I not only want you to become an acupuncturist, but I want you to become an informed acupuncturist.
As the popularity and demand for acupuncture grow, more history needs to be made to secure the place of the acupuncture profession in the overall health care system.
These are just a few of the facts about acupuncturists you should know:
This information is not only to inform you about the acupuncture profession, but help you determine what you want from a training program.
As the demand for acupuncture continues to grow, so will the demand for good, qualified practitioners. You should know that once you become an acupuncturist you will be facing a few challenges. (Many of which are being addressed by Insights-For Acupuncturists.com.)
Unlike the western medical system where an MD graduates with his or degree and has a good-paying job available right away at a hospital, clinic, or training program, acupuncturists do not yet have the benefit of such an infrastructure.
Getting a job as an acupuncturist usually means going out and starting your own practice, renting a room in another professionals office space, or more recent option, being hired as by another health care provider as an employee.