Professional Ayurvedic Continuing Education

 

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In 2015, NAMA introduced the Professional Ayurvedic Continuing Education (PACE) initiative as a part of our association’s ongoing work to ensure the professional growth and success of Ayurveda in the United States.


NAMA professional members agree to obtain continuing education credits in order to deepen their knowledge and keep their skills current.

 

 

PACE Requirements

NAMA professional members who joined before July 1, 2016 are required to earn the following credits by December 31, 2017*.
Ayurvedic Health Counselor (20 credits)
Ethics Quiz (Required) 02 credits
Topics in Ayurveda (TIA) 18 credits max
Topics in Wellness (TIW) [OPTIONAL] 06 credits max
Ayurvedic Practitioner (40 credits)
Ethics Quiz (Required) 02 credits
Topics in Ayurveda (TIA) 38 credits max
Topics in Wellness (TIW) [OPTIONAL] 12 credits max
Ayurvedic Doctor (40 credits)
Ethics Quiz (Required) 02 credits
Topics in Ayurveda (TIA) 38 credits max
Topics in Wellness (TIW) [OPTIONAL] 12 credits max

* Please note that changes to the PACE requirements for 2018 - 2019 will be announced January 1, 2018.

 

How to Earn PACE Credits

There are 4 ways to earn PACE credit, use the most appropriate one:

Description To Earn Credit...
NAMA PACE Programs Earn credit for completing recommended PACE programs offered directly by NAMA PACE Providers. Click here to go to the listing and then click on the respective "Verify Credits Here" link and follow the prompt.
Non-Listed
Topics in Ayurveda (TIA) Courses
Earn credits for completing any non-listed course in Ayurveda of your choosing, such as practice management, client support, yoga, body therapies, cooking, research, etc. Click Here and follow the prompt.
Non-Listed
Topics in Wellness (TIW) Courses
Earn up to 30% of your required credits for completing any non-listed course in topics outside āyurveda, such as Western herbalism, Chinese Medicine, CPR, etc. Click Here and follow the prompt.
Teachers NAMA Professional Members who are teachers of PACE Programs and/or other professional Ayurveda trainings may earn up to 15 PACE credits for their teaching hours. Basic "Introduction to āyurveda" type of courses and/or courses for the general public do NOT count for teaching credit. Here is a list of activities that may be accepted as credit for Teaching:
  • Teaching a listed PACE Program
  • Teaching a non-listed āyurveda course
  • Teaching an AHC/AP/AD level course
  • Publishing an article in a peer-reviewed journal
  • Presenting at a conference
Click Here and follow the prompt.


How to Track Your Credits

 

Want to see how many credits you have so far? Log into your member profile and click the "professional development" icon ... or simply click here and log in. 

Note: Don't worry if you see credits for other professional member levels.
Credits for your level (e.g. Ayurvedic Health Counselor) are the only ones relevant to you. 

 

 

Become a PACE Provider

 

Are you an experienced trainer and educator offering workshops, seminars and courses for Ayurveda professionals? Become a PACE Provider to publicize your courses to NAMA Professional Members. Learn more. 

 

 

Have Other Questions About the PACE Program?

Read the Frequently Asked Questions

 

or submit your question in a Contact Us form.

 

 

 

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