Clinical Application to TCVM and Integrative Medicine

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

Austin, 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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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


What are Acupuncture Points & Meridians?


Five Elements & Clinical Applications


Acupuncture for Pain Management and Osteoarthritis


Using Chinese Herbal Medicine in Small Animal Practice


How to Start an Acupuncture Practice


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. 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. Langlois is a graduate of the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine in 1981. He has been an equine practitioner in Marion County, Florida for the past 32 years, where he established his own practice in 1983 with an emphasis on reproductive medicine, lameness diagnostics, and surgery. He has received advanced training in veterinary acupuncture, Chinese veterinary herbal medicine, and veterinary Tui-na massage. He has been practicing for over 30 years and has been using Chinese medicine and spinal manipulation successfully for over 10 years enjoying treating at many of the prestigious thoroughbred farms in Marion County, FL.

Enrollment Options

Sessions to Attend

Schedule & Tuition


Location of class

Hilton Austin Airport

9515 Hotel Drive

Austin TX 78719

Day 1

9:00AM - 10:30AM


10:30AM - 11:00AM

Coffee Break

11:00AM - 12:30PM


12:30PM - 1:30PM

Lunch Break

1:30PM - 3:30PM


3:30PM - 4:00PM

Coffee Break

4:00PM - 5:30PM


Day 2

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM


10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Coffee Break

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM


12:30 PM - 1:30 PM


1:30 PM - 3:30 PM


3:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Coffee Break

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM


Payment Information

Payment is due upon enrollment of the course

A $100 convenience fee will be charged for payments and registrations received less than 30 days before the start of a session.


Printed Binders



Register for INTR0011 and INTR0014


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