Learn how acupuncture works from a rational, evidence-informed perspective

Medical Acupuncture for Veterinary Technicians

No magic, just science.  We’ll teach you how it works.

The goals of this course are to educate veterinary technicians on the mechanisms of action, indications, technical aspects, and evidential support related to medical acupuncture.

In accordance with the aforementioned goals, our objectives are as follows:

  • Develop a scientific understanding of how acupuncture works neurophysiologically and from a connective tissue perspective
  • Compare and contrast medical acupuncture to Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) style acupuncture
  • List the common indications for acupuncture in the veterinary setting
  • Describe the risks of medical acupuncture for the patient, client, and staff
  • Become acquainted with electroacupuncture units and how they operate
  • Be able to respond to client inquiries about acupuncture with confidence and from an informed persepective
  • Learn how to search the scientific medical databases for evidence concerning medical acupuncture and related techniques

This course is all online and approximately 9 hours.

Course fee: $195

Content delivery – online.

9.5 CE Hours RACE approved.

Payment (check or credit card) is due in full at time of registration.


Medical Acupuncture for Veterinarians April 2019 @ The Fort Collins Hilton
Apr 22 – Apr 27 all-day

Join us for our critically acclaimed Medical Acupuncture for Veterinarians program!  Please see our webpage for all of the details on our program and upcoming Clinical Intensive dates.

Botanical Day 2019: June 7 – Cannabis in Veterinary Medicine @ The Fort Collins Hilton
Jun 7 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Botanical Day 2019 is June 7th and because of the ever changing landscape of the subject, the focus will be on Cannabis in Veterinary Medicine.  This program is held in conjunction with our Myofascial Palpation & Medical Massage program held June 9-10, 2019.  Join us for both!

Myofascial Palpation & Medical Massage @ The Fort Collins Hilton
Jun 8 – Jun 9 all-day

This program has become very popular!  We limit enrollment to a small group for a great educational experience.  This program is held in conjunction with our Botanical Day – June 7, 2019.  Cannabis in Veterinary Medicine.

Medical Acupuncture for Veterinarians Oct 2019 @ The Fort Collins Hilton
Oct 14 – Oct 19 all-day

This is our fall Clinical Intensive held here in colorful Colorado.  Please see our webpage for all the details on this critically acclaimed program!


Does it qualify for CE credits?
9.5 CE Hours RACE approved

How much does it cost?

When does the course start?
Registration is open and ongoing

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If you’re frustrated with “in-the-box” solutions and you’re ready to enhance your skillset as a medical professional or veterinarian, we welcome you to join us.

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