MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS

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As a natural medicine practitioner, student of natural medicine or even if you have an invested interest in the natural medicine industry there are many benefits of being a member of the Australian Traditional-Medicine Society (ATMS).
Join us to connect with a community of 10,000 practitioners, receive support and education in your professional development and know you will be represented and promoted with government, the health funds and the public. 

ATMS ACCREDITED MEMBERSHIP

To become an Accredited Member please visit the Membership Application page to view the requirements and download an application form.

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The major benefits of ATMS Accredited membership include:

  • Membership of Australia’s largest natural medicine association.
  • Access to ATMS Certified collateral to use stating “ATMS Accredited Practitioner”, members can also use the ATMS logo with permission on clinic stationery, advertising etc.
  • Potential eligibility for up to 43 health funds. (ATMS is recognised by all major health funds. However health funds set their own eligibility and actual eligibility depends on each person’s qualification.)
  • Access to professional indemnity insurance cover offered exclusively to ATMS members, including skype/online consultations.
  • Dedicated professional full time staff serving the needs of members.
  • Exclusive access and subsidised entry to ATMS Continuing Professional Education (CPE) with a variety of Seminars held in capital cities and major regional centres.
  • Access to ATMS Special Events.
  • Discounts to access professional Webinars – held throughout live throughout the year, members can also purchase recordings.
  • Free subscription to the Journal of the Australian Traditional-Medicine Society (a peer review quarterly publication) – members can be eligible to have works published.
  • A monthly enewsletter the ATMS Wise N Well – giving you the latest news, updates and important changes in the natural medicine industry.
  • FREE access to the EBSCO Alternative Medicine research package. This valuable package includes access to over 1600 full text natural medicine and allopathic medicine journals. This package also includes FREE access to the EBSCO Rehabilitation Reference Center with 100s of evidence-based Clinical Summaries, nearly 10,000 Exercise Images and several textbooks. This package is a premium research service for accredited members. Access is also flexible with an iPhone app available.
  • Lobbying with industry bodies, political parties and regulatory authorities on a wide range of issues affecting the practice of natural medicine.
  • Practitioners, Clinics and Students can all apply for the ATMS + Nature & Health Awards, which recognise outstanding businesses and individuals who work in the natural medicine industry, for more on the awardsclick here.
  • A practitioner referral service, where your details can be uploaded onto the ATMS ‘Find a Practitioner’ site with a link to the members’ professional practice website. The tool is advertised and promoted with national media outlets/publications to drive awareness and promote member practices.
  • Free advertising in the Noticeboard section on the ATMS website.
  • Merchandising Products, eg Marketing Postcards, Polo Shirts, Pens, with all products at or below cost price.
  • Eligibility to apply for the Simon Schot Education Grant to receive one of 5 x $500 offered each year, which are advised and presented at the AGM.
  • ATMS have started Natural Medicine Week (naturalmedicineweek.com.au), which is a weeklong event in May celebrating natural medicine in Australia. Practitioners and Clinics are invited to apply and host events or provide a special offer for the week. Details of what is on offer and practitioner contact details are uploaded onto the website and promoted on social media to help engage consumers to attend.
  • Join a community of over 18,000 natural medicine enthusiasts on social media, for the latest events, updates and natural medicine news, studies, tips and insights.

ATMS STUDENT MEMBERSHIP

Student memberships are offered to people currently studying at an accredited college, in an accredited course. To become a Student Member please visit the Membership Application page to view the requirements and download an application form.

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Benefits of Student membership include:

  • Student membership is FREE.
  • You will join as a member of Australia’s largest natural medicine association
  • Upon completion of your qualification, an application fee of $50 is waived for existing student members. From the 6th October 2017, existing student members can upgrade to professional membership for $100, until the 30th June 2018.
  • Practitioners, Clinics and Students can all apply for the ATMS + Nature & Health Awards, which recognise outstanding businesses and individuals who work in the natural medicine industry, for more on the awardsclick here.
  • FREE access to the EBSCO Alternative Medicine research package. This valuable package includes access to over 1600 full text natural medicine and allopathic medicine journals. This package also includes FREE access to the EBSCO Rehabilitation Reference Center with 100s of evidence-based Clinical Summaries, nearly 10,000 Exercise Images and several textbooks. This package is a premium research service for students. Access is also flexible with an iPhone app available.
  • Exclusive access and subsidised entry to ATMS Continuing Professional Education (CPE) with a variety of Seminars and Webinars – covering advice on how to set-up your practice, market your practice and entering the professional environment.
  • Dedicated professional full-time staff serving the needs of members.
  • Join a community of 10,000 natural medicine practitioner members who can share, give advice and guide.
  • Eligibility to apply for the Simon Schot Education Grant to receive one of 5 x $500 offered each year, which are advised and presented at the AGM.
  • Access to ATMS Special Events.
  • A free subscription to the Journal of the Australian Traditional-Medicine Society (a peer review quarterly publication), students may also be eligible to have their research published.
  • Lobbying with industry bodies, political parties and regulatory authorities on a wide range of issues affecting the practice of natural medicine.
  • A monthly enewsletter the ATMS Wise N Well – giving you the latest news, updates and important changes in the natural medicine industry.
  • ATMS have started Natural Medicine Week (naturalmedicineweek.com.au), which is a weeklong event in May celebrating natural medicine in Australia.
  • Join a community of over 18,000 natural medicine enthusiasts on social media, for the latest events, updates and natural medicine news, studies, tips and insights.

ATMS ASSOCIATE MEMBERSHIP

An Associate member is available to anyone who supports the work of ATMS or wishes to subscribe to the Journal of Australian Traditional-Medicine Society – it is not a practitioner category.

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  • Membership of Australia’s largest natural medicine association.
  • Subscription to the Journal of the Australian Traditional-Medicine Society (a peer review quarterly publication).
  • Subsidised entry to seminars, webinars and special events.
  • A monthly enewsletter the ATMS Wise N Well – giving you the latest news, updates and important changes in the natural medicine industry.
  • Join a community of over 18,000 natural medicine enthusiasts on social media, for the latest events, updates and natural medicine news, studies, tips and insights.