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Confirmed Acupuncture Education Program

This combined lab/lecture course introduces the basic concepts of the meridian system, the definitions, classification, terminology, physical location, etc.


340 Hours



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• Markham
• North York

Program Description

Confirmed Acupuncture Education Programs is designed to be in compliance with College of Massage Therapists of Ontario Standard of Practice for Acupuncture and CMTO’s Acupuncture Practice Competencies and Performance Indicators (APC/PIs). This program is on the list of self-confirmed programs on the CMTO website:

This combined lab/lecture course introduces the basic concepts of the meridian system, the definitions, classification, terminology, physical location, anatomical description, function and indications of the 12 regular meridian points, with emphasis on the most frequently used points. Acupuncture techniques such as structure and gauge of the filiform needle; preparation procedures for needling; the method of needle insertion, direction, angle, and depth of needle; needle manipulations; basic skills for promoting the Qi arrival; position and drape client; insertion and withdrawal of needles; Gua sha, cupping, moxibustion, managing and prevention of possible accidents in acupuncture, safety standard and risk management Etc.

Admission Requirements

Applicants must be health professional such as an RMT, Physiotherapist, Chiropractors, Osteopath, or TMC Practitioner Etc.

The CMTO authorized acupunctures can perform acupuncture within the scope of practice by CMTO.

This increases the range of RMT practice. There is an excellent opportunity for RMT Career.

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

What is the significance of the Acupuncture Education certificate from Pharma Medical Science College of Canada?

The Acupuncture Education certificate equips you with essential skills compliant with industry standards, enhancing career prospects in various healthcare settings.

What is covered in the Confirmed Acupuncture Education Program?

The program covers fundamental concepts of the meridian system, acupuncture techniques, needle manipulations, safety standards, and more, ensuring comprehensive knowledge for practice.

Who is eligible for admission to the Acupuncture Education Program?

Health professionals such as RMTs, Physiotherapists, Chiropractors, Osteopaths, and TCM Practitioners are eligible for admission, expanding career opportunities in acupuncture practice

How does obtaining CMTO authorization benefit RMTs?

CMTO authorization enables RMTs to practice acupuncture within their scope, broadening career avenues in diverse healthcare settings including hospitals, clinics, and wellness centers.

Where can graduates of the Acupuncture Education Program pursue careers?

Graduates can explore opportunities in community and teaching hospitals, private acupuncture clinics, massage clinics, physiotherapy clinics, traditional Chinese medicine clinics, and various other healthcare facilities.


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