Amy Cohn Rieselman

NCCAOM Certification #: 25899

NCCAOM Professional Designation: Dipl. C.H. (NCCAOM)®

Certified since: 8/17/2005

Certification Expiration Date: 8/31/2025

A Diplomate of Chinese Herbology is a practitioner who is certified by the NCCAOM®. It is a considerable professional achievement to earn the designation Diplomate of Chinese Herbology (NCCAOM®). NCCAOM® Certification indicates to employers, patients, and peers that one has met national standards for the safe and competent practice of Chinese herbology as defined by the acupuncture and Oriental medicine (AOM) profession. National board certification in Chinese herbology has been the hallmark of excellence in AOM since the inception of the NCCAOM® Chinese Herbology Certification Program in 1996.

Earning Criteria:

Comprehensive training in traditional differential diagnosis and proper treatment methods requires that an NCCAOM® Diplomate of Chinese Herbology:

  1. Completed four academic years of education at the Master’s Degree level in an Oriental Medicine Program accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (ACAOM).
  2. Demonstrated professional competency by passing NCCAOM® Certification Examinations in Foundations of Oriental Medicine, Chinese Herbology, and Biomedicine.
  3. Maintains the NCCAOM® Certification by re-certifying every four (4) years.
  4. Abides by the NCCAOM® Code of Ethics.