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Credentials and Service Marks

One of the benefits of becoming certified by the NCCAOM is the distinction of using your Diplomate credential. It is a considerable professional achievement to earn the designation “NCCAOM Diplomate of Oriental Medicine, Diplomate of Acupuncture, Diplomate of Chinese Herbology or Diplomate of Asian Bodywork Therapy” from the NCCAOM.

National board certification in acupuncture, Chinese herbology, Asian bodywork therapy and Oriental medicine has been the mark of excellence in AOM since the inception of each certification program. It is for this reason that the NCCAOM encourages all NCCAOM Diplomates to correctly and uniformly utilize their credentials after their name along with the initials of NCCAOM in parenthesis followed by the registration symbol ® (e.g., (NCCAOM)®).

Active NCCAOM certification allows Diplomates the ability to proudly designate themselves as “nationally board certified” according to the credential(s) earned, and use one or more of the following designations:

ACUPUNCTURE

John Smith,
Dipl. Ac. (NCCAOM)®
John Smith, M.A.,
Dipl. Ac. (NCCAOM)®, AP
CHINESE
HERBOLOGY

John Smith,
Dipl. C.H. (NCCAOM)®
John Smith, MBA, J.D.,
Dipl. C.H. (NCCAOM)®, L.Ac., RD
ASIAN BODYWORK
THERAPY

John Smith,
Dipl. ABT (NCCAOM)®
John Smith, M.O.M.,
Dipl. ABT (NCCAOM)®,
CP., AOBTA®

ORIENTAL MEDICINE

John Smith,
Dipl. O.M. (NCCAOM)®
John Smith, Ph.D.,
Dipl. O.M. (NCCAOM)®, L.Ac., FABORM
MULTIPLE NCCAOM CREDENTIALS

John Smith,
Dipl. Ac. & C.H. (NCCAOM)®
John Smith, M.O.M.,
Dipl. Ac., C.H. & ABT,
(NCCAOM)®

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