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Basic Course in Veterinary Acupuncture 2011-2012 USA Portland, Oregon

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Basic Course in Veterinary Acupuncture 2011-2012 USA Portland, Oregon

Basic Course in Veterinary Acupuncture 2011-2012 USA Portland, Oregon

The basic veterinary acupuncture course taught by the International Veterinary Acupuncture Society (IVAS) in the United States has the longest history of a comprehensive study of veterinary acupuncture in the Western World.Basic Course in Veterinary Acupuncture 2011-2012 USA Portland, Oregon The curricula of the course integrates a balanced background of the fundamentals of the scientific basis and application of acupuncture as well as a background in the fundamentals and applications of traditional Chinese medicine and acupuncture. The educational program provides acupuncture study and its clinical application for small animal as well as large animal, avian and exotic species.

Graduates of the IVAS United States Basic Acupuncture Course are prepared for more advanced study of veterinary acupuncture from either a scientific or traditional Chinese medicine perspective and they can pursue the study of traditional Chinese veterinary herbology as well.

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2011 - 2012 Portland, Oregon Schedule

Session 1 October 19 - 23, 2011
Session 2 November 16 - 20, 2011
Session 3 January 18 - 22, 2012
Session 4 February 15 - 19, 2012
Exams March 31 and April 1, 2012

Crowne Plaza - Downtown
1441 NE 2nd
Portland, Oregon 97232


Course Curriculum

The course in the USA consists of four consecutive sessions.

Session 1 - The first session provides a basic understanding of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) principles and their relationship to Western Medicine, introduction to meridian theory, scientific basis of acupuncture, and acupoint location.

Session 2 - The second session provides a working knowledge of TCM diagnostic approaches. Introduction to Eight Principle and Zang Fu theory. It also provides a working knowledge of small animal and equine acupuncture.

Session 3 - In the third session, course attendees will acquire the abilituy to integrate the diagnostic approaches and develop treatment regimens.

Session 4 - The fourth session will enable course attendees to incorporate basic knowledge of acupuncuncture into clinical practice.

Classroom lectures begin with the anatomic, physiologic and historical aspects of acupuncture. As the course progresses, patient assessment and diagnosis from a clinically scientific perspective and traditional Chinese medical theory approach are introduced. With a solid background in the varied integration of acupuncture theory, assessment, and treatment methods, the curriculum provides clinically useful ways to integrate the different approaches of acupuncture into veterinary practice.
The laboratories teach hands-on palpation skills and acupoint location as well as exposure to different methods of patient assessment and treatment by experienced clinicians with live patients.
This course prepares the student for both the written and practical examinations that are required for IVAS Certification in veterinary acupuncture for both small and large animals. The IVAS Certification has been internationally recognized for over 35 years. The student will be prepared to integrate acupuncture into their practice, and will have the opportunity to personally arrange for observation of acupuncture in clinical practices with a worldwide network of IVAS certified practitioners.



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IVAS - The International Veterinary Acupuncture Society



Basic Course in Veterinary Acupuncture 2011-2012 USA Portland, Oregon

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