This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME). Helms Medical Institute is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Helms Medical Institute designates this educational activity for a maximum of 300 AMA PRA Category I Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Explanation of Credits
Following successful completion of the three course units, a document verifying 300 hours of formal instruction in medical acupuncture will be issued to each participant, approximately six weeks after the clinical unit, and subsequent to the return of the home video material. Credit for the home video study portions of the course is contingent upon successful completion of post-course tests for reading and video viewing. No partial credit can be issued for participation in any unit of the program.
American Board of Medical Acupuncture
This program is approved by the American Board of Medical Acupuncture as meeting the formal educational standards for board certification with the ABMA. Upon successful completion of the course, graduates are qualified to sit for the American Board of Medical Acupuncture examination. Board certification requires two years of active acupuncture practice, however, candidates may take the examination after finishing the course.