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Course Syllabus

The on-site portion of this course is held on the Chi Campus.

Online 

Lecture 1  Introduction to Palliative and End-of-Life Care:  Dr. Tami Shearer 
Lecture 2-3  Five-step Palliative and Hospice Care Plan:  Dr. Tami Shearer
Lecture 4 Personalized Care Planning based on Bian-Zheng and Constitutions:  Dr. Tami Shearer
Lecture 5 TCVM End-of-life and Palliative Care Case Study Example:  Dr. Tami Shearer   
Lecture 6 Assessment of the Efficacy of TCVM Therapy:  Dr. Tami Shearer 
Lecture 7-8  Physical Medicine Specifically for Palliative and End-of-life Care:  Dr. Tami Shearer 
Lecture 9-10  Case Studies:  Dr. Huisheng Xie  
Lecture 11  TCVM and Integrative Care to Manage Cognitive Dysfunction/Dementia:  Dr. Tami Shearer 
Lecture 12  Preserving Jing: Support of the Veterinarians and Caretakers Involved with End-of-Life Care:  Dr. Tami Shearer
Lecture 13-14  Introduction to Tai-chi as a Self-help Tool for Practitioners:  Frank Gonzalez

On-site 

   7:45 - 8:30
 Mornings (8:30-12:30)
 Afternoons (1:30 - 5:30)
 Friday Tai-ji/Qi-gong Lecture 15-18: Spiritual Qi of Animals:  Dr. Karlene Stange
Lecture 19-20: Overview on Herbal, Acupuncture, Food Therapy and Tui-na for Palliative and End-of-Life care:  Dr. Karlene Stange

Lecture 21: Critical Care Techniques that Compliment TCVM:  Dr. Beth Marchitelli/Dr. Tami Shearer

Lecture 22: TCVM and Integrative Care to Manage Respiratory Distress by Dr. Tami Shearer

Saturday Tai-ji/Qi-gong

Lecture 23: TCVM and Integrative Care to Manage Urinary Tract Changes:  Dr. Tami Shearer

Lecture 24: TCVM and Integrative Care to Manage Wei Syndrome:  Dr. Tami Shearer

Lecture 25: Nursing Care Tips for Palliative Care and End-of-life Patients:  Dr. Beth Marchitelli

Lecture 26: TCVM and Integrative Care to Manage Bleeding by Dr. Tami Shearer

Lecture 27: TCVM and Integrative Care for Digestive Changes by Dr. Tami Shearer

Lecture 28: TCVM and Integrative Care to Manage Pain by Dr. Tami Shearer

Lecture 29: Guidelines to Manage Cancer by Dr. Tami Shearer

Lecture 30: Euthanasia. Review of adverse events and euthanasia protocols By Dr. Beth Marchitelli




Tuition information and course dates are provided on the Schedule and Tuition page.