The results of a survey of ICMART societies.  Dr. Christopher A. Jenner Dr. Jacqueline  Filshie ICMART Scientific meeting....
ICMART survey. <ul><li>ICMART: 60 societies from 38 countries. </li></ul><ul><li>Questionnaire survey carried out to find ...
Sections of the questionnaire. <ul><li>1. Registration details. </li></ul><ul><li>2. Education and training. </li></ul><ul...
Registration. <ul><li>1. How many medical acupuncture societies are there in your country? </li></ul>
1. Number of societies? <ul><li>1 society  </li></ul><ul><li>2 societies  </li></ul><ul><li>3 societies  </li></ul><ul><li...
Registration <ul><li>2. How many members are in your society at present? </li></ul>
2. No. members in society?
The Top 5.  <ul><li>1. 11,600: German medical acupuncture association and DGfAN.  </li></ul><ul><li>2. 2400: BMAS.  </li><...
Registration <ul><li>3. Do you have more than one class of membership? </li></ul><ul><li>(beginners, medium or high level,...
3. Classes of membership? <ul><li>One class </li></ul><ul><li>Two classes </li></ul><ul><li>More classes </li></ul><ul><li...
Registration <ul><li>4. Do you have any of the following as full members of your medical acupuncture society? </li></ul>
4. Any veterinary practitioners?
4. Full members? <ul><li>36% Veterinary practitioners  </li></ul><ul><li>55% Dental practitioners  </li></ul><ul><li>36% M...
Registration <ul><li>5. Do you have any of the following as associate or affiliate members? </li></ul>
5. (a)  Veterinary practitioners?
5. Associate or affiliate members? <ul><li>12%  Veterinary practitioners.  </li></ul><ul><li>9%  Dental practitioners. </l...
Education/ Training <ul><li>6. For full membership of your society, how many hours of education are required? </li></ul>
6. Hours of education. <ul><li>< 100 hours </li></ul><ul><li>100- 200 </li></ul><ul><li>200- 300 </li></ul><ul><li>>300 </...
Education/ Training. <ul><li>7. Is there basic familiarisation with acupuncture in your country at undergraduate, medical ...
7. Familiarisation at medical school? <ul><li>None </li></ul><ul><li>Some </li></ul><ul><li>Quite a lot </li></ul><ul><li>...
Education / Training <ul><li>8. Is there a common qualification in your country regarding accreditation of medical acupunc...
8. Common qualification?  Y 50%
Education/ Training. <ul><li>9. Are there several qualifications? </li></ul>
9. Several qualifications? <ul><li>One qualification </li></ul><ul><li>Two </li></ul><ul><li>Three </li></ul><ul><li>More ...
<ul><li>Results of the ICMART survey on the author… </li></ul>
Headache!
Regulation <ul><li>10. Is there legislation or statutory regulation of acupuncture in your country? </li></ul>
10. Statutory legislation?  Y 57%
Regulation <ul><li>11. Is there legislation or statutory regulation currently being prepared in your country? </li></ul>
11. Preparation of legislation?  Y 62%
<ul><li>12. Can only medical practitioners perform acupuncture in your country? </li></ul>
12. Medical practitioners only?  Y 62%
<ul><li>13. Can anyone practice acupuncture in your country? </li></ul>
13. Anyone practice?  Y 31%
Regulation <ul><li>14. Does your government recognise the following? </li></ul>
14. Government recognition? <ul><li>45% Non- medically trained practitioners.  </li></ul><ul><li>26% Physiotherapists.  </...
Regulation <ul><li>15. Is acupuncture regulated by the law as part of the medical act and therefore restricted to medical ...
15. Regulated by law?  Y 69%
Regulation <ul><li>16. Is there a joint council for medically qualified/ non- medically qualified practitioners? </li></ul>
16. Medically/ Non?  Y 33%
Funding <ul><li>17. Who provides remuneration for acupuncture treatment in your country? </li></ul>
Funding. <ul><li>93% Patient (self-pay)  </li></ul><ul><li>67% Private health insurance  </li></ul><ul><li>45% State provi...
Funding. <ul><li>18. Is remuneration based on any of the following? </li></ul>
18. Renumeration. <ul><li>83% Individual practitioner fees.  </li></ul><ul><li>55% Health insurance guidelines. </li></ul>...
