FREE Student Membership
Are you currently studying Natural Medicine? You might not have given much thought to what comes next?
Did you know that ATMS offers FREE student membership for students studying at accredited colleges? Joining an industry association is a big decision in your career and it can impact your future. By joining ATMS you become a member of Australia’s leading natural medicine Association but more importantly you will be supported on your journey to becoming an Accredited Professional Practitioner.
Confirmation of CURRENT SEMESTER enrolment
Please attach evidence of current semester enrolment which includes your name, the course name and a list of subjects that you are currently enrolled in. (Note:Letters of Offer or student ID cards are NOT considered sufficient evidence.)
Here are 7 benefits that ATMS Student Members receive:
- Continuing Professional Education (CPE) events
ATMS offer an extensive CPE program of over a hundred seminars, workshops and webinars Australia-wide, all year round, with highly experienced and expert trainers from the natural medicine industry. Covering topics across ingestive, Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), and massage and bodywork modalities, student members can gain early bird discounts on all events. Students also receive subsidised entry to all CPE events.Check out our upcoming CPE event calendar here.
- Industry support
As a member of ATMS you receive monthly enewsletters including a student update, with the latest industry news, insurance updates, advice on becoming a professional and starting your own practice and reports on the industry. ATMS also promote community engagement with more than 18,000 fans on Facebook, a guest blogger program, a jobs board and member support.
- Awards & Grants
ATMS have yearly awards and educational grants for eligible students and members that can apply for. ATMS also collaborate with Nature & Health Magazine to honour, Practitioner of the Year, Clinic of the Year and Student of the Year, recognising outstanding contributions to natural medicine. Find out more about the student finalists in 2017.
- Full free access to EBSCO
ATMS offers Students and Accredited Members free access to the Alternative Medicine research package, and to the Rehabilitation Reference Centre with 100s of evidence based Clinical Summaries and 10,000 exercise images – not only helping you during your study but to continue to learn as an Accredited Practitioner.
- Peer reviewed Journal
As a member of ATMS, you receive a free subscription to the Journal of the Australian Traditional-Medicine Society (JATMS) a quarterly peer reviewed journal with the latest news, research, advice and association news. Both accredited practitioners and students have opportunities to submit their research for publication and review.
As a member of an association you are joining a community of skilled professionals who are passionate about the industry. ATMS is the voice to represent you, to advocate and influence government, the general public and health funds on the important role natural medicine practitioners play in Australian healthcare. Every year ATMS host www.naturalmedicineweek.com.au to promote the natural medicine industry in Australia and host government initiatives to teach officials about natural medicine in Australia.
- Health Funds
ATMS provide professional members with the opportunity to apply to the health funds for provider recognition, which means that their clients may be entitled to a health fund rebate if they have appropriate cover. There are a significant number of health funds with varying requirements so it’s important to be a member of an association that can help you work through this process.
Find out if your course is accredited here and become an ATMS Student member today!
To apply for FREE student membership, please fill in this form and return it to the team at ATMS: ATMS Student Member Info Form
Join today and receive all the benefits of student membership.
Just graduated? Congratulations!
If you are a recent graduate and are setting up your own practice you’ll need to move to professional membership with ATMS. Click here to find out how to apply as a professional member or transition/upgrade your membership.