Four organizations typically form the cornerstones of most professions. These include (1) a group that represents the professionals (AAAOM); (2) a group that represents the schools (CCAOM, Council of Colleges); (3) a group that accredits those schools (ACAOM); and (4) a group that handles certification testing (NCCAOM). These are the historical “cornerstone” organizations in acupuncture….
The Guild benefits from being a member of the OPEIU which is, in turn, a member of the AFL-CIO. What exactly is that benefit? Guild members are often familiar with the legislative process that governs health professions. Our knowledge can help win important decisions. Here are two recent cases in point. Here are the facts….