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Session 1 (Online) Syllabus

online

All lectures are available for on-demand streaming for the duration of the session.  Each lecture is about 50 minutes in length.

Lecture

 Topics

Speaker
 1 Intro to the Whole Course
History of Veterinary Acupuncture
Dr. Huisheng Xie
2 What is Acupuncture Dr. Huisheng Xie
 3-4 Veterinary Acupuncture: Scientific Basis (Parts 1 & 2) Dr. Roger Clemmons
 5 Yin-yang Dr. Cheryl Chrisman
 6 Eight Principles Dr. Cheryl Chrisman
 7-8 Five Elements Dr. Cheryl Chrisman
9-10 Zang-Fu Physiology
Dr. Roger Clemmons
11-12 Channels and Meridians Dr. Huisheng Xie
13-16  General Rules of Acupuncture Dr. Huisheng Xie
17-18 Indications for Veterinary Acupuncture
Dr. Huisheng Xie
19 How to Integrate Acupuncture into your Practice   Small Animal: Dr. Greg Todd 
Equine: Dr. Carla Pasteur
 20  How to Start your Acupuncture Practice: Cookbook Small Animal: Dr. Greg Todd 
Equine: Dr. Carla Pasteur
 
Session 2 (On-site) Syllabus
Online 

Lecture Topic
Instructor
1-2 Five Elements and Zang Fu Physiology
Dr. Huisheng Xie
3-4  Five-Shu Points  Dr. Huisheng Xie
 5-6 Other Special Points and TCVM Diagnosis Intro  Dr. Huisheng Xie
 7-8  How to Treat Canine Diseases Dr. Stacie Atria 
9-10 How to Treat Gastrointestinal Disorders Dr. Michael Bartholomew
11-12   How to Treat Respiratory Disorders Dr. Michael Bartholomew 
 13-14 How to Treat Bi/Wei Syndromes, Osteoarthritis and IVDD    Dr. Huisheng Xie
 15-16 Canine Acupuncture Case-Demo  Dr. Michael Bartholomew 
 17  Equine Acupuncture Techniques Dr. Huisheng Xie 
 18-20  Acupuncture for Lameness Dr. Huisheng Xie 
 21-22 How to Treat Equine Cases  Dr. Vickie Harvey 

On-site 


DAY 1
DAY 2 DAY 3
 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Five-shu Transporting Points

How to Treat Bi/Wei Syndromes, Osteoarthritis and IVDD in Small Animals

Acupoint Lab
 Source Points, Back-shu and Front-mu Points, Influential Points and other special Points
How to Start Your Acupuncture Practice 
How to Make a TCVM Diagnosis
 1:00 - 5:00 PM Acupoint Lab  Acupoint Lab How to Treat Gastrointestinal and Respiratory Disorders

Session 3 (Online) Syllabus


Session 3 (online)

All lectures are available for on-demand streaming for the duration of the session.  Each lecture is about 50 minutes in length.

Lecture

 Topics

Speaker
 1-4 Five Treasure: Qi, Blood, Shen, Jing, and Body Fluid Physiology and Pathology
Dr. Cheryl Chrisman
 5-8 TCVM Diagnosis
Dr. Cheryl Chrisman
 9-10 Eight Extraordinary Channels
Dr. Huisheng Xie
 11-12 Etiology and Pathology
Dr. Huisheng Xie
 13 Other Special Points
Dr. Huisheng Xie
 14-15 How to Make a TCVM Diagnosis (dry lab)
Dr. Huisheng Xie
16-17 Acupuncture for Neurological Disorders
Dr. Roger Clemmons
18 How to Approach Clinical Cases
Dr. Greg Todd
19-20 How to Improve Acupuncture Results
Dr. Greg Todd
21-23 Small Animal Cases
Dr. Connie DiNatale
 24-26 Horse Lameness   Dr. Huisheng Xie 
 
Session 4 (Online and On-site) Syllabus

Online Portion

Lecture

 Topic

Speaker
1 A Quick Review from Sessions 1 to 3 Dr. Huisheng Xie
2 Trigger Points and its Clinical Application of Acupuncture Dr. Carolina Medina
3 Small Animal/Equine Clinical Case Study Dr. Carolina Medina/Dr. Huisheng Xie
4
Herbal Introduction 1 Dr. Cindy West
5
Herbal Introduction 2 Dr. Cindy West
6 Food Therapy Introduction Dr. Cindy West
7-8 Acupuncture for Endocrine Disorder Dr. Huisheng Xie
9-10 Acupuncture for the Liver Diseases Dr. Huisheng Xie
11-12 How to Treat Skin Problems Dr. Huisheng Xie
13-14 Acupuncture for Cancer Dr. Huisheng Xie
15-16 Feline Acupuncture Dr. Huisheng Xie
17 Case Studies from Students Dr. Huisheng Xie
 18-20  Avian and Exotic Animal Acupuncture Dr. Cindy West


On-site Portion

Time Day 1 Day 2
7:30-8:20 Registration Sign-in
 8:30-12:20  Tutoring for online lectures of Sessions 1-4 Acupuncture Point Labs
 12:30-1:20  Lunch Break
 1:30-6:00 Acupuncture Point Lab  Acupuncture Point Lab

 


Session 5 (Online and On-site) Syllabus

Online Portion  

Lecture

Topic

Speaker
1 A Quick Review from Sessions 1 to 4
Dr. Huisheng Xie
2 How to Treat Renal Failure Dr. Huisheng Xie
3 How to Treat Heart Failure Dr. Huisheng Xie
4
How to Treat Behavioral Problems Dr. Huisheng Xie
5-6
Acupuncture for Immune-mediated Diseases Dr. Huisheng Xie
7-8
Clinical Applications of TCVM Dr. Tiffany Rimar
9 Introduction to Tui-na Dr. Cindy West
10-11 Liver Physiology and Pathology
Lung Physiology and Pathology 
Dr. Huisheng Xie
12-14 Spleen Physiology and Pathology
Heart Physiology and Pathology
Kidney Physiology and Pathology 
Dr. Huisheng Xie
15-16  TCVM Overview  & How to Sell TCVM
Dr. Huisheng Xie


On-site Portion  

Time Day 1 Day 2 Day 3
7:30-8:20 Registration Sign-in Sign-in 
 8:30-12:20  Tutoring for online lectures of Session 1-5  Acupuncture Point Labs Final Written Exam
 12:30-1:20  Lunch Break
 1:30-6:00 Acupuncture Point Lab  Acupuncture Point Exam  Session Ends