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Benefits of Membership

Access to the “Members Only” section of the Website which provides resources to publications, research, newsletters, and minutes for board and
member annual meetings.

Becoming a member of our email listserv available to professional licensed acupuncturists and students of acupuncture.  This is our community where we have ongoing conversations with each other about any number of issues around our profession. It is a space where all opinions, thoughts, and suggestions are welcomed and respected. It is the venue through which the board is able to provide more frequent updates about the association’s activities and urgent news.

Being kept informed and up-to-date regarding any issues that affect our profession in CT and Nationally

Having a voice in what and how we address issues in our state and nationally that affect our profession

Discounts on Continuing Education sponsored by the CTSA or any ASA state association across the country.

Annual meetings where members have a chance to meet and greet other acupuncturists in the state and hear a review of the year’s activities and what directions we would like to head as well as learn more about developments that we need to strive for as a state association in support of the growth of our profession.

Being a member of CTSA means you are a member of the ASA – American Society of Acupuncturists. Via the ASA, you have access to:
          – Group insurance rates for you and your business
          – Discounts on Continuing Education Offerings sponsored by the other ASA state Associations
          – Access to printable useful publications, research, (research library is under development)
          – The opportunity to participate with any number of ASA committees that are involved in dynamic work in a number of areas for the growth of our                            profession nationally as well as committees that are for the purpose of developing resources for the benefit of the state associations for their work                      and for their members
          – Monthly ASA Email newsletter with an inspiring update of all the organization’s happenings, committee work and state association updates

Membership Level Descriptions

Professional

Description:

A Professional member must be an acupuncturist licensed to practice Acupuncture in the State of Connecticut under the Acupuncture Practice Act.  Professional Members possess full rights and privileges as voting members of the association. 

1st Year Professional

Description:

A 1st year Professional Member shall meet the same qualifications and possess full rights and privileges as a Professional Member except the dues are one half the amount of dues paid by a Professional Member. This category is the same as Professional Member. 

2nd Year Professional

Description:

A 2nd Year Professional Member shall meet the same qualifications and possess full rights and privileges as a Professional Member except the dues  are one half the amount of dues paid by a Professional Member.  This category is the same as Professional Member.  If the Connecticut license is issued on or after July 1st, it will be assumed that the 2-year period will begin the January after the issuance of the license.

Student of Acupuncture Medicine

Description:

A Student Member is actively studying acupuncture in an ACAOM-accredited school or apprenticing with an acupuncturist with at least ten years of experience. A Student Member possesses the right to attend all general meetings and serve on committees. Student Members possess rights and privileges as non-voting members. Student membership is free. 

Allied Health Professional

Description:

An Allied Health Professional is a health care practitioner who supports the goals and ideals of the CTSA. An Allied Health Professional will receive any newsletters, announcements, and information published by the Association and possesses non-voting membership privileges for such services provided by the Association to its membership. A member may serve on committees, but may not serve as a Director or Committee Chairperson. 

Patron of Acupuncture

Description:

A Patron of Acupuncture is an individual who is not actively engaged in the study or practice of acupuncture, but who supports the aims of this Association and makes a substantial contribution to advance the goals of the CTSA. Any person or organization wishing to support the Association may subscribe to membership and will receive any newsletters, announcements, and information published by the Association, and possesses non-voting membership privileges for such services provided by the Association to its membership. Patrons of Acupuncture may serve on committees, but may not serve as a Director or Committee Chairperson.  

Level Price  
Professional: Annual Payment - Recurring Renewal $150.00 per Year. Select
Professional: Quarterly Recurring Renewal $37.50 every 3 Months. Select
Professional: Monthly Recurring Renewal $12.50 per Month. Select
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Graduate First Year Professional $75.00 now.
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Graduate First Year Professional: Monthly Payment $6.25 per Month.
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Graduate First Year Professional: Quarterly Payment $18.75 every 3 Months.
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Graduate Second Year Professional $95.00 per Year.
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Graduate Second Year Professional: Monthly Payment $7.92 per Month.
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Graduate Second Year Professional: Quarterly Payment $23.75 every 3 Months.
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Student - Free Free.
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Out of State Lic. Acupuncturist: Annual Recurring Renewal $100.00 per Year. Select
Out of State Acupuncturist: Annual Membership $100.00 now.
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