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Course Syllabus
TCVM Diagnostics, Classical Points and Advanced Acupuncture Techniques is offered either as a small animal or an equine course. The course consists of an online and an on-site portion. The online portion consists of 10 hours of lectures that can be streamed on-demand over a three-month period, and the on-site portion is held on the Chi Campus over a 2.5 day period.  For course dates and tuition information please go to Schedule and Tuition.
Small Animal Syllabus
Thurs  on-site Topic
 8:30 - 10:20  How to Improve Acupuncture Clinical Results
 10:30 - 11:20  Scalp Acupuncture and Auriculotherapy (Demo)
 11:30 - 12:30  Gold Implantation (Demo)
 12:30 - 1:30  Lunch Break
 1:30 - 6:30
 Afternoon Wet Labs 
  • Auriculotherapy, Scalp Acupuncture
  • Aquapuncture, Moxibustion, Hemo-Acupuncture,
    Pneumo-Acupuncture
  • Simple Tui-na Techniques
  • Electro-Acupuncture
  • How to Approach Clinical Cases
  • Tongue and Pulse Diagnosis

Fri  on-site Topic
 8:30 - 12:20  How to Make a TCVM Diagnosis (Rounds & Demo)
 12:30 - 1:30
 Lunch Break
 1:30 - 6:30
 Afternoon Wet Labs (Classical Acupoints, Advanced
 Tongue & Pulse)         
  • Classical Points in the Head (top 23 pts), in
    the Trunk (top 26 pts) and in the Limbs
    (top 28 pts)
  • How to Approach Clinical Cases

 

Sat  on-site Topic
 8:30 - 12:30
 Morning Wet Labs
  • Real Clinical Cases: How to Diagnose and Treat
  • On-site session ends 12:30pm

Lectures online Topic          
 1-2  Neurological Cases - Dry Lab (Case Study)
 3  How to Treat Skin Problems
 4-6
 Small Animal Case Study (Dry Lab)
 7-8  10 Acupuncture Techniques: History, Clinical Applications, Cautions, and Advanced Acupuncture Methods
 9-10  TCVM for Geriatrics
Equine Syllabus
Thurs on-site Topic
 8:30 - 10:20  How to Improve Acupuncture Clinical Results
 10:30 - 11:20  How to scan a Horse, Scalp Acupuncture and
 Auriculotherapy (Demo)
 11:30 - 12:30  Gold Implantation (Demo)
 12:30 - 1:30  Lunch Break
 1:30 - 6:30  Afternoon Wet Labs  
  • Classical Points in the Head and Neck
  • Classical Points in the Front Limbs
  • Acupuncture Techniques, Electro-Acupuncture, Simple Tui-na, Pneumo-Acupuncture, Moxibustion, How to Needle Points around the Eyes, Abdomen, Feet and Other Special Needling Techniques. 
  • How to Approach an Equine

 

Fri on-site Topic 
 8:30 - 12:20  How to Make a TCVM Diagnosis (Rounds & Demo)
 12:30 - 1:30
 Lunch Break
 1:30 - 5:30
 Afternoon Wet Labs 
  • Classical Points in Trunk and Tail
  • Points in the Hind Limb
  • How to Approach an Equine Case

 

Sat on-site Topic
 8:30 - 12:30  Morning Wet Labs
  • Real Clinical Cases: How to Diagnose and Treat
  • On-site session ends 12:30pm

 

Lectures online Topic 
 1  How to Approach Equine Cases
 2-4  Lameness and Internal Medicine Cases (Dry Lab)
 5-8  10 Acupuncture Techniques: History, Clinical Applications, Cautions, and Advanced Acupuncture Methods 
 9-10  Equine Neurological Diseases