Texas Acupuncture CEU / PDA Requirements

Texas Acupuncture Continuing Education Requirements

To view Texas Board Approved CAE Courses, scroll below.

Your Renewal Cycle: 

December 1, 2020 – November 30, 2022

Your Requirements:  

The required CAE hours shall include the following core hours:
  • At least 8 hours shall be in general acupuncture therapies.    
  • At least 2 of the required hours in ethics and safety.    
  • At least 6 of the required hours shall be in herbology.    
  • At least 4 hours of biomedicine.    
  • No more than 4 hours that primarily relate to business practices or office administration.
Other Course Requirements:
  •  No more than a total of 16 hours per year completed under NCCAOM or provided outside the United States
  • At least 18 hours each year must be approved for credit by the Education Committee of the board, offered by approved providers, or approved for CAE for 3 years by another state  
The State of Texas accepts 16 CAEs of NCCAOM approved courses for acupuncture license renewal.  Courses below are approved by BOTH the Texas Acupuncture Board for CAEs, and the NCCAOM.

 

Texas Acupuncture CEUs

Texas Board Approved Acupuncture CAEs

Acupuncture for Back Pain Texas Acupuncture CAE

Acupuncture for Joint & Back Pain Part 1

15 Texas Acupuncture CAEs
Category: General Acupuncture
$149.85
acupuncture for insomnia

A Basic Acupuncture Guide to Insomnia

15 Texas Acupuncture CAEs
Category: General Acupuncture
$149.85
Acupuncture Fertility CEU

Acupuncture Infertility Basics Part 1

15 Texas Acupuncture CAEs
Category: General Acupuncture
$149.85

“#1 Guide” to Understanding Epilepsy

10 Texas Acupuncture CAEs
Category: Biomedicine Hours
$99.90
“#1 Guide” - Acupuncture for Bi Syndrome in the Meridians

“#1 Guide” to Acupuncture for Bi Syndrome in the Meridians

2 Texas Acupuncture CAEs
Category: General Acupuncture
$29.98
#1 Guide to Understanding Crohn's Disease

“#1 Guide” to Understanding Crohn’s Disease

4 Texas Acupuncture CAEs
Category: Biomedicine Hours
$39.96

“#1 Guide” to Understanding Japanese Acupuncture

3 Texas Acupuncture CAEs
Category: General Acupuncture
$29.97

“10 Lessons” – Antibiotic Pros & Cons

10 Texas Acupuncture CAEs
Category: Biomedicine Hours
$99.90
A Basic Guide to Cannabis, It’s History, & Science Acupuncture CEU Course

A Basic Guide to Cannabis, It’s History, & Science

4 Texas Acupuncture CAEs
Category: Biomedicine Hours
$39.96
Bells Palsy

A Basic Guide to Understanding Bell’s Palsy

3 Texas Acupuncture CAEs
Category: General Acupuncture
$29.97
Gestational Diabetes

A Beneficial Guide to Gestational Diabetes

5 Texas Acupuncture CAEs
Category: Biomedicine Hours
$49.95
Sports Injuries Part 1

Common Sports Injuries Part 1

15 Texas Acupuncture CAEs
Category: Biomedicine Hours
$149.85
Discovering How Diet Impacts Human Behavior

Discovering How Diet Impacts Human Behavior

5 Texas Acupuncture CAEs
Category: Biomedicine Hours
$49.95
Human Trafficking Acupuncture Continuing Education

Human Trafficking Awareness

1 Texas Acupuncture CAE
Category: Practice Enhancement/Business Administration Hours
$9.99

Acupuncture for the Treatment of Anxiety

1 Texas Acupuncture CAE
Category: General Acupuncture
$14.95
Acupuncture for Trigger Point & Muscular Release - Acupuncture CEUs

Acupuncture for Trigger Point and Muscular Release

2 Texas Acupuncture CAE
Category: General Acupuncture
$29.90

#1 Guide to Understanding Intermittent Fasting

6 Texas Acupuncture CAE
Category: General Acupuncture
$59.94

9 Tips to Understanding PCOS

9 Texas Acupuncture CAE
Category: General Acupuncture
$89.91
Weight Loss Medication

A Beneficial Guide to Weight Loss Medications and Surgeries

5 Texas Acupuncture CAE
Category: General Acupuncture
$49.95
Aging Joints-What You Need to Know Acupuncture Continuing Education

Aging Joints – What You Need to Know

12 Texas Acupuncture CAE
Category: General Acupuncture
$119.88
Muscle Tissue Injury

Muscle Tissue Injuries Part 1

15 Texas Acupuncture CAE
Category: General Acupuncture
$149.85
Science of Headaches Acupuncture CEU

The Science of Headaches

16 Texas Acupuncture CAE
Category: General Acupuncture
$159.84

Understanding the Rotator Cuff Part 1

15 Texas Acupuncture CAE
Category: General Acupuncture
$149.85
Pelvic Girdle Part 2

Understanding the Pelvic Girdle Part 1

12 Texas Acupuncture CAE
Category: General Acupuncture
$119.88

Additional Information about Texas Acupuncture CAE Requirements

Acupuncturists will need to complete at least 34 hours of continuing acupuncture education every 24 months. CAE hours should be counted from December 1, 2020 – November 30, 2022. The Approved Courses List gives four types of courses: General, Herbal, Ethics, Practice Management/General and Biomedicine as well as whether the course is offered as a live lecture, distance learning or the internet.
Per the Texas Administrative Code, Chapter 183:
(1) The required hours shall be from courses that meet one of the following criteria at the time the hours are taken:
(A) are designated or otherwise approved for credit by the Texas State Board of Acupuncture Examiners based on a review and recommendation of the course content by the Education Committee of the board as described in subsection (n) of this section;
(B) are offered by approved providers;
(C) have been approved for CAE credit for a minimum of three years by another state acupuncture board having first gone through a formal approval process;
(D) approved by the NCCAOM (National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine) for professional development activity credit; or    
(E) are provided outside of the United States by a provider of continuing acupuncture education that are acceptable to the Board.
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The required CAE hours shall include the following core hours:
  • At least 8 hours shall be in general acupuncture therapies.    
  • At least 2 of the required hours in ethics and safety.    
  • At least 6 of the required hours shall be in herbology.    
  • At least 4 hours of biomedicine.    
  • No more than 4 hours that primarily relate to business practices or office administration.
Other Course Requirements:
  •  No more than a total of 16 hours per year completed under NCCAOM or provided outside the United States
  • At least 18 hours each year must be approved for credit by the Education Committee of the board, offered by approved providers, or approved for CAE for 3 years by another state  

 

Texas Administrative Code Chapter 183

Updated 1/22/2021
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