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NCCAOM® Preparation Handbooks

The Acupuncture, Oriental Medicine, and Chinese Herbology certification programs each have an NCCAOM® Candidate Preparation Handbook containing all the information a candidate (approved applicant) needs to prepare for the NCCAOM exams, including:

  • How NCCAOM exams are developed and scored
  • What to expect at the test center
  • NCCAOM test administration policies and procedures
  • Exam content outlines and bibliographies of resource materials
  • Cross-reference of terms commonly used in the English language
  • Sample exam questions
  • Answers to frequently asked questions

To access a Handbook, click on the icon below that corresponds to the Certification program for which you have been approved.

Practice Tests
Exam Content Outlines

The NCCAOM® Candidate Preparation Handbook for Acupuncture Certification has all the examination preparation materials and information published by the NCCAOM in one document. In this Handbook you will find Content Outlines and bibliography for the following modules:

  • Foundations of Oriental Medicine
  • Acupuncture with Point Location
  • Biomedicine
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The NCCAOM® Candidate Preparation Handbook for Chinese Herbology Certification has all the examination preparation materials and information published by the NCCAOM in one document. In this Handbook you will find Content Outlines and bibliography for the following modules:

  • Foundations of Oriental Medicine
  • Chinese Herbology
  • Biomedicine
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The NCCAOM® Candidate Preparation Handbook for Oriental Medicine Certification has all the examination preparation materials and information published by the NCCAOM in one document. In this Handbook you will find Content Outlines and bibliography for the following modules:

  • Foundations of Oriental Medicine
  • Acupuncture with Point Location
  • Chinese Herbology
  • Biomedicine
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