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.
We are committed to building 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.
We aim to educate and engage our membership to help us lead the efforts in public outreach, education, and advocacy in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine practices resulting in public policy that supports financial sustainability for practitioners, a strong statewide, national and international AAOM community, and full integration of AOM in modern health care.
We PROTECT and ADVANCE the scope of practice of AOM
We BUILD a supportive community for AOM practitioners
We DEVELOP and NURTURE relationships with the general public to increase AOM awareness, understanding, and support
We PROVIDE business support and legal reference for AOM practitioners
We EDUCATE AOM practitioners to enhance their professional skills
We COMMUNICATE and COLLABORATE
with other health care professionals
Promoting and advocating for the AOM profession with standards, guidelines, and excellence. Modeling the effectiveness of AOM in modern health care.
Blazing the trail in advancing the AOM profession collaboratively, enthusiastically, and proactively with integrity, transparency, fiscal responsibility, adaptability and flexibility,
Modeling the resect, timeliness, preparation, and compassion inherent in AOM in all interactions with all who serves MAAOM.
Representing an inclusive and diverse community of AOM practioners by engaging and communicating MAAOM members and all who hold a stake in the AOM profession.
Serving as a steward of the AOM healing tradition by ensuring focus on wellness, holism, and healing are fully integrated into modern health care. Actively supporting it's members, health care public policy setters, and with whom it exchanges information through ongoing education and mentorship efforts.