The Acupuncture Examination is an elective, computer-based examination that consists of 200 multiple-choice questions, divided into two sessions of 100 questions each. The examination is offered six times per year at computerized testing centers throughout North America.
The Acupuncture Examination includes:
- History/Philosophy of Acupuncture in a Chiropractic Setting
- Organs, Qi and Fluid
- Acupuncture Techniques
- Basic Treatment Tenets/Protocols
- Safety and Hygiene
For complete information about the NBCE Acupuncture Examination, please refer to the most current NBCE Examination Information brochure.
Certificate of Attainment
Following successful completion of Part I, Part II, Part III, and Part IV, examinees receive a Certificate of Attainment free of charge from the NBCE. The NBCE issues a separate certificate upon successful completion of the Physiotherapy Examination and/or the Acupuncture Examination.
Certificate recipients may, for an additional fee, order an engraved plaque. Order forms for this purpose are included with examinee grade letters. Examinees must observe order-form deadlines on this limited offer.