Generally you must be enrolled in an institution of higher learning or certificate program.
However for the enthusiast alike find below some of the best educational resources for the beginner & advanced practice of East Asian Medicine.
Keep in mind this is not an exhaustive list but ever growing.
Pre & First Year
Yellow Emperors Classic (Huang Di Nei Jing) Maoshing Ni
Between Heaven & Earth: A Guide to Chinese Medicine, Harriet Beinfield & Efrem Korngold
Deadmans Acupuncture Manual by Peter Deadman
Practical Therapeutics of Traditional Chinese Medicine by Yan Wu
Clinical Manual of Oriental Medicine 2 by John Chen
(2nd year- 3rd year)
Intermediate knowledge and practice of East Asian Medicine
Heavenly Stems and Earthly Branches- Tian Gan Di Zhi The Heart of Chinese Wisdom by Zhongxian Wu
Acupuncture Treatment Protocols by Jim Cleaver LAc.
Pulse Diagnosis Li Shi Zhen or Dr. Will Morris, DAOM, PHD, LAc
Essential Chinese Formulas by Jake Paul Fratkin
Transformation: Treating Trauma with Acupuncture and Herbs by Will Morris
For the Advanced, Senior Year and or beginning Practitioner
Any Materials on NCCAOM & Board Examinations
All books on Acupuncture Legal Ethics & Licensing (Not many) Consult a Acupuncture Attorney from the referral of a senior colleague
The Community and Patients
Free Community Engagement Talks
How to Win friends and Influence People
One to Many: The Secret to Webinar Success
For the Esoteric Study of the Medicine
Opening the Dragons Gate: The Making of a Modern Taoist Wizard Chen Kaigao translated by Tom Cleary
Book of Changes by Hua Ching Ni
Taoist Talismans by Wilson Yong
Karma by Sadghuru
Lao Tzu by Hua Ching Ni
Cycles in Medical Astrology by William Morris, PHD