Acupuncture Education Standards in Australia: A Critical Review

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dc.contributor.author Janz, Stephen en_US
dc.contributor.author Adams, Jon en_US
dc.contributor.editor en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2012-10-12T03:34:23Z
dc.date.available 2012-10-12T03:34:23Z
dc.date.issued 2011 en_US
dc.identifier 2010006257 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Janz Stephen and Adams Jon 2011, 'Acupuncture Education Standards in Australia: A Critical Review', Australian Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine Association, vol. 6, no. 1, pp. 3-15. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1833-9735 en_US
dc.identifier.other C1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/18570
dc.description.abstract The implementation of the National Registration and Accreditation Scheme for the Health Professions incorporates the registration of acupuncturists under the Chinese Medicine Board of Australia from 1 July 2012. Other registered health professionals will still be able to use the title acupuncturist if their board determines that they are suitably qualified to have their registration endorsed for acupuncture. This paper aims to identify the various education and training standards underpinning the practice of acupuncture among the health professions in Australia and create a reference point to determine the impact of registration on future acupuncture education standards. A literature search was conducted to identify scholarly works on acupuncture education standards as well as a search of standard setting bodies and course providers. Results were tabulated for comparison. There is very little literature on acupuncture education standards in Australia despite its practice by a diverse range of health professions. en_US
dc.language en_US
dc.publisher Australian Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine Association en_US
dc.relation.isbasedon NA en_US
dc.title Acupuncture Education Standards in Australia: A Critical Review en_US
dc.parent Australian journal of acupuncture and Chinese medic en_US
dc.journal.volume 6 en_US
dc.journal.number 1 en_US
dc.publocation Queensland en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 3 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 15 en_US
dc.cauo.name FOH.Faculty of Health en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 110404 en_US
dc.personcode 0000071364 en_US
dc.personcode 112076 en_US
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Traditional Chinese Medicine and Treatments en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition en_US
dc.custom en_US
dc.date.activity en_US
dc.location.activity en_US
dc.description.keywords acupuncture, dry needling, Chinese medicine, education standards, regulation, Australia. en_US
dc.staffid en_US
dc.staffid 112076 en_US


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