Acupuncture in Germany

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NewsNew regulation found after the CAMbrella deliveries:

No new regulation found.

Notice! All text below is copied from the CAMbrella report – delivered Dec 31, 2012

Acupuncture is regulated by law as a distinct therapeutic system (Besondere
Therapierichtung) in the Code of Social Law (Sozialgesetzbuch V), and additional medical
qualification and diplomas as medical acupuncturist are recognized and issued by the
German medical association.

Acupuncture training is provided within the CAM courses as a part of the medical undergraduate curriculum.

Acupuncture training is an official part of the Continuous medical educational programme (CME) for doctors, and CME is mandatory for doctors included in the national insurance system(SHI)(106,122).