DVCIPM and VHA National Pain Management Program Office recently completed a Joint Incentive Fund acupuncture education and training program entitled, Acupuncture Training Across Clinical Settings (ATACS) over the past 3 years. ATACS deployed certified Battlefield Acupuncture (BFA) trainers to receptive Department of Defense/Veterans Affairs (DoD/VA) medical centers to teach this technique to qualified providers and collect data to assess patient and project outcomes. Over 2,800 providers were trained. If you are interested in finding out more about BFA please contact Richard Niemtzow at JB Andrews, BFA.Acupuncture@mail.mil.
If you are a provider in the VHA system and would like more information about BFA, please contact Belinda Collingborne at firstname.lastname@example.org