The first Online Herbal Class will be offered in December. All 5 modules in 2009 will be offered both on site and online. This class satisfies 15 hours towards the basic acupuncture internship, and also constitutes 32 hours of CE credit.
The first 2-day TCVM Introductory Seminar for TCVM and Chinese Herbal Medicine was held in Denver, Colorado the weekend of October 11 and 12. Dr. Carla Pasteur taught the equine session, and Dr. Cindy Wallis taught the small animal session, hosting 46 veterinarians who said this overview surpassed their expectations. The next Introductory Seminar will be held in the East in White Plains, New York on April 18 and 19, 2009. Please tell your colleagues in the area about this wonderful opportunity to either learn about TCVM to see if it is for them, or it can also be attended for a good review for people who learned it years ago. It has been approved for CE credits for 7 hours per day.
The first Chi Institute European Basic Acupuncture course started in October in Madrid, Spain, and was attended by 28 students from 8 different countries, joining Drs. Clemmons, Xie, Zilberschtein and Yamate for a very successful first session.
The Chi Institute 10th Advanced Annual TCVM Conference was held in September in Chong-qing, China. The main topics of this year’s Annual Conference were Cancer, Liver and Skin Problems. The 2009 Conference will be held in Reddick, November 19-22, and the topic is Sports Medicine. Please mark your calendars now if you are planning to go to the next China Conference: September 11-25, 2010!
A new and expanded edition of the Chinese Veterinary Herbal Handbook was recently published. This edition includes 42 newly developed Chinese herbal formulas, 20 new tables and 5 color charts.