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100 Hour Acupuncture Program

August 7 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
100 Hour Acupuncture Program


Acupuncture stands as a globally recognized and revered therapeutic art, spanning cultures and continents. As articulated by the esteemed institution, Johns Hopkins Medicine, acupuncture involves the meticulous insertion of slender, solid, metallic needles into the skin, subsequently brought to life through delicate and precise movements guided by the practitioner’s skilled hands or even through the application of controlled electrical impulses. Rooted in the timeless wisdom of Traditional Chinese Medicine, acupuncture asserts its identity as a distinct and ancient healing tradition.

It’s crucial to underscore that acupuncture does not find its place as a mere subset of chiropractic practices, nor does it represent a specialized technique within that realm. Rather, it commands a unique and autonomous position within the realm of holistic healing systems, synergistically aligning itself with the principles of chiropractic care. The curriculum at hand has been meticulously crafted to empower Doctors of Chiropractic with the knowledge and expertise required to seamlessly integrate acupuncture into their therapeutic repertoire alongside chiropractic methodologies.

Astoundingly, Dr. Hanson, the distinguished educator spearheading this certification course, not only holds the esteemed title of Doctor of Chiropractic but also stands as a Licensed Acupuncturist, a testament to his multidisciplinary expertise. Dr. Hanson’s wealth of experiential knowledge has been meticulously cultivated through the meticulous application of acupuncture within the sanctuary of his private practices. Moreover, his mastery in the art of pedagogy serves as an assurance that the profound intricacies of this time-honored healing art will be imparted with remarkable efficacy and resonance.

Embarking on the journey of acupuncture has the potential to elevate your practice to unprecedented heights, ushering in new dimensions of holistic care and patient well-being. If this resonates with your aspirations, then without a doubt, this meticulously designed course represents the compass guiding you to the destination you have fervently sought.

100 Hour course is distributed in 6 Modules (click on link to view Module content).   

Module I
Module II
Module III
Module IV
Module V
Module VI
Reference Textbooks
The above schedule may be altered depending on how the class is progressing through the 6 Modules.

Educational Objectives

Upon the successful culmination of this comprehensive program, participants will have accomplished a series of key objectives, equipping them with a profound understanding and practical prowess in the realm of acupuncture and holistic healing. These goals encompass:

  1. Mastery of Traditional Chinese Wisdom: Attain a profound grasp of traditional Chinese medicine and meridian therapy. This foundational knowledge will provide a robust framework for holistic healing approaches.
  2. Needle Technique Expertise: Develop mastery over the intricate art of clean needle technique, while fostering an unwavering commitment to safety protocols to mitigate risks associated with blood-borne pathogens exposure.
  3. Comprehensive Documentation and Compliance: Gain insights into the nuances of documentation, coding, and billing compliance, ensuring seamless integration of acupuncture services within the broader healthcare landscape.
  4. Legal and Ethical Prowess: Navigate the complex landscape of jurisprudence, as delineated in the Texas Administrative Code. Title 22. Chapter 78. Rule 78., cultivating a comprehensive understanding of the legal and ethical dimensions of acupuncture practice for the Texas Doctor of Chiropractic.
  5. Clinical Proficiency: Develop an adeptness in the art of treating diverse clinical conditions within the scope of the Chiropractor (depending on the State), thereby enhancing the efficacy of acupuncture therapy responses.
  6. Hands-On Practicality: Immerse in hands-on learning experiences facilitated through in-person instruction, affording participants the opportunity to refine point location skills, master treatment techniques, and translate theoretical knowledge into tangible, transformative healing practices.

Through the fulfillment of these educational aspirations, participants will not only gain profound insights into the realm of acupuncture but also emerge as empowered practitioners capable of effecting positive change within the lives of those they serve.

State Regulations

Chiropractors practicing acupuncture often have to adhere to state-specific regulations and licensing requirements. Each state in the United States has its own chiropractic board or regulatory agency responsible for overseeing the practice of chiropractic and related modalities like acupuncture. The regulations and requirements can vary significantly from one state to another.

If you’re looking for information about regulations for chiropractors practicing acupuncture in a specific state, I recommend visiting the official website of the relevant state chiropractic board or regulatory agency. They typically provide detailed information about licensing requirements, scope of practice, continuing education, and any other regulations that chiropractors practicing acupuncture must follow in that particular state.

Remember that the field of healthcare regulations is subject to change, and it’s important to verify information from official and reliable sources.

Council of Chiropractic Acupuncture & American Board of Chiropractic Acupuncture

Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards

National Board of Chiropractic Examiners

Registration is through Parker University (Parker Chiropractic College)
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