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Acudetox Eligibility

Acudetox Eligibility

Certification Requirements 

·         Submit application online, and pay the $52 application fee and surcharges

·         Complete a training program in auricular acupuncture for the treatment of addiction, trauma, or physical, emotional, or psychological stress, which:

o    is approved by the Medical Board

o    is 70 hours in length

o    includes a clean needle technique course or equivalent universal infection control precaution procedures course approved by the Medical Board

·         Hold an unrestricted and current license, registration, or certification issued by the appropriate Texas regulatory agency authorizing practice as one of the following:

o    social worker

o    licensed professional counselor

o    licensed professional counselor - associates

o    licensed psychologist

o    licensed chemical dependency counselor

o    licensed marriage and family therapist

o    licensed marriage and family therapist associate

o    licensed vocational nurse

o    licensed registered nurse

o    licensed physician assistant

·         Provide that such practice of acudetox is not prohibited by the regulatory agency authorizing such practice