Course Overview

The Integrative Approach to Veterinary Oncology course is designed for those wishing to integrate TCVM as they care for cancer patients. The course teaches an evidence informed approach to integrative veterinary oncology. This course discusses the use of acupuncture, herbs, nutrition and nutraceuticals and reviews the etiology of cancer from a Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine perspective. Taught by two board certified clinical integrative oncologists with experience in the combination of integrative and conventional therapy. The course will also review common cancer and treatment protocols in general as well as include a deeper look into the mechanisms of action of anticancer herbs as well as evidence to support safety and efficacy of an integrative approach.

Upon completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Combine herbal medicine with conventional cancer treatments
  • Integrate nutrition, food therapy and dietary supplements with cancer care
  • Understand the TCVM approach to treating tumors, melanoma, and more
Course Features
  • Up to 21 C.E. hours (pending RACE approval) 
  • Free case consultation with TCVM experts for all students
  • Complimentary lunches for each day of on-site class
  • Morning Tai-ji and Qi-gong meditation before class

  • Kendra Pope DVM, DACVIM-Oncology       
  • Betsy Hershey DVM, DACVIM-Oncology, CVA
  • Michael Bartholomew, DVM, MS, CVA
Lodging and Accommodations

For information about accommodations, travel, and what to pack, please visit our lodging and accommodations page.