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Sat, Jun 08


Marriott University Park

SLC Acudetox Training, June 8-9, 2024, Salt Lake City, UT [plus pre-work online]

Join us for Acudetox training! Required reading and video/lecture viewing before training. **NOTE that you will be reimbursed for $400 once you complete all training requirements and submit your certificate to Utah DOPL and to the trainers.***

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SLC Acudetox Training, June 8-9, 2024, Salt Lake City, UT  [plus pre-work online]
SLC Acudetox Training, June 8-9, 2024, Salt Lake City, UT  [plus pre-work online]

Time & Location

Jun 08, 2024, 8:00 AM MDT – Jun 09, 2024, 5:00 PM MDT

Marriott University Park, 480 Wakara Way, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, USA


About the event

Only health care and mental health licensees who meet the criteria for registration are eligible to take this training.  Please make sure you qualify before registering.  Both days of live instruction, required prework and outside classroom work will be required to complete the training.  The number of trainees in each training is limited, so please get your application in as soon as possible.

This training offers eligible health and mental health professionals working within their current scope of practice to become competent in the provision of the 5-Needle Protocol (5-NP) ear acupuncture or Acudetox.   In Utah, DOPL-licensed acupuncturists, physicians, chiropractors, naturopathic physicians, nurses, physician assistants, psychologists, social workers, marriage and family therapists, substance use disorder counselors, and clinical mental health counselors are eligible to provide the 5-NP ear acupuncture under Utah HB 0195-2022. Licensed physical therapists and licensed massage therapists do not qualify for the training or certificate process in Utah at this time.  Please note that students of any discipline who are not yet fully licensed and past licensees without a current, active, eligible healthcare license do not qualify to register for the training.  For more information see:

Through a grant from the Utah Department of Health and Human Services, eligible Utah licensees will be reimbursed for $400 after completing all training requirements, obtaining an AAT certificate from POCA, and submitting the certificate to Utah DOPL and the trainers.

The upfront training cost will be $410 plus processing fees:

$360 for the training

plus $50 for required membership at the Punk Level ( in the People’s Organization of Community Acupuncture (POCA).

You must join POCA at the Punk Level before you can register for any training. Some prework and outside classroom work will be required. You must complete all the pre-work, classroom training, clinical practice, meetings, and homework to attain a certificate of training as an Auricular Acu-Technician (AAT) through POCA.

You are not officially registered for this course until you have paid the full price for the training.  You have 2 weeks after registration to submit payment for the course.  If you have not submitted payment within 2 weeks of registration, you may lose your spot in the course.  No refunds will be issued. If you can’t attend this training, we will give you credit for a future training. Looking forward to seeing you there!

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