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Scheduled Practitioner Educational Webinar Programs

 

Medicinal Mushrooms in Veterinary Practice: mechanisms, research and practical applications.

 

Thursday February 3rd 2022 8:00 PM Eastern US Time

 

1.5 CE units are available for this Webinar via IVAS.

 

 

For our seventeenth webinar Barbara Fougere, BSc BVMS (Hons), BHSc, MODT, MHSc (Herb Med), CVA (IVAS), CVBM, CVCP, CMAVA,will lecture on Medicinal Mushrooms in Veterinary Practice. Only $70 for VBMA Members!

 

WEBINAR TOPIC:

 

Medicinal Mushrooms in Veterinary Practice: mechanisms, research and practical applications.

 

Every dog magazine says don’t feed dogs mushrooms! Mushrooms are a huge kingdom and yes amanita mushrooms should be off the edible list, but what about medicinal mushrooms?  Join Dr Barbara Fougere in an exploration of seven fungi and their practical application in practice, their actions, indications and safety. Discover fungi that enhance senior pet wellbeing; that support cancer and that support patients with renal and liver disease. And if you studied microbiology…you know the principles already so we will review easy cultivation of mushrooms to grow your own.

 

 

WEBINAR ATTENDEES:

 

Once you've registered, please send any questions you may have for Dr. Fougere about Medicinal Mushrooms via email to communicationscoordinator@vbma.org. Dr. Fougere will answer submitted questions during the webinar presentation.

 

 

ABOUT DR. FOUGERE:

 

Dr Barbara Fougere graduated from Murdoch in 1986. Her integrative practice is in Sydney Australia and she teaches for the College of Integrative Veterinary Therapies and lectures on integrative medicine all over the world. She is the current Chair of the American College of Veterinary Botanical Medicine and board member of the Veterinary Botanical Medicine Association. She has been a veterinary herbalist and acupuncturist for more than 20 years, has authored textbooks on herbal medicine and in her spare time enjoys her permaculture garden, herbs, silver-smithing, and menagerie of animals.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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VBMA Endorses Quality Herbal Products

 

VBMA recognizes that the herbal product industry has faced quality control and regulatory challenges, and we recommend supporting those companies attempting to self regulate in a meaningful way. Companies that manufacture herbal products marketed for humans should be members of the American Herbal Products Association, an industry organization which explores issues, interacts with regulators, and establishes policy.  Veterinary product companies should be members of the National Animal Supplement Council, an organization which develops policies and procedures on adverse event reporting and quality control.

All content © Veterinary Botanical Medicine Association (VBMA) 2021.

 

The VBMA is not affiliated with the American College of Veterinary Botanical Medicine (ACVBM).

 

 

 

Important Message For Pet Owners

 

The VBMA does not endorse any products sold on the internet for self prescribing to animals. We believe in the interests of safety that any herb should always be prescribed by a qualified practitioner. There are companies using our name with the suggestion that we endorse their recommendations or products. We specifically DO NOT support any website that unethically sells herbs to the public for non prescribed use in animals.  If you are in any doubt as to the authenticity of a claim made on a website about VBMA, please contact us at office@vbma.org.  You may use the 'find a veterinarian' link on our site menu to find a qualified practitioner near you.

VBMA Endorses Quality Herbal Products

 

VBMA recognizes that the herbal product industry has faced quality control and regulatory challenges, and we recommend supporting those companies attempting to self regulate in a meaningful way. Companies that manufacture herbal products marketed for humans should be members of the American Herbal Products Association, an industry organization which explores issues, interacts with regulators, and establishes policy.  Veterinary product companies should be members of the National Animal Supplement Council, an organization which develops policies and procedures on adverse event reporting and quality control.

 

To Pet Owners:

 

The VBMA does not endorse any products sold on the internet for self prescribing to animals. We believe in the interests of safety that any herb should always be prescribed by a qualified practitioner. There are companies using our name with the suggestion that we endorse their recommendations or products. We specifically DO NOT support any website that unethically sells herbs to the public for non prescribed use in animals.  If you are in any doubt as to the authenticity of a claim made on a website about VBMA, please contact us at office@vbma.org.

All content © Veterinary Botanical Medicine Association (VBMA) 2021.

 

The VBMA is not affiliated with the American College of Veterinary Botanical Medicine (ACVBM).

Scheduled Practitioner Educational Webinar Programs

 

Medicinal Mushrooms in Veterinary Practice: mechanisms, research and practical applications.

 

Thursday February 3rd 2022 8:00 PM Eastern US Time

 

1.5 CE units are available for this Webinar via IVAS.

 

 

For our seventeenth webinar Barbara Fougere, BSc BVMS (Hons), BHSc, MODT, MHSc (Herb Med), CVA (IVAS), CVBM, CVCP, CMAVA,will lecture on Medicinal Mushrooms in Veterinary Practice. Only $70 for VBMA Members!

