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Main Themes
  • Behavioral Problems, Aggression/Shen Disturbance
  • Heart Murmur, Heart-renal Disease
  • Lameness, Laminitis, Enthesitis, Distemper, Colitis, Cystitis, Hyperadrenocorticism
  • Nine TCM Schools in Veterinary Practice
  • Cancer, Food Therapy, Tongue Diagnosis
Schedule & Tuition
  Tour A: Camping in the Inner Mongolian Grasslands*
This tour is now full. Please sign up for the Wait List.

$1,550
  Tour B: Beijing and Gubei Water Town
$1,350
  Conference $1,550

Tuition does not cover airfare to and from China
*Those registering for Tour A are required to register for Tour B as well


Active Members of the AATCVM/WATCVM will receive a $67.50 discount for conference portion only.

Tentative Schedule:

August 19, 2016 (Fri.): Pick up at Beijing international airport, welcome banquet
A
ugust 20, 2016 (Sat.): Fly to Hulun Buir, Inner Mongolia province

A
ugust 20 - 23, 2016 (Sat.-Tue.): Tour A at Grassland

A
ugust 23, 2016 (Tue.): Fly to Beijing

A
ugust 24 - 27, 2016 (Wed.-Sat.): Tour B around Beijing/Gubei Water Town 

A
ugust 28 - 30, 2016 (Sun.-Tue.): Conference at Beijing

A
ugust 31, 2016 (Wed.): Departure home from Beijing international airport

Please book your round trip international flight to/from Beijing airport (PEK)

Important Dates:

December 18, 2015: $950 deposit due.
February 19, 2016: Full payment due (final day to cancel with a full refund).
August 12, 2016: Cancellation made on or after this day will receive no refund.


Syllabus

Day One- Clinical Application of TCVM Schools and Others

Time
Title of Topics
Speakers
Institution/Country
10:30-11:00
Introduction to Nine TCM Schools
Dr. Xie
USA
11:00-11:30
Clinical application of Cold-invading School and Yin-nourishing School in dogs
Dr. Xie
USA
11:30-12:00
Clinical Application of Other schools
Dr. Xie
USA
12:00-12:30
Yin Fire from the Spleen/Earth School vs Fire-Spirit School
Dr. Kokkiong Chan
Malaysia
12:30- 14:00
Lunch Break
14:00-14:25
Clinical application of TCVM on immune-mediated skin diseases in dogs and cat
Dr. Wu Chen
China
14:30-15:00
1) Use of *Qi performance herbal formula to increase endurance and speed in a canine agility athlete
2) TCVM Approach to Liver Cancer Using Aquapuncture, Herbal and Food Therapy
3) Reversal of Five Year Paralysis in a Dog Using 4 Modalities of TCVM
Dr. Mitsie Vargas
USA
15:00-15:30
How to use TCVM Food Therapy in Small Animal Practice
Dr. Cathy Alinovi
USA
16:15-16:45
1) TCVM Treatment of Intervertebral Disc Disease (IVDD) with Complete Hindlimb Paralysis and Loss of Deep Pain Reflex
2) The Magic of Tui-na: Chronic Laminitis with Part of Coffin Bone Missing Returned to Active Use
3) TCVM for Resolution of Pannus in a White German Shepherd
 
Dr. Suzan K. Seelye
USA
16:50-17:00
Use of Electro-acupuncture In Emergencies At Olympic Games
Dr. Ana Stela Fonseca
Brazil
17:05-17:15
Acupuncture Treatment For Forelimb Extensor Muscles Atrophy
Dr. José R. Castro
USA
17:20-17:50
1) Acupuncture for Head Trauma in Three dogs
2) How to Treat Sleeping Disorder (Insomnia) with TCVM
Dr. Ron Koh
USA
 
