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APA members are highly skilled healthcare providers licensed within the state of Pennsylvania. Our members have graduate school level training and have passed national board examinations put forth by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine to ensure patient safety and professional competency. Find an APA member near you to meet your healthcare needs.

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Join your colleagues to promote your profession! Protect your practice through legislative action. Take advantage of our educational opportunities and expand your knowledge of the art and science of AOM.

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS INCLUDE: discounts from acupuncture suppliers, professional and personal insurance packages, access to the quarterly Meridian Journal of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, tuition reduction on APA sponsored continuing education, listing in our practitioner directory, updates on state and national level political action, the opportunity to participate in the governance of the APA as a board or committee member which can provide up to 20 PDAs for NCCAOM recertification.


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About Us

About The Association for Professional Acupuncture in Pennsylvania

The Association for Professional Acupuncture (APA) is the Keystone State’s professional organization for non-physician acupuncturists. We are organized to promote excellence and integrity in the professional practice of acupuncture and Oriental medicine, thereby enhancing public health and well being; to protect and advance the profession of acupuncture and Oriental/East Asian medicine as a distinct field of medicine through the cultivation and promotion of fair practice standards; to foster high quality education and a supportive network for practitioners of acupuncture and Oriental/East Asian medicine; to expand the public understanding and access to acupuncture and Oriental medicine.