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national certification commission for acupuncture and oriental medicine nccaom
National Certification Commission forAcupuncture and Oriental Medicine(NCCAOM)

USA – NCCAOM Certifications

for

Oriental Medicine Doctors

in

KOREA

about nccaom
About NCCAOM

“The mission of the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (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”

about nccaom3
About NCCAOM
  • Established in 1982
  • Non Profit National Agency
  • 11 Board Members
  • Certifications awarded in 26 Countries
  • 20,000+ NCCAOM Certifications Worldwide
  • 14,000+ Diplomates Worldwide
nccaom certifications
NCCAOM Certifications

Oriental Medicine Certification

  • Diplomate in Oriental Medicine first offered in 2003
  • Acupuncture and Chinese Herbology Combination
  • Examinations Requirement:
    • FOMM – Foundations of Oriental Medicine Module
    • APLA – Acupuncture with Point Locations Module
    • BIOM – Biomedicine Module
    • CHM – Chinese Herbology Module
  • Clean Needle Technique (CNT) Training/Certificate
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NCCAOM Certifications

Acupuncture Certification

  • Diplomate in Acupuncture first offered in 1985
  • Examinations Requirement:
    • FOMM – Foundations of Oriental Medicine Module
    • APLA – Acupuncture with Point Locations Module
    • BIOM – Biomedicine Module
  • Clean Needle Technique (CNT) Training/Certificate
  • Apprentice with/without Formal Education Route
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NCCAOM Certifications

Chinese Herbology Certification

  • Diplomate in Chinese Herbology first offered in 1995
  • Examinations Requirement:
    • FOMM – Foundations of Oriental Medicine Module
    • BIOM – Biomedicine Module
    • CHM – Chinese Herbology Module
  • Apprentice with/without Formal Education Route
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NCCAOM Certifications

Asian Bodywork Therapy Certification

  • Diplomate in Asian Bodywork Therapy first offered in 1996
  • Examinations Requirement:
    • ABT – Asian Bodywork Therapy Exam
  • Apprentice with/without Formal Education Route
nccaom the national organization
NCCAOM – The National Organization
  • 42 States & District
  • of Columbia Use
  • NCCAOM Examinations
nccaom outside united states
NCCAOM Outside United States

Except

United States

Korea Outnumbers

All Other Countries

Combined in

NCCAOM

Certifications

find the best serve the public
Find the Best – Serve the Public

Look to the Source - Korea

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Find the Best – Serve the Public
  • NCCAOM Reaches Out to Korea
  • Fast Track Route Offered
  • 11 OM Schools Qualifications
  • Exam Sites in Seoul
  • More… with Michael Chung
thank you
Thank You

Tess Hahn

Chairman (NCCAOM)

L.Ac., OMD, Dipl. Ac. (NCCAOM)

Former Vice-President of FAOMRA

Super Nice Person

pop quiz and prizes
Pop Quiz and Prizes

How many States use the NCCAOM exams?

In NCCAOM’s view, what is the 51st State of United States?

road to certification korea
Road to Certification - Korea
  • Graduates from 11 OM schools of Korea
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Road to Certification - Korea
  • Graduates from 7 OM schools of China
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Road to Certification - Korea
  • Apprentice Route
  • Apprentice Route with Formal Education
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Road to Certification - Korea

Fast Track to Certification (FTC-Korea)

  • Submit NCCAOM Application
  • Submit FTC Application
  • Bypass 3rd Party Foreign Education Review (AACRAO)
  • Submit Graduation Transcripts
  • Pass Required Exams
  • Clean Needle Technique Requirements May Apply
approved to test
Approved to Test
  • Notification of Approval via Email, Web and Letter
  • Exams (English Version) are Available Year Round
  • Exams (Korean Version) offered – Fall 2009
  • Exam Site in Seoul, Korea (무교동) – Pearson VUE
  • Computerized Exams
  • Practice Exams Online via www.nccaom.org
certification awarded
Certification Awarded
  • Congratulatory Letter and ID Card Mailed
  • Official Listing of Profile on NCCAOM’s Website
  • Entitlement of NCCAOM Diplomate Status
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Road to Certification - Korea

Local Resource and Contact

NCCAOM Korea – 국제한의학교류센터

www.nceaom.com

전화: 02-555-7225

why nccaom
Why NCCAOM?

Asian influence in the United States

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Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine - USA

"Acupuncture Selling Points"

what s ahead for united states
What’s Ahead for United States
  • As baby boomers (born 1946 to 1964) grow in numbers, healthcare needs will increase.
  • The over 65-yrs-of age will nearly double by 2030.
  • 1 out of 2 boomers will be living with arthritis.
  • 6 out of 10 baby boomers will be managing more than one chronic condition.

Source: AHA Report, 2007

When I’m 64 - How Boomers Will Change Healthcare

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What’s Ahead for United States

Future Looks Bright for Healthcare Professionals!

There will be a greater demand for:

  • Alternative therapies
  • Pain control treatments
  • Exercise regimens

Source: AHA Report, 2007

When I’m 64 - How Boomers Will Change Healthcare

final word
Final Word

“Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.”

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