AAVA
On-Demand

1.16.23 – 4.16.23

January 16 – April 16, 2023

Welcome

The AAVA is offering On-demand CE beginning January 16, 2023. There will be 10 hrs. RACE and IVAS approved CE credit available: 5 hrs. Small Animal, 5 hrs. Large Animal/Exotics.The On-demand courses will be available to access for three months. If you missed joining us in Memphis, there will be some repeat sessions from the Annual Meeting.

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Small Animal
  • Recent Published Small Animal Acupuncture/Eastern Medicine Research Topics

Speaker: Lori Bidwell, DVM, DACVAA, CVA, CVTP

Dr. Lori Bidwell is a 2001 graduate of Michigan State University, a diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia and a certified veterinary acupuncturist.  She did her internship at Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital in Lexington, Kentucky and completed her anesthesia residency at Michigan State University.  She was the head of anesthesia at Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital and Lexington Equine Surgery and Sports Medicine and has been on faculty at Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine and Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine.  In 2105 she co-founded East West Equine Sports Medicine, a practice that involves consulting and covering veterinary services for hunter/jumper circuits on the West and East Coasts.  Dr. Bidwell also consults in anesthesia for equine practices, teaches part of a study abroad program in Thailand and South Africa and speaks and teaches nationally and internationally.

small animal  
  • Basic Neurophysiology of Pain and Acupuncture

Speaker: Michelle Schraeder, DVM, MEd, FAAVA

Dr. Michelle Schraeder graduated from The Ohio State University in 1985.  She is certified in veterinary acupuncture, Veterinary Chinese Herbal Medicine, and veterinary Tui-na (massage). Dr. Schraeder is a Fellow of the American Academy of Veterinary Acupuncture (FAAVA) and has also obtained a Masters of Education in College and Continuing Education. Presently she is chair of the International Veterinary Acupuncture Society’s (IVAS) International Education Committee and an IVAS board member. Dr. Schraeder has been a speaker at various US and international veterinary conferences, and is involved in teaching at several veterinary courses, nationally and online.  She practices integrative medicine, utilizing Traditional Chinese Medicine with conventional medicine, at her clinic Mountain Veterinary Hospital in Bellingham, Washington.

small animal
  • Revisiting the Value of the Vagus

  • Temporal Summation, Descending Noxious Inhibitory Control and Other Reasons That We Need Each Other…

  • Expected and Unexpected Outcomes From Acupuncture Research

Speaker: Bonnie Wright, DVM, DACVAA, CVMA, CVPP, CCRP, CCRT

Dr. Bonnie Wright was born and raised in Albuquerque, New Mexico. She accomplished her DVM at Colorado State University and a residency in Anesthesia and Critical Patient Care at The University of California, Davis. She has lived in Colorado since 2001.

Dr. Wright is board certified in Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia. She has earned certificates in Medical Acupuncture, Veterinary Pain Practitioner, Canine Rehabilitation Practitioner, Canine Rehabilitation Therapist and advanced training canine musculo-skeletal imaging.

She works and teaches in the areas of anesthesia, pain medicine, medical acupuncture, regenerative medicine and rehabilitation. She has two adult sons, several wonderful dogs, cats and an unknown number of wild hogs. She spends time exercising and building her off-grid Hawaiian farm with her life partner.

Large animal/exotics
  • Acupuncture for Equine Sacroiliac Pain

  • Anhidrosis/Tropical Climate Concerns

Speaker: Lori Bidwell, DVM, DACVAA, CVA, CVTP

Dr. Lori Bidwell is a 2001 graduate of Michigan State University, a diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia and a certified veterinary acupuncturist.  She did her internship at Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital in Lexington, Kentucky and completed her anesthesia residency at Michigan State University.  She was the head of anesthesia at Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital and Lexington Equine Surgery and Sports Medicine and has been on faculty at Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine and Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine.  In 2105 she co-founded East West Equine Sports Medicine, a practice that involves consulting and covering veterinary services for hunter/jumper circuits on the West and East Coasts.  Dr. Bidwell also consults in anesthesia for equine practices, teaches part of a study abroad program in Thailand and South Africa and speaks and teaches nationally and internationally.

large Animal/exotics
  • The Use of Acupuncture for Treatment of Aural Sarcoidosis

Speaker: Grace Buchanan, DVM, CVA

Dr. Buchanan graduated from North Carolina State College of Veterinary Medicine in 2011.  She was certified by IVAS in veterinary acupuncture and certified by IVCA in animal chiropractic.  Dr. Buchanan works in general equine practice in western North Carolina with a strong interest in acupuncture and chiropractic as well as sports medicine.

Large Animal/exotics 
  • Acupuncture Use as Ancillary Therapy in Foals With Rhodococuss Equi

Speaker: Julia Christopher-White, DVM, MS

Dr. Julia Christopher-White, received her DVM from Kansas State University, in 2011.  Following graduation, she completed an internship at Interstate Equine Hospital I Goldsby, OK, in 2012 and became an associate in the practice until 2013.  Dr. Christopher-White started her practice with her husband Dr. David White in 2014 and shortly thereafter pursued education in complementary medicine of chiropractic and acupuncture.  Dr. Christopher-White, completed her veterinary acupuncture certification through IVAS in 2016.  Her professional interests involve the use of chiropractic and acupuncture in horses for optimization of athletic performance.  In her spare time, she enjoys being with her husband and son taking care of their cow/calf operation, mountain biking and hiking.

Large animal/exotics
  • Poking the Tiger: Acupuncture in Zoological and Exotic Animals

Speaker: Tara Harrison, DVM, MPVM, DACZM, DACVPM, DECZM, CVA

Dr. Tara Harrison graduated from Michigan State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine with her DVM degree. Afterward, she earned a Masters of Preventive Veterinary Medicine degree at the University of California-Davis, where she worked with Dr. Linda Munson as a post-doctoral fellow in the contraceptive advisory group. She did veterinary internships at Toledo Zoo and Wildlife Safari. She has worked at Potter Park Zoo and as an Adjunct Assistant Professor at Michigan State University. She then went back to UC Davis and the Sacramento Zoo as an Assistant Professor. She is currently an Associate Professor at North Carolina State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine Zoo and Exotic Animal Medicine Service. She is board certified in the American College of Zoological Medicine, the American College of Veterinary Preventive Medicine, and the European College of Zoological Medicine (Zoo Health Management). She is certified in veterinary acupuncture and teaches regularly on veterinary acupuncture.

Pricing Options

  • STUDENTS

  • $25/mo
    • COMPLETE CONFERENCE PASS
      Veterinary Student:  $25
      Veterinary Technician Student: $25

Best price
  • VETERINARIANS

  • $250/mo
    • COMPLETE CONFERENCE PASS
      New Grad:  $25
      AAVA Member: $250
      Retired AAVA Member: $187.50
      AAVA Non-Member: $400

  • VETERINARY TECHNICIAN

  • $150/mo
    • COMPLETE CONFERENCE PASS
      Veterinary Technician:  $150

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