This Code of
Ethics is the general principles of ethical and professional
standards by which all CMATA Members and Candidates are committed
to conduct their practices.
Principle I ¨C Professionalism
1. Provide the highest quality
acupressure massage therapy to those who seek professional
2. Act with integrity, competence
and respect in the professional relationships with the public,
clients, employers, employees, colleagues and other healthcare
3. Comply with all applicable laws
and regulations of any government, regulatory organizations
and/or professional associations (including CMATA) governing
their professional activities.
Principle II ¨C Duties to Clients
1. Acknowledge the inherent worth
and individuality of each client and make no discrimination of
age, race, religion, sexual identity and/or health status.
2. Provide prudence and reasonable
care by respecting the client¡¯s opinions and requirements.
3. Do not make any diagnosis on the
client¡¯s health status and refer the client to other healthcare
participators for the client¡¯s best interest.
4. Abstain from engaging in any
immoral activities involving the clients.
5. Preserve the client¡¯s physical
and emotional privacy.
Principle III ¨C Duties to Society
1. Make reasonable effort to ascertain a salutary clinical
2. Collaborate with other Members, colleagues or healthcare
participators to meat the health needs of the public.
career-long training and continuing educations to maintain
professional competence and contribute to the advancement of
Principle IV ¨C Responsibilities as a CMATA
Member or Candidate
1. Refrain from any activity that compromises the reputation and
integrity of the CMATA and/or its Members.
2. Expect to undergo behavior
investigation from CMATA discipline committee and respect its decision.