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What is a TCM Practitioner?
A TCM Practitioner can offer acupuncture treatments along with herbal
diagnosis in one session. Generally TCM Practitioners have extended clinical
practice, theoretical knowledge and advanced training in acupuncture
which incorporates Chinese medicinal herbs.
TCM Practitioner Diploma Program
Practitioner Diploma Program is designed for anyone who wishes to incorporate
Chinese medicinal herbs as an additional complimentary modality to their
acupuncture training. The program is open to Acupuncture Graduates and
students who are a minimum of fifty-percent through the program -- in order to
ensure prerequisites have been covered.
The TCM Practitioner Diploma Program combines
of the Chinese Medicinal Herbs Diploma Program (805 hours) with the complete
Acupuncture Diploma Program. Thus, upon successful completion of all
curriculum (Acupuncture and Chinese Medicinal Herbs), students receive a
diploma that states the completion of 'the TCM Practitioner 2805
For those who have
already completed their acupuncture training,
an additional diploma will be granted for the total hours of
study in both programs The diploma will be issued stating completion
of 'the TCM Practitioner 2805 hours Program'.
Some ways to get started
Acupuncture Graduates and
current Students who have completed at least fifty percent of the program
are eligible. The program starts with
enrolling in the
Herbal Theory Foundations course. This course complements
students previous knowledge of TCM, with a specific focus on Chinese
Medicinal Herbs. Students develop a greater understanding of the foundational categories and
names of Chinese herbs. After this course students can continue their
Chinese herbs studies on a part time basis either 8 or 12 hours per week.
For the full curriculum,
The Goal of Study
program is designed to
the student to become a competent Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner
working with a variety of modalities including advanced acupuncture clinic
in correlation with Chinese
Acupuncture and TCM Practitioners
are now regulated in Ontario. This diploma program has been designed to
comply with previously regulated provinces (ie. British Columbia, Alberta, Quebec,
Newfoundland and Labrador). The SSC works very closely with various leaders in the field to
ensure the highest quality of regulated training.
For further information on this
program, please contact Enza
Ierullo at (416) 323-1818 ex.22 or toll free at 1-800-263-1703.
This program does
not require approval under the
Private Career Colleges Act, 2005.