Ethics for acupuncturists is presented in this online distance learning course. Distinctions between legal necessities and ethical conduct are explored. Ethical considerations in patient referrals, insurance billing, fee collection, medical privacy, and general conduct are covered. Considerations for patients regarding unpaid balances, checks misrouted to insurance companies, underpayments, and non-payments are included in the course material. Download the course, complete the online quiz and receive immediate acupuncture license credit.
To view a sample of course materials, click the following: Ethics Course Sample >
Purchase the course and it will be downloaded to your computer in PDF format. PDFs work on Apple Mac, Windows PC, iPad, iPhone, Android and other platforms. After reviewing the course, take the online quiz and a certificate of completion will be automatically generated for INSTANT credit. You may re-take the quiz as often as is needed and there is no time limit.
Continuing Education Credits
2 NCCAOM Diplomate PDAs (2 ethics category)
Fulfills the special NCCAOM Ethics PDA category requirement, Provider #602.
2 California Acupuncture Board CEUs (category 1)
2 Texas CAEs (1 general, 1 ethics)
2 CTCMA British Columbia acupuncture CEs
2 BCNA & CNPBC (British Columbia Naturopathic Assoc.) credits
2 CAAA Alberta CEUs
2 CTCMPAO (Ontario, Canada) continuing education credits
2 OAQ CEUs (Board of Acupuncturists of Quebec)
2 NZASA general CPDs (New Zealand Acupuncture Standards Authority)
2 Acupuncture NZ (NZRA) New Zealand CEUs
2 NS-CMAAC Nova Scotia acupuncture CEUs
2 CMBA CPDs/CEUs (Chinese Medicine Board of Australia)
2 IVAS CEs (International Veterinary Acupuncture Society)
2 California Board of Registered Nursing contact hours
Florida does not allow courses with billing content, no Florida CEs available
(Massachusetts: applicable towards the acupuncture & herbs requirements)
very good course and understanding for ethics
Easy to refresh.
Good, concise review of ethics
To the point, informational.
This course was of benefit in reviewing and adding to Ethics information which I acquired in school.
Very straight forward
Material is clear and concise
Great way to fulfill requirements in ethics.
Good outline for practical application
Very informative and easy to complete.
Very concise, easy to follow.
Straight forward and clear ethics course.
A great review.
Thorough and straightforward.
Clear and concise. Covers the most important issues quite well.
Great ethics course!
Very straight forward
An excellent option for fulfillment of the Ethics requirement for NCCAOM. And, I learned some valuable information
It was informative, a nice review with the insurance billing.
very compact information
Good review, got a few flakes of gold.
It was interesting and provided some clear guidelines regarding patient/practitioner interaction.
This kind of information, especially, the list of medical conditions requiring referral, should be taught in the university setting. I am grateful that NCCAOM has provided this. Additionally, naming certain insurance and payment issues and discussing them, is really important. Thank you!
Very easy to follow and informative
Simple and straightforward.
Good review of important info
I enjoyed this course.
It was a good course.
Quick and to the point.
Informative. Easy to understand.
Informative and concise
well put together and succinct.
efficient use of time
Good information, some new, some just refreshers.
very informative and directly applies to my profession
clear and concise
Well done course, especially the guidelines for insurance coverage verification.
Good review of the information covered in the course title.
It was good review.
this class was very helpful and clear. I love that it included insurance information. Great class.
Good and helpful
Very germane information!
Very clear information.
Clear and well presented information. Appreciate ease of taking test online
very good review of ethical issues
Excellent review with pertinent information, good time management, and requirements achieved!
great review especially of insurance and payment issues
It was very educational and helped me better my understanding of the current laws and regulations
Perfect for recertification
Straightforward, easy to read.
good, clear and simple
Quick, clear and concise
It was useful.
A good course if you direct-bill insurance, not quite as interesting if you don't but still some good ethics review.
informative and quick
Well thought-out program
The course was great. No fluff.
Easy to follow.
I appreciated the ease of ordering and completing this course online.
A good reminder.
Easy read. Good refresher
It was great. Informative and straightforward!
Good course. Direct and to the point. Efficient and effective use of time and CEUs. Thank you.
Clear information and practical.
good basic ethics self review
Easy to take and did not take too much of my time. Reasonably priced.
Concise presentation of practice-useful information.
This course was a helpful reminder of Ethics in Acupuncture.
Great, simple, straightforward way to meet CEU efficiently.
Very clear and easily understood
Very clear, helpful and useful content
great information short and to the point
Very good. Very clear and concise.
straight forward, easy to use
It was great.
covers the basics very well. I found it to be informative and essential information
good and swift
Straightforward and logical.
Provides helpful information
Convenient and satisfies state requirments
Exactly what the doctor ordered!
Concise and to the point. Easy to understand.
Very adequate course!
It's informative and refreshing these knowledge is good.
Perfect basic ethics course. Very well outlined.
Covers the basics concisely.
A good overall review of what was taught.
the best and most concise course on ethics.
Clear presentation. Reasonable test.
This is a quick, worthwhile course in ethics.
The course was well written and handled topics that I found helpful.
Very informative and easy to understand, covered a lot of insurance billing issues.
Useful information for new practitioners!
Excellent, informative course.
Informative, accurate, succinct
informative and helpful
spent too much time on billing. didn't get into ethics as much as I would have expected.
Concise and informative. Very helpful!
It was a good, thorough, but brief rundown of ethical issues and how they relate to running an acupuncture clinic.
Excellent and concise ethics course
very good basic information that every health care provider needs to know.
Good general information for your practice.
Good review of important information
good reminders for good practice standards
Informative, & efficient, easy to do at home at your convenience.
I thought the course was good and covered ethics very thoroughly.
Concise and well presented review of ethical and legal considerations.
Good refresher course. Straightforward information.
Great! Efficient and to the point!
Great, speedy, clearly outlined course. Cost effecive, especially if you need the Ethics CEUs and can't find a class locally.
Very clear information!
Very useful information was provided in this course in regards to proper conduct, both legal and ethical.
This was a very good review of areas that should be in our consciousness all the time.
A good refresher course.
Course concepts and principals were clearly written and easily understood. Good information to stay abreast of all ethical aspects of acupuncture as practice and business.
Good simple course. Loved the info on insurance billing
Interesting and well balanced.
Clear, concise, informative!
great info, clear concise
necessary for good healthy practice
brief & informative!
terrific way to get the credits
The information was clear and easy to follow and the HealthCMi staff was very helpful throughout the process.
This course was clear and concise, and the site is efficient and simple to use.
Pertinent and helpful
A very useful, concise presentation of the information.
Great no frills get to the point course. Very Informative.
Yes, I positively recommend to my peers.
I recommend to take this course.
It's worth of knowing it
It is essential
Great review, clear information.
good, precise, informative ethics
Great course. Clear and concise.
Very good. Easy to understand and thorough
Good information, very succinct
Good, simple overview of real-life practice concerns, including insurance and payment issues.
straight forward and helpful review
basic information covered