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 Acupuncture, TCM, Chinese Herbal Medicine and Medical Qigong offering University level education in these specialist branches of Alternative and Complementary Medicine.
The ICTCM was founded in 1983 by its Director, Professor Tom Shanahan, and is the first College of Acupuncture TCM in Ireland.
A complete list, by Irish county, and contact details of fully qualified and insured Acupuncturists and Practitioners of Acupuncture, Chinese Herbal Medicine and TCM.
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) and other health insurance providers.
Information about the Irish College of Traditional Chinese Medicine, school of Acupuncture and TCM in Dublin, Ireland.
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 of Medicine Degree (validated in China),
Continuing Professional Development (CPD).