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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 18. Professional and Occupational Licensing
Agency 85. Board of Medicine
Chapter 110. Regulations Governing the Practice of Licensed Acupuncturists
10/22/2020

18VAC85-110-60. Requirements of Foreign Graduates of Nonaccredited Educational Programs in Acupuncture.

A. An applicant who has completed an educational course of study in a school or college outside the United States or Canada that is not accredited by ACAOM or any other board-approved accrediting agency shall:

1. Submit a transcript from his educational course of study in acupuncture to a credential evaluation service approved by the board to determine equivalency in education and training to that required in 18VAC85-110-50.

2. Meet the examination requirements as prescribed in 18VAC85-110-80 and 18VAC85-110-90.

B. All documents submitted to the board which are not in English must be translated into English and certified by the embassy of the issuing government or by a translating service.

Statutory Authority

§§ 54.1-2400 and 54.1-2956.9 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR465-11-1 § 2.3, eff. February 23, 1994; amended, Volume 15, Issue 04, eff. December 9, 1998; Volume 19, Issue 10, eff. February 26, 2003; Volume 20, Issue 10, eff. April 26, 2004; Volume 29, Issue 25, eff. September 26, 2013.

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