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Board of Directors Meetings

November 11th, 2017 / 9am-12noon
Atlantic Institute of Oriental Medicine 100 E Broward St #100, Ft Lauderdale, FL

FSOMA Annual Meeting and Elections

November 11th, 2017  / 1pm-4pm
Atlantic Institute of Oriental Medicine 100 E Broward St, #100, Ft Lauderdale, FL

2018 AcuEd Day

February 20th, 2018
Florida State Capitol Rotunda 3rd Floor, Tallahassee, FL

2018 FSOMA Conference

August 12-14, 2018 at the Wyndham Grand Hotel at Bonnet Creek.
More Information Coming Soon.

Board of Acupuncture Meetings

Consult Florida Board of Acupuncture Website for the agenda and exact location of each meeting:

Sept 15, 2017 TBD

Upcoming News and Events

Listings are by date.

To receive FSOMA Member Discounts, send a copy of your Membership Certificate when you register. E-mail the FSOMA office if you need your Membership Certificate resent.

August 25-26 Palmyra Wisconsin

SP East Meets WestStandard Process Inc, East Meets West Conference

Your acupuncturist peers are discovering that when they combine nutritional supplements with acupuncture and herbs they get better, faster results.

Providing nutritional support has never been more critical.

Since 1929, Standard Process has delivered nutritional supplements made from whole food and other ingredients along with the science to back their efficacy. Reinforcing Chinese herbal medicine’s approach to synergistic healing, our formulas include a balanced blend of whole food nutrients from plant, mineral, and animal origin as well as herbs and other ingredients.

Be our guest for a free two-day educational conference specifically for practitioners of Chinese medicine.

For more click here.

September 14-17, 2017

Building Bridges of Integration for TCM 2017 Conference

Consciousness, Self-Discovery and Everyday Health
September 14-17, 2017. Hyatt Regency, Reston, VA.  Info and registration:
FSOMA members receive 10% off standard registration prices. Use code: fsoma09
Building Bridges of Integration offers a revolutionary energetic framework for bringing the whole person into balance and harmony. We view health and well-being from a new angle, one that sees consciousness, self-discovery and health as deeply connected.
Our sessions are thoughtfully integrated to help practitioners discover how to gain optimal health and enhance daily life—for their patients and, importantly, for themselves. We seek to present the authentic ancient philosophical principles and theories underlying traditional Chinese medicine and create an understanding of this holistic medical system.

09/16/2017 & 09/17/2017
The 3rd American TCM Congress

3rd American TCM ConfernceThe American TCM Congress is a national academic conference hosted by TCMAAA and ATCMA. It is also an annual meeting of TCMAAA and ATCMA. This meeting will take place in Washington DC in September 2017, with many renowned TCM professionals from China and US. At this conference, attendees will be able to attend many advanced lectures, seminars, and, most importantly, watch live demonstrations of a variety of needling techniques by world-renowned professionals. Participants will earn 15 CEU credits issued by the conference.
Tel: 1-800-233-1234 (code: ATCMA) or 1-703-893-1234
Link: Reserve your hotel(link is external)
To find out more click here

Starting Sept 15

Study with Dr. Suzanne Robidioux!

Dr. Suzanne Robidoux, Ph. D. CM, L. Ac. has been learning and practicing with some of the most interesting Chinese Masters in China and Taiwan for the last 16 years. She has mastered the Classical acupuncture technique from her master in Taiwan by practicing with him for over 3 years, she has practiced cranial acupuncture with her teacher for over a year at the outpatient department of the Brain Hospital in Nanjing while competing her doctorates.

Sept 15th

Scalp Acupuncture for Neurological Disorders
7.5 PDA (NCCAOM)           Raleigh, NC        $235

Sept 16th, 17th    

Jing Fang Classical Herbal Medicine for Neurological/Emotional Issues
15 PDA (NCCAOM)      Raleigh, NC         $465

Sept 20th-23rd        Foundations of Jing Fang Herbal Medicine (part 1 of 4)
27.5 PDA (NCCAOM)     Pittsboro, NC         $900

Up to 20% discounts available, 10% for FSOMA members
For more information and registration click here.
With questions, e-mail Heather or call 919-742-0545

Friday & Saturday 9AM- 5PM on October 27-28th 2017

Another great class sponsored by TAF
Limited Seating

Insights from a Senior Five Element Acupuncturist

Developing your natural senses to increase diagnostic accuracy and clinical skills

  • Insights into determining Causative Factor, Elements and Official
  • Diagnostic signs of color, sound, emotion, smell and taste
  • Advanced use of seeing, hearing, smelling, asking and feeling.
  • Establishing a healing relationships,
  • Diet/nutrition, detoxification, environmental factors, Dysbiosis,
  • Stress management, meditation, exercise and lifestyle considerations.
  • Akabani diagnosis test (practical uses and applications),
  • Umbilical and radial pulse,
  • Alarm points and abdominal diagnosis,
  • Aggressive energy, Possession, Husband/Wife imbalance,
  • Energy blocks and special uses of Moxa

Instructor: David Bole (Lama Losang) Ph.D. AP. has been practicing acupuncture for over 35 years in Florida. He originally trained with JR. Worsley and variety of other instructors including masters in Japan, China, and Europe. He specializes in a painless, gentle and very effective style of Japanese Meridian Therapy.  He is earned his Ph.D. in Psychology from the University of Florida, and completed two additional postdoctoral degrees in acupuncture from the College of Traditional Chinese Acupuncture in Oxford, England.

At the Traditional Acupuncture Center
1216 NW 9th Ave. Gainesville, Florida 32601

Make check made out to “TAF”, email address, copy of AP license, cellphone, and send to above address.
Professional $180/$150 FSOMA member/TAF member$50
14 FL CEUs Applied For/Open to Licensed Acupuncturists

Laws and Rules

Florida Statutes

You will be connected to the Florida Legislature website, which is the official custodian of the statutes.

Chapter 457: Acupuncture

Chapter 456:Health Professions & Occupations: General Provisions

Chapter 120: Administrative Procedure Act

Florida Administrative Code (F.A.C.)

You will be connected to the Florida Department of State: State Library and Archives of Florida website, which is the official custodian of the administrative codes.

Rules: Chapter 64B1:Board of Acupuncture

Rules: Chapter 64B: Division of Medical Quality Assurance