Have Your Say In the Proposed Regulatory Amendments ! | 对拟议的监管修正草案发表您的意见!

Take action in expressing your concerns regarding the proposed changes to the regulation of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and Acupuncture practices in British Columbia!   Base on the discussions and feedback with our members, fellow associations, and practitioners, we have identified the following key points of concern within our industry:     Key Points of Concern:    Keeping Chinese Herbs as a Restricted Act: Currently, Chinese herbal medicine (TCM) is not being treated as a restricted act, which poses significant concerns. To rectify this, it is important to

Invitation to the “Future of TCM in BC” forum

Dear practitioner, We would like to invite you to the “Future of TCM in BC” forum, a discussion aims to support Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) regulations, which are essential for today and our future.   Date: Sunday, February 25 Time: 2:00 PM (Pacific Time)   Zoom Meeting Details: Join Zoom Meeting: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/87310274118?pwd=pyh3sBDkBEG6jaRubZA8Yl21rF07yD.1 Meeting ID: 873 1027 4118 Passcode: 221263 We value your participation in this important conversation about the future of TCM regulations in British Columbia.   Your inputs and support are valuable to us. We are looking forward to your virtual presence

Important Notice Regarding Proposed Regulatory Amendments -ATCMA February Message | 关于拟议监管修订草案的重要通知 – ATCMA 2月快讯

Dear ATCMA members and colleagues,   On January 23, 2024, the Ministry of Health published draft proposed amendments to the Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner and Acupuncturists Regulation, as well as to the Physical Therapists Regulation, the Occupational Therapists Regulation, and the Dietitians Regulation. All regulation amendments proposed by government are subject to a three-month notice period (unless the Minister of Health shortens the timeframe), which means that all members of the profession and the public have until April 16 to submit feedback

ATCMA Membership Benefit: Invitation to Upcoming Seminar Video Replays on Feb 11 and Feb 25| ATCMA 会员福利:ATCMA即将于 2 月 11 日和 2 月 25 日重播讲座视频

Dear Member,   You are invited to our February Zoom seminar video replays. Please see below for more details: February 11 Video: Topic: Clinical Experience on Wen Bing (Febrile Disease) and More Speaker: Frankson Wang Language: Chinese Replay Time on Zoom: 10:00 am – 12:30 pm (2.5 hours) Abstract: Dr. Wang shares clinical experiences using Chinese herbal medicine for febrile contagious diseases and common ailments like skin diseases. February 25 Video: Topics: Nutritional Foods, Modernized Moxibustion, TCM Promotion Strategies Speaker: Chun Wang, R.Ac, RN, MHA, MD Language: English Replay Time on Zoom: 10:00

ATCMA Membership Benefit: Invitation to Upcoming Seminar Video Replays on Jan 13 and Jan 27| ATCMA 会员福利:ATCMA即将于 1 月 13 日和 1 月 27 日重播讲座视频

Dear member,   Happy New Year to you and your families.   We are  delighted to invite you for our upcoming seminar video replays on Zoom.   For the month of January, the seminar video replays are scheduled as follows:   January 13 Video: Topic: Overview of the CTCMA Quality Assurance Program – Practice Support Program Speaker: Peggy Yu Language: English and Chinese Video Replay Time on Zoom: 10:00 am – 1:00 pm Video Introduction: Understand the reasons for the CTCMA’s new Practice Support Program (PSP) Learn the components and steps of the PSP Learn how

Have Your Say In The New Amalgamated College Name! | 对合并后的新中医药管理局名称发表您的意见!

Dear ATCMA members, colleagues and friends,   On December 1, 2023, the Ministry of Health (MOH) advised the regulatory Colleges of the proposed name for the new multi-profession regulatory college that will absorb TCMA, Chiropractors, Massage Therapists and Naturopathic Physicians.The name the Ministry of Health is proposing for the new college is: The College of Complementary Health Professionals of British Columbia. The MOH is seeking feedback from practitioners and the public by January 12, 2024.   Based on feedback from our members, fellow associations, and

(Detail Updated) Register for the Nov 26 AGM and Educational Session | (信息更新): 报名 11 月26 日的年度会员大会和教育会议

ATCMA members in good standing! The Annual General Meeting for the BC Association of TCM and Acupuncture Practitioners is coming up on NOVEMBER 26, 2023.   We will be back live and in person at Room A122a Langara College! A hybrid option will also be available for those who can’t join us in person.   The agenda is as follows:   Educational seminar 11:00 am -12:30 pm. CEUs will be awarded to those who attend in person or online with their cameras on for the duration of

(Information Updated)Vancouver First Aid and CPR-C Course Alert! 丨 (信息更新)温哥华急救和CPR-C课程提醒!

St John Ambulance courses (all live in-person) for ATCMA members are now open for registration. A last minute class has been arranged in Mandarin for THIS WEEKEND, so register today if you can join as they need 7 more people to be able to run the class. All classes require a minimum of 10 and a maximum of 18 students. To register for any of the classes listed below, please call SJA directly at 604-321-7242. The dates and course codes are as follows: CLASS


CALL FOR NOMINATIONS FOR THE 2023-24 ATCMA BOARD OF DIRECTORS| 征集 2023-24 年度ATCMA理事会提名   Contribute your skills alongside a team of dedicated TCM and Acupuncture practitioners who work hard to grow our collective voice and advocate for the profession! Director positions are open to ATCMA members in good standing who have been members for at least one year from the date of the election.   One-year term seats are up for election in the following districts: Coastal District – 2 seats The same as the boundaries of the

Pacific Rim College Student Meet and Greet

Suzanne Williams, ATCMA Executive Director and ATCMA President Chris Vallee, Dr.TCM, are heading to beautiful Victoria on October 30 to meet with current students. They will share information on the current state of practice and offer insights into the realities of professional practitioner life.   All Pacific Rim College students are welcome to join!   The BC Association of TCM and Acupuncture Practitioners is coming to meet you and greet you! You are working hard to absorb and apply what you are learning in