Funding. <ul><li>19. Approximately how much acupuncture is done privately/ for the state by the majority of doctors in you...
19. Private/ state funding. <ul><li>100% state </li></ul><ul><li>75/ 25 % state/ private </li></ul><ul><li>50/ 50 % state/...
Funding. <ul><li>20. Does your association publish a magazine or bulletin? </li></ul>
20. Publish?  Y 62%
<ul><li>21. Does your association organise congresses? </li></ul>
21. Congresses?  Y 90%
Many thanks… <ul><li>The joint powers of persuasion of: </li></ul><ul><li>Dr. Francois Beyens (Secretary General of ICMART...
Thankyou. The End
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International Council Of Medical Acupuncture And Related Techniques 16.4.03

  1. 1. The results of a survey of ICMART societies. Dr. Christopher A. Jenner Dr. Jacqueline Filshie ICMART Scientific meeting. Coventry. 26 th April 2003.
  2. 2. ICMART survey. <ul><li>ICMART: 60 societies from 38 countries. </li></ul><ul><li>Questionnaire survey carried out to find out further details about the composition of societies in ICMART. </li></ul><ul><li>Questionnaires received from 42 out of 60 societies (70%). </li></ul><ul><li>Results received between November 2002 and March 2003. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Sections of the questionnaire. <ul><li>1. Registration details. </li></ul><ul><li>2. Education and training. </li></ul><ul><li>3. Regulation. </li></ul><ul><li>4. Funding. </li></ul><ul><li>5. General questions. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Registration. <ul><li>1. How many medical acupuncture societies are there in your country? </li></ul>
  5. 5. 1. Number of societies? <ul><li>1 society </li></ul><ul><li>2 societies </li></ul><ul><li>3 societies </li></ul><ul><li>4 societies </li></ul><ul><li>5/ more societies </li></ul><ul><li>19% </li></ul><ul><li>0% </li></ul><ul><li>8% </li></ul><ul><li>1% </li></ul><ul><li>14% </li></ul>
  6. 6. Registration <ul><li>2. How many members are in your society at present? </li></ul>
  7. 7. 2. No. members in society?
  8. 8. The Top 5. <ul><li>1. 11,600: German medical acupuncture association and DGfAN. </li></ul><ul><li>2. 2400: BMAS. </li></ul><ul><li>3. 2000: American academy of medical acupuncture. </li></ul><ul><li>4. 1990: Austrian acupuncture society. </li></ul><ul><li>5. 740: Australian medical acupuncture college. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Registration <ul><li>3. Do you have more than one class of membership? </li></ul><ul><li>(beginners, medium or high level, full, associate, student, honorary, senior, retired, organising, affiliate, fellow, research, international) </li></ul>
  10. 10. 3. Classes of membership? <ul><li>One class </li></ul><ul><li>Two classes </li></ul><ul><li>More classes </li></ul><ul><li>43% </li></ul><ul><li>17% </li></ul><ul><li>38% </li></ul>
  11. 11. Registration <ul><li>4. Do you have any of the following as full members of your medical acupuncture society? </li></ul>
  12. 12. 4. Any veterinary practitioners?
  13. 13. 4. Full members? <ul><li>36% Veterinary practitioners </li></ul><ul><li>55% Dental practitioners </li></ul><ul><li>36% Medical students </li></ul>
  14. 14. Registration <ul><li>5. Do you have any of the following as associate or affiliate members? </li></ul>
  15. 15. 5. (a) Veterinary practitioners?
