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Upon graduation and completion of all requirements, students of this course will obtain their Certified Veterinary Acupuncturist (CVA) certification. The program is equivalent to the basic acupuncture course offered by the Chi Institute of Chinese Medicine in the USA. The locations and syllabus of this program are designed specifically for the convenience of Asian veterinarians.
To enroll in this course you must be either a license veterinarian or you must have completed at least one year of school at an accredited college of veterinary medicine (CVM) by the start date of the course.
Students of the Small Animal Acupuncture program are eligible for the Certified Veterinary Acupuncturist certification endorsed by the Chi Institute of Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine. The CVA certification requirements are as follows:
Please note that the Chi Institute cannot issue any certification to DVM students until their DVM has been obtained.
Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine: Fundamental Principles 2nd Edition
Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion - by Cheng Xinnong
Chinese Veterinary Herbal Handbook - by Huisheng Xie, DVM, PhD
To order textbooks, please visit Chi bookstore.
Students locating acupoints during small animal point lab.
Students take a visit to a TCM hospital where a volunteer experiences cupping first hand.
Students enjoying a boat tour during the 2015 China Class.
Drs. Holyoak and Memon demonstrating the electroacupuncture unit to students.
Students and Faculty enjoying the banquet during the 2015 China Class.