FloridaThere are 854 Certified Acupuncturists in Florida.
Contact: Penny Perkins
Division of Medical Quality Assurance
Board of Acupuncture
220 Capital Circle SE, Bin #C 06
Tallahassee, FL 32399-32560761
Website: Florida Department of Health & Human Services
(Downloadable application in pdf file format)
Educational Requirements:An applicant must complete a three year course of study in
acupuncture and Oriental medicine, and effective July 1, 2001, a four year course of study
in acupuncture and Oriental medicine, which meets standards established by the board by
rule. However, any person who enrolled in an authorized course of study in acupuncture
before August 1, 1997, must have completed only a 2-year course of study.
Examination Requirements:Florida accepts NCCAOM certification.
There are no requirements for medical doctors or osteopaths to practice acupuncture. Chiropractors may practice acupuncture with 100 hours training.