Clinical Application to TCVM and Integrative Medicine

Overview veterinary integrative medicine, its clinical applications, and treatment principles

Houston, TX
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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.

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Goals

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

Curriculum

What is Acupuncture?

1h

Acupuncture Points and Meridians?

0.5h

Five Elements and Clinical Applications

1.5h

Acupuncture for Pain Management and Osteoarthritis

1h

How can I use Herbals in Small Animal Practice

1h

How to Start Acupuncture Practice

1.5h

An Introduction to Equine Acupuncture

1h

Evidence-based clinical application of acupuncture in equine practice

2h

Acupuncture Cookbook for Other Equine Conditions

1h

Top 10 Chinese Herbal Medicines for Horses

1h

An Introduction to Veterinary Medical Spinal Manipulation (VMM)

1h

VMM in equine practice

1h

Instructors

Dr. Hein graduated from Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine in 1998. After 9 years in private practice, she saw cases that Western medicine was not able to help and began studying acupuncture. In 2008, Dr. Hein became certified in acupuncture from IVAS and continued her advanced classes at Chi. She became certified in Tui-na (2011), Food Therapy (2012), and Chinese Herbals (2013). In 2014, Dr. Hein became a Fellow in Veterinary Acupuncture. Then in 2016 she became certified in Veterinary Medical Manipulative. Dr. Hein is currently finishing her thesis for the Master’s Program and also enjoys teaching the acupuncture lab at the Chi. Dr. Hein is a mobile TCVM practitioner in the Houston area and when not working enjoys time with her husband and two daughters.

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.

Enrollment Options

Semester

2023

Schedule & Tuition

Small Animal Intro Class

Location

Location of class

The Westin at The Woodlands

2 Waterway Square Pl

The Woodlands

TX 77380

Equine Intro Class

Location

Location of class

The Westin at The Woodlands

2 Waterway Square Pl

The Woodlands

TX 77380

Payment Information

Payment is due upon enrollment of the course

Add-ons

Printed Binders

$25.00

Discounts

Register for Both Intro Seminars

-$50.00