48 units / 960 hrs
After completing 69 quarter units of specific didactic course requirements as defined in the Clinic Entrance Exam Application form, students may register for Level I after successfully passing this exam. Students must also have a Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and First Aid certificate among other requirements before registering for the clinic.
Clinic Level II: Supervised Assisted Practice
16 units / 320 hrs
After completing Level I Observation and successfully passing of the Level I exit examination, students may register for the Clinic Level II Assisted Practice. The clinical Level II training consists of 320 hours
and includes a minimum of 350 patient treatments during Levels II & III:
Level II Interns are expected to practice acupuncture and Chinese Herbology, along with other healing therapies within the scope of the acupuncture license. The internship is done under close guidance
and supervision. Students are regularly evaluated as to their abilities to treat patients. Toward the end of this level, emphasis is shifted toward the intern’s defense of their independently derived treatment decisions.
Passing grade on Clinic Internship Level I Exit exam and a current C.P.R.card