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22nd Annual International Conference on TCVM 



November 19 - 22, 2020
 

Chi Institute: 9650 West Highway 318, Reddick, FL USA

Main Theme: Gastrointestinal and Hepatobiliary Diseases in Dogs, Cats, and Horses 

The Annual TCVM Conference has been conducted every year since 1999. It provides a great opportunity for veterinarians to learn from the top TCVM experts and meet TCVM practitioners from all over the world. Additionally, TCVM practitioners and research scientists from around the world are invited to speak about their clinical experiences and research findings. The conference will span over the course of four days, with two days of lectures and two days of rotating workshops. 


Highlights:

  • Learn from world-renowned speakers and get the latest updates on TCVM.
  • Enjoy networking opportunities with like minds from around the world.
  • Reunite with old friends and make new ones.
  • Earn up to 32 RACE approved CE hours.
  • Receive a digital PDF file of the conference lectures handouts.
  • Add a complimentary hardcover conference proceedings to your TCVM library.
  • Join us at the conference banquet with one complimentary banquet ticket.


Conference Lecture (Nov. 19-20, 2020): $425*  - 16 CE Hours 
*Early bird registration rate ends by 8/18/2020


$475 advanced registration rate ends by 10/18/2020
$525 normal registration rate after 10/18/2020

PDF download file instructions will be emailed to attendee.
Optional binder of printed lecture handout will be available for pick up on site: $35 

Workshops (Nov. 21-22, 2020) - 4 CE Hours Each

Equine TCVM Scanning & Lameness Diagnostics  $250 
Clinical Veterinary Ozone Therapy  $250
Integrative Approach to Behavioral Issues  $250 
Integrative Approach to Exotic Animals  $250 

Workshop registration is only open to the conference lecture attendees.

Discounts:

  • $100 off when registering for any 3 workshops
  • $250 off when registering for all 4 workshops
  • $50 off for current WATCVM members 

Conference lecture and workshop registration fees will be due 90 days before conference.

Co-sponsor: World Association of TCVM


Attendees of the 2019 Conference in China.



Attendees of the 2019 Conference in China during lectures.


Attendees of the 2018 Conference in Florida.


Lecture Hall from the 2017 Annual Conference in Canada


Entertainment and dinner banquet of the 2017 Conference.


Attendees of the 2016 International Conference in China.

Thursday, November 19, 2020
Gastrointestinal Diseases

Time
Topics
Speaker
8:00 - 8:30
Registration
8:30 - 9:30
How to Use the TCVM for IBD 

Dr. Mitsie Vargas

9:30 - 10:00
TCVM Diagnostic Methods for Gastrointestinal Disease in Dogs and Cats 
Dr. Aja Senestraro 
10:30 - 11:30
Food Therapy for Gastrointestinal Disorders in Dogs and Cats 
Dr. Margaret Fowler
11:30 - 12:00
Pancreatitis: Diagnosis and Treatment using Warm Disease Theory (Wen Bing Xue)

Dr. Cynthia Lankenau

12:00 - 12:30
Effects of Acupuncture for Megacolon in Small Animals 

Dr. Weerapongse Tangjitjaroen

1:30 - 1:40
TCVM Treatment of Gastric Dilatation in a Dog 

Dr. Yihan Li

1:40 - 1:50
Canine case study: Strike the Wood, Light the Fire, and Singe the Earth 

Dr. Joan Winter

1:50 - 2:00
Harnessing the Power of Qi for Treatment of Equine Gas Colics 

Dr. Suzan Seelye

2:00 - 2:30
How to Balance Gastrointestinal Disorders in Animals

Dr. Antonio Alfaro

2:30 - 3:00
Correlation between TCVM Pattern Diagnosis and Gastroscopy in Equine Gastric Ulcer Syndrome 

Dr. Amelia Munsterman

3:30 - 4:00
Food Therapy for Gastrointestinal Ulcers in Horses 
Dr. Margaret Fowler
4:00 - 4:30
Clinical Application of TCVM for Ileus Paralytic Horses

Dr. Lorena Lloret

4:30 - 4:40
The Use of Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine for Treatment of Chronic Diarrhea and Lameness on a Horse
Dr. Silvia Do Valle
4:40 - 5:00
Integrative Therapy for an Anorexic Walrus 

