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 Application to TCVM 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
Acupuncture for Pain Management and Osteoarthritis
How to Start Your Acupuncture Practice
An Introduction to Veterinary Medical Spinal Manipulation (VMM)
How Every Dog Can Benefit from VMM
Acupuncture and VMM in Practice (with demo)
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, AVCA, CVMMP
Dr. Spracklen is a graduate of the Purdue University School of Veterinary Medicine. She completed her Veterinary Chiropractic training in 1996 and is certified through the American Veterinary Chiropractic Association (AVCA). She received certifications in Veterinary Acupuncture (CVA) in 1999 and Medical Manipulation (CVMMP) 2018 through Chi. Dr. Spracklen is owner of a performance-based practice devoted to TCVM and veterinary manipulation. Dr. Spracklen is a national and international speaker on veterinary acupuncture. She has been published in the American Journal of Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine (AJTCVM) and has authored several textbook chapters on equine acupuncture. She is one of the Assistant Editors of the AJTCVM. Dr. Spracklen also devotes time serving as an instructor for the Chi University. Currently, she is the Small Animal Coordinator for their Veterinary Medical Manipulation (VMM) course and serves as a faculty member for the Masters in Integrative Veterinary Medicine program.
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 Colombus, OH
Aug 19, 2023
Sonesta Columbus Downtown
33 E Nationwide Blvd,
Columbus, OH 43215
8:30AM - 10:00AM
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Equine Intro Class
Open enrollment in 2023
Payment is due upon enrollment of the course and includes a $100.00 non-refundable deposit.
Register for Both Intro Seminars