Can acupuncturist BE LLC in California?

Can acupuncturist BE LLC in California?

Yes! The Acupuncture Board does not prohibit the use of a fictitious business name or a “Doing Business As.”

What does Nccaom stand for?

National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM)® is driven to produce valid and reliable measurements of competence in AOM practitioners who seek certification from us.

What credentials should I look for in acupuncture?

Look for the letters after the name to verify an acupuncturist’s professional training, licensure, and certification. M.S.T.O.M., M.S.A.O.M., M.Ac., D.A.O.M. – These are a few of the degrees given to those who complete an accredited graduate program in acupuncture and traditional Chinese/oriental medicine.

Who regulates acupuncture in California?

the Acupuncture Board
At least two U.S. acupuncture programs have closed in the past year. California acupuncturists are licensed and regulated by the Acupuncture Board, an autonomous body under the umbrella of the state’s Department of Consumer Affairs.

What does Dipl OM mean?

Diplomate of Oriental Medicine
O.M. — Diplomate of Oriental Medicine. In addition to all of the above, someone who has “Dipl. O.M.” after their name has completed additional rigorous training, board examination, certification and licensure in Herbal Medicine, which is the internal medicine of TCM.

Is there different types of acupuncture?

There are around 12 different types of acupuncture being performed in the world today, 10 traditional and 3 western. All types of acupuncture treatment aim to improve health and wellbeing using a treatment plan. Tui na, cupping, gua sha and moxibustion are not types of acupuncture but are separate treatment modalities.

Are all acupuncturists the same?

Studies have shown that acupuncture is effective for a variety of conditions. Acupuncture is not for everyone. If you choose to see an acupuncturist, discuss it with your doctor first and find a practitioner who is licensed as having proper training and credentials.

How do I get an acupuncture license in California?

Individuals wishing to practice acupuncture in California must first obtain a state license, which requires qualifying for and passing California’s written examination administered by the Acupuncture Board. California does not recognize out-of-state licensing for practice in this state.

How many licensed acupuncturists are there in California?

No. State or location Numbers of active acupuncturist
2 Alaska 112
3 Arizona 601
4 Arkansas 29
5 California 11 170