Dr. Erika Nelson

Integrative Therapy for Grizzly Bear with Severe Degenerative Joint Disease 
 5:00 - 5:10  TCVM Treatment for Idiopathic Sialorrhea in a Koala  Dr. V. Renea Johnson
 5:10 - 5:30 The Effectiveness of Integrating Gui Pi Tang with Conventional Medicine in the Treatment of Thrombocytopenia and Severe Thrombocytopenia in Dogs – A Retrospective Study

Dr. Chee May Wong

 5:30 - 6:00 GI case studies  Dr. Shen Xie

Friday, November 20, 2020
Hepatobiliary Diseases and Others

Time
Topics
Speaker
8:30 - 9:30
TCVM Food Therapy for Liver Problems

Dr. Li-Chuan Tsai

9:30 - 10:00
Clinical Applications of Chinese Herbal in Canine Cases of Liver Diseases due to Differential Western Medical Diagnosis

Dr. Lorena Lloret

10:30 - 10:40
Treatment of Hepatopathy, Portal Hypertension, Ascites, Peritoneal and Pleural Effusion and Urinary Calculi in a Three-Year-old Cocker Spaniel with Acupuncture, Chinese Herbal Medicine and Food Therapy 

Dr. Donna Hein

10:40 - 10:50
Lifelong Management of an Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt with Severe Anemia using Dietary Therapy, Chinese Herbal Formulations, and Acupuncture

Dr. Margie Garrett

10:50 - 11:10
The use of TCVM Food Therapy in an-8 year Old Pug for the Treatment of Biliary Mucocele

Dr. Doris Reátegui Blacker

Use of TCVM in a 2-year-old Domestic Short-haired Cat for the Treatment of Severe Jaundice (Huang Dan) 
11:10 - 11:30
The Clinical Therapeutic Effect of Chinese herbs on Jaundice of Dogs and Cats

Dr. Mu Li

11:30 - 12:00
TCVM to Diagnose and Treat a Special Canine Hepatobiliary Case 

Dr. Yu Cheng

 

Sole Dry Needle Acupuncture Treatment for Chocolate Toxicity in a Dog
Using Chinese Herbal Medicine to Treat a Dog with Strange Angry Mood Cycle 
12:00 - 12:30
TCVM and Integrative Treatment of a Canine with Concurrent Liver and Adrenal Masses

Dr. Michael Bartholomew

TCVM and Integrative Treatment of a Canine Patient with Cushing’s Disease, Hepatopathy, and a Gallbladder Mucocoele 
Using Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine to Treat a Case of Progressive Retinal Atrophy in an Adult Greyhound with Liver and Kidney Yin Deficiency
1:30 - 2:00
Transitional Cell Carcinoma in Canines: Five Case Studies

Dr. Michelle Tilghman

2:00 - 2:10
Treatment of A Dog with Tracheal Collapse Using Acupuncture, Tui-na and Herbal Medicine

 

Dr. Ying-Choi Chong

2:10 - 2:20
Acupuncture Treatments Reduced Paroxysmal Cough and Heart Rate at Six Minutes’ Walk Test in Dogs Suffering from Tracheal Collapse

Dr. Phurion Chueainta

2:20 - 2:30
Acupuncture Treatment Results in Paralysis of a 2-Year-Old Dachshund

Dr. Tristin Morgan

2:30 - 2:50
Liver-3 Acupoint Effect on Isoflurane Anesthesia Usage During Canine Orchiectomy: A Controlled, Randomized and Blinded Clinical Study

Dr. Karen Turner-Knarr

2:50 - 3:10
Treating Mares with Reproductive Problems with Balanced Method

Dr. Perm González

 3:40 - 4:00 Acupuncture Diagnosis of Equine Stifle Diseases Dr. Pedro Vicente Michelotto 
4:00 - 4:20 Integrative Medicine: TCVM and Rehabilitation in a Case of Radio / Ulnar Fracture and Radial Paralysis in an Owl

Dr. José Zilberschtein Juffe

Thermographic and Visible Fluorescence Induced by UV Light Study of Acupoint Fu–tu, LI-18 in the Horse
 4:20 - 5:00 The Use of Acupuncture in Equine Sports Medicine: a Literature Review Dr. Roselle Hartwigsen
The Heart-Brain Connection
 5:00 - 6:00 Why Veterinary Ozone is such an Important Adjunct to Practice  

Dr. Margo Roman