Clinical Application to TCVM and Integrative Medicine

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

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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 small animal and equine portions.

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

Clinical Application to TCVM and Integrative Medicine

Taught in English

For veterinarians & veterinary students only

Up to 14 RACE approved CE hours

Curriculum

What are Acupuncture Points & Meridians?

1h

Five Elements & Clinical Applications

1h

Scientific Basis of Veterinary Acupuncture

1h

Acupuncture for Pain Management and Osteoarthritis

1h

How to Start Acupuncture Practice & Acupuncture Demo

1h

Understanding Chinese Herbal Medicine

1h

TCVM Treatment for Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)

1h

Introduction to Small Animal CVA Program

30m

Introduction to Veterinary Medical Spinal Manipulation (VMM)

1h

Veterinary Medical Manipulation (VMM) in Equine Practice

2h

Top 10 Chinese Herbal Medicines for Horses

1h

An Introduction to Equine Acupuncture

1h

Acupuncture Cookbook for Equine Conditions

1h

Acupuncture for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Equine Lameness

1h

Instructors

Dr. Liu studied Animal Science at Cornell University. Upon completion of her undergraduate studies, she obtained her veterinary degree at Tufts University in 1991. Dr. Liu began her career caring for “all creatures great and small.” Over time, her practice has become focused primarily on dogs and cats. Dr. Liu practices general medicine and surgery with special interest in veterinary acupuncture.

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

Sessions to Attend

Schedule & Tuition

Online Portion:

11/13/21 - 02/13/22

On-site Portion:

11/13/21

Location

Location of class
Arundel Lodge #76

10 North Street

Kennebunkport, ME 04046

Contact

(207) 200-1431

Day 1

9:00 AM - 10:50 AM

Lecture

10:50 AM - 11:20 AM

Coffee Break

11:20 AM - 12:10 PM

Lecture

12:10PM - 1:10PM

Break

1:10 PM - 3:00 PM

Lecture

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Coffee Break

3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Lecture

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.

Add-ons

Printed Binders

$25

Frequently Asked Questions