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NCCAOM PDA Provider:

Acupuncturists Without Borders

NCCAOM PDA Provider #: 525

Responsible Party:

Christine Cronin

NCCAOM PDA Providers represent a significant commitment to the professional development of Diplomates and practitioners in acupuncture and Oriental medicine. Providers make an important statement regarding the maintenance of competencies that is recognized by the profession, regulatory agencies, third-party payors, and the public.

Earning Criteria:

Applicants applying to become NCCAOM PDA Providers undergo a rigorous review and interview process. Requirements include:

  1. Maintenance of Active Certification status if an NCCAOM Diplomate
  2. Maintenance of a clear and unrestricted state acupuncture license, if applicable
  3. Verification of the resume/curriculum vitae for education and professional experience
  4. Website evaluation for professional representation and ethical advertising methods
  5. Attest to abide by the NCCAOM® Code of Ethics, the NCCAOM® Grounds for Professional Discipline, NCCAOM® PDA Agreement, and the NCCAOM® PDA Product and Service Disclaimer.

Courses approved by the NCCAOM PDA Department must meet the following requirements:

  1. Course content must meet standards for Continuing Education & Training
  2. Course content must apply to one of the NCCAOM Recertification categories
  3. Instructors must meet qualifications in education, practical experience, licensure, and teaching experience via a professional resume
  4. Courses must be applicable to one of four course types

List of PDA approved courses

PDA-525-15 12 Points for Restoration & Balance Approach to Trauma Treatment Distance Learning
PDA-525-49 Advanced Community Organizing for Trauma Recovery - How to Be Effective, Ethical, and Inclusive Distance Learning
PDA-525-35 Aromatherapy for Trauma Healing - Online Distance Learning
PDA-525-46 Community Organizing for Trauma Recovery - How to Be Effective, Ethical, and Inclusive - Part 1 Live Presentation
PDA-525-18 Ethics in the Treatment of Trauma Survivors Distance Learning
PDA-525-78 Healing Community Trauma Live Presentation
PDA-525-40 Healing Community Trauma in Times of Crisis: Module 1 Distance Learning
PDA-525-41 Healing Community Trauma in Times of Crisis: Module 2 Distance Learning
PDA-525-51 How to Set Up Safe Mobile Clinics During a Pandemic/Epidemic via Clean Needle Technique, Universal Precautions, and PPE Distance Learning
PDA-525-56 Repairing the Shattered Heart Distance Learning
PDA-525-77 Repairing the Shattered Heart - Why We Need Trauma Informed Care Now Live Presentation
PDA-525-48 Restoring Relationships Distance Learning
PDA-525-17 Safety for Disaster Relief Work Distance Learning
PDA-525-52 The Power of Leadership to Change the World - Trauma-Informed Skills for Life, Work, Community Distance Learning
PDA-525-43 Trauma Prevention and Recovery Protocols/Clinical Toolkit, for Use in Community and Private Practice Distance Learning
PDA-525-54 Trauma-informed Self Care & Recovery Distance Learning