The National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine 
The mission of NCCAOM is to establish, assess, and promote recognized standards of competence and safety in acupuncture and Oriental medicine.
National Acupuncture Foundation 
The Alliance is a membership organization committed to improving public health through acupuncture and Oriental medicine.
For more information on acupuncture and Oriental medicine and links to many associated sites.
Farquhar, Judith (1994). Knowing Practice: The Clinical Encounter of Chinese Medicine. Boulder, Col.: Westview Press.
Kaptchuk, Ted. (2000). The Web That Has No Weaver. Chicago, Ill.: Contemporary Books.
Maciocia, Giovanni (1989). The Foundations of Chinese Medicine. Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone.