Acupuncture Diploma

In this program the students will learn unique traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) theoretical system and apply acupuncture skills in the clinical, to become registered acupuncturists.

Program Length

89 weeks (2200 hours) instructor-led full-time training

Clinic Practice

600 hours on college Acupuncture clinic

Financial Aid

Free financial consultation available. Financial aid may be available to those who qualify.

Program Description

The Acupuncture diploma program is designed in compliance with the entry-level standards of practice set by the College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturists of Ontario (CTCMPAO). The learning involves theories, practical demonstrations of Acupuncture skills in the classroom and supervised practicum in the clinic.

Students will learn Acupuncture concepts and Technique, TCM foundation, Diagnostics and Acupuncture Treatment, Human Anatomy, Physiology, Pathology, Fundamentals of Biomedical, Herbs, Manual Medicine (Tuina), Qigong, Eastern Nutrition and Western Medical Assessment, Professional Ethics and communication, Clinic practice etc.

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After completing this program, students are eligible for the Pan Canadian Examination for Acupuncturist and register with CTCMPAO, and eligible for the NCCAOM Acupuncture Certification Examination for Oriental Medicine in the USA.

As a member of CTCMPAO, you are entitled to be Acupuncturist to diagnose patients’ diseases, physiological disorders and injuries according to traditional Chinese medical theories and treat them by combining integrative healthcare models with Traditional Chinese acupuncture.

Admission Requirements

Applicant must hold a Minimum Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalence

Career Opportunities

Acupuncture has been proven to be effective in treating a wide variety of illnesses and disorders. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TMC) has a unique theoretical system and is clinically effective. Through years and years, more and more people are interesting in Eastern acupuncture and medicine. The CTCMPAO regulation will improve the development of TMC and Acupuncture, the demand for acupuncture treatment in Ontario is growing, the opportunities of Acupuncture future are brilliant.

  • Industries of Employment
  • Community and Teaching Hospitals
  • Private acupuncture Clinic.
  • Massage Clinic.
  • Physiotherapists clinics
  • Natural treatment Clinic
  • Traditional Chinese Medicine Clinic
  • Self-employee as an Acupuncturist.
  • Tuina and Qigong Clinic.
  • Fitness and wellness center.
  • Nursing homes
  • Chiropractic center
  • Spa Centers

Program Consultation: For further information, email info@pharmamedical.ca or call the Program Coordinator at 416-821-4876 or 647-996-5876

(This program does not require approval under the private career College act 2005)

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