This intensive review will cover the functional neuro-anatomy as it pertains to VSMT evaluation and techniques. Attendees will be able to chose between the small animal or the equine hands on labs. We will also present the advanced techniques that are being presented during our basic program as well.
Main speaker and lead instructor: Pedro Luis Rivera, DVM, FACFN, DACVSMR, FCoAC
Maximum of 14 students.
Maximum number of CE contact hours = 18 (eighteen)hrs.
Registration form: 2019May_VSMT-Intensive_Review_C-T&TLimb
Proposed schedule: 2019_May_IntensiveReview_Schedule
CE Approved by:
- Validated CE Approved by US Dept. of Education Accredited Institution (Approved)
- College of Animal Chiropractors = 18hrs (accepted by IVCA through reciprocity)
- Am. Veterinary Chiropractic Association – 18hrs (Approved ID#1904)
- MN Board of Chiropractic Examiners = 5hrs for Regular DC Lic; 16hrs (Approved)
- AHVMA Sponsorship (AHVMA is an AVMA-HOD Recognized organization. The following states granted approval to us as an AVMA “Affiliate.”/”Constituent”/”Satellite” organization: AK, CA, IL, IN, NE, NJ, OR, PA, TN, VA, WI, WV, WY. The following states grant approval to us as an approved Continuing Education Provider and extend approval to co-sponsored programs: NY. Additionally, the following states grant approval to courses that are approved by “another state board”: GA, LA, MA, RI & UT.
This CE seminar will provide attendees with the What, How, When and Where of this modality. The CE seminar will provide plenty of hands on practicum to help with integration and clinical confidence.
Registration / application form: 2019_AK-Application_Form-May-June
Maximum number of CE contact hours: 22 (twenty-two) hrs.
CE Approved by:
- College of Animal Chriopractors (Approved)
- Healng Oasis Wellness Center – Validated CE contact hours which can also be used to renew DVM/VMD licenses (Approved)
- MN Board of Chiropractic Examiners (10hrs of DC Regular Lic., 22hrs for Animal Chiropractic Lic.) (Approved)
- Am. Veterinary Chiropractic Assoc. = (Approved ID#1905)
- AHVMA Sponsored CE (an AVMA-HOD recognized organization). The following states granted approval to us as an AVMA “Affiliate.”/”Constituent”/”Satellite” organization: AK, CA, IL, IN, NE, NJ, OR, PA, TN, VA, WI, WV, WY. The following states grant approval to us as an approved Continuing Education Provider and extend approval to co-sponsored programs: NYAdditionally, the following states grant approval to courses that are approved by “another state board”: GA, LA, MA, RI, UT.
Open to licensed veterinarians, licensed/registered veterinary technicians, licensed health care providers that have successfully completed a post-graduate certification in Veterinary Massage and Rehabilitation, or those licensed professionals that are interested in learning about what functional neurology is and how it can help with patient outcomes.
The missing link as it applies to Veterinary Rehabilitation Therapy to help improve on patient outcome is Functional Neurology. Functional neurology, is understanding how the nervous system works, how it modulates or influences our patient and how it can be used to improve on patient outcome. Functional anatomy will also be presented during this CE seminar to help with the integration is undestanding how
This continuing education seminar will present the basic neuro-anatomical anatomy and functionality (how they work) of peripheral, segmental, spinal and supra-segmental influece the patient.
CASE PRESENTATION WITH CLINICAL RELEVANCE will be used to cement and help with integration and application of the information that is presented.
Main speaker and leading faculty: Pedro Luis Rivera, DVM, FACFN, DACVSMR, FCoAC
Registration form: 2019June_Fxnal&ClinNeuro_RehabPract
Lecture outline: 2019_June_FunctionalNeuro_OutlineLectures_Final
Highly recommended textbook: Nolte’s: the Human Brain – an Introduction to its Functional Anatomy. (Vanderah and Gould Editors, ISBN#978-1-4557-2859-6)
Maximum of 14 attendees.
Maximum number of CE contact hours = 16hrs.
This CE seminar starts on Firday, Sept 20th at 2PM and ends sunday Sept 22nd, 2019 at 12Noon. CE seminars will provided attendees with didactic and hands on practicums as they apply to multiple ancillary procedures that can help to improve on clinical outcomes. Speakers include Daniel Halden, DC, PAK, CAC, CVMRT and Pedro Luis Rivera, DVM, FACFN, DACVSMR, FCoAC.
Schedule: 2019_Ancillary Procedure Schedule
Registration form: 2019_AncillaryProceduresRegistration_Form
Maximum number of students: 16
Maximum number of CE contact hours: 16 contact hours.
This continuing education seminar is open to successful graduates of Veterinary Rehabilitation Programs and Veterinary Spinal Manipulative Therapy or “Animal Chiropractic Programs”.
Main speaker and lead instructor: Neal Sivula, DVM, PhD, FAAVA, M Div.
General Outline: 2019Oct_CST HOWC-Outline-General
Maximum number of students: 18
Maximum number of CE contact hours: 15 (fifteen)
Main theme: “Integration and Understanding – The Missing Links To Recovery.”
Location: National University of Health Sciences, 200 E. Roosevelt Rd., Lombard, IL
Application/Registration form: 2019_ConventionApplicationForm
List of local hotels, transportation, and directions: NUHS Area Hotels_Transportation_Directions
Friday, Nov 1st. And Sunday, Nov. 3rd, we will have one general session. However, Saturday Nov 2nd, we will have available two tracks (Canine and Equine)!
Schedule to be posted within the next week. Stay tuned!
- Leilani Alvarez, DVM, DACVSMR, CVA (Director, Integrative and Rehabilitative Medicine, Animal Medical Center, NY).
- Hilary Clayton, BVMS, Ph.D., DACVSMR, MRCVS (Professor at MSU – Retired, Author, Program Director Equinology).
- Douglas Gould, Ph.D. (Professor – Neurology Department at Oakland Medical College).
- Rosemary LoGiudice, DVM, DACVSMR, CVA, CCRT, CVSMT, FCoAC (Senior Faculty at The Healing Oasis Wellness Center & private practitioner at Integrative Veterinary Rehabilitation & Sports Medicine, IL).
- Sarah Love, DVM, DACVIM, DACVSMR, CVSMT (Sport Dog Specialty Medicine, Yampa, CO).
- Mike Powell, DC, DACNB, FACFN (Professor at the Carrick Institute of Neurological Studies and private practitioner in Cedar Rapids, IA).
- Ronald Riegel, DVM (Co-founder of AIMLA and Consultant with Digatherm Company).
- Roland Thaler, VMD, DACVSMR, ISELP-Cert, CVSMT (Metamora Equine, Metamora, MI)
- Stephanie Thomovsky, DVM, MS, DACVIM-Neurology (Clinical Professor, Veterinary Neurology at Purdue University School of Veterinary Medicine).
Come and join us and find out why we are considered “Veterinary Learning At Its Best”! We were the FIRST and THE BEST!
Registration form: 2019_ConventionApplicationForm
Speaker topics and synopsis: 2019_ConventionSpeakersTopics&SynopsisRev
Proposed schedule: 2019_HOWC_ConventionProposed_Schedule
Hotels around National University of Health Sciences: NUHS Area Hotels_Transportation_Directions