College Profile: Atlantic Institute of Oriental Medicine
In keeping with its mission, ATOM sets forth seven educational objectives. The graduates will be able:
* To practice in a professional and ethical manner.
* To exercise appropriate clinical judgment with regard to assessment, diagnosis and decisions relating to therapeutic modalities, prognosis, and referral.
* To become proficient in the theory and practice of acupuncture and in the preparation and prescription of Chinese herbal therapy.
* To become proficient in the theory and practice of nutrition and preventative care and to incorporate these principles and practices of Traditional Chinese Medicine/Oriental Medicine and to be prepared to counsel patients on elements of health.
* To promote the delivery of healthcare in the United States fully recognizing the complementary functions of Traditional Chinese Medicine/Oriental Medicine and Contemporary Western Medicine.
* To meet the requirements of the Florida Board of Acupuncture and the National Commission for Certification of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM) including the ability to pass the State and national acupuncture and herbal certification examinations.
* To demonstrate the commitment to Traditional Oriental Medicine by participating in professional continuing education as a lifelong learning process.
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THE MISSION OF THE INSTITUTE IS TO PROVIDE STUDENTS WITH A PROGRAM THAT PREPARES THEM TO BECOME QUALIFIED INDEPENDENT PRACTITIONERS OF TRADITIONAL CHINESE MEDICINE (TCM/ORIENTAL MEDICINE). ATOM STUDENTS WILL BE TRAINED TO THE HIGHEST STANDARTS OF PROFESSIONALISM AND ETHICS FOR THE PRACTICE OF ACUPUNCTURE AND ORIENTAL MEDICINE IN THE UNITED STATES.
||Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above|
|Title IV Eligibility
||Participates in Title IV federal financial aid programs|
College Student Services Offered
||Academic/career counseling service|
||Employment services for students||No
||Placement services for completers|
||On-campus day care for students' children||
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||Distance learning opportunities|
||ROTC: Air Force||
Sources: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
Atlantic Institute of Oriental Medicine Website
Admissions Considerations & Recommendations
|Open admission policy
|Admission test scores
|TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
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||Student Body Size||No
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College Levels Offered
||Less than one year certificate||No
||One but less than two years certificate|
||Two but less than 4 years certificate|
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