News and Events


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:


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.


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