Helpful Web Links

STATE / NATIONAL PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS / AGENCIES

http://floridasacupuncture.gov – Florida State Board of Acupuncture –(B of A) –Regulatory

www.nccaom.org – National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM) –National Board Certifying Body for Acupuncture, Herbal Medicine, and Asian Bodywork Therapies

www.ccaom.org – Council of Colleges of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine  (CCAOM) –Professional Organizations of Schools of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine

www.nccam.nih.gov – The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (part of National Inst. Of Health)

www.nationalacupuncturefoundation.org – National Acupuncture Foundation. A not for profit organization for promotion acupuncture and oriental medicine

www.acaom.org – Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (ACAOM) National Accrediting agency for Schools

www.aataom.org – American Association for Teachers of Oriental Medicine 


SPECIALIZED PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

www.acupuncturenowfoundation.org –  Our Vision: A world where the benefits of acupuncture are known and available to all.

www.acuwithoutborders.org – Acupuncturists Without Borders, providing community-based acupuncture services which interrupt the cycles of unresolved trauma due to natural disasters and war.

www.acupunctureresearch.org – Society for Acupuncture Research (SAR)

www.ahpa.org – American Herbal Products Association (AHPA)   The national trade association for herbal products industry

www.americanherbalistsguild.com – American Herbalist Guild (AHG)  An association of herbal practitioners

www.herbsociety.org – Herbal Society of America

www.aobta.org – American Organization for Bodywork Therapies of Asia (AOBTA)

www.acudetox.com – National Acupuncture Detoxification Association (NADA)

www.nqa.org – National QiGong Association

www.qi.org – Qigong Association of America

www.medicalacupuncture.org – American Academy of Medical Acupuncture. An MD/DO only acupuncture organization

www.aava.org – American Academy of Veterinary Acupuncture. A DVM only acupuncture organization

www.ivas.org – International Veterinary Acupuncture Society (IVAS)


MEDICAL INFORMATION

Mesothelioma  – this links to the Acupuncture treatment page on a website that describes symptoms and treatments for Mesothelioma – an aggressive cancer caused by inhaling asbestos fibers.
Addiction and Recovery Resource This links to the about acupuncture page for The Recovery Village, which has nationwide treatment centers for addiction.. Their advanced approach to addiction treatment and drug treatment empowers individuals on the path to recovery. The Recovery Village offers comprehensive treatment for dual diagnosis based drug and alcohol rehab, eating disorder and mental health treatments tailored to the patient’s specific needs.

ONLINE JOURNALS

Acupuncture Today – Online and paper monthly with extensive resources.

Clinical Acupuncture & Oriental Medicineis the first international peer-reviewed journal to provide clinical information for the global community of practitioners of acupuncture, as well as interested students, researchers and scholars.

AAMA Journal – The official journal of the American Academy of Medical Acupuncture.

The Pulse of Oriental Medicine – Pulse is resource of basic TCM information.

World Journal of Acupuncture-MoxibustionAn online journal concerning acupuncture and oriental medicine.


MISCELLANEOUS

GanCao – A resource website that has forums, a practitioner database, and the web links.

Acupuncture Links of Vilberto’s Home Page – A detailed webpage with acupuncture and oriental medicine links

Phil Rogers’ Online Links – A detailed webpage with acupuncture and oriental medicine links

www.acufinder.com – Directory of acupuncturists.

The Recovery Village - and a blog post


FLORIDA SCHOOLS OF ORIENTAL MEDICINE

Ft. Lauderdale—Atlantic Institute of Oriental Medicine   www.atom.edu

Gainesville—Dragon Rises College of Oriental Medicine   www.dragonrises.edu

Gainesville—Academy of Five Element Acupuncture   www.acupuncturist.edu

Miami—Acupuncture Massage College   www.amcollege.edu

Orlando—Florida College of Integrative Medicine   www.fcim.edu

Sarasota—East West College of Natural Medicine   http://www.ewcollege.edu