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Course Syllabus

Online Portion

1

Introduction to Palliative and End-of-Life Care

Dr. Tami Shearer

2

Personalized Care Planning based on Bian-Zheng and Constitutions

3

TCVM End-of-life and Palliative Care Case Study Example

4

Assessment of the Efficacy of TCVM Therapy

5-6

Physical Medicine Specifically for Palliative and End-of-life Care

7

TCVM View on Life and Death

Dr. Huisheng Xie

8-9

Case Studies

10

TCVM and Integrative Care to Manage Cognitive Dysfunction/Dementia

Dr. Tami Shearer

11

Preserving Jing: Support of the Veterinarians and Caretakers involved with End-of-life Care

12-13

Introduction to Tai-ji as a Self-help Tool for Practitioners

Dr. Huisheng Xie

14-17

Spiritual Qi of Animals

Dr. Karlene Stange

18-19

Taoism

20

Critical Care Techniques that Compliment TCVM

Dr. Beth Marchitelli

21

TCVM and Integrative Care to Manage Respiratory Distress

Dr. Tami Shearer

22

TCVM and Integrative Care to Manage Urinary Tract Changes

23

TCVM and Integrative Care to Manage Wei Syndrome

24

Nursing Care Tips for Palliative Care and End-of-life Patients

Dr. Beth Marchitelli

25

TCVM and Integrative Care to Manage Bleeding

Dr. Tami Shearer

26

TCVM and Integrative Care for Digestive Changes

27

TCVM and Integrative Care to Manage Pain

28

Guidelines to Manage Cancer

29

Euthanasia. Review of adverse events and euthanasia protocols

Dr. Beth Marchitelli






































Bonus Lectures (2 hours) Five-step Palliative and Hospice Care Plan: Dr. Tami Shearer




 

On-site Portion

Day One

Topic

Speaker

A Day in the Clinic of an Integrated Practice

Dr. Shearer

What is Suffering
Liz's Top Ten Palliative Care Tips
Treating Clients Like Competent Adults
End-of-Life and Palliative Case Studies

Dr. Fernandez

Integrating TCVM into a House Call Practice; House Call Saftey Issues

Dr. Tenberg

Day Two

Topic

Speaker

Steps in Providing a Good Death

Dr. Tenberg

Master Thesis Presentation

Dr. Shearer

Euthanasia Challenges: Case Studies

Dr. Tenberg

End-of-Life Practices in Equine Medicine

Dr. Shuey

Advanced TCVM for Palliative Care Patients

Dr. Shearer