locate a
qualified practitioner in your city please call:
The Acupuncture Association of Colorado
4380 Harlan #203
Wheatridge, CO 80033
Phone: (303) 572-8744
Colorado toll free 1-888-383-0011
If you would like to locate an NCCAOM
qualified practitioner in another state, please contact:
(National Commission for Certif. of
Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine)
76 S. Laura St.
Jacksonville, FL 32202
Fax: (904) 598-5001
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