 

WEBINAR TOPIC:

 

Medicinal Mushrooms in Veterinary Practice: mechanisms, research and practical applications.

 

Every dog magazine says don’t feed dogs mushrooms! Mushrooms are a huge kingdom and yes amanita mushrooms should be off the edible list, but what about medicinal mushrooms?  Join Dr Barbara Fougere in an exploration of seven fungi and their practical application in practice, their actions, indications and safety. Discover fungi that enhance senior pet wellbeing; that support cancer and that support patients with renal and liver disease. And if you studied microbiology…you know the principles already so we will review easy cultivation of mushrooms to grow your own.

 

 

WEBINAR ATTENDEES:

 

Once you've registered, please send any questions you may have for Dr. Fougere about Medicinal Mushrooms via email to communicationscoordinator@vbma.org. Dr. Fougere will answer submitted questions during the webinar presentation.

 

 

ABOUT DR. FOUGERE:

 

Dr Barbara Fougere graduated from Murdoch in 1986. Her integrative practice is in Sydney Australia and she teaches for the College of Integrative Veterinary Therapies and lectures on integrative medicine all over the world. She is the current Chair of the American College of Veterinary Botanical Medicine and board member of the Veterinary Botanical Medicine Association. She has been a veterinary herbalist and acupuncturist for more than 20 years, has authored textbooks on herbal medicine and in her spare time enjoys her permaculture garden, herbs, silver-smithing, and menagerie of animals

 

 

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER NOW!

 

VBMA Endorses Quality Herbal Products

 

VBMA recognizes that the herbal product industry has faced quality control and regulatory challenges, and we recommend supporting those companies attempting to self regulate in a meaningful way. Companies that manufacture herbal products marketed for humans should be members of the American Herbal Products Association, an industry organization which explores issues, interacts with regulators, and establishes policy.  Veterinary product companies should be members of the National Animal Supplement Council, an organization which develops policies and procedures on adverse event reporting and quality control.

 

To Pet Owners:

 

The VBMA does not endorse any products sold on the internet for self prescribing to animals. We believe in the interests of safety that any herb should always be prescribed by a qualified practitioner. There are companies using our name with the suggestion that we endorse their recommendations or products. We specifically DO NOT support any website that unethically sells herbs to the public for non prescribed use in animals.  If you are in any doubt as to the authenticity of a claim made on a website about VBMA, please contact us at office@vbma.org.

All content © Veterinary Botanical Medicine Association (VBMA) 2021.

 

The VBMA is not affiliated with the American College of Veterinary Botanical Medicine (ACVBM).

Veterinary Botanical Medicine Association

Scheduled Practitioner Educational Webinar Programs

 

BMedicinal Mushrooms in Veterinary Practice: mechanisms, research and practical applications.

 

Thursday February 3rd 2022 8:00 PM Eastern US Time

 

1.5 CE units are available for this Webinar via IVAS.

 

 

For our seventeenth webinar Barbara Fougere, BSc BVMS (Hons), BHSc, MODT, MHSc (Herb Med), CVA (IVAS), CVBM, CVCP, CMAVA,will lecture on Medicinal Mushrooms in Veterinary Practice. Only $70 for VBMA Members!

 

WEBINAR TOPIC:

 

Medicinal Mushrooms in Veterinary Practice: mechanisms, research and practical applications.

 

Every dog magazine says don’t feed dogs mushrooms! Mushrooms are a huge kingdom and yes amanita mushrooms should be off the edible list, but what about medicinal mushrooms?  Join Dr Barbara Fougere in an exploration of seven fungi and their practical application in practice, their actions, indications and safety. Discover fungi that enhance senior pet wellbeing; that support cancer and that support patients with renal and liver disease. And if you studied microbiology…you know the principles already so we will review easy cultivation of mushrooms to grow your own.

 

 

WEBINAR ATTENDEES:

 

Once you've registered, please send any questions you may have for Dr. Fougere about Medicinal Mushrooms via email to communicationscoordinator@vbma.org. Dr. Fougere will answer submitted questions during the webinar presentation.

 

 

ABOUT DR. FOUGERE:

 

Dr Barbara Fougere graduated from Murdoch in 1986. Her integrative practice is in Sydney Australia and she teaches for the College of Integrative Veterinary Therapies and lectures on integrative medicine all over the world. She is the current Chair of the American College of Veterinary Botanical Medicine and board member of the Veterinary Botanical Medicine Association. She has been a veterinary herbalist and acupuncturist for more than 20 years , has authored textbooks on herbal medicine  and in her spare time enjoys her permaculture garden, herbs, silver-smithing  and menagerie of animals

 

 

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER NOW!