Traditional Chinese Medicine
Practitioners and Acupuncturists recognized in the HCAI system effective
November 4, 2013: Read more
Jurisprudence Course Test Date Here
Upcoming Dates for the
Safety Program Tests: Here
Application for Registration with the College of Traditional
Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturists of Ontario
The transitional Council is ready to receive applications for the following
classes of registration:
The Guide to Applicants and Application Forms are available for
downloading from our website: www.ctcmpao.on.ca.
College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturists of
Ontario have now added Provincial requirements for download. Please
read the Guide
to Applicants for General (Provisional) Registration carefully
to learn the details regarding the application process. Click here
Registration Application Form
Registration Application Form is now available. Please read the Guide to Applicants for Grandparented
Registration carefully to learn the details regarding the application
process. More Details Here
Students can now
download the: Jurisprudence
Course Handbook for Self Study. Candidates are
encouraged to start studying the handbook immediately on their own or with
peers in small study groups.
The Shiatsu School of
Canada was recently at the Supreme Women's show in Peterborough,
Ontario. Watch the video
here! Also be sure to look for our new classes coming to
Regulatory College of TCM
Practitioners and Acupuncturist of Ontario are starting to finalize
acupuncture competence standards within Ontario with the hopes of
implementing a national standard based on the British Columbia Acupuncture
Visit this link for
further information from British Columbia's Traditional Chinese Medicine
(TCM) and Acupuncture Regulatory College Committee: http://www.ctcma.bc.ca/validation.asp
Ontario will be based on learning competencies (topics covered in training),
full clinical training hours and years of experience.
informed, a lot of misinformation is out there.
Visit the Regulatory College of TCM
Practitioners and Acupuncturist of Ontario for the most accurate
information on this topic, public meeting dates and other useful information.
Or, call The
Shiatsu School of Canada Inc. & SSC Acupuncture Institute to arrange a
meeting either over the phone or in person to discuss further: (416) 323-1818
ex.25 or Toll Free 1-800-263-1703 ex.25.
anticipated; the Council for the Regulatory
College of TCM Practitioners and Acupuncturist of Ontario has been
Transitional Council Members
K.T. Cheung (executive and communications committees) - President
Lynn Bowering (executive and finance committees) -
Eng (executive and communication committee)
Fu (executive, professional practice/standards and communication
Joanne Pritchard-Sobhani (executive and
Bai (finance and professional practice/standards committees)
Kristin Bulmer (registration committee)
Cheng (finance and registration committees)
Dong (registration and communication committees)
Hanna (communication committee)
Lam (finance committee)
Maeots (registration committee)
Pike (professional practice/standards committee)
Catherine Elizabeth Wilson (professional
Wu (finance and professional practice/standards committee)
College of TCM Practitioners and Acupuncturist of Ontario is a government
body which will govern the practices and educational
standards within Ontario. Those practicing acupuncture and/or TCM must register with this regulatory college (http://www.ctcmpao.on.ca/)
in order to practice within the province of Ontario.
and educational standards have yet to be determined.
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the SSC at (416)
323-1818 ex.22 or ex.25 or call our toll free number at 1-800-263-1703. Or,
check back here for ongoing updates.
link details the current by-laws developed by this new regulatory college: http://www.ctcmpao.on.ca/regulation_of_tcm.html
the Regulatory College of TCM Practitioners and Acupuncturist of Ontario
please view this link: http://www.ctcmpao.on.ca/contact_us.html
Registrar for the Transitional Council of the new College TCM Practitioners
and Acupuncturists of Ontario announced the development of a new website for
the new regulatory college. More updates to follow.
discussions taking place between The Shiatsu School of Canada and Emily
Cheung from the Registrar for the Transitional Council of the new College TCM
Practitioners and Acupuncturists of Ontario. More updates to follow.
add acupuncture as a supplementary benefit
Acupuncture treatments will be included for the first time in
Canada as a supplementary benefit for Medical Services Plan (MSP) in British
Columbia. This has set a milestone in the history of TCM in Canada and it
opens the door for future integration of TCM into the Health Care
System. For details, please click
here to read the news release.
Government Announces Registrar Of The College Of Traditional Chinese Medicine
Appointment of Registrar a
Major Step in the Development of the College
Cheung has been named as the Registrar for the Transitional Council of the
new College TCM Practitioners and Acupuncturists of Ontario.
McGuinty government is moving forward with the development of the College of
Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturists of Ontario by
appointing Emily Cheung as the Registrar to provide guidance and support to
the Transitional Council of the College, Health and Long-Term Care Minister
George Smitherman announced today.Click
here for the press release.
Ontario Government posted the positions for members of Transitional Council
for the College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and
Acupuncturists of Ontario this past weekend.
"The Transitional Council exercises
the powers of a council of a health regulatory college to carry out the
statutory objectives of a college to serve and protect the public
of the Transitional Council is the next step towards the creation and
implementation of the College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners
and Acupuncturists of Ontario.
Council Posting can be found on the Public Appointments Secretariat Web Site
Shiatsu School of Canada Inc and SSC Acupuncture Institute is following
development closely in regards to the interests of their students and
graduates. To discuss how this may affect you as an acupuncture student or
graduates, please feel free to contact Enza Ierullo, Executive Director of
for the May 27/28 Acupuncture 101 course and receive $50 off. Now only $75.
This is a great way to see if acupuncture is the right career path for you. Click
here for more details.
Kent, Director of our TCM and Acupuncture programs, will be teaching a one
day facial acupressure without needles workshop this May. For more
The Shiatsu School of Canada is pleased to announce an early start date for
the shiatsu diploma program. Students are now able to start their first
course in April '07. This will allow students to:
ease in or back in to the classroom environment
lighten the course load in September
start the program while continuing to work (the first
class if offered one evening and half a day Sunday per week)
ensure your position in the September start program
information about this option, please contact our admissions office at
416.323.1818 x25 email@example.com
the passing of Bill 50 (the bill that will regulate acupuncture in Ontario),
the Shiatsu School of Canada Inc. and the SSC Acupuncture Institute have
launched their first ever full time acupuncture
program. Students will be able
to start their training in September '07 and complete their 1600 hour diploma
program in just over 1 year. Healthcare professionals with course exemptions
will be able to complete their training in even less time. For more
information about this option, please contact our admissions office,
416.323.1818 x25 firstname.lastname@example.org.
November 23, 2006 Bill 50
(the Traditional Chinese Medicine Act, 2006) passed third reading in the
Ontario Legislative Assembly. For a copy of the amended bill, please
The Shiatsu School of Canada Inc and the SSC Acupuncture Institute is
committed to meeting the requirements as outlined by the new College
of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and
Acupuncturists of Ontario. For more information on our acupuncture diploma program,
Applications for the alumni scholarship for students entering any diploma
program at the Shiatsu School of Canada Inc and the SSC Acupuncture Institute
from high school is February 15, 2007. This $500 scholarship is a great way
to finance your post secondary training. For an application or more
information, please contact our admissions office at 416.323.1818 x25 email@example.com.
We are now offering a special student rate ($50 off) for our Shiatsu
101 course. This introductory course is a great way to learn the basics
of shiatsu therapy and to determine if shiatsu is a potential career path for
you. For more information, please speak to your guidance department or
contact our admissions office at 416.323.1818 x25 firstname.lastname@example.org.