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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 (2018 course only)

Lecture 1  Introduction and Course Overview
What is Topographic Acupuncture 
Lecture 2  Introduction to Microsystems Acupuncture 
Lecture 3 Evidence for Distal Point, Minimal Needle and Powerful Effect
Lecture 4 Introduction to Concepts of Mirror and Image for Needle Choice Considering Tissue Similarity and Acupuncture Site Choices 

On-site 

   7:45 - 8:30
 Mornings (8:30-12:30)
 Afternoons (1:30 - 5:30)
 Friday Tai-ji/Qi-gong Lecture with Theory and Introduction
Application of Basic Technique on Partners
Saturday Tai-ji/Qi-gong Wet-lab with Small Quadrupeds
Dealing with Complex Channel Disharmonies
Wet-lab with Equine Patients

 

Session 2: Review and Internal Medical Disharmonies

Online (2018 course only)

Lecture 1  Review of Previous Online Lectures
Lecture 2 Species Differences in Mirror and Image Needle Sites
Lecture 3

Discussion of De Qi, Zhi Qi and Adequate Needle Stimulation to Engender Results

Lecture 4 Putting it All Together, Channel Clearing and  Distal Microsystems

On-site 


7:45 - 8:30
Mornings (8:30-12:30)
Afternoons (1:30 - 5:30)
Friday Tai-ji/Qi-gong Review of Session 1, Overview of Session 2
Corrections and Explanations from Session 1
Practice Diagnosing and Treating Internal Medical Disharmonies with Partners
Saturday Tai-ji/Qi-gong

Practice Diagnosing and Treating Internal Medical Disharmonies in Small Quadruped Patients

Practice Diagnosing and Treating Internal Medical Disharmonies in Equine Patients

 

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