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Myrtle Beach

  |   July 23rd - 25th, 2021

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Michael Lappin D.V.M., Ph.D.

Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine
Professor of Medicine
Colorado State University

Catriona MacPhail D.V.M., