Acupunturist - MarQuelah Wilson

Acupunturist - MarQuelah Wilson
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  • An Acupuncture/Oriental Medicine is an ancient and empirical system of medicine. 
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  • Acupuncturists are trained in a form of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) called acupuncture. The goals of acupuncture are to relieve pain, promote healing, and improve physical, mental, and emotional health and well-being through stimulation of specific points on the body
  •  therapies may include acupuncture needling, cupping, acupressure, exercises
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  • As a relatively inexpensive form of treatment, it is especially appropriate for reducing health care costs.
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  • AOM is virtually free of the side effects that accompany many modern medical procedures
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  • Acupuncture, also sometimes called needling therapy, has been used in many areas of the world for thousands of years. In the United States, the treatment has been widely used for about 40 years and is considered a type of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM).
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  • AOM practitioners look at their patients from a holistic perspective, taking into account the patient’s physical, mental and emotional health.  Practitioners are able to spend time developing a collaborative relationship with their patients, assisting them in maintaining their health and promoting a consciousness of wellness.
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  • a bachelor’s or associate’s degree (or the equivalent, with 60 semester units from an accredited college or university) is required for admission into an AOM program.
  • The length of training at most accredited AOM schools is three years for acupuncture and four years for the combination of acupuncture and Oriental medicine. The Oriental medicine program includes the study of Chinese herbology.
  • annual salary of $74,530
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  • Over 50 colleges nationwide offer graduate training in AOM at the master’s degree level, which is the entry-level degree for the profession. Specialized clinical training at the doctoral level is also available.
  • Graduates from accredited AOM schools, or schools that are in candidacy status for accreditation, are eligible to take the national certification examinationsoffered by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM)
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