Practitioner Program

Becoming a Practitioner

Course Sequence:

1. Overview of Traditional Chinese Medicine (online)

2. Introduction to Animal Acupressure Hands on Training - Equine or Small Animal

3. Meridian Theory (online)

4. Meridians & Specific Conditions Hands on Training - Equine or Small Animal

5. Introduction to Five Element Theory (online)

6. Acupoint Classification (online)

7. Acupoint Energetics & Landmark Anatomy (online) - Equine or Small Animal

8. Pathology (online) - Equine or Small Animal

9. Indicators & Assessment (online) - Equine or Small Animal

10. Proficiency Verification (online)- Equine or Small Animal

Two elective courses (40 Hours) are also required to complete the Practitioner Training Program. To be eligible to sit for the National Board of Certification for Animal Acupressure & Massage (NBCAAM) exam, one of the two electives needs to be a hands-on course of 20 + verifiable hours approved by NBCAAM.

Elective courses may include the study of: essential oils, Reiki, crystals, massage, etc. and preferably in working with animals. Participants are requested to submit copies of certificates, letters or other verification of completion for courses in other complementary therapies to fulfill the elective requirement of (40 hours). 

To Become Dual-Certified (Equine and Small Animal)

Complete 1 to 10 for the first species.

Repeat 2, 4, 7, 8, and 9 for the second species.

 

Cost Overview

*all prices are in CDN dollars.

1. Overview of Traditional Chinese Medicine (online) = $330

2. Introduction to Animal Acupressure Hands on Training - Equine or Small Animal = $450

3. Meridian Theory (online) = $365

4. Meridians & Specific Conditions Hands on Training - Equine or Small Animal = $1000

5. Introduction to Five Element Theory (online) = $365

6. Acupoint Classification (online) = $365

7. Acupoint Energetics & Landmark Anatomy (online) - Equine or Small Animal = $400

8. Pathology (online) - Equine or Small Animal = $430

9. Indicators & Assessment (online) - Equine or Small Animal = $430

10. Proficiency Verification (online) - Equine or Small Animal = $165

 

Total = $4,300 CDN (without electives)

 

Two elective courses (40 Hours) are also required to complete the Practitioner Training Program. To be eligible to sit for the National Board of Certification for Animal Acupressure & Massage (NBCAAM) exam, one of the two electives needs to be a hands-on course of 20 + verifiable hours approved by NBCAAM.

Elective courses may include the study of: essential oils, Reiki, crystals, massage, etc. and preferably in working with animals. See the Online Course page for our available online electives. Participants are requested to submit copies of certificates, letters or other verification of completion for courses in other complementary therapies to fulfill the elective requirement of (40 hours). 

Dual Certifications

2. Introduction to Animal Acupressure Hands on Training - Equine or Small Animal = $450

4. Meridians & Specific Conditions Hands on Training - Equine or Small Animal = $1,000

7. Acupoint Energetics & Landmark Anatomy (online) - Equine or Small Animal = $400

8. Pathology (online) - Equine or Small Animal = $430

9. Indicators & Assessment (online) - Equine or Small Animal = $430

 

Total = $4,300 + $2,710 = $7,010 (without electives)