Welcome to www.chinesemedicine.ie
Website for Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) in Ireland.
This site is divided into two sections:
The PRTCM (Professional Register of Traditional Chinese Medicine)
- a regulatory body, founded in Ireland in the 1980s, for the professional practice of Acupuncture, Chinese Herbal Medicine, TCM and Medical Qigong.
The PRTCM maintains a register of fully qualified and insured Acupuncturists and Practitioners of Acupuncture, Chinese Herbal Medicine and TCM in Ireland and the U.K.
The ICTCM (Irish College of TCM)
- A college of Traditional Chinese Medicine, founded in Ireland in the 1980s, offering education and professional training in Acupuncture, Chinese Herbal Medicine, TCM and Medical Qigong.
The ICTCM now offers post-graduate Master and Doctoral Degrees in Chinese Medicine, mainly run in Ireland.
Information about conditions commonly treated by TCM.
Information about treatment with Acupuncture and TCM and the associated therapies including: Chinese Herbal Medicine, Medical Qigong, Moxibustion and Chinese Dietary therapy.
Information about the regulatory organisation, the Professional Register of Traditional Chinese Medicine, its Code of Ethics and Practice, Insurance and recognition by VHI (Healthcare), AVIVA and Quinn.
Details of full professional training, part-time courses, qualifications and educational standards in:
Traditional Chinese Medicine,
Chinese Herbal Medicine,
The College provides:
Undergraduate-level (third-level) training,
Post-graduate courses (Certificate and Diploma),
Master and Doctor of Medicine Degrees (validated in China),
Continuing Professional Development (CPD).