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Nevada

There are 30 Doctors of Oriental Medicine and Assistants in Acupuncture.

Contact:
Ms. Judi Koperski
Nevada State Board of Oriental Medicine
201 Sarah Drive
Carson City, NV 89706
(702) 486-4279

Educational Requirements: To be a D.O.M. in Nevada, an applicant must have successfully completed a three year course in acupuncture or a four year course in traditional Oriental medicine and have practiced acupuncture and herbal medicine for six years.

Educational Requirements: To be an assistant in acupuncture, an applicant must have successfully completed a three year course in acupuncture no experience is required. However, there are two more levels of licensing, one is the "Acupuncturist" and the other is Doctor of Oriental Medicine. Once you have practiced under the supervising Doctor of Oriental Medicine for six years you can become an acupuncturist. Or you can practice elsewhere for six years and then come to Nevada. Please contact the Board for more information.

Examination Requirements: Nevada gives its own examination. MD's can practice acupuncture if he/she has received "adequate training."