1° ITINERARIO DI AGOPUNTURA OCCIDENTALE - I

1° ITINERARIO
DI AGOPUNTURA
OCCIDENTALE - I PARTE
FOUNDATION
COURSE IN
VETERINARY
ACUPUNCTURE
MARCH 31st
APRIL 3rd 2015
Accredited course - Acupuncture and Chronic Pain Management GPCert(WVA&CPM)
GENERAL INFORMATION
VENUE: Cremona, Trecchi Palace
REGISTRATION: h. 08.30 am
BEGINNING OF THE COURSE: h. 09.15 am
END OF THE COURSE: h. 16.30 pm
Download the detailed program
from the website www.scivac.it
DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION
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1 DEADLINE: December 2 2014
2nd DEADLINE: February 16th 2015
REGISTRATION FEE
• SCIVAC Members and foreign delegates WHOLE ITINERARY: € 2.500, 00 + VAT (€ 3.050,00)
• SCIVAC Members and foreign delegates - SINGLE
COURSE 1st deadline: € 881,97 + IVA (€ 1.076,00)
• SCIVAC Members and foreign delegates SINGLE COURSE: € 979,51 + VAT (€ 1.195,00)
The registration after the indicated deadline will incur a
charge of: € 50,00 + VAT
1st DAY, TUESDAY MARCH 31st
• Introduction to the course (practical considerations, overview of acupuncture, its history, some TCM
nomenclature and the introduction of acupuncture to the West, Safety Brief for needling of fellow participants)
• Needling practice (experience needling at Li4, points: neck, shoulder and arm, point finding
in the veterinary species)
• Introduction to trigger points (trigger point theory in man and animals, finding trigger points)
• Pain recognition in animals
• Principles of point selection
• Safety quiz
• Point selection exercises-neck, shoulder and forelimb conditions)
COURSE
DIRECTOR
AND SPEAKER
SAMANTHA LINDLEY
BVSc, MRCVS, UK
2nd DAY, WEDNESDAY APRIL 1st
• Points in the lower back and leg (point finding in the veterinary species, needling practice)
• Neurophysiology of acupuncture (revision of pain pathways and the nervous system, explaining the principles
of point selection)
• Point location dogs (practical handling and location, further principles of point selection, point selection
exercises-lumbar, lumbosacral region and hind limb, clinical discussion)
• Clinical aspects of treatment (which patients to treat, which conditions to treat, contraindications/cautions,
needles and needling techniques, frequency and timing of treatments)
• Safety and side effects (safety of acupuncture, serious adverse side effects, minor adverse side effects, relevance
to the veterinary species)
• Planning patient treatments and presentations
3rd DAY, THURSDAY APRIL 2nd
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Face and abdomen points, point location, practice
Needling, use of different needling techniques
Discussion of relevance of face points in animals
Segmental acupuncture the use of acupuncture for
− Functional non pathological disorders, paraspinal
− Needling-theory and practice, other approaches to
− Segmental needling, treatment of visceral
− Conditions: point selection exercises
• Case demonstrations with discussion
4th DAY, FRIDAY APRIL 3rd
sponsor:
• Introduction to electroacupuncture (electroacupuncture theory, electroacupuncture experience)
• Dermatology (theory and research of acupuncture in dermatology, consideration of dermatological conditions,
point selection exercises)
• Research and audit (challenges of acupuncture research, examples of acupuncture research, questions to ask
and pitfalls to avoid)
• Case studies (devising treatment plans for more complex cases)
• Running a veterinary acupuncture clinic (safety, practical considerations, timing and pricing)
• Quiz (opportunity for revision and reflection)
• Case presentations (final forum)
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PARTICIPANTS
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