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2018 AHVMA Annual Conference

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Topgraphic Acupuncture (Module 1)

2018 Annual Meeting Hotel and Program
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AAVA Annual Meeting

 April 13th - April 15th, 2018

Inn and Spa at Loretto
211 Old Santa Fe Trail
Santa Fe, NM 87501
(866) 582-1646

 

Program Brochure
Pre-Registration is Closed
Onsite-Registration Will Be Available


For Reservations:

The Inn and Spa at Loretto will be the site for the annual meeting for the American Academy of Veterinary Acupuncture. The Inn and Spa at Loretto, is located in the heart of downtown, where you are free to experience Southwest culture as it was meant to be.

The group rate is $149 for single or double occupancy (plus tax). To make reservations at the special AAVA rate, contact the hotel by calling 866/582-1646. To ensure the group rate and space availability, make your reservations no later than Monday, March 12, 2018. The room block will close once the room block has been met or has reached the deadline, whichever occurs first.

 

 

Meeting Schedule:

 

Thursday, April 12th

8:00 AM- 5:00 PM

AAVA Board Meeting
FAAVA Advanced Certification Exam

 

Friday, April 13th

Neuropharmacology-The Endogenous Pharmacy Applied to Acupuncture-Bonnie Wright, DVM

Small Animal

 TCM Approach to Renal & Urinary Disorders-Michelle Schrader, DVM, MEd, FAAVA

TCM Herbal Formulas for Urological Disorders-Michelle Schrader, DVM, MEd, FAAVA

Neuroacupuncture Approach to Urological Disorders-Michelle Schrader, DVM, MEd, FAAVA

Large Animal

Acupuncture Treatment of Pinkeye in Cattle-Bruce C. Towne, DVM, DACVPM, MPH, CVA

TCM Approach to Diagnosing and Treating Performance Limiting Problems I Encounter in the Performance Horse-Maurice Casey, DVM

Upper Body Lameness-The Hindquarters-Deborah Marshall, DVM, CVA, CVC

Welcome Reception/Awards Presentation


Saturday, April 14th

Acupuncture Science and Research:  Challenges, Triumphs and Future Directions-Bonnie Wright, DVM

 Small Animal

 Use of Chinese Herbs as Adjunct Therapy for Significant Facial & Oral Dermatitis and Mucositis (Blood Heat and Qi/Blood Stagnation) Secondary to Intensive Radiation Treatment-Rene Gandolfi, DVM, DABVP, CVA

 TCVM Treatment of Chronic Posterior Paresis Combined With Urinary/Fecal Incontinence in a French Bull Dog-Rene Gandolfi, DVM, DABVP, CVA

Acupuncture Secrets for Geriatric Patients-Laurie McMauley, DVM, DACVSMR, CCRT, CVA, CVC

Treating Your Acupuncture Patients with New Technique-Laurie McMauley, DVM, DACVSMR, CCRT, CVA, CVC

NPAIDS-Non-Pharmaceutical Anti-Inflammatory Techniques-Laurie McMauley, DVM, DACVSMR, CCRT, CVA, CVC

Acupuncture for Neurological Patients-Laurie McMauley, DVM, DACVSMR, CCRT, CVA, CVC

Large Animal

 The Use of TCVM to Manage Chronic Diarrhea in the Horse-Equine Evolutionary History and the Micro Biome-Nancy Martin, DVM, CVA

The Use of TCVM to Manage Chronic Diarrhea in the Horse-Herbal Solutions to TCVM Patterns-Nancy Martin, DVM, CVA

The Use of TCVM to Manage Chronic Diarrhea in the Horse-Case Reports-Nancy Martin, DVM, CVA

5 Element Consideration in Competitive Horses-Mieke Maelfait, DVM, CVA

EPM Syndrome in the Horse, Ovary Syndrome in the Mare-Mieke Maelfait, DVM, CVA

Sunday, April 15th

Small Animal

 The Use of Acupuncture to Treat Upper Respiratory Infection in a Cat-Jill Partlow, DVM

TCVM Treatment for an 11 Year Old Labrador Retriever With Hind End Weakness Leading to Severe Muscle Atrophy of the Muscles of Mastication-Anna Portnoy, DVM CVA

Treatment of a Heart Base Tumor Using TCVM-Mitsi Vargas, DVM, CTCVMP, FAAVA

Use of Gold Implants in Acupuncture Points for Long Term Treatment of Anxiety, Osteoarthritis and Seizure Control-Mitsi Vargas, DVM, CTCVMP, FAAVA

TCVM at the Animal Shelter-Vanessa Flores, VMD, CVA, CVFT, CVCH

Small Animal Round Table Discussion-Discussion of 3 Case Reports-Cases and Speakers TBA


Large Animal

Acupuncture for the Equine Athlete in National and International Competition-Lori A. Bidwell, DVM, DACAA, CVA, CVTP

Acupuncture of Cheetah and Asian Elephant-Lori A. Bidwell, DVM, DACVAA, CVA, CVTP

Martin, the Three Year Old Goat That Could Not Get Up-Anna Portnoy, DVM, CVA

 The Fall and Rise of Two Geriatric Horses-Joan Winter, DVM, CVA, CVC

Large Animal Round Table Discussion-Discussion of 3 Case Reports-Cases and Speakers TBA


Exhibitor/Sponsor Registration is Now Open!


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