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Sessions 1 & 2 (On-site) Syllabus
On-site 


DAY 1
DAY 2 DAY 3 DAY 4
 DAY 5
DAY 6
 7:30-8:20
Registration Tai-ji/Qi-gong
Tai-ji/Qi-gong
     
 8:30-9:20 Course Goal and History of Acupuncture - Dr. Xie
Understanding Acupuncture Points - Dr. Xie
Other Special Points - Dr. Xie   How to Treat Bi Syndrome and Arthritis - Dr. Xie  How to Treat Gastrointestinal Disorders - Dr. Cahyono How to start your acupuncture practice (cook book) - Dr. Cahyono 
 9:30-10:20
 What’s Acupuncture - Dr. Xie Understanding Meridians and Channels - Dr. Xie TCVM Diagnosis Intro - Dr. Xie
 Wet Lab Self-needling - Dr. Xie and Dr. Ma
 10:30-12:30  Five Elements - Dr. Xie  Five-shu Transporting Points - Dr. Xie   

How to Treat IVDD,
How to Treat Seizures - Dr. Ma

 How to Treat Respiratory Disorders - Dr. Cahyono
 12:30-1:30 Lunch break
     
 1:30-6:00
Zang-fu Physiology, Yin-Yang Theory and
Eight Principles - Dr. Ma

Canine Point Lab - Dr. Cahyono
Canine Point Lab - Dr. Cahyono
Canine Point Lab - Dr. Cahyono
How to Practice Acupuncture in Small Animals (Demo with Real cases) - Dr. Cahyono
Class ends at 1:30

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

Topic

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. Bruce Ferguson
19-20 How to Improve Acupuncture Results
Dr. Bruce Ferguson
21-23 Small Animal Cases: a TCVM Approach
Dr. Connie DiNatale
Session 4 (Online & 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 Clinical Case Study  Dr. Carolina Medina
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



DAY 1
DAY 2 DAY 3
7:30-8:20
Registration Tai-ji/Qi-gong
Tai-ji/Qi-gong
8:30-10:20
Tutoring for online lectures 
of Sessions 1-4
- Dr. Cahyono
Tutoring of online lectures
of Sessions 1-4
-Dr. Cahyono

Canine Point Lab - Dr. Cahyono
10:30-12:30
12:30-1:30 Lunch break
1:30-3:20 Canine Point Lab - Dr. Cahyono
Canine Point Lab - Dr. Cahyono
Class ends at 1:30
3:30-6:00

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  Liver Physiology and Pathology
Dr. Huisheng Xie
11  Lung Physiology and Pathology
Dr. Huisheng Xie
12  Spleen Physiology and Pathology
Dr. Huisheng Xie
13  Heart Physiology and Pathology
Dr. Huisheng Xie
14  Kidney Physiology and Pathology
Dr. Huisheng Xie
15  TCVM Overview
Dr. Huisheng Xie
16   How to Sell TCVM
Dr. Huisheng Xie


On-site Portion


DAY 1
DAY 2 DAY 3
7:30-8:20
Registration Tai-ji/Qi-gong
Tai-ji/Qi-gong
8:30-10:20
Tutoring for online lectures 
of Sessions 1-5
- Dr. Cahyono

Canine Point Lab - Dr. Cahyono

Final Written Exam - Dr. Weerapongse
10:30-12:30
12:30-1:30 Lunch break
1:30-3:20 Canine Point Lab - Dr. Cahyono
Canine Acupuncture Point Exam - Dr. Weerapongse
Class ends at 1:30
3:30-6:00