Intro Seminar Overview
Clinical Application to TCVM and Integrative Medicine is an introductory seminar which covers the Fundamental Principles of Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine (TCVM) and the two major branches of TCVM: Veterinary Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine. These seminars take place throughout the year in multiple locations. This seminar is presented for Small Animal and Equine practitioners, with two track options for a total of up to 14 RACE-approved CE hours.
These seminars are not only valuable for veterinarians new to integrative veterinary medicine modalities, but can be a refresher course for those who may have studied it years ago. With these seminars participants will be able to:
- Learn clinical tips and applications for veterinary acupuncture.
- Evaluate the fundamental principles of Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine (TCVM) including Yin-Yang and Five Elements.
- Understand how to use Veterinary Acupuncture for pain management.
Clinical Applications of Acupuncture and Integrative Medicine
Taught in English
For veterinarians & veterinary students only
up to 14 RACE approved CE hours
Small Animal Practice
Intro to Acupuncture
What is Acupuncture?
Acupuncture Points and Meridians?
Five Elements and Clinical Applications
Acupuncture for Pain Management and Osteoarthritis
How can I use Herbals in Small Animal Practice
How to Start Acupuncture Practice
Intro to Acupuncture and Medical Manipulation
Introduction to Veterinary Medical Spinal Manipulation (VMM)
Veterinary Medical Manipulation (VMM) in Equine Practice
Top 10 Chinese Herbal Medicines for Horses
An Introduction to Equine Acupuncture
Acupuncture Cookbook for Equine Conditions
Acupuncture for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Equine Lameness
DVM, CVA, CVTP
Dr. West graduated from the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine in 1987. After completing a 15-month internship at Hollywood Animal Hospital, she practiced primarily conventional Western Medicine at her own small and exotic companion animal clinic in Plantation, Florida for 19 years. After selling her South Florida practice, she began to study TCVM at Chi. In 2008, after becoming certified in Veterinary Acupuncture and Tui-na by Chi, she opened her new practice, Alternative Veterinary Medicine, located just north of Tallahassee, Florida. She now practices primarily TCVM and integrated medicine for small and exotic companion animals. Due to the growing demand for holistic medicine, she has begun to practice TCVM for equine patients as well. She has recently completed the advanced acupuncture course for small animals, and currently serves as a lab instructor for the Small Animal Acupuncture course at Chi. She plans to expand her study of holistic medicine to include energy medicine in the near future. Her energy is renewed by relaxing with her critter family on her farm in South Georgia.
Allison Faber Marshall
DVM, MS, CVA, CVSMT
Dr. Allison Faber Marshall graduated from University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine in 1995 and moved to Virginia into general equine practice. She opened Full Circle Veterinary Services, PC in 2005 after becoming a Certified Veterinary Spinal Manipulation Therapy (CVSMT) through Healing Oasis Wellness Center and a Certified Veterinary Acupuncturist (CVA) through Chi University where she also trained in veterinary herbal medicine, food therapy, and tui-na, culminating in completion of a Master’s of Science in Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Marshall served on the AAEP ethics committee from 2010-2013. She has been an instructor at Chi since 2010. Her busy practice is limited to equine alternative therapies in Virginia and Maryland, and she enjoys a large variety of sport horses and beloved friend as patients. She has 3 grown children, and is an avid surfer, knitter, yarn spinner, gardener, and works to keep her many interests and profession in balance.
Schedule & Tuition
Small Animal Intro Class
On-site in Atlanta
Apr 27, 2024
Westin Atlanta Airport
4736 Best Rd
Equine Intro Class
Apr 28 - Jul 28, 2024
Payment is due upon enrollment of the course and includes a $100.00 non-refundable deposit.
Register for Both Intro Seminars