"Holistic medicine can be a great adjunct to traditional veterinary medicine, especially for cases involving chronic pain or chronic illnesses that aren't responding well to traditional treatments."
-Dr. Brooke Groskopf
Best Friends Animal Society Veterinarian
Purple Moon Herbs & Studies
Philosophy of Western Medical Herbalism Introductory Course
April 28-30, 2017 Sanderling Resort, Duck, Outer Banks, North Carolina
Presented by Drs. Laurie Dohmen and Kris August
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International Herb Symposium 2017
June 9th - 11th 2017, Wheaton College in Norton, MA
Veterinarian Tract Teachers and Topics:
Ihor Basko, DVM, CVA
In his first lecture, Dr. Basko will lecture on two plants found in Hawaii, Noni and Java Plum. His second lecture will discuss feeding fresh food with the wisdom of TCM. Dr. Basko will also hold an intensive coving many aspects of mushrooms.
Donna Kelleher, DVM
Dr. Kelleher will lecture on Pacific NW Plants and their applications, as well as itchy skin caused by food allergies.
Cynthia Lankenau, DVM
Dr. Lankenau’s talks will be on energetics of Western Herbs focusing on specific animal GI and Respiratory conditions and a lecture on the severe level of illness our animals are facing while discussing a Chinese formula, Wu Mei Wan in treating diseases of a Jue Yin Excess.
Rob Silver, DVM, MS, CVA
Dr Silver will discuss Cannabis sativa L.: Its Impact on Animals and Practical Considerations Formulating Herbal remedies for Pets
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TCVM Introductory Herbal Course with Mona Boudreaux, Steve Marsden and Nathan Heilman, presented by A Time To Heal
Session I = June 22-25, 2017
Session II = July 27-30, 2017
Session III = Sept. 21-24, 2017
Expand your treatment options and view your patients through the new lens of this holistic modality. Through this course, you will gain an understanding of herb categories, properties, actions, and functions. We explain how herbal formulas have been constructed over history to achieve the best results for patients. This course is geared to prepare the veterinarian engaged in the rigors of day-to-day practice. With over 17 years of experience teaching veterinarians, over 97% of our graduates are currently using Chinese herbs and seeing the positive results in practice. Come learn
this dynamic modality, and provide your clients with the care that, increasingly, more of them are seeking for their animal companions.
Within these four modules, you will learn:
-The relevant history of TCM
-Tongue and pulse diagnosis
-Syndrome differentiation and disease pattern identification
-Commonly used herbs and formulas including sources and dosing guidelines
-On-line data search techniques for the most complete herbal information
-Dietary recommendations to improve patient outcomes
The course will feature:
-Online module, spanning duration of the course, to introduce topics discussed during
-Case-based learning to help practitioners integrate the info
-Breakout sessions for refining practical skills (interview, diagnostics (T&P), treatment)
This course will greatly enhance your ability to treat:
-Geriatric patients with neuromuscular weakness and pain
-Organ failure (renal, liver, heart, etc.)
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