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Membership Options

Annual Subscription Fees

$ 220 per year
Certified Membership
Includes GST
Valid from 1st July to 30th June each year
Requires approved 28 hour Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy training course
Must be registered relevant AHPRA (Dental or Medical) or SPA practitioner - see further description above
Eligible to vote and hold office

Must complete practical and theory exam and be an Active Member for at least 2 years
Minimum of 15 hours of Continuing Professional Development
$ 180 per year
Active Membership
Includes GST
Valid from 1st July to 30th June each year
Requires approved 28 hour Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy training course
Must be registered  relevant AHPRA (Dental or Medical) or SPA practitioner - see further description above
Eligible to vote or hold office

Minimum of 15 hours of Continuing Professional Development
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$ 165 per year
Associate Membership
Includes GST
Valid from 1st July to 30th June each year
Demonstrated interest or study
No qualification required
Not eligible to vote or hold office
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Active Membership
Open to the following professionals; Dental Hygienist, Oral Health Therapist, Dentist, Dental Therapist, Speech Pathologists who have completed a 28 hour Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy Training Course by a Certified Orofacial Myologist, recognised by the AAOM Inc. or the IAOM.

Active Membership shall also be open to Medical Practitioners, including Registered Nurses with an underpinning knowledge in the dental growth and development determined by the AAOM Executive Committee who have completed a 28 hour Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy Training Course by a certified Orofacial Myologist, recognised by the AAOM Inc or the IAOM.

(a) An active Member is identified as a member who holds a degree or its international equivalent in a medical / health related field from an accredited institution and who is registered either under AHPRA or Speech Pathology Australia. Members of this category who are practicing Orofacial Myology shall be encouraged to take an active role in the affairs of the AAOM Inc. and shall be encouraged to complete the AAOM certification process.
(b) Active members shall be required to fulfil all Continuing Professional Developmental units applied to Certified Members.
Certified Membership
A member who has fulfilled all requirements as an Active Member and who has also satisfactorily completed the AAOM Inc. or IAOM Proficiency Examination and Practical Evaluation or completed the Coulson Institute, Certification of Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy Course held on 11th to 13th June, 2010 in Sydney, NSW, Australia.

(a) Certified members are required to attend a minimum of 15 hours of Continuing Professional Development related to the profession of Orofacial Myology within a two year period.
(b) Failure to pay annual dues will result in revocation of certification status.
(c) Copy of Certification must be provided with application form.

Associate Membership
One who subscribes to the purposes of the AAOM Inc. and demonstrates an interest in the work of this area or specialty or who is a student in a related field of study.

(a) Associate Members are not eligible to vote in AAOM Inc. elections or Association business meetings.
(b) Associate members are not eligible to hold office in the AAOM Inc.
(c) Associate members are not eligible to provide any form of orofacial myology.
Honorary Membership
One from outside the specialty area of Orofacial Myofunctional Disorders who has been selected by the Board of Directors of the AAOM Inc. for significant contributions toward the advancement of the AAOM Inc. principles.
The Honorary Member does not pay annual dues, shall not hold office in the AAOM Inc. and shall not be eligible to vote in the affairs of the AAOM Inc.

Application Form

To join the Association, or to renew your membership please complete the Membership Application Form: