The Irish College of Traditional Chinese Medicine (ICTCM)

The Irish College of Traditional Chinese Medicine (ICTCM)
Thomas J Shanahan, MA(Oxon), Clin.Ac (Nanjing) China, PRTCM, MPRCHM
Dolores Prendeville, Lic. TCM, MPRTCM
ICTCM House, Merchants Road, Dublin 3. Tel: 01-855 9000
Email: [email protected] Website:,
Dear Enquirer
Professional Acupuncture Training – Lic.TCM
Thank you for your enquiry about Professional Acupuncture Training. Our next course, called the Lic.TCM,
starts in October 2014 and we have pleasure in providing a Prospectus pack as requested, which includes:
[ The Syllabus
[ Frequently Asked Questions Booklet
[ Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine leaflet (this can be obtained by post on request)
[ Application form
[ Fee information and payment plan
[ Summary information about the Masters Degree in TCM
The three year part-time course is run at our College and Teaching Clinic premises in central Dublin and is run
on weekends only (two long days, Saturday and Sunday only, held every 3 to 4 weeks).
After successful completion of the whole course graduates are awarded a Licentiate in TCM.
The qualification is fully recognised by the Professional Register of TCM (PRTCM) the first professional body
representing Acupuncture TCM in Ireland, by Guangzhou University of Chinese Medicine and by Insurance
bodies in Ireland including VHI.
The Lic.TCM enables graduates to:
Practice Acupuncture TCM in Ireland and the UK.
Become a member of a recognized professional body (the PRTCM)
Gain direct entry to the forthcoming 2 year part time Masters in Chinese Medicine Degree.
This will be mainly run in Ireland and is a fully recognised Degree awarded by the Chinese
Government and recognised as such in most of Europe and any other country which has a
Qualification Recognition Agreement with China.
Obtain full Medical Malpractice and Public Liability insurance cover via the PRTCM.
Be recognised for patient insurance cover by the main health insurance providers
in Ireland, including VHI, Laya Healthcare (Quinn) and Aviva.
The next course begins in October 2014 and we are now interviewing for this 31st student intake. Please post
your completed application form to the address above, with a passport-sized photograph, as early as you can
as places are strictly limited. (Alternatively you can scan your application form to: [email protected]
and bring the original with you when you come for interview.) References are taken-up for all applicants.
If we think you might be suitable you will then be invited to interview at the ICTCM and be shown around the
College and Teaching Clinic where you will normally have a chance to meet some of the staff and students.
If you have any further questions, please feel free to contact us at the address above or on 087 9552139.
Looking forward to hearing from you.
With best wishes,
Dolores Prendeville, Lic. TCM, MPRTCM
Irish College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Ltd.
Certificate of Incorporation No. 127706