Advanced Certificate Program (ACP)

A total of 6 courses! Including INTRO, CORE, PLUS & CERTIFY trainings
Welcome! This page is your guide to the ACP: a CORE learning path package, from INTRO through CERTIFY, to the advanced level (Level 2) practicum. All with the PLUS training support of 1-on-1 mentorship.
 
If you are already enrolled, simply attend your courses (1-6) in the requisite order presented below:
Access: 12 months
Completion time:
9 hours (minimum)
Access: 12 months
Completion time: 20 hours (minimum), plus time for review scheduling (2-3 months average)
Access: 18 months
Completion time: up to 3 months (maximum)
Access: 24 months
Completion time: 16 hours (minimum), plus possible waiting time for live webinar sessions (up to 8 months maximum)
Access: 6 months
Completion time: 6 months or less
Access: 30 months
Completion time: up to 3 months (maximum)
Total completion time for the program: approximately 12-24 months. 
Please note that total program time varies greatly depending on your completion of coursework and practicum submissions; 
your scheduling of live reviews in Level 1; and CIAM scheduled dates for Level 2. 
Course extensions: Discounts for re-enrollment are available by written request 
at least 2 weeks in advance of respective enrollment expiration.
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Completion times are estimated and not guaranteed. 

1) After enrollment, start your first course...

Ear Point Guide

Learn the anatomy, landmarks, point locations and needling techniques needed for auricular practice.
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INTRO COURSE
PREREQUISITE: NONE

2) ACP Enrollees can request installment coupon for section 02

Level 1: Enhanced Assessment and Treatment

Learn to identify active points to inform assessment and effective treatment. Differentiate between anatomical and functional, tonifying and sedative, focus and support points. Understand basic neurological and anatomical concepts, as well as history and research, underlying the medicine. Use case management forms and various methods to assess and treat patients. 
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CORE COURSE
PREREQUISITE: EAR POINT GUIDE

3) Apply your knowledge clinically...

Clinical Practicum 1

Put your skills to practice with clinical casework for direct one-on-one feedback from your personal clinical practicum advisor.
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CERTIFY COURSE
PREREQUISITE: Level 1

4) Learn to clear blockages by
identifying and prioritizing foci...

Level 2: Clearing Blockages to Healing

Move beyond activity and begin identifying, confirming and prioritizing focus points. Learn how to systematically measure the 5 most critical foci affecting a patient, as well as the effects of treatment.
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CORE COURSE
PREREQUISITE: Level 1

5) Start your mentorship for guidance and support on the application of Level 2 skills in your clinic...

6-month Mentorship

This consultative mentorship in Auricular Medicine is like calling an expert colleague to your side in your clinic. Connect your learning to your practice and get all your burning questions answered. 
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PLUS COURSE
PREREQUISITE: Level 2

6) You are on your way to advanced certification...

Clinical Practicum 2

Further clinical casework for submission and review with your clinical advisor. This practicum offers you the opportunity for CIAM Level 2 certification in the practice of Auricular Medicine.
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CERTIFY COURSE
PREREQUISITE: Level 2