More About Acupuncture
Here is the paper released by the World Health Organization (WHO) citing their findings on Acupuncture...
(Warning...It's an 87 page document citing hundreds of studies.)
The National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM) is a non-profit organization established in 1982. The NCCAOM is the only national organization that validates entry-level competency in the practice of acupuncture and Oriental medicine through professional certification. NCCAOM certification is documentation of competency for licensure as an acupuncturist by 44 states and the District of Columbia which represents 98% of the states that regulate acupuncture.
Southwest Acupuncture College is a classical school of Oriental medicine offering accredited degree programs leading to a Master of Science in Oriental Medicine (M.S.O.M.) or a Master of Science in Acupuncture (M.S.Ac.) Our educational philosophy maintains that teaching is best accomplished by doing. Therefore the curriculum is centered on a hands-on and clinical approach to education. The College maintains campuses in Santa Fe, New Mexico and Boulder, Colorado. With the primary responsibility of preparing students to become independent healthcare providers, our foremost goal is to provide an excellent education to prospective practitioners of Oriental medicine.