Day Two Behavior problems, Spirit-mind-body
Time
Title of Topics
Speakers
Institution/Country 
08:30-9:20
Integrative medicine for common behavior issues
Dr. Greg Todd
USA
9:20-9:50
The Use of Secondary Channel systems in treating behavioral problems
Dr. Linda Todd Boggie
Netherlands
9:50-10:00
Self-Mutilation Behavior with Phlegm and Blood Stagnation and Heat Retained in an Asian Black Bea
Dr. Li Jen Chang
Taiwan
10:45-11:30
Strategies using Food Therapy to Balance Behavioral Issues in Small Animals
Dr. Connie Dinatale
USA
11:30-12:30
1) Common Canine Behavioral Problems and Their Treatment with a Combination of Acupuncture, TCVM Herbal Medicines and Behavioral Modification
2) Feline Behavioral Problems with An Emphasis On Inappropriate Urination
Dr. Bruce Ferguson
 
Australia
 
12:30 to 14:00
Lunch Break
14:00-14:30
 
Concepts of the Heart and Po - Shen - Hun Connection in Clinical Practice
Dr. Deborah Hadlock
USA
14:30-14:50
1) Senior dog fear aggression treated with TCVM and behavior modification
2) Separation anxiety treated with TCVM and behavior modification in a dog
Dr. Min Li Hsieh
Taiwan
14:50-15:20
TCVM for the unusual cases of behavior problems in dog and cat
Dr. Hsiang Tan Lin
Taiwan
15:20-15:30
A polo pony with a ventricular heart arrhythmia caused by an unknown inflammatory disease, resolved with Chinese herbal medicine
Dr. Carole Holland
USA
16:15-16:45
 
1) TCVM Review Of Shen Disturbances Poorly Responsive To Conventional Therapy
2) Use Of Compound Dan Shen In The Treatment Of Cardiac Syncope
Dr. Margaret Fowler
USA
16:45-17:45
 
1) TCVM Approaches to Treat Cardiorenal Syndrome From the Aspect of Heart & Kidney Relationship
2) TCVM used in the Treatment of Arrhythmias
Dr. Han-wen Cheng
Taiwan
17:50-18:00
TCVM in Academics
Dr. Memon Mushtaq
USA
 
Day three-Infections, Inflammation, Cancer
Time
Title of Topics
Speakers
Institution/Country
08:30-9:25
Canine Distemper Virus: Options For Therapy
Dr. Richard Palmquist
USA
9:30-10:00
Acupuncture Treatments Improved Ambulatory Abilities In Dogs Survived From Canine Distemper Virus Infection
Dr. Weerapongse Tangjitjaroen
Thailand
10:45-11:15
Successful management of neurologic presentations of canine distemper in 2 dogs treated with TCVM and rehabilitation
Dr. Sakyeng Shin
South Korea
11:15-11:45
 
A Review of Current Research of the Body Fascial System: It's Role in Inflammation, Lymph Function, Cancer and Traditional (Veterinary) Chinese Modalities
Dr. Kimberly Henneman
USA
11:45-12:05
Review Of Four Cases Of Refractory Bladder Damp Heat Managed By Chinese Herbal Therapy
Dr. Margaret Fowler
USA
12:05-12:30
Treatment of Mast Cell Tumor Grade II in Dogs using a Novel Chinese Herbal Supplement Lymph "K"
Dr. JiuJia Wen
USA
12:30- 14:00
Lunch Break
14:00-15:30
1) Acupuncture for Meningoencephalomyelitisin Four Dogs
2) The Efficacy of Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine on Survival and Quality of Life in Six Dogs and Two Cats with Lymphoma: A Retrospective Study (1999 to 2012)
3) The Efficacy of Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine in Twelve Dogs with Hyperadrenocorticism: A Retrospective Study
Dr. Ron Koh
USA
16:15-16:35
 
Use of Chinese Herbology For Treatment of Canine Juvenile Histiocytoma
Dr. Silvia do Valle
USA
16:35-17:05
Acupuncture for the treatment of Enthesitis in horses
Dr. Kosei Yamagiwa
Japan
17:05-17:15
A Case Of Equine Metabolic Syndrome With Concurrent Uveitis And Laminitis Treated For A Jue Yin Excess With Wu Mei San
Dr. Cynthia Lankenau
USA
17:15-17:25
Acupuncture Treatment in Horses with Chronic Laminitis: Comparing the Effect Over Time
Dr. Babak Faramarzi 
USA
17:30-18:00
Traditional Chinese Tongue diagnosis in the canine
Dr. Michelle Tilghman
USA