Acupuncture for Physicians Course
in Three Units
Unit 1: Introductory Weekend - December 1 - 5 2016
Unit 2: Clinical 1 - Febuary 17 - 21
Unit 3: Clinical 2 - May 24 - 28,
Unit 1: Introductory
Unit 2: Home Video
Unit 3: Clinical
There are home study requirements before the introductory weekend and between each of the clinical units.
attend all five-day units in sequence to complete the course.The training is organized into three units that involve
lectures, home study and video course viewing, and closely supervised clinical training.
The introductory weekend and core video course curriculum are the same for all participants, while the specialty
video course curriculum and clinical units are offered in two pathways.
If you have decided to have a medical doctor administer acupuncture
treatment, ask to see their certificate of passing the AMBA (American Board of Medical Acupuncture) Certificate
The medical doctors that have taken and passed this examination are more
qualified to administer acupuncture, although the requirements to take this examination are still minimal compared
to the Licensed Acupuncturist examination thru the NCCAOM.
In order to take this (AMBA) examination the medical doctor has to have a
minimum of 300 hours of acupuncture education. The medical doctors who have taken
and passed this examination will have the initials after their name: DABMA (Diplomate of the American Board of
For additional information:
Utah Acupuncture Licensing
Act - 58-72-501
Medical Doctors or
Chiropractic Physicians who chose to practice acupuncture shall represent themselves as medical doctors or
chiropractic physicians practicing acupuncture and not as licensed
To find a
qualified Licensed Acupuncturist, contact: