1 Comparison between Japan and the United States

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1-1 Comparison of acupuncture use in Japan and the U.S.
1-2 Comparison of number of licensees to practice acupuncture in Japan and the U.S.
1-3 Acupuncture education and certification
1-4 Acupuncture education system
1-5 Comparison of Japan and U.S. acupuncture schools
1-6 Comparison of Japanese and U.S. licensing examinations to practice acupuncture
1-7 Comparison of diseases on the licensing examination to practice acupuncture in Japan and the U.S.

 

1-1 Comparison of acupuncture use in Japan and the U.S.

 


1-2 Comparison of number of licensees to practice acupuncture in Japan and the U.S.

Source URL
1) https://harikyuiryo.or.jp/3-number-of-acupuncturists-in-japan/
2) https://harikyuiryo.or.jp/3-acupuncture-profesison-in-the-united-states/


1-3 Acupuncture education and certification

* This requirement is applied from the first-year students enrolled in FY 2018

 


1-4 Acupuncture education system

 


1-5 Comparison of Japan and U.S. acupuncture schools

* We counted the number of schools from the following site: Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, Directory, http://acaom.org/directory/ (2017-08-7)


1-6 Comparison of Japanese and U.S. licensing examinations to practice acupuncture

 


1-7 Comparison of diseases on the licensing examination to practice acupuncture in Japan and the U.S.: Diseases that are described in the U.S. guidelines but are not listed in the Japanese guidelines.

The conditions marked with an asterisk (*) signify diseases commonly associated with red flag signs and/or symptoms.

 

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