Training for Professionals

acupunctureClinicians who wish to become certified by the NAHPCA must first complete the course:
What You Need to Know to Become an Effective Hospice and Palliative Care Acupuncturist.

There are three options:

All questions for the examination come directly from the text: What You Need to Know to Become an Effective Hospice and Palliative Care Acupuncturist. Examinations consist of multiple choice questions, each with one correct answer.

Tests cover the following areas:

  • Hospice and Palliative Care History and Philosophy
  • Chinese Cultural Influences on Modern Death and Dying Issues
  • East Meets West - The Face of Modern Palliative Care
  • Palliative Performance Scale (PPS)
  • Assessment, Diagnosis, and Treatment of Patients at the End of Life
  • Channel Points for Consideration
  • Glossary of Point Nomenclature

Once you've passed the examination with a minimum score of 70%, you will need to pay for your first year of membership dues to receive your certificate.

Upon certification the clinicians may use the following:

  • Certified Hospice and Palliative Care Acupuncture Specialist (CHPCAS)
  • Certified Provider of Hospice and Palliative Care Acupuncture (CPHPCA)

Please be aware that hospice and palliative care organizations maintain their own training standards for both employees and volunteers, and further information on requirements must be obtained separately.
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Professional Membership:

$75.00 annually

Requirements: Licensed or Certified Acupunturists, Doctors of Chiropractic and Medical Doctors who have been trained in acupuncture under their board and state licensing requirements.

Includes: Free listing in our state-by-state membership directory, Wall certificate, quarterly newsletter, 10% discount on all of our products.
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Note: Only licensed professionals qualify to take the examination to become a certified provider of hospice and palliative care acupuncture.  You must take the course referenced above BEFORE applying for professional membership.  Separate matierials and exam fees apply. Once a provider has passed the certification examination they remain certified as long as their professional membership dues are current, and they remain in good standing with their licensing board.

 

Professional Membership Renewal:

One year renewal fees: $75.00

We also offer two year renewal fees at a 10% discount:  $135.00

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Renewal options