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Course Syllabus

Online Portion

 Lecture Topic  Speaker 

1

Introduction to Palliative and End-of-Life Care



Dr. Tami Shearer

2-3

Five-step Palliative and Hospice Care Plan

4

Personalized Care Planning based on Bian-Zheng 

5

TCVM Case Studies

6

Assessment of the Efficacy of TCVM Therapy

7-8

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

9

TCVM View on Life and Death


Dr. Huisheng Xie

10-11

Case Studies

12

TCVM and Integrative Care: Dementia


Dr. Tami Shearer

13

Preserving Jing: Support of the Veterinarian 

14-15

Introduction to Tai-ji as a Self-help Tool 

Dr. Huisheng Xie

16-19

Spiritual Qi of Animals


Dr. Karlene Stange

20-21

Taoism

22

Critical Care Techniques that Compliment TCVM

Dr. Beth Marchitelli

23

TCVM and Integrative Care: Respiratory Distress


Dr. Tami Shearer

24

TCVM and Integrative Care: Urinary Tract 

25

TCVM and Integrative Care: Wei Syndrome

26

Nursing Care Tips 

Dr. Beth Marchitelli

27

TCVM and Integrative Care: Bleeding


Dr. Tami Shearer

28

TCVM and Integrative Care: Digestive Changes

29

TCVM and Integrative Care: Pain Management

30

Guidelines to Manage Cancer 

Dr. Tami Shearer

31

Euthanasia. Review of adverse events

Dr. Beth Marchitelli




 

On-site Portion

Day One

Topic  Speaker 

A Day in the Clinic of an Integrated Practice

Dr. Tami Shearer

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

Dr. Elizabeth Fernandez

Integrating TCVM into a House Call Practice
House Call Safety Issues

Dr. Jade Tenberg







 

Day Two

Topic  Speaker 

Steps in Providing a Good Death

Dr. Jade Tenberg

Master Thesis Presentation 

Dr. Tami Shearer

Euthanasia Challenges: Case Studies

Dr. Jade Tenberg

End-of-Life Practices in Equine Medicine Dr. David Shuey
Advanced TCVM for Palliative Care Patients Dr. Tami Shearer