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Oriental Medicine Practitioners

Tips for Entry

Arrange to observe a practitioner of Oriental medicine at work. If possible interview the practitioner about his or her work.

Browse the Web site of the American Association of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine ( for information about the practice of Oriental medicine.

Take a course in one of the popular Oriental bodywork exercises, such as t'ai qi or kung fu, to get a feel for the effects of these ancient practices.

Using the guide on the Web site for the Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (, find a school in your area and investigate what it offers.

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