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HOW TO JOIN

ARE YOU WONDERING,
"WHY YOU SHOULD JOIN?"

GPACT offers 2 types of membership:  THERAPIST, and TRAINING FACILITY explained below. For a THERAPIST, there are four levels of membership certifications based on education and experience. They require the same basic requirements for membership.

Membership Dues

The one time investment to join is $150 per Professional Practitioner regardless of level/experience. $250 for Training Facility. There are ZERO annual fees.

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GPACT Membership Criteria

Join the Global Professional Association for Colon Therapy (GPACT)

Welcome to GPACT! We are thrilled to offer two paths to joining our professional community, ensuring that our members meet the highest standards in colon therapy education.

Trained by a GPACT Approved Training Site

(this also applies to any former members prior to year 2019 - regardless of professional level)

If you have completed your training at a GPACT-approved site, we invite you to join our community by following these simple steps:

- Step 1: Fill out this JotForm application. This form will capture your details and training information.
- Step 2: Once we receive your application, we will contact you to answer any questions you may have and provide further information about our association.
- Step 3: Look forward to a personalized welcome phone call from our President, Dr. Mo, who is eager to personally greet all new members.
- Step 4: After our initial contact, you will receive your official GPACT Membership Certificate in the mail, signifying your status as a recognized member of our professional community.

 

 Not Trained by a GPACT Approved Site

(this also applies to any former members prior to year 2019 - regardless of professional level)

For those who have received training elsewhere, we want to ensure that everyone meets our foundational educational standards:

- Step 1: Register for and complete our Online Foundation Level Exam. The exam fee is $125, and it is designed to assess your understanding of the essential principles of colon therapy. - Here is the link 
- Step 2: Achieve a passing score of 75% or higher on this timed exam.
- Step 3: Upon passing the exam, you are invited to become a member of GPACT. The membership fee is $175.
- Step 4: You will also receive a welcome phone call from Dr. Mo and your Membership Certificate will be mailed to you, welcoming you officially into our professional community.

We are committed to maintaining the highest standards of practice in colon therapy and look forward to welcoming you into our growing professional network. If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to us directly.

 

Join GPACT Today! – Fill Out Your Membership Application Here

Members are required to adhere to GPACT’s best practices as stated in

“The Pillars of Excellence and Safety”

  • Use only disposable single-use speculums, nozzles, and tubing.

  • Use professional colon hydrotherapy equipment that has been cleared/approved for legal use in its location (i.e., F.D.A. Class II cleared*, C.E., T.G.A., Health Canada, etc.).

  • Respect and comply with client/patient privacy requirements and standards:

  • All Members shall work within the ethical boundaries as stated by the World Health Organization; “there is a growing international consensus that all clients/patients have a fundamental right to privacy, to the confidentiality of their medical information, to consent to or to refuse treatment, and to be informed about relevant risk to them of medical procedures. Therefore all members shall: respect and comply with client/patient privacy. Members in the USA may be bound by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA for Practitioners in the USA).

  • Help ensure that each client/patient and doctor is aware of the contraindications for colon hydrotherapy before any therapy may be conducted by providing them with a bona fide list compiled by gastroenterologists.

  • Maintain malpractice and general liability insurance policy(s).

  • Complete professional continuing education annually.

  • Will not diagnose or otherwise work in any way that may be considered practicing medicine unless they are licensed to do so.

Members are provided with the following support to help ensure public safety:

  • Official Contraindications documents written by Gastroenterologists.

  • Comprehensive Operating Protocols and Standards.
    (Includes safety, hygiene, and maintenance protocols along with emergency procedures.)

GPACT stands alone as the first and only association to create a curriculum and educational program for the indicated use of colon hydrotherapy according to the U.S. F.D.A.’s Code of Federal Regulation Sec. 876.5220.

(b) Classification. (1) Class II (performance standards) when the device is intended for colon cleansing when medically indicated, such as before radiological or endoscopic examinations.

 

Membership Levels

Level of certification to be highlighted on your Professional Colon Therapist Certification.

  • Foundation Colon Hydrotherapist

  • Intermediate Colon Hydrotherapist

  • Advanced Colon Hydrotherapist

  • Colon Hydrotherapist Instructor

We also have membership opportunities for non-professional colon hydrotherapists. 

 

  • AFFILIATE: (close association or connection; to attach or unite in terms of fellowship) offered to those persons, groups, organizations, or companies who are supporters of the Colon Hydrotherapy industry and the GPACT association who agree with GPACT’s mission, goals, and by-laws.

  • An affiliate can be a therapist who might: have completed training through a facility not recognized by GPACT or be ineligible for regular membership certification due to use of unapproved, uncertified, or unregistered equipment. An affiliate can be a company that sells products, services, or goods related to the colon hydrotherapy industry.


NOTE: All items marketed through the GPACT association must be items related to the colon hydrotherapy industry. As a member of GPACT, you can purchase your classified advertisement option from the members discounted options. Our affiliate partners are listed our Affiliation and Memberships page

  • ADVOCATE: An advocate membership is offered to manufacturers and other supporters of the industry and association who agree with the vision and mission of GPACT.

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