WashingtonThere are more than 300 Licensed Acupuncturists in the state of Washington.
Ms. Vicki Brown
Department of Health
1300 SE Quince Street
P.O. Box 47868
Olympia, Washington 98504-7868
Eligibility Requirements: Applicant must show two years of academic coursework. Clinical work must by completed over a minimum of one academic year, and include 100 hours of observation and at least 400 patient treatments with 100 different patients.
Examination Requirements: NCCAOM written exam is required along with the NCCAOM written, PEPLS and the CNT Course are required.
MD's and D.O.'s can practice acupuncture with no additional training.