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We welcome Drs of Acupuncture, allied health professionals and members of the public to join our association. Your support helps RISA provide membership discounts on continuing education classes and events, advance important legislation and educate the public on the benefits of acupuncture and Chinese medicine.
As RISA member, you automatically become a member of the American Society of Acupuncturists which provides additional discounts on insurance policies and discounts on CEU’s provided in all ASA states.
Strengthen the acupuncture profession by joining RISA. Your support allows the association to protect our scope of practice, provide discounts on continuing education classes and events, and allows you to build networks and community.
As an RISA member, you automatically become a member of the American Society of Acupuncturists which provides additional discounts on insurance policies and discounts on CE’s provided in all ASA states.
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RISA is a professional society serving the community of Doctors of Acupuncture in Rhode Island. A Doctor of Acupuncture is licensed after completion of at least 2500 hours of training at an accredited school of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine and successful completion of the exams provided by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM).
RISA is an organizational member of the American Society of Acupuncturists, American Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine and the National Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Alliance. RISA believes in promoting diversity and cooperation within the profession and promoting high standards of professionalism consistent the standards supported by the profession at a national level.