(iv) Reading an article related to the identification of victims of human trafficking
that meets the requirements of subdivision (a) of this subrule and is published in a peer
review journal, health care journal, or professional or scientific journal.
(c) Acceptable modalities of training may include any of the following:
(i) Teleconference or webinar.
(ii) Online presentation.
(iii) Live presentation.
(iv) Printed or electronic media.
(2) The department may select and audit a sample of individuals and request
documentation of proof of completion of training. If audited by the department, an
individual shall provide an acceptable proof of completion of training, including either of
(a) Proof of completion certificate issued by the training provider that includes the
date, provider name, name of training, and individual’s name.
(b) A self-certification statement by an individual. The certification statement must
include the individual’s name and either of the following:
(i) For training completed pursuant to subrule (1)(b)(i) to (iii) of this rule, the date,
training provider name, and name of training.
(ii) For training completed pursuant to subrule (1)(b)(iv) of this rule, the title of
article, author, publication name of peer review journal, health care journal, or
professional or scientific journal, and date, volume, and issue of publication, as
(3) Pursuant to section 16148 of the code, MCL 333.16148, the requirements specified
in subrule (1) of this rule apply to an applicant for license renewal beginning July 2, 2018
and to an applicant for initial licensure beginning April 22, 2021.
History: 2016 AACS; 2019 AACS; 2021 MR 7, Eff. Apr. 1, 2021.
R 338.13003 Telehealth.
Rule 3. (1) An acupuncturist shall obtain consent before providing a telehealth service
pursuant to section 16284 of the code, MCL 333.16284.
(2) An acupuncturist providing a telehealth service shall do both of the following:
(a) Act within the scope of his or her practice.
(b) Exercise the same standard of care applicable to a traditional, in-person health care
History: 2011 AACS; rescinded 2019 AACS; 2021 MR 7, Eff. Apr. 1, 2021.
R 338.13004 Adoption of standards.
Rule 4. The National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental
Medicine’s (NCCAOM) national standards of competence in acupuncture and Oriental
medicine as set forth in the document titled, “NCCAOM Certification Handbook,”
effective January 1, 2019, is approved by the board and adopted by reference in these
rules. The document is available for inspection and distribution at the cost of 10 cents per
page from the Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs, Bureau of Professional