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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
 10:40 - 11:20  How to Improve Acupuncture Clinical Results (cont.)
 11:30 - 12:30  Gold Implantation (Demo)
 12:30 - 1:30  Lunch Break
 1:30 - 6:30
 Afternoon Wet Labs 
  • Point Embedding and Electro-acupuncture techniques   
  • Simple Tui-na Techniques 
  • Intro to canine vet medical manipulation  
  • Pulse Diagnosis in People
  • Aqua-acp, Pneumo-acp and Other Techniques 
  • Scalp and Ear Acupuncture

Fri  on-site Topic
 8:30 - 10:40  How to Make a TCVM Diagnosis (Rounds & Demo)
 11:00 - 12:30  Demo: How to Make a TCVM Diagnosis
 12:30 - 1:30
 Lunch Break
 1:30 - 6:30
 Afternoon Wet Labs (Classical Acupoints, Advanced
 Tongue & Pulse)         
  • Classical Points in the Trunk (top 26 points) 
  •  How to Approach a Clinical Case 
  • Classical Points in the Head (top 23 points) 
  • Classical Points in the Limbs (top 28 points) 
  • Tongue and Pulse in dogs and cats

 

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
Seoul, South Korea - Small Animal On-site
Thurs  on-site Topic
 Afternoon Wet Labs

Scalp and Ear Acupuncture
Electro-acupuncture (EA), and EA analgesia for surgery 
Aqua-acp, pneumo-acp, hemo-acupuncture, Laser
Moxibustion, Tui-na and rehab

Fri  on-site Topic
Morning Lectures Gold Implantation and Demo
Balance Acupuncture
Afternoon Wet Labs
Tongue and pulse diagnosis                                               
Points in the Head           
Points in the Trunk 
Points in the Limbs

 

Sat  on-site Topic
Morning Lectures
 How to Improve Acupuncture Clinical Results                                                                                              
 Afternoon Wet Labs Clinical Cases  How to Diagnose and Treat?  


Equine Syllabus
Thurs on-site Topic
 8:30 - 10:20  How to Improve Acupuncture Clinical Results
 11:30 - 12:30  Gold Implantation and Stapling at Auricular Acupoint (Demo)
 12:30 - 1:30  Lunch Break
 1:30 - 6:30  Afternoon Wet Labs  
  • Classical Points in the Head and Neck 
  • Points in the Front Limb 
  • Acupuncture techniques, Electro-Acupuncture, Simple Tui-na, Pneumo-acupuncture, Moxibustion, How to Needle Points Around Eyes, Abdomen, Feet and Other Special Needling Techniques 
  • How to make a TCVM diagnosis in horse

 

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