News & Announcements

SUNDAY, August 23, 2015: If you suffer with Eczema or Psoriasis: free consultation & acupuncture treatmentJul 22 2015

If you suffer with Eczema or Psoriasis, ATOM’s Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (DAOM) program invites you for a “free consultation & acupuncture treatment” (herbs not included).  Patients are seen by Licensed Acupuncturists & supervised by  an expert in that field. Treatments are observed by the class. Atlantic Institute of Oriental Medicine (ATOM), 100 E. Broward Blvd., Suite 100, Ft. Lauderdale.

Please call for an appointment: 954-763-9840 ext. 201.

Upcoming Seminars: A Practical Presentation of Florida Laws and Rules and Key Herbs in Integrative OncologJun 27 2015

Amy J Sear, A.P, Dipl. O.M:
A Practical Presentation
of Florida Laws
and Rules (2 Hrs)

Key Herbs in Integrative
Oncology (6 Hrs)

A Practical Presentation of Florida Laws and Rules (2 Hours) Amy J Sear, A.P, Dipl. O.M
Every renewal cycle, Amy designs a new course – fulfilling the requirement for 2 hours on FL Laws and Rules for the Acupuncture profession.
Each time she provides an explanation of everything that is new since the last renewal, as well as the potential upcoming future changes.
She also picks specific topics, within all of the many Laws and Rules, and focuses on them – with simplicity, clarity and a definite practical
emphasis. This year she will provide focus on these topics:
• What is new since last renewal • Potential future changes • What things you can, and can’t, have staff do in your office
• Independent contractor considerations legal ones, illegal ones, taxes, patient medical records, etc information of value to both/either sides
of this relationship
•. Tips and practical advice on what to do and how to handle a discipline complaint or charge against you

Key Herbs in Integrative Oncology (6 Hours)
Herbs play an ever increasing role in Integrative Oncology. This course will provide and cover all of the most important, most well recognized
herbs – for use at various times throughout the Cancer journey. Organized, focused, and loaded with information: about when, when not, and
how. Herbs will be discussed from the chinese medicine perspective, but also extensive information relating to documented modern
biomedical knowledge will be highlighted. Focus will be mostly on individual herbs, but some noteworthy formulas for use in Integrative
Oncology are included, as are numerous resources for future learning.
Amy is one of few experts in this topic nationwide. And she is an experienced and well respected speaker. This is a unique opportunity to
get great information, chiseled down by an expert.


Allergy and sensitivities are common conditions in modern society. According to CDC statistics released in 2013, food allergy affects 1 in every 13
children (under 18 years of age) in the U.S and the rate increased approximately 50% between 1997 and 2011. Allergy and sensitivities can be
deadly and also related to more server conditions such as autism spectrum disorders because most of autistic children show some degree of allergy
and sensitivities. Although the cause of these conditions is still unknown, many recent studies have pointed to the malfunction of neuroendocrine
control of the immune functions. This lecture reviews most recent biomedical studies and introduces holistic viewpoint for allergy and sensitivities.
The lecture also discusses integrative approach to these conditions with various natural modalities such as Chinese medicine, homeopathy, allergy
desensitization, nutritional supplementation and dietary changes.

Register at:

Upcoming Seminars: Medical Errors, Biomedical Testing & Imaging Studies April 26 2015 (7 Hrs) ; Selvon Nanan, M.D.Apr 06 2015

TARGETED AUDIENCE: Seminar is designed for TCM practitioners acupuncturists other allied Healthcare Providers and Students.
SEMINAR OBJECTIVE: To educate allied Healthcare Providers, TCM Practitioners, Acupuncturists and Students on the following subjects.
1. Patient safety and prevention of Medical Errors. 2. Basic laboratory testing: General screening tests in preventative care; baseline testing in
disease states, as well as disease specific testing. 3. Commonly utilized Imaging Studies in the evaluation and diagnosis of disease states as
well as assessment of treatment modalities.
LEARNING OBJECTIVES: After completion of this seminar, participants will:
1. Be more diligent and proactive in the prevention of Medical Errors and in the promotion of Patient safety during treatment
2. Have a clearer understanding of Western Biomedical testing, indications for testing and interpretation of results
3. Have had an introduction to Imaging studies, theoretic basis and usefulness, clinical indications, limitations and cost effectiveness.

To register:

Press Release: ATOM Doctoral Program Achieves Candidacy StatusMar 04 2015

We are very pleased to announce that the Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (ACAOM) has granted Candidacy status to the Atlantic Institute of Oriental Medicine’s DAOM program.

 This means that ATOM now has the remaining documentation required by the US Department of Education to offer Title IV student financial aid to help eligible DAOM students finance the costs of their doctoral education.  Accordingly, ATOM will be offering financial aid to eligible DAOM students enrolling in April 2015 at the Atlantic Institute of Oriental Medicine, 100 East Broward Boulevard, Suite 100, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301.

Financial Aid applications are being accepted now for the April class.  To apply and confirm your qualifications, go to and enter our school code G34296.

If you are interested in enrolling in the DAOM class that starts on April 17, 2015, please contact Karen Gemignani in the Admissions office at 954-763-9840 extension 213 or as soon as possible.  If you have any questions about financial aid, call Celia Munoz in the finance office at extension 208.


ATOM Administration