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Medical professionals and practitioners such as physicians, naturopathic doctors, chiropractors, dentists, physiotherapists, or any other regulated health practitioners who are interested in the integration of conventional and complementary practice, especially Acupuncture in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) into their existing practice.

This program provides a valuable opportunity for naturopathic doctors, chiropractors doctors, dentist, physiotherapist, or any other regulated medical professionals and practitioners to incorporate acupuncture techniques into their existing practice, and offer patients a wider range of natural healing options with more holistic care. 

Specialized Training

The ACMP is a specialized training program designed to provide medical professionals and practitioners such as physicians, naturopathic doctors, chiropractors, dentists, physiotherapists, or any other regulated health practitioners with the knowledge and skills to integrate conventional and complementary treatment modalities, especially acupuncture, into their clinical practice.

 Acupuncture is one of natural and holistic approaches in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) that involves inserting thin needles into specific points (acupoints) on the body to stimulate the flow of energy and promote natural healing. It has been used effectively as a therapy for various disorders in China for thousands of years. In recent years, acupuncture has also gained popularity as a complementary treatment option for a variety of health conditions around the world. The World Health Organization has identified that acupuncture is effective for a wide range of clinical conditions.

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Approved Training

The ACMP is organized and delivered by the Canadian Institute of Traditional Chinese Medicine (CITCM) / Canadian Branch College of Chengdu University of Traditional Chinese Medicine (CBC-CDUTCM).

The CITCM, is an approved vocational training in Calgary, Alberta since 2004 through the Ministry of Education Private Career College and our acupuncture program is also approved by the College of Acupuncturists of Alberta (CAA).

By delivering comprehensive curriculum and over 1380 hours of clinic training, CITCM aims to train highly skilled Doctors of acupuncture, TCM practitioners, and massage therapists to treat patients’ illness and maintain their health through natural medicine, and to educate society to understand and view the body, mind, and spirit as holism. By promoting the integration of TCM with Western Medicine, CITCM provides innumerable opportunities for students to practice on a variety of clinical conditions, and to build their clinic confidence and experience furthermore through learning abroad in a hospital setting under successful professors and senior doctors.

Core Professors and Instructors
Bridging Traditional Chinese Medicine and Modern Healthcare Practices

As the Canadian Branch College of Chengdu University of Traditional Chinese Medicine (CBC-CDUTCM), CITCM collaborates with Chengdu University of Traditional Chinese Medicine (CDUTCM) in offering bachelor’s degree of Acupuncture & Moxibustion.

CDUTCM, founded in 1956, is one of the four earliest established institutions of higher learning of TCM approved by the State Council of China. CDUTCM is among the first group of universities eligible to award master and PhD degrees for Chinese medicine in China. The branch of Acupuncture and Tuina began in 1956, and has become one of the four national key disciplines in CDUTCM. In the past 10 years, CDUTCM has conducted a total of 135 national, provincial, and ministerial research projects, with fundings over 270 million RMB.

CDUTCM has 6 directly affiliated hospitals, 17 non-directly affiliated hospitals, 28 teaching hospitals and 36 internship bases. Among of them, Affiliated Hospital of CDUTCM (Sichuan Provincial Chinese Medicine Hospital) is the State Clinical Chinese Medicine Research Base (Diabetes), conferred by National Development and Reform Commission and the State Administration of TCM of China.

Registration Process

Step 1

Determine if you are eligible to register:

  • Applicant must have a valid professional license (e.g., physicians, chiropractors, naturopathic doctors, dentist, physiotherapist, etc.)
  • Applicant must be a regulated health profession governed by statute or local laws.
Step 2

Fill out the registration form and send it to the CITCM Registrar (Email:

Registration Form
Step 3

Await for the Admissions Committee to review your application. Once approved, you will be sent additional information about the course details.

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