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.
* This requirement is applied from the first-year students enrolled in FY 2018
* 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)
1-7 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.