Qualifications of an Acupuncturist

The The following quotes from the Classics of Oriental Medicine highlight the complexity of training required.  It is to note that various people across time and especially in modern societies have grown to have an innate understanding of concepts.  They easily treat without reading or studying the fundamental textbooks.  Also to note is the existence of professionals who are not acupuncturists and yet have gain a profound ability to know what the qualifications of acupuncturists.  To those people, Qi Bo, the physician of Huangdi in ancient times, observed appropriately, “One disease that is incurable is imbecility.”