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Overview of the regulation of acupuncture in Alberta

by Laurie Brooks

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Published by Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research in Edmonton .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Acupuncture,
  • Law and legislation,
  • Legal status, laws,
  • Acupuncturists

  • Edition Notes

    StatementLaurie Brooks
    SeriesInformation paper -- IP-6, Information paper (Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research) -- IP-6.
    ContributionsAlberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research
    The Physical Object
    Paginationii, 11 p. ;
    Number of Pages11
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25903784M
    OCLC/WorldCa48042763

    Acupuncture is based on the concepts of oriental medicine or traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) and is one of the oldest healing practices in the world. Edmonton acupuncturists are health care professionals who evaluate and treat the many conditions, aches and pains that respond to acupuncture. Alberta Blue Cross; Health Services Provider Relations; Street; Edmonton, AB T5J 3C5; Fax: (Edmonton and area) Step 3—add a practitioner to your account (for clinics only) Fill out the online form to validate your practitioners. You will need to complete this step in order to select the provider of service during time.

    Acupuncturist is a regulated occupation in Alberta. Practitioners in regulated occupations must register with a professional regulatory organization to practice in the province. This resource outlines the process to become a registered acupuncturist.   As the first school providing professional acupuncture and TCM programs in Alberta, our leadership in the field has never been altered. Find out why ACATCM is the #1 choice for Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine education in Canada here.

    Acupuncture Response. By Glenn Rothfeld, MD -- This book provides an introduction to how and why acupuncture works and how patients can complement Western treatments with acupuncture for optimum health. Information is written in an easy to read style, including an . As of July 1, , the clinic at NE Alberta Street will be known as Dynamic Acupuncture, Tara Gregory Owner, COVID 19 PANDEMIC UPDATE: On May 1, , Governor Brown had Acupuncture clinics re-open, following strict health protocols, along .


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Overview of the regulation of acupuncture in Alberta by Laurie Brooks Download PDF EPUB FB2

Acupuncture is Regulated in Alberta To protect public interest, acupuncture has been regulated by the government since under the Health Disciplines Act. Effective as of January 1,the College and Association of Acupuncturists of Alberta (the “CAAA”) was designated by the government to regulate the acupuncture profession.

Get this from a library. Overview of the regulation of acupuncture in Alberta. [Laurie Brooks; Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research.; Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research. Health Technology Assessment Unit.]. Performing acupuncture without appropriate authorization is a breach of the Government Organization Act.

The College & Association of Acupuncturists of Alberta, as the regulatory body, is to serve the public interest and support the acupuncture profession by setting high standards of practice, education, competence and ethical conduct.

Andrea is involved with Overview of the regulation of acupuncture in Alberta book and Acupuncture regulation in Alberta; she is the Vice President of the Alberta Association of Traditional Chinese Medical Doctors and is Co-Chair of Membership Services for the College and Association of Acupuncturists of Alberta.

Andrea also volunteers at the Drop In Centre supervising interns for community. Alberta acupuncturists are health care professionals who evaluate and treat the many conditions, aches and pains that respond to acupuncture.

Acupuncturists insert very fine acupuncture needles into the body. The purpose of the needles is to stimulate acupuncture points or meridians. The needles do not inject any substance into your body and. Japan. In Japan, acupuncture practitioners are licensed by the Minister of Health, Labour and Welfare after passing an examination and graduating from a technical school or university.

Australia. Inthe Chinese Medicine Registration Board of Victoria, Australia (CMBV) was established as an independent government agency to oversee the practice of Chinese Herbal Medicine and Acupuncture. Under Alberta's Health Disciplines Act and Acupuncture Regulation, you must be registered by the College and Association of Acupuncturists of Alberta to call yourself an Acupuncturist.

Registered members provide services listed in the Regulation. Traditional Acupuncturists are regulated in British Columbia, Alberta, Quebec, Ontario and Newfoundland.

The title of “Acupuncturist” is protected in those provinces. In provinces without regulation, it is the consumers’ responsibility to inform themselves of the practitioner’s level of training.

public health, safety, and welfare, there is a necessity that individuals practicing acupuncture be subject to regulation and control as a primary health care profession. (Amended by Stats.Ch.Sec. Effective January 1, ) § Definitions.

With nearly 1, systematic reviews of acupuncture, getting a sense of what the evidence shows can be a challenge. Fortunately, the entire literature base was summarized in by the Australian Department of Veteran Affairs.2 This review was updated in by the US Department of Veteran Affairs and then again in by John McDonald and Stephen Janz, the authors of the Acupuncture.

Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) Regulation in Canada Canada is a country situated in North America above the United States and has a population of about 33 million people.

Canada has 10 provinces and 3 territories, although 86% of the population resides in 4 provinces; Ontario, Quebec, British Columbia and Alberta.

Program Overview. Program Length: Three-Years. Recognized across Canada, the USA (National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine), and China. Our flagship three-year Acupuncture Diploma program is the longest-running in Alberta and regarded as one of the most advanced in the world.

Alberta College of Acupuncture & Traditional Chinese Medicine Contact #, - 20 Avenue NW Calgary, Alberta, T2M 1H5, Canada Toll-Free +1 Business +1 Email. [email protected] Website. Program Type Occupational. Our Acupuncture Diploma program provides students with high quality acupuncture education, in the form of in-class acupuncture courses and hands-on acupuncture training.

Allow them learn acupuncture, write the Alberta Acupuncture licensing exam, and obtain acupuncture certification in Alberta.

Please note that some educational providers offer more than one program. Registrants are encouraged to contact the education provider directly to ensure that the acupuncture education program they wish to take is a Confirmed Acupuncture Education Program for the purpose of requesting authorization from CMTO to practise using acupuncture within the scope of Massage Therapy in Ontario.

Contact CBC. Submit Feedback; Help Centre; Audience Relations, CBC P.O. Box Station A Toronto, ON Canada, M5W 1E6. Toll-free (Canada only): TTY/Teletype writer: Overview of Acupuncture.

Acupuncture is the practice of placing very thin needles through the skin in specific locations of the body for the purpose of healing and relief of symptoms.

This practice is several thousand years old and is part of Traditional Chinese Medicine. with acupuncture points being junctures in the maze the protons, then, are what have been referred to as “chi” a current flowing, much like electrical circuitry”.

What You Will Learn in AA1: Foundations of Anatomical Acupuncture. Compare the basic concepts and theories of Anatomical and Classical Acupuncture.

Explain the theories of the mechanisms of action related to acupuncture. Assess the patient for acupuncture treatment within scope of practice. Formulate a treatment plan. A Manual of Acupuncture is the primary acupuncture point resource used in colleges and universities throughout the world.

Originally a textbook, it is now also available as an Online Edition and Mobile App (digital membership allows access to both*). A Manual of Acupuncture is designed to help students and practitioners with every aspect of their study and practice.

Handbook of Oriental Medicine, Minibook of Oriental Medicine, NCCAOM Review, TCM Review, Acupuncture Review, Pan-Canadian Review, HB Kim Books, HB Kim Review Course, Acupuncture Review Course, NCCAOM CEU PDA Course, AOM Review Course, TCM Books, Single Points, Dui Xue, Point Pairs, Point Location Questions, Big Picture.British Columbia, Ontario, Alberta, Quebec, and Newfoundland and Labrador regulate acupuncture provincially through a system such as a college, which sets standards and has disciplinary powers.What is Regulation?

Being regulated means that chiropractors in Alberta must obey all legislative requirements set by the government for all health care providers. Other health care providers that are regulated include nurses, dentists, medical doctors and optometrists.