Exciting Upcoming Event!

State of AOM Profession: Profitable and Ethical Practice
presented by Michael Taromina, Esq. 

Saturday, September 24, 2016, 9am - 3pm (Registration starts at 8:30am)
Virginia Commonwealth University (Monroe Campus)
Academic Learning Building
Room 1201
1000 Floyd Avenue
Richmond, Virginia 23220

5 NCCAOM PDAs (2.5 Ethics & 2.5 Safety)
5 California CEUs Live Category (1 pending) 

ASVA is excited to welcome Michael Taromina, Esq. to Virginia to discuss the State of the AOM Profession. Mr. Taromina is the Chair of the NCCAOM's Professional Ethics and Disciplinary Committee. He has an extensive background in legal representation, education, and advocacy for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine throughout the country. He is generously donating his speaker fee to ASVA so that we can support our goals and mission. 

This course will provide a/an:

  • In-depth analysis of real legal, criminal, safety, and ethical cases
  • Overview of existing and emerging trends of ethics and safety risks for AOM providers
  • Understanding of the interrelationship between state and NCCAOM requirements
  • Discussion on establishing and maintaining proper safety manuals and strategies
  • Discussion on avoiding common ethical and safety pitfalls for well-intentioned practitioners
  • Attendee interaction and discussion about practicing and representing the profession of acupuncture and Oriental medicine

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ASVA is in need of volunteers to help with our dry needling campaign. We are looking for individuals interested in:

1. Fundraising

2. Networking with physicians and other health care workers

3. Attending Licensing and Advisory Baord meetings in Richmond, Virginia

If you or someone you know is interested in volunteering, please contact our Volunteer Coordinator, Jodie Knauer, by e-mailing her at volunteer@acusova.com


No problem. Consider donating to ASVA by clicking the "Donate" button below. Donations are not tax deductible at this time. All donation go toward ASVA's goals to support the practice of acupuncture in the Commonwealth of Virginia.


Upcoming events

24 Sep 2016 8:30 AM (EDT) • Richmond, Virginia
24 Sep 2016 3:30 PM (EDT) • TBA- near Smeinar location

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