Students start mornings with Tai-ji and Qi-gong meditation.

At least half of each day is spent in labs where students learn Tui-na on live animals.
Course Syllabus

All on-site portions of the Certified Veterinary Tui-na course is held on the Chi Campus.

Session 1 (34 hours)
1 History, terminology and general concept of Tui-na
Dr. West
2 Introduction to Tui-na in small animal practice
Dr. West 
3 Introduction to Tui-na in equine practice
Dr. Langlois 
Tui-na Techniques in Dogs
Tui-na Techniques in Horses
Tui-na for Neurological Disharmonies
 Dr. Ferguson

On-site Portion
   7:45 - 8:30
 Mornings (8:30-12:30)
 Afternoons (1:30 - 5:30/6:00)
Thursday  Registration  Dr. Han Ping’s 6 Tui-na systems
 Dr. Han Ping’s 6 Tui-na systems
Tui-na Techniques in Dogs (Demo)
Tui-na Techniques in Horses (Demo)
 Friday  Tai-ji/Qi-gong  Techniques 1-6 in horses and dogs
 Small Animal package
 Tui-na for musculoskeletal conditions in horses
Saturday  Tai-ji/Qi-gong  Real cases: Equine Tui-na
 Real cases: Canine Tui-na

Required Reading: 
Application of Tui-na in Veterinary Medicine (2nd Edition) by Xie, Ferguson and Deng (2007)



Chapter 1 (An Introduction to Tui-na-an-mo)
Chapter 2 (Han’s Six Tui-na Manipulation Systems)
Chapter 4 (Tui-na for Musculoskeletal Conditions)
Chapter 5 (Tui-na for Neurological Conditions)

Session 2

Online Portion - 6 hrs
1-4: Tui-na for Internal Medical Conditions: Dr. Xie
5-6: Tui-na for Exotic Animals: Dr. Ferguson


Online Quiz
Required Reading: 
Application of Tui-na in Veterinary Medicine (2nd Edition) by Xie, Ferguson and Deng (2007)

Chapter 6 (Tui-na for Internal Medicine)
Chapter 7 (How to Integrate 
Tui-na into Small Animal Practice)
Chapter 8 (How to Start Tui-na)


On-site Portion

7:45 - 8:30
Mornings (8:30-12:30)
Afternoons (1:30 - 5:30)
Thursday Registration

 Refined techniques (Dr. Han Ping's Tui-na Systems)

 Refined techniques for Canines (Demo)
 Refined techniques for Equines (Demo)
Friday Tai-ji/Qi-gong  Real Cases: Equine Tui-na
 Real Cases: Canine Tui-na
Saturday Tai-ji/Qi-gong Written Exam
Clinical Exam


Tuition information and course dates are provided on the Schedule and Tuition page.