Texas Acupuncture CEU / PDA Requirements

Texas Acupuncture Continuing Education Requirements

ACE provides official Texas Board Approved Acupuncture CAE courses.
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Acupuncturist Renewal Cycle: 

December 1, 2020 – November 30, 2022

Texas Acupuncturist Requirements:  

Acupuncturists are required to complete 34 hours of continuing education every 24 months.
The required CAE hours shall include the following core hours:
  • At least 8 hours shall be in general acupuncture therapies.    
  • At least 2 of the required hours in ethics and safety.    
  • At least 6 of the required hours shall be in herbology.    
  • At least 4 hours of biomedicine.    
  • No more than 4 hours that primarily relate to business practices or office administration.
Other Course Requirements:
  •  No more than a total of 16 hours per year completed under NCCAOM or provided outside the United States
  • At least 18 hours each year must be approved for credit by the Education Committee of the board, offered by approved providers, or approved for CAE for 3 years by another state  
The State of Texas accepts 16 CAEs of NCCAOM approved courses for acupuncture license renewal.  
Texas Acupuncture CEUs

Texas Acupuncture CAE Option 1 Course Package

Buy 32 CAEs, Get 2 CAEs Free!
Savings of $19.98.
Total $319.68

Texas option 1 package

Courses Included:

General Acupuncture

“#1 Acupuncture Guide” – Alzheimer’s Disease, Dementia, & Memory Loss
(10 CAEs)

Biomedicine Hours

4 CPR Tips – CPR for Acupuncturists
(4 CAEs)

Ethics Hours

Acupuncture Ethics Part 1
(2 CAEs)

Herbal Hours

“#1 Class” – 40 Most Potent & Magical Herbs
(16 CAEs)

Safety Hours

“3 Safety Lessons” – Acupuncture for Pediatrics
(2 CAEs FREE)

Texas Board Approved Acupuncture CAEs

“#1 Class” – 40 Most Potent & Magical Herbs

16 Texas Acupuncture CAE
Category: Herbal Hours
$159.84

“#1 – 10” Acu & TCM Guide on Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

15 Texas Acupuncture CAE
Category: General Acupuncture
$149.85

“#1 – 10 Lessons” – Acu and TCM for TMJD and Toothaches

15 Texas Acupuncture CAE
Category: General Acupuncture
$149.85

“#1 Acupuncture & TCM Class” – Headaches

15 Texas Acupuncture CAE
Category: General Acupuncture
$149.85

Caring-for-Stroke: TCM-Western-Med Perspectives

15 Texas Acupuncture CAE
Category: 11 Biomedicine Hours, 4 General Acupuncture
$149.85

“#1 Acupuncture & TCM Guide” – Weight Loss

15 Texas Acupuncture CAE
Category: General Acupuncture
$149.85
acupuncture for insomnia

A Basic Acupuncture Guide to Insomnia

15 Texas Acupuncture CAE
Category: General Acupuncture
$149.85

“#1 – 10 Lessons” – Treating Menopause

15 Texas Acupuncture CAE
Category: General Acupuncture
$149.85

Understanding the Pelvic Girdle Part 1

12 Texas Acupuncture CAE
Category: Biomedicine Hours
$119.88

“#1 Guide” to Understanding Epilepsy

10 Texas Acupuncture CAE
Category: Biomedicine Hours
$99.90

“#1 Acupuncture Guide” -Alzheimer’s Disease, Dementia, & Memory Loss

10 Texas Acupuncture CAE
Category: General Acupuncture
$99.90

“10 Chinese Medicine Lessons” – Diet & Nutrition

10 Texas Acupuncture CAE
Category: General Acupuncture
$99.90

“10 Lessons” – Antibiotic Pros & Cons

10 Texas Acupuncture CAE
Category: Biomedicine Hours
$99.90

#1 Guide to Understanding Intermittent Fasting

6 Texas Acupuncture CAE
Category: General Acupuncture
$59.94
Weight Loss Medication

A Beneficial Guide to Weight Loss Medications and Surgeries

5 Texas Acupuncture CAE
Category: General Acupuncture
$49.95
Gestational Diabetes

A Beneficial Guide to Gestational Diabetes

5 Texas Acupuncture CAE
Category: Biomedicine Hours
$49.95
A Basic Guide to Cannabis, It’s History, & Science Acupuncture CEU Course

A Basic Guide to Cannabis, It’s History, & Science

4 Texas Acupuncture CAE
Category: Biomedicine Hours
$39.96

“15 Acupuncture & TCM Tips” – Fibromyalgia & Chronic Fatigue

4 Texas Acupuncture CAE
Category: General Acupuncture
$39.96
#1 Guide to Understanding Crohn's Disease

“#1 Guide” to Understanding Crohn’s Disease

4 Texas Acupuncture CAE
Category: Biomedicine Hours
$39.96
Acupuncture CEUs Japanese acupuncture

“#1 Guide” to Understanding Japanese Acupuncture

3 Texas Acupuncture CAE
Category: General Acupuncture
$29.97
Acupuncture for Trigger Point & Muscular Release - Acupuncture CEUs

Acupuncture for Trigger Point and Muscular Release

2 Texas Acupuncture CAE
Category: General Acupuncture
$29.97

“#1 Guide” – Mastering Culture & Diversity

2 Texas Acupuncture CAE
Category: Ethics Hours
$19.98
Herbal Safety Acupuncture CE

Acupuncture Herbal Safety Basics Part 1

2 Texas Acupuncture CAE
Category: Herbal Hours
$19.98
Acupuncture Herbal Safety Part 2 Continuing Education Course

Acupuncture Herbal Safety Basics Part 2

2 Texas Acupuncture CAE
Category: Herbal Hours
$19.98
3 Safety Lessons Anatomy Acupuncture

“3 Safety Lessons” – Anatomy & Acupuncture

2 Texas Acupuncture CAE
Category: Ethics Hours
$19.98
Acupuncture CEU Insurance and HIPAA

“2 Ethical Lessons” – Understanding HIPAA & Insurance

2 Texas Acupuncture CAE
Category: Ethics Hours
$19.98
doctor business

Acupuncture Ethics Part 1

2 Texas Acupuncture CAE
Category: Ethics Hours
$19.98

“#1 Safety Guide” – Viruses

2 Texas Acupuncture CAE
Category: Biomedicine Hours
$19.98
“#1 Guide” - Acupuncture for Bi Syndrome in the Meridians

“#1 Guide” to Acupuncture for Bi Syndrome in the Meridians

2 Texas Acupuncture CAE
Category: General Acupuncture
$29.98
Science of Headaches Acupuncture CEU

The Science of Headaches

16 Texas Acupuncture CAE
Category: General Acupuncture
$159.84
Acupuncture Continuing Education back pain

Acupuncture for Joint & Back Pain Part 1

15 Texas Acupuncture CAE
Category: General Acupuncture
$149.85

Understanding the Rotator Cuff Part 1

15 Texas Acupuncture CAE
Category: General Acupuncture
$149.85
Muscle Tissue Injury

Muscle Tissue Injuries Part 1

15 Texas Acupuncture CAE
Category: General Acupuncture
$149.85
Sports Injuries Part 1

Common Sports Injuries Part 1

15 Texas Acupuncture CAE
Category: Biomedicine Hours
$149.85
Infertility Acupuncture CEU Online

Acupuncture Infertility Basics Part 1

15 Texas Acupuncture CAE
Category: General Acupuncture
$149.85
Joint Aging

Aging Joints – What You Need to Know

12 Texas Acupuncture CAE
Category: Biomedicine Hours
$119.88

“#11 Acupuncture & TCM Lessons” – Kidney Stones, Bladder, & Kidney Diseases

11 Texas Acupuncture CAE
Category: General Acupuncture
$109.89
An Important Guide on Congestive Heart Failure

“#1 Guide” – Understanding Congestive Heart Failure

10 Texas Acupuncture CAE
Category: Biomedicine Hours
$99.90

“3 Acupuncture Tips” – Treating Neck Pain

10 Texas Acupuncture CAE
Category: General Acupuncture
$99.90

9 Tips to Understanding PCOS

9 Texas Acupuncture CAE
Category: General Acupuncture
$89.91
Discovering How Diet Impacts Human Behavior

Discovering How Diet Impacts Human Behavior

5 Texas Acupuncture CAE
Category: Biomedicine Hours
$49.95

4 CPR Tips – CPR for Acupuncturists

4 Texas Acupuncture CAE
Category: Biomedicine Hours
$39.96
TCM for allergies and the common cold Acupuncture CEU

TCM for Allergies and the Common Cold

4 Texas Acupuncture CAE
Category: General Acupuncture
$39.96
Bells Palsy

A Basic Guide to Understanding Bell’s Palsy

3 Texas Acupuncture CAE
Category: General Acupuncture
$29.97
Acupuncture NCCAOM Safety Course

3 Safety Lessons – Acupuncture Needling Part 1

2 Texas Acupuncture CAE
Category: Ethics Hours
$19.98

Acupuncture for the Treatment of Anxiety

1 Texas Acupuncture CAE
Category: General Acupuncture
$14.95
Human Trafficking Acupuncture Continuing Education

Human Trafficking Awareness

1 Texas Acupuncture CAE
Category: Practice Enhancement/Business Administration Hours
$9.99

Additional Information about Texas Acupuncture CAE Requirements

Acupuncturists will need to complete at least 34 hours of continuing acupuncture education every 24 months. CAE hours should be counted from December 1, 2020 – November 30, 2022. The Approved Courses List gives four types of courses: General, Herbal, Ethics, Practice Management/General and Biomedicine as well as whether the course is offered as a live lecture, distance learning or the internet.
Per the Texas Administrative Code, Chapter 183:
(1) The required hours shall be from courses that meet one of the following criteria at the time the hours are taken:
(A) are designated or otherwise approved for credit by the Texas State Board of Acupuncture Examiners based on a review and recommendation of the course content by the Education Committee of the board as described in subsection (n) of this section;
(B) are offered by approved providers;
(C) have been approved for CAE credit for a minimum of three years by another state acupuncture board having first gone through a formal approval process;
(D) approved by the NCCAOM (National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine) for professional development activity credit; or    
(E) are provided outside of the United States by a provider of continuing acupuncture education that are acceptable to the Board.
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The required CAE hours shall include the following core hours:
  • At least 8 hours shall be in general acupuncture therapies.    
  • At least 2 of the required hours in ethics and safety.    
  • At least 6 of the required hours shall be in herbology.    
  • At least 4 hours of biomedicine.    
  • No more than 4 hours that primarily relate to business practices or office administration.
Other Course Requirements:
  •  No more than a total of 16 hours per year completed under NCCAOM or provided outside the United States
  • At least 18 hours each year must be approved for credit by the Education Committee of the board, offered by approved providers, or approved for CAE for 3 years by another state  

 

Texas Administrative Code Chapter 183

Updated 7/20/2021
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