New applicants to PTCMAAS must meet several requirements including education and Safety certification. PTCMAAS is now able to offer a Certificate course in Acupuncture Safety and Clean Needle Technique. This course will be offered annually in Saskatchewan. This Acupuncture Safety Course is a registered certificate course provided through the Canadian Institute of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Calgary, Alberta.

Registration & Details


Any person may register to take this Acupuncture Safety Course.

Completing this Acupuncture Safety Course does not guarantee that you will be given membership in PTCMAAS. Persons who want to join PTCMAAS must also have the minimum education and other requirements for membership. If you do not know the requirements for membership, please read the membership application form at
http://www.saskacupuncture.ca/index.php/membership

To register for the Acupuncture Safety Course, contact CITCM. They will give you a username and password to access the online course materials.

   Phone: 403-520-5289 or 1-888-859-8686
   Email: 

Date and Time:
Saturday, January 20, 2018 10:30 am - 5:00 pm

Location:
Dr. Freda Ahenakew Library (Meeting Room)
219 Avenue K South 
Saskatoon, SK S7M 2C7

Fee:
$450 + 22.50 GST = $472.50, pay to CITCM

Preparation:
-After you have your username and password, log in at http://u.citcmcollege.com/login/index.php
-Review the online materials (a 56-page Acupuncture Safety book and 3 videos, approximately 19 min, 6 min, and 10 min). They will be available for about one month before the course. You may watch them as often as you wish.
-The course is given in English. If you wish, you may bring someone to help with translation. A helper does not have to pay for the course.
-Bring an Acupuncture Travel Kit, details on page 17 of the Acupuncture Safety book. *If you wish, you can rent a Travel Kit at the course (if you don't want to bring your own): $25.00 (cash or cheque, pay at the course). Must be reserved in advance if you want one.

On the day of the course, there are four parts:

1. The instructor(s) will review some of the course material that was online.
2. Multiple-choice written test.
3. Demonstration and practice of Clean Needle Technique
4. Clean Needle Technique examination 

Certification:
Successful participants will receive an official certificate from CITCM by mail. 

If this certificate is the last requirement you need for your PTCMAAS membership application, the instructors can inform PTCMAAS right away. 

Lunch:
There will be approximately 1 hour for lunch time. You may make your own arrangements. Some people go to a restaurant.

If you have any questions, please contact PTCMAAS
     Phone: 306-502-9671
     Email: