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The Canadian College of Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine

Posted 9/22/2021

The Canadian College of Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine

1306 Bedford Hwy, Halifax, NS

(902) 832-6628

Become an Acupuncturist through our

Blended Delivery Acupuncture Program!

Evening and weekend options available: One year online, one year on-site

Complete your first year of education online with our Blended Delivery Acupuncture Program!  With our comprehensive education on acupuncture and other alternative therapies such as Acupressure, Gua Sha and Fire Cupping,CCATCM sets our students up for success.  Begin your rewarding career treating illnesses as a healthcare practitioner today.

CCATCM is a leader in education and professional development when it comes to Acupuncture.  We offer some of the most advanced theoretical and practical training available today, while staying loyal to an over 500-year history of Traditional Chinese Medicine.

Our program consists of one year online, one year on campus.

Second year must be completed on-site at Halifax.  For those that wish to complete on-site portion in other provinces (ie. Ontario) contact us for details.

Advance standing for existing healthcare practitioners.

Classes start in September and January, financial assistance may be available for those who qualify.

Please contact or call (902)832-6628 for more information.

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COVID-19 UPDATE (04/23/21)

Update for Manual Osteopathic Practices as of April 23, 2021

Members Bulletin with regard to COVID 19 

Follow up to Bulletin from April 22, 2021.

April 23, 2021 @ 2:30 pm


Dear Members

Since yesterday at 3:30 pm your Executive and Board of Directors has been “on it” and “working on this situation”, we appreciate all your comments, feedback and suggestions.

We have great news! Dept. of Labor and Advance Education under the directive of Public Health has reversed their decision:  Effective Immediately, those in the HRM and affected surrounding areas can return to work/practicing.

“Regulated health professions such as dental and physiotherapy and unregulated health professions such as massage therapy and other complementary or alternative medicine providers can remain open as long as they follow the prevention plan for their sector”.

As we told you in the bulletin yesterday, we were in touch with Don Hartt at the Department of Labor and Advanced Education.  He looked into this matter for us, and no doubt other associations.

We urge all members to:

  • follow public health guidelines, including limiting your contacts, hand hygiene, masking, cleaning regiments and strict social distancing
  • consider asymptomatic testing
  • consider vaccination
  • remain vigilant by strictly following the NSAO Re-opening Plan
  • You all need to monitor this situation closely, there may be times over the next few weeks.  You may decide to close, limit clients or other options that are best for you, your clinic, your patients and the greater community.

Please reach out to each other for support.

To quote Dr. Robert Strang:  Lock arms and fight off this virus.  

The update can be found at:

Nova Scotia’s COVID-19 website: 


Thanks for your patience, we continue to work diligently for our members,

Sincerely, Heather MacLeod, on behalf of the NSAO Board of Directors



For current information regarding COVID-19 in Nova Scotia, please see:

For federal guidelines regarding health care professionals, please refer to:

The NSAO thanks you for doing your part in keeping yourselves healthy and the public safe.

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Osteopathy and Back Pain

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It’s International Osteopathic Healthcare Week !

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Welcome to an Exceptional Day of Practice

At the Northumberland College in Halifax
1888, Brunswick St, Halifax
ON MAY 24th, 2015
“The Piano and the Pianist…how to stimulate the healing process”
with Philippe Druelle DO

Philippe Druelle DO, DScO will offer an exceptional day course on the subject of « The Piano and the Pianist, our Organism and our Conscience”. The goal is to get more physiological response from our patient, therefore better results in the therapeutic methods.

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September is National Osteopathy Month!!!

September is National Osteopathy Month!!!

Members are invited to check out the trips that are on offer when they log in (including Kirksville and the Osteopathic Symposium)

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NSAO Annual General Meeting

April 2014:  NSAO Annual General Meeting (AGM) is scheduled for 26th April.

All members please navigate to your members section for details. We look forward to seeing you there!


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