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There 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
(360) 664-3230

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.