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Students start mornings with Tai-ji and Qi-gong meditation.

Live animals are used in wet labs.
Course Syllabus

Both courses in the Veterinary Topographic Acupuncture course are held on the Chi Campus.

Session 1: Introduction and Channel Disharmonies RACE Approved for 16 hours

Online Portion

Lecture 1  Introduction to Distal Needle, Non-local Acupuncture; Importance of Active or Sensitized Acupuncture Points   
Lecture 2  Accurate Point Location: Channels and Point Palpation; Importance of Proper Needle Placement for Extraordinary Channels 
Lecture 3 Introduction to Six Basic Topographic Acupuncture Systems Focus on Systems 1-3 with Clinical Cases 
Lecture 4


On-site Portion 

   7:45 - 8:30
 Mornings (8:30-12:30)
 Afternoons (1:30 - 5:30)
 Friday Tai-ji/Qi-gong

Review of the Topographic Acupuncture System 

Intro to Ba-gua
Wet Lab: Canine (Practice of Systems 1-3) in Dogs

Wet Lab: Equine (Practice of Systems 1-3) in Horses

Saturday Tai-ji/Qi-gong

Corrections and Additions to Day 1

Topographic Acupuncture System Systems 4-6

Wet Lab: Canine (Practice of Systems 4-6) in Dogs

Putting it All Together: Clinical Cases and Choosing the "Best" System for the Clinical Case

Equine Lab Special Aspects of Equine Microsystems

Wet Lab: Equine (Practice of Systems 4-6) in Horses

 

Session 2: Review and Internal Medical Disharmonies

Online Portion

Lecture 1  Achieving Balance with Yin and Yang Channel Treatment 
Lecture 2 Seeking Balance with the 5 Shu Transporting Points 
Lecture 3

Putting it All Together: Clinical Cases and Choosing the "Best" System for the Clinical Case 

Lecture 4

On-site Portion 


7:45 - 8:30
Mornings (8:30-12:30)
Afternoons (1:30 - 5:30)
Friday Tai-ji/Qi-gong

Review of 6 Basic Topographic Distal Needle Systems

Review and Importance of the Du Mai and Scalp Microsystems 

Review and Special Use of Small Animal Metacarpal and Metatarsal Distal Points

Review and Special Use of Equine Fetlock Points

Wet Lab: Real Canine Cases: Applying the Fundamental Principles Reviewed in the Morning 

Wet Lab: Real Equine Cases Applying the Fundamental Principles Reviewed in the Morning
Saturday Tai-ji/Qi-gong

Topographic Acupuncture Case Studies

Wet Lab: Real Canine Complex Cases: Applying the Principles

 

Wet Lab: Real Canine Complex Cases: Applying the Principles

Wet Lab: Real Equine Complex Cases: Applying the Principles 

 

 

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