New Jersey Acupuncture Continuing Education Requirements
The State of New Jersey requires the NCCAOM Examination
The New Jersey Acupuncture Board accepts NCCAOM PDA or CEU courses to fulfill licensing requirements. Please visit theNCCAOM PDA or CEU page for course listings.
Our NCCAOM PDAs are approved For: Diplomate of Acupuncture (Dipl. Ac.) Diplomate in Oriental Medicine (Dipl. O.M.) Diplomate in Chinese Herbology (Dipl. C.H.)
Chinese Herbology or Oriental Medicine certification is required to practice herbs.
*Per the New Jersey Acupuncture Examining Board, due to concerns surrounding COVID-19, and protecting the health of New Jersey residents, the board is allowing all licensees to complete all the required 30 hours of continuing education online for the 2021 renewal cycle. Click the link to see this alert, and find how to contact the board with any questions: https://www.njconsumeraffairs.gov/acu/Pages/default.aspx#
30 Hours/PDAs/CEUs every 2 years, currently ending on June 30, 2021. Each applicant every 2 years must renew his or her acupuncture license and complete during the preceding biennial period a minimum of 30 credits of continuing education.
Up to 15 hours/PDAs/CEUs may be completed in Distance Learning Courses approved by the NCCAOM.
Herbology Requirement: Acupuncturists who are permitted to practice herbology shall complete at least 10 hours of continuing education related to herbology as part of the 30 hours of CE he/she is required to complete.
CEU courses at ACE are approved for NCCAOM PDAs. You can find different categories such as: Bio-Medicine, Ethics, Safety, and Practice management courses. Required core NCCAOM PDAs are safety, ethics, and bio-medicine. These courses are accepted by the NCCAOM for your diplomate recertification.
The process of getting New Jersey continuing education credits is simple, convenient, and easy: Download the course, finish the online quiz, and receive your certificate of completion immediately. You can complete your 15 distance learning CEUs/PDAs for your continuing education requirements on you desktop, mobile phone, or I-Pad. ACE courses are approved by the NCCAOM for PDAs. Course reading material is printable. Courses are either in a written, video, or live webinar format. To find Acupuncture CEU courses, please visit our courses page.
Your license number, name, and date will all appear on the CEU Certificates automatically.