Member Benefits – Why join FSOMA?

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Professional Member Benefits - Click Here

Thank you for your interest in FSOMA. We add to FSOMA Member Benefits regularly so check back often.

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Big Savings on CEUs at the FSOMA Conference, stand alone classes and classes by other providers.  The FSOMA Conference brings in nationally known speakers and Florida grown favorites to educate and inspire participants.  There is ample networking opportunities to see old friends, make new ones, consult on cases and even find jobs.  Stand alone classes at Local Chapter meetings, special events and even those offered by other CEU providers offer significant savings.

 

 

aacschlittDiscount on AAC Malpractice Insurance through Business Member Schlitt Services.

FSOMA offers Business Help Desk where members can find support on Business and Insurance Billing questions

 

 


FREE CEU Broker Account

FREE CEBroker Professional Account to track your CEUs including a complete history and categories.

FSOMA sends weekly E-News with classifieds ads with job opportunities, practices for sale and equipment for sale to its members.  FSOMA Members can place up to 4 advertisements or announcements each year in the FSOMA E-classifieds.

 

 

JobsMembers receive a Free Webpage that is customizable and shows up under the Find an Acupuncturist search on the FSOMA home page.

Member Job Board keeps track of all the classified ads for jobs, space to share and practices for sale.

Free Audio Courses available to members from FSOMA Conferences prior to 2014.

 

Office DepotOffice Depot Discount Program saves you money on office supplies.

The FSOMA Journal provides current information on legislation, education, events, notices, as well as case studies and clinical articles.

 

 

mixon_assoc_logo250pxFSOMA employs a full-time lobbying firm, Mixon & Associates on behalf of our profession. This firm is employed to investigate all legislation and rules that may have an impact to the profession. Mixon and Associates (M&A) and FSOMA create coalitions with legislators and other professions to protect and prmote our profession through cooperation, mutual understanding, education and teamwork. Through their hard work & that of the volunteer Board of Directors, FSOMA has become a respected source for legislators needing information about AOM.

 

asa_logo-250pxFSOMA has representation on the national associations – Acupuncture Society of America (ASA) and Council of State Associations (CSA). These groups provide important information regarding legislation occurring in other States that may impact AOM in Florida. They have been tremendous support on the Dry Needle Challenge and VA issues.

 

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FSOMA raises funds for the “Forward Fund.  “This special fund pays for special projects that build coalitions and increases utilization of AOM.”

 

 

 

fsoma-legal-defense-fund-button250pxThe “Legal Defense Fund” raises dollars for legal and lobby costs surrounding the defense and advancement of AOM, legislatively.

AP Professional Members can be elected to the FSOMA Board of Directors and help govern the fate of our profession in Florida.

 

Please complete your member application directly online at this link:

MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION

Business Membership Benefits - Click Here

Thank you for your interest in becoming a FSOMA Business Member. 

Your Business Membership Benefits

  • Listing as a FSOMA Business Member on FSOMA’s home page, with a notation of THANKS, and a link to your website.
  • Send an e-mail with a link to any specials you are sending out, we will post it to our Facebook page.
  • 1 Article Placement per year in the FSOMA Journal – could be a clinical article, write-up of a product, news about the herb supplier industry or more
  • 4 E-mail ads per year in one of our weekly FSOMA E-News or FSOMA E-Classifieds. Send 4 in a row as a campaign or 1 time per quarter. (Hopefully it will include a special offer for FSOMA members)
  • 20% discount on vendor space at the FSOMA Annual Conference with advanced registration privilege. 2017 FSOMA Conference Registration is the link to exhibit.  E-mail me for the discount code.
  • 10% discount on single ads in FSOMA’s Journal, and 20% discount when you sign a contract for all 3 issues.
  • Your Business Name on a large poster at the conference, whether you exhibit or not.
  • Your Business Name/logo on a slide at the General Session of the conference whether you exhibit or not.
  • Your Business Name/logo in conference brochure, whether you exhibit or not.
  • Knowledge and satisfaction that you are supporting a professional organization that will in turn support you.
  • Recognition from FSOMA’s members that you are a proponent of acupuncture and Oriental medicine.

To join please click on the button link bellow:

MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION

Student Member Benefits – Click here

Thank you for considering joining the Florida State Oriental Medical Association (FSOMA). By joining Florida’s professional association for acupuncturists you are displaying seriousness about your chosen profession.

Student Members Receive

  1. FREE MEMBERSHIP to students currently enrolled in an accredited AOM school in Florida state! You remain a student member until you are licensed in Florida.
  2. Huge discount to attend the annual FSOMA conference. The Conference presents educational offerings, and an ideal opportunity to meet and network with fellow practitioners, make new relationships, consult on cases, and build camaraderie within the profession. Other Member discounts and preferential pricing at the Annual FSOMA Conference include discounted hotel, FREE parking, FREE daily events and social mixers with snacks and refreshments provided, FREE door prizes, raffle items, and gift bags for attendees, and much more.
  3. Free Conference Audio courses 
  4. Access to Meridians: Journal of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine a nationally known research based journal.
  5. The FSOMA Journal is sent to FSOMA members 3 times/year, filled with current information on legislation, education, events, notices, as well as case studies and clinical articles
  6. Helpful Web Links to national and international sites related to acupuncture and Oriental Medicine.
  7. FSOMA employs a full-time lobbying firm, Mixon & Associates on behalf of our profession. This firm is employed to investigate all legislation and rules that may have an impact to the profession. Mixon and Associates (M&A) create coalitions with legislators and other professions to advance our profession  through cooperation, mutual understanding, education and teamwork. Through their hard work & that of the volunteer Board of Directors, FSOMA has become a respected source for legislators needing information about AOM.

Please complete your member application directly online at this link:

MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION

Allied Health Member Benefits - Click Here

Thank you for your interest in FSOMA. We add to FSOMA Member Benefits regularly so check back often.

  • Big Savings on CEUsat the FSOMA Conference, stand alone classes and classes by other providers.  The FSOMA Conference brings in nationally known speakers and Florida grown favorites to educate and inspire participants.  There is ample networking opportunities to see old friends, make new ones, consult on cases and even find jobs.  Stand alone classes at Local Chapter meetings, special events and even those offered by other CEU providers offer significant savings.
  • Discount on AAC Malpractice Insurancethrough Business Member Schlitt Services.
  • FSOMA offersBusiness Help Desk where members can find support on Business and Insurance Billing questions
  • FREE CEBroker Professional Accountto track your CEUs including a complete history and categories.
  • FSOMA sends weekly E-Newswith classifieds ads with job opportunities, practices for sale and equipment for sale to its members.  FSOMA Members can place up to 4 advertisements or announcements each year in the FSOMA E-classifieds.
  • Members receive aFree Webpage that is customizable and shows up under the Find an Acupuncturist search on the FSOMA home page.
  • Member Job Boardkeeps track of all the classified ads for jobs, space to share and practices for sale.
  • Free Audio Coursesavailable to members from FSOMA Conferences prior to 2014.
  • Office Depot DiscountProgram saves you money on office supplies.
  • The FSOMA Journalprovides current information on legislation, education, events, notices, as well as case studies and clinical articles.
  • FSOMA employs a full-time lobbying firm, Mixon & Associateson behalf of our profession. This firm is employed to investigate all legislation and rules that may have an impact to the profession. Mixon and Associates (M&A) and FSOMA create coalitions with legislators and other professions to protect and prmote our profession through cooperation, mutual understanding, education and teamwork. Through their hard work & that of the volunteer Board of Directors, FSOMA has become a respected source for legislators needing information about AOM.
  • FSOMA has representation on the national association – Acupuncture Society of America (ASA) and Council of State Associations (CSA). These groups provide important information regarding legislation occurring in other States that may impact AOM in Florida. They have been tremendous support on the Dry Needle Challenge and VA issues.
  • FSOMA raises funds for the “Forward Fund.  “This special fund pays for special projects that build coalitions and increases utilization of AOM.”
  • The “Legal Defense Fund”raises dollars for legal and lobby costs surrounding the defense and advancement of AOM, legislatively.
  • AP Professional Members can be elected to the FSOMA Board of Directors and help govern the fate of our profession in Florida.

Except for the right to hold office and vote in FSOMA, Allied Health Member Benefits include all of rights and privileges of the Professional membership. We encourage you to join your professional association in your home state. 

To join this membership, please click the link below and select this option I am healthcare provider NOT licensed as a Chapter 457 acupuncturist by the state of Florida or I am an acupuncturist NOT licensed in Florida.”

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General Member Benefits – Click here

Thank you for considering becoming a General Member of FSOMA.  This category is for people who are not health practitioners or are retired and no longer actively practicing acupuncture.

Benefits Include

  • Reduced rate on attending the FSOMA Conference (same as student membership rates)
  • Receive Weekly E-Newsletters and the FSOMA Journal.
  • Have the knowledge you are supporting FSOMA in its efforts to protect and promote our wonderful profession.
  • FSOMA raises funds for the “Forward Fund.  “This special fund pays for special projects that build coalitions and increases utilization of AOM.”
  • The “Legal Defense Fund” raises dollars for legal and lobby costs surrounding the defense and advancement of AOM, legislatively.

Please complete your member application directly online at this link and select I do not qualify for any other category of membership, but would like to support the profession of Acupuncture.

MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION