Acupuncture Continuing Education


Acupuncture Continuing Education Online

NCCAOM Provider #602



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All HealthCMi courses are pre-approved by the NCCAOM for Diplomate PDAs.  NCCAOM acupuncture continuing education points are referred to as PDAs (Professional Development Activity Points) and 1 PDA = 1 CEU.


Safety, Ethics, & CPR PDAs
HealthCMi offers acupuncture online courses that are pre-approved for NCCAOM Diplomate recertification credit towards the special Safety, Ethics, and CPR category requirements.


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Diplomate Recertification
HealthCMi courses fulfill the NCCAOM Core requirements in our online classroom environment. The online classroom is an "in-classroom" activity by NCCAOM standards and therefore all PDAs (CEUs) may be obtained online at HealthCMi for NCCAOM Diplomate recertification.


Core Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine (AOM)
Diplomates must fulfill Core Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine (AOM) requirements for PDAs (CEUs). The core AOM category is divided into several sub-categories, all are equally accepted to fulfill core requirements. There is no special requirement to get a certain number of PDAs in any one of the sub-categories listed below:

  • AOM-OM Oriental Medicine Foundation & Theory
  • AOM-AC Acupuncture
  • AOM-CH Chinese Herbology
  • AOM-BIO Biomedicine

HealthCMi courses fulfill core AOM requirements. HealthCMi provides courses that fulfill all NCCAOM PDA requirements in all categories:

  • Core (AOM)
  • Safety
  • Ethics
  • CPR


NCCAOM Diplomate PDAs
Diplomate of Acupuncture (Dipl. Ac.)
Diplomate in Oriental Medicine (Dipl. O.M.)
Diplomate in Chinese Herbology (Dipl. C.H.)

NCCAOM Certification Portal
The following is information that assists in reporting your PDA/CEU credits to the NCCAOM in their new online portal that was launched in November of 2018. All HealthCMi courses are certified by the NCCAOM and HealthCMi is an approved NCCAOM provider (#602). The course number is found on certificates of completion at the bottom portion and reads: PDA-602-xxx. The images below show course number locations (with red arrows) on two types of HealthCMi certificates of completion:


 NCCAOM pda certificate

The NCCAOM now sends an NCCAOM branded version of your HealthCMi certificate of completion directly to you via email. Expect to receive your NCCAOM branded certificate shortly after course completion. Your HealthCMi certificate is available immediately upon course completion and the NCCAOM branded version will be delivered to you via email from the NCCAOM shortly thereafter.


CPR Category
The NCCAOM no longer assigns PDA numbers to CPR courses. All HealthCMi CPR courses fulfill the NCCAOM CPR requirement and HealthCMi CPR certificates work with with the NCCAOM online Diplomate renewal system. For all HealthCMi CPR courses, 4 PDAs/CEUs are awarded.


For information regarding renewal of your national NCCAOM acupuncture certification, visit the NCCAOM  (National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine) website.  HealthCMi has provided the following link to the NCCAOM acupuncturist website for your convenience. The following NCCAOM page provides current NCCAOM recertification information: NCCAOM Acupuncture. HealthCMi courses are pre-approved for NCCAOM Board-Certified acupuncturists.



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