  16. 16. 5. Associate or affiliate members? <ul><li>12% Veterinary practitioners. </li></ul><ul><li>9% Dental practitioners. </li></ul><ul><li>19% Physiotherapists. </li></ul><ul><li>14% Nurses. </li></ul><ul><li>9% Non- medically trained members. </li></ul><ul><li>24% Medical students. </li></ul>
  17. 17. Education/ Training <ul><li>6. For full membership of your society, how many hours of education are required? </li></ul>
  18. 18. 6. Hours of education. <ul><li>< 100 hours </li></ul><ul><li>100- 200 </li></ul><ul><li>200- 300 </li></ul><ul><li>>300 </li></ul><ul><li>20% </li></ul><ul><li>10% </li></ul><ul><li>20% </li></ul><ul><li>35% </li></ul>
  19. 19. Education/ Training. <ul><li>7. Is there basic familiarisation with acupuncture in your country at undergraduate, medical school level? </li></ul>
  20. 20. 7. Familiarisation at medical school? <ul><li>None </li></ul><ul><li>Some </li></ul><ul><li>Quite a lot </li></ul><ul><li>All </li></ul><ul><li>38% </li></ul><ul><li>43% </li></ul><ul><li>7% </li></ul><ul><li>9% </li></ul>
  21. 21. Education / Training <ul><li>8. Is there a common qualification in your country regarding accreditation of medical acupuncturists? </li></ul>
  22. 22. 8. Common qualification? Y 50%
  23. 23. Education/ Training. <ul><li>9. Are there several qualifications? </li></ul>
  24. 24. 9. Several qualifications? <ul><li>One qualification </li></ul><ul><li>Two </li></ul><ul><li>Three </li></ul><ul><li>More </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t know </li></ul><ul><li>41% </li></ul><ul><li>10% </li></ul><ul><li>10% </li></ul><ul><li>14% </li></ul><ul><li>21% </li></ul>
  25. 25. <ul><li>Results of the ICMART survey on the author… </li></ul>
  26. 26. Headache!
  27. 27. Regulation <ul><li>10. Is there legislation or statutory regulation of acupuncture in your country? </li></ul>
  28. 28. 10. Statutory legislation? Y 57%
  29. 29. Regulation <ul><li>11. Is there legislation or statutory regulation currently being prepared in your country? </li></ul>
  30. 30. 11. Preparation of legislation? Y 62%
  31. 31. <ul><li>12. Can only medical practitioners perform acupuncture in your country? </li></ul>
  32. 32. 12. Medical practitioners only? Y 62%
  33. 33. <ul><li>13. Can anyone practice acupuncture in your country? </li></ul>
  34. 34. 13. Anyone practice? Y 31%
  35. 35. Regulation <ul><li>14. Does your government recognise the following? </li></ul>
  36. 36. 14. Government recognition? <ul><li>45% Non- medically trained practitioners. </li></ul><ul><li>26% Physiotherapists. </li></ul><ul><li>19% Nurse practitioners. </li></ul><ul><li>67% Medically qualified practitioners. </li></ul>
  37. 37. Regulation <ul><li>15. Is acupuncture regulated by the law as part of the medical act and therefore restricted to medical practitioners? </li></ul>
  38. 38. 15. Regulated by law? Y 69%
  39. 39. Regulation <ul><li>16. Is there a joint council for medically qualified/ non- medically qualified practitioners? </li></ul>
  40. 40. 16. Medically/ Non? Y 33%
  41. 41. Funding <ul><li>17. Who provides remuneration for acupuncture treatment in your country? </li></ul>
  42. 42. Funding. <ul><li>93% Patient (self-pay) </li></ul><ul><li>67% Private health insurance </li></ul><ul><li>45% State provision </li></ul><ul><li>7% Other funding </li></ul>
  43. 43. Funding. <ul><li>18. Is remuneration based on any of the following? </li></ul>
  44. 44. 18. Renumeration. <ul><li>83% Individual practitioner fees. </li></ul><ul><li>55% Health insurance guidelines. </li></ul><ul><li>36% State guidelines. </li></ul>
  45. 45. Funding. <ul><li>19. Approximately how much acupuncture is done privately/ for the state by the majority of doctors in your country? </li></ul>
  46. 46. 19. Private/ state funding. <ul><li>100% state </li></ul><ul><li>75/ 25 % state/ private </li></ul><ul><li>50/ 50 % state/ private </li></ul><ul><li>25/ 75 % state/ private </li></ul><ul><li>100% private </li></ul><ul><li>7% </li></ul><ul><li>18% </li></ul><ul><li>7% </li></ul><ul><li>25% </li></ul><ul><li>35% </li></ul>
  47. 47. Funding. <ul><li>20. Does your association publish a magazine or bulletin? </li></ul>
  48. 48. 20. Publish? Y 62%
  49. 49. <ul><li>21. Does your association organise congresses? </li></ul>
  50. 50. 21. Congresses? Y 90%
  51. 51. Many thanks… <ul><li>The joint powers of persuasion of: </li></ul><ul><li>Dr. Francois Beyens (Secretary General of ICMART). </li></ul><ul><li>Dr. Julian Price (BMAS) </li></ul>
  52. 52. Thankyou. The End

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