Clinical Application to TCVM and Integrative Medicine

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

Redding, CA
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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 are Acupuncture Points & Meridians?

1.5h

Five Elements & Clinical Applications

1.5h

Acupuncture for Pain Management and Osteoarthritis

1h

Using Chinese Herbal Medicine in Small Animal Practice

1h

How to Start an Acupuncture Practice

1.5h

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. Ronald Koh received his veterinary degree in Taiwan in 2006 and later completed a specialty internship followed by a master’s program in acupuncture at the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine. Prior to joining UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine in 2020, he spent 6.5 years on the faculty of the Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine, where he served as an assistant professor (2015-2020) and a service chief of Integrative Medicine and Rehabilitation Service. He is certified in acupuncture, rehabilitation, herbal therapy, and medical manipulation. He completed his residency in Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation in 2019. His research and clinical focus have been on integrative and rehabilitative medicine therapies for pain management, orthopedic impairments, neurological deficits, geriatric conditions, and palliative/hospice care. His focus within TCVM is using traditional, scalp, and topographic acupuncture, along with herbal medicine for neurological conditions. He lectures on TCVM, integrative medicine, and rehabilitation for veterinary schools, conferences, and general public events. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with family, hiking, and traveling.

Enrollment Options

Sessions to Attend

Schedule & Tuition

Online Portion:

11/05/22 - 01/15/23

On-site Portion

11/05/22

Location

Location of class

The McConnell Foundation

800 Shasta View Drive

Redding, CA 96003

Day 1

9:00AM - 10:30AM

Lecture

10:30AM - 11:00AM

Coffee Break

11:00AM - 12:30PM

Lecture

12:30PM - 1:30PM

Lunch Break

1:30PM - 3:30PM

Lecture

3:30PM - 4:00PM

Coffee Break

4:00PM - 5:30PM

Lecture

Day 2

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Lecture

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Coffee Break

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Lecture

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Break

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Lecture

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Coffee Break

4:00 PM - 5:00 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

Discounts

Register for INTR0011 and INTR0014

-$50

Frequently Asked Questions