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CDVMS CE Event: Medical Acupuncture - AND - Integrative Approach to IVDD & Spinal Cord Injury
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Dr. Narda Robinson, DO, DVM, MS, FAAMA Desmond Hotel & Conference Center 2 CE Credit Hours

When: Wednesday, September, 2018
6:00 p.m. Registration/6:30 p.m. Dinner/7:00 p.m. Lecture
Where: Desmond Hotel & Conference Center
660 Albany Shaker Rd
Albany, New York  12211
United States
Presenter: Dr. Narda Robinson, DO, DVM, MS, FAAMA
Contact: Sara Conklin
518 868 7867 x101

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Dr. Narda Robinson, DO, DVM, MS, FAAMA


Medical Acupuncture: Modern Science, No “Woo Woo”




Why an Integrative Approach to IVDD and Spinal Cord Injury Should Be the Norm


Lecture will count for 2 CE hours for NYS (approved by NYSVMS)


By the end of this session participants will be able to:

1.  Identify the effects of acupuncture on the central, peripheral, and autonomic nervous systems.

2.  Describe the effects of acupuncture on muscles and fascia.

3.  List conditions for which acupuncture has demonstrated evidence of benefit through systematic reviews or meta-analyses


1.  Differentiate between primary and secondary spinal cord injury.

2.  Identify the reasons for the shift from “cut to cure” to “protect to cure” for patients with IVDD and/or SCI.

3.  Describe the mechanisms of action of acupuncture, photomedicine, massage, and botanical approaches (including cannabis) insofar as neuroprotection, analgesia, and / or functional restoration.

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Desmond Hotel & Conference Center

660 Albany Shaker Rd.; Albany, NY 12211

6:30pm dinner, lecture starts at 7pm.

Please arrive 20 minutes early for registration


NYSVMS member veterinarians: $40 per person

technicians & non-licensed employees of NYSVMS members: $40 per person

non-member veterinarians & their employees: $120 per person


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**As a reminder – Cancellations must be made by Friday, Sept 7, 2018 at 9am, otherwise you are still responsible for payment whether you attend the lecture or not.  If you need to cancel or to request a refund please contact Sara Conklin at or (518) 869-7867.**

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