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Illinois

There are 95 acupuncturists practicing in the state of Illinios.
Contact: Technical Assistance Unit
Illinois Department of Professional Regulation
320 W. Washington Street
Springfield, IL 62786
(217) 782-8556
Website: Illinois Department of Professional Regulation

Educational and Examination Requirements: An applicant must have graduated from an ACAOM accredited institution. The applicant must then pass the NCCAOM exam as well as pass the CCAOM's Clean Needle Technique course.

MD's, D.O.'s may practice acupuncture without any specific training. Dentists can practice too as long as it is within scope of dental problems. Thanks to the work of the Illinois State Association licensed acupuncturist's no longer need to obtain a written referral from a physician.