Clinical Application to TCVM and Integrative Medicine

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

Denver, CO (Prerecorded Seminar)
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Intro Seminar Overview

Clinical Application to TCVM and Integrative Medicine is a 7 to 14-hour 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. Seminars are available by species track either Small Animal or Equine. Participants have the option of attending both tracks or a single track based on their needs. In addition, Veterinary Medical Spinal Manipulation (VMM) techniques are also covered in the equine portion and in selected small animal portions depending on the instructor.

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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 in both dogs and horses.
  • Understand the benefits and how to use Veterinary Medical Spinal Manipulation in horses.

Clinical Application to TCVM and Integrative Medicine

Taught in English

For veterinarians & veterinary students only

Up to 14 RACE approved CE hours


TCVM Fundamental Principles and Clinical Application: Five Elements


What Acupuncture Can Treat


How to Use Acupuncture for Arthritis and Pain Management in Dogs and Cats


How to Understand Chinese Herbal Medicine


How to use Chinese Herbal Medicine to treat IBD


How to use Chinese Herbal Medicine to Treat Cancer


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



Dr. Wallis is a 1998 graduate of Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University. After graduation, she worked at the Brookfield Zoo and the Cincinnati Zoo before entering private practice. She took the CSU Acupuncture course in 1997-1998 and TAed the course for three years after that. She is also certified by IVAS and has been an examiner for the IVAS certification exam. She is certified in Veterinary Spinal Manipulative Therapy through Healing Oasis. She has studied advanced veterinary acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine and food therapy at the Chi Institute and became a Certified Chinese Veterinary Herbalist (CVCH) in 2009 and completed her Master's Degree in Human Acupuncture in 2019. She currently has a mixed animal practice in Colorado where her practice is exclusively acupuncture, chiropractic and Chinese herbal medicine.

Dr. Marshall earned her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from the University of Florida in 1995. After practicing traditional medicine for 10 years, Dr. Mashall received certification in Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine through Chi. Dr. Marshall has also received training in Chinese Herbal Medicine and Food Therapy, and is currently on staff as a teaching assistant at the in Reddick, Florida. A resident of the Richmond, Virginia area, Dr. Marshall has combined experience in equine and small animal medicine. Alternative medicine has long been an area of interest for her, especially pertaining to health maintenance and equine performance. Dr. Marshall created Full Circle Veterinary Services, PLLC to combine her firm foundation in western medicine with alternative wellness therapies for horses, dogs and cats. She has 3 children and enjoys the constant quest for balance in life.

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Schedule & Tuition

To ensure the safety of our students, speakers, and staff, seminars will be held online. Students will gain access to the seminars to watch at their own convenience for 3 months.

Payment Information

Payment is due upon enrollment of the course


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