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Becoming A Ketamine Therapy Provider Will Allow You To Help Patients &

Reclaim Control Of Your Schedule 

Excellent, very helpful, provided exactly what I needed as an MD who has never run his own clinic. Very practical advice all the way down to where to get good deals on equipment and supplies, how to process payments, issues with scope of practice, insurance, and building leases. Thank you so much for helping me to start out right and avoid making a myriad of mistakes"

Eric Milbrandt MD

Ketamine Therapy Business Accelerator Program

Why choose the Ketamine Therapy Business Accelerator Program by Ketamine Academy?


There are several reasons why this program by Ketamine Academy is the finest learning opportunity to acquire the knowledge and skill necessary to provide this innovative and life-changing therapy.


The content of this course was created by ketamine clinic founders and operators, and therefore the course provides material that is based upon rich academic and clinical practice experience. The content in this course adheres to the guidelines and recommendations published by The American Psychiatric Association, The American Society of Anesthesiologists, The American Association of Nurse Anesthesiology, and The American Society of Ketamine Physicians.


The Ketamine Therapy Business Accelerator Program is a comprehensive online coaching and training program that combines theory with real-world clinical experience. Not only does it cover evidence-based clinical content, but it also includes business training such as clinic startup, marketing, and operations.  We have included content to cover all the major aspects of becoming a ketamine therapy provider from the ground up. 


The online Ketamine Therapy Business Accelerator Program is the only standardized, coordinated, and comprehensive online training program designed to educate students on the art, science, and business of starting and operating a ketamine therapy practice.


This program is designed for healthcare professionals such as CRNAs, Nurse Practitioners, Physicians, Nurses, and Physician Associates. Our faculty provides you with their lessons learned so you can get your practice up and running in a smooth and hassle-free way. There is no reason to get caught up in the stumbling blocks typically encountered when trying to figure it out.


This program will guide you through the entire process, ensuring that you will be a safe and competent ketamine provider. It also includes group coaching sessions with our Ketamine Academy instructors. This is a distinguished aspect of our coaching and training program that demonstrates our commitment to guiding you to success. By sharing our hands-on experiences and lessons learned, we could potentially save you thousands of dollars by helping you avoid costly mistakes and pitfalls along the way.

Course Overview

  • Lesson 1: Mindset

    • Overcoming Your Fears and Limiting Beliefs​

    • Turning Your Dream Into A Vision

    • Know Your Why​

    • Goal Setting

  • Lesson 2: Pharmacology​

    • History of Ketamine

    • ​Ketamine Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics

    • ​Magnesium

    • ​Lidocaine

    • ​Antihypertensives-Clonidine, Metoprolol, Esmolol, Hydralazine, Labetalol 

    • ​ALCS Med Review

    • ​Antiemetics-Zofran IV and ODT, Phenergan, Compazine, Reglan

    • ​Midazolam

    • ​Haldol

    • ​Gabapentin

    • ​Toradol

    • ​Ketamine Cream

    • ​Compounding Pharmacies

    • ​Spravato (Esketamine)

  • Lesson 3: Guide To Mental Health​

    • Depression

    • ​Suicidality

    • ​Postpartum Depression

    • ​Seasonal Affective Disorder

    • ​Dysthymia

    • ​Anxiety

    • ​Fibromyalgia

    • ​PTSD

    • ​Bipolar

    • ​Schizophrenia

  • Lesson 4: Managing Pain With Ketamine

    • Epidemiology of Pain

    • ​Anatomy and Physiology of Pain Review

    • ​Types of Pain

    • ​Assessment of Pain

    • ​Pain Terminology

    • ​Diagnostic Testing of Nerve Function

    • ​Pharmacological Treatment of Pain

    • ​Ketamine for Acute Pain

    • ​Ketamine for Chronic Pain

  • ​Lesson 5: Ketamine Business

    • Ketamine Clinic Income, Expenses, and Revenue Estimation

    • ​Understanding Financial Statements

    • ​Market Research & Analysis

    • ​Business Model Review 

    • ​Selecting the Office Location

    • ​Competitive Analysis

    • ​Clinic Video Tour

    • ​Ketamine Business Model Overview

    • ​Environmental Analysis

    • ​SWOT Analysis

    • ​Estimating Startup expenses

    • ​Navigating Your Funding Options

  • ​Lesson 6: Leases

    • Understanding Commercial Leases

    • ​Common Leasing Terms

    • ​Types of Commercial Leases

    • ​Broker Compensation

    • ​Making Your Lease Offer

  • Lesson 7: Understanding Regulations

    • Federal Regulations

    • ​State Regulations

    • ​Local Regulations

    • ​Center for Disease Control (CDC)

    • ​Occupational Safety and Health Administration

    • ​Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA)

    • ​DEA Licensure

    • ​NPI Number

    • ​Business Licenses

    • ​State Boards of Pharmacology, Medicine, & Nursing

    • ​Strategies to Overcome Scope of Practice Limitations in Your State

  • ​Lesson 8: Setting Up Your Business

    • Developing Your Business Name

    • ​Purchase a Domain Name

    • ​Logo Design Tips

    • ​Tax Planning

    • ​Finding an Accountant

    • ​Finding an Attorney

    • ​Incorporation

    • ​Trademarking

    • ​Business Accounting

    • ​Insurance

    • ​Patient Financing Options

    • ​Supplies & Equipment

    • ​Credit Card Processing Setup

  • ​Lesson 9: Hiring & Human Resources

    • Hiring Best Practices

    • ​Employment Agreements

    • ​Non-compete Agreements

    • ​Non-solicitation Agreements

    • ​Anti-Kickback Statutes

    • ​Developing a Policies and Procedure Manual

    • ​Payroll

    • ​Payroll Taxes

  • ​Lesson 10: Pre-Launch Marketing

    • Website Creation

    • ​Google My Business

    • ​Google Maps

    • ​Social Media

    • ​Paid Advertising

    • ​Direct mail

  • ​Lesson 11: On-going Marketing & Social Media

    • Marketing Your Ketamine Practice Paid & Organic

    • ​Offline Marketing

    • ​Patient Follow Up Process

    • ​Acquiring Patient Testimonials

    • ​Marketing your practice with Clinic Photos

    • ​Selling Your Service With Integrity and Empathy

    • ​Marketing Add-on services

  • Lesson 12: Creating The Best Patient Experience

    • How To Provide The Best Customer Service

    • ​What You Need To Do To Have The Best Clinic In Town

    • ​Step-by-step Ketamine Infusion

    • ​IV Insertion Review

    • ​Interview with a Ketamine Patient


Our mission:

  1. Provide a standardized and evidence-based education and certification process for ketamine therapy providers worldwide 

  2. Ensure every student completing our certification course is competent on the safe and ethical use of evidence-based ketamine therapy

  3. Ensure every student completing our course gains the business knowledge required to successfully start and operate a ketamine practice

  4. Improve patient access to safe and certified ketamine therapy providers

Course Schedule

We are proud to offer the most flexible ketamine training program in the world. Our online didactic component is a self-study online course with a lifetime enrollment period.


This online component is asynchronous and can be completed at your leisure. The program enrollment includes one year of access to our Business & Clinical Video Q&A Support, where you receive answers from our experienced instructors within 5 business days. Students also have the option to join our monthly coaching calls, where you can join through Zoom to ask our instructors LIVE about any questions you may have.

Course Description 

This course is for those healthcare professionals interested in serving their patients with ketamine therapy and those who also wish to enter the exciting world of medical entrepreneurship. It is also for those professionals who are passionate about learning how to provide a novel treatment that is highly effective, in demand, and one that not only dramatically helps patients but also has the ability to improve the clinician's professional satisfaction. 

Our online ketamine therapy program is an open-enrollment certification program available all throughout the year. It provides a unique opportunity for learning the scientific principles, standards of use, clinical applications, and business principles required to start and successfully operate a private practice. In addition, the business component of the program provides a detailed blueprint on how to open your own self-pay ketamine clinic. This program will guide you through the entire step-by-step process of starting a freestanding clinic and how to add ketamine therapy to an existing practice so that you can get to doing what you love most: helping your patients.


Our Ketamine Therapy Certification program represents a cutting-edge educational program. Our educational content has two main areas of focus:


  • Educating students on the science and evidence-based application of this breakthrough treatment modality

  • Educating students on the requisite business knowledge that is vital to establishing a ketamine therapy practice from the ground up or as an addition to an existing practice.


The program content systematically embraces all major aspects of the science and business of ketamine therapy with an emphasis on practice start-up and incorporating ketamine therapy into contemporary professional practice. Each step in the learning is anchored to pragmatic applications and realistic clinical situations seen in daily practices. 


Who is this course for?

This course is for anyone who is interested in entering the exciting world of medical entrepreneurship. This program is specifically designed for medical professionals such as CRNAs, nurse practitioners, physicians, nurses, and other healthcare leaders.


This course will educate you on the mistakes I made and the lessons I learned as I built my own ketamine infusion practice.  Armed with this information, you will be able to get your clinic up and running quicker and with fewer problems and mistakes.


The Ketamine Business Accelerator Program gives you a specific blueprint on how to open your own self-pay clinic capable of generating a strong revenue stream. This program will guide you through the entire step-by-step process of starting a free-standing clinic or adding ketamine therapy to an existing practice so that you can get to doing what you really want to do most; help your patients feel better and earn a great income while doing it.

Continuing Education Credit


CE / CEU  credit for completing the course


Ketamine Therapy Clinical

This program has been prior approved by the American Association of Nurse Anesthesiology for 30 Class A CE credits; Code Number 1044060; Expiration Date 2/1/2026.

Ketamine Therapy - Business Accelerator

This program has been prior approved by the American Association of Nurse Anesthesiology for 20 Class A CE credits; Code Number 1044059; Expiration Date 2/1/2026.

The AANA is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation (ANCC). Therefore our CEs meet ANCC criteria are valid and applicable to nursing license holders.

Disclosure of Unlabeled Use

This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. The faculty have been informed of their responsibility to disclose to the audience if they will be discussing off-label or investigational uses (any uses not approved by the FDA) of products or devices.



Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patient’s conditions and possible contraindications and/or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.

Please Note:

*Program must be completed within the first year of enrollment to get CE credits.

Ketamine Therapy Course

Curriculum Highlights

Equipment & Supplies

Learn how to set up vendor accounts and where to get the best prices on equipment and supplies. Learn how to purchase ketamine and other medications through distributors. Get going fast with our lists of required supplies, equipment, pharmaceuticals and our list of vendors for each.

Understand what departments and agencies set regulations and guidelines that relate to private practice and ketamine therapy in your state and how to find the rules that apply to your practice. Learn the federal regulations and steps to obtain a DEA license. Learn the standards of care for safe ketamine administration.

Pharmacology & Protocols

Study the history and in-depth pharmacology of ketamine. Learn and understand the indicated conditions that ketamine therapy can be used to treat. Learn the protocols and dosing for indicated conditions. Expand your knowledge on the latest evidence-based indications for ketamine therapy.

Clinic Forms and Templates

  • Ketamine Clinic Medical History Form

  • Ketamine Clinic Physical Evaluation Form

  • Consent for Ketamine Treatment Form

  • Ketamine Infusion Protocol/Orders Template

  • Ketamine Infusion Record Version 2

  • PTSD Assessment

  • Neuropathic Pain Assessment Tool

  • Discharge Instructions Template

  • Ketamine Referral Form

  • Medical Records Release Form

  • New Patient Privacy Practices Notice

  • New Patient Intake & Clinic Policies Form

  • Clinic Emergency Protocols Template

  • Protocols, Forms, & Consent 

  • Ketamine protocols for depression 

  • Protocols for chronic pain

  • Contractor agreement for Providers

  • Provider Non-Compete Agreement

  • Nurse Practitioner Job Post

  • Job Offer Sample Letter

Ketamine Program Tuition

$2,999 one-time enrollment fee

Meet Your Faculty

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Jason A. Duprat
Paul Colligan
Britanny Mitchell
Marketing Instructor
Amy LaValla
Glenn Hartelius
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