Montana Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
We are a non-profit organization working with individual acupuncturists, government and professional organizations as well as the general public to ensure high levels of professional excellence and to promote the professional status of acupuncturists throughout Montana.
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in Downtown Bozeman, Montana Nov 9-10, 2019.
Dr Arya Nielsen is an Assistant Clinical Professor at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in the Department of Family Medicine & Community Health. She developed and directed the Acupuncture Fellowship for Inpatient Care at Mount Sinai Beth Israel. Her research includes treatment of chronic pain in underserved populations, acupuncture therapies for acute care and the inpatient setting and both the physiology and therapeutic effect of the traditional East Asian healing technique Gua sha.
Dr. Nielsen is the author of the textbook Gua Sha, A Traditional Technique for Modern Practice. She developed and teaches a Gua sha Certification Course with ProD Seminars as well as courses on safe and ethical practice standards, evidence for acupuncture and traditional East Asian modalities, and inpatient hospital-based acupuncture therapy.
For over 40 years Dr. Nielsen has been a leader in integrating acupuncture practice to the Western conventional setting both in terms of safety, standards of practice, policy and procedures and presentation of the research evidence-base. She is the past Chair of the New York State Board for Acupuncture, and the Policy Working Group for the Academic Consortium for Integrative Medicine & Health; the 75 North American member organization of academic medical centers and health systems that support utilization of evidence-based nonpharmacologic therapies as integrative medical care. Arya served on a 2014 Joint Commission Stakeholder Panel on pain that supported their clarification (2015) and mandate (2018) that nonpharmacologic therapies be provided in hospital settings. Dr. Nielsen is a frequent peer reviewer for multiple medical journals. She can be contacted by email at firstname.lastname@example.org(http://www.guasha.com/).
Our Mission is to foster a STRONG and VIBRANT professional environment.
To promote professionalism, integrity, and excellence in the practice of acupuncture and oriental medicine in Montana, thereby enhancing public health, safety and well being.
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We are committed to making sure our members are providing Acupuncture and Oriental
Medicine at the quality standards and level of professionalism we stand for.
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You will join a large network of experienced acupuncturists who are excited to share the secrets of the trade and help you overcome hurtles in the business world.
As a member of the Association, you show your potential clientele you are committed to the level of quality and professional care associated with the MAAOM.
We send out a welcome packet with many high quality materials which will help you tremendously in marketing and running your business smoothly.
Seminars and Events
We host many events throughout the year to help our members with the training they need to stand above the compitition..
Leads and Referrals
Many people come to the MAAOM when searching for a high quality provider. As a member of the MAAOM you will benefit from these leads in your locations.
Low Annual Fees
The MAAOM has extremely low annual fees in comparison to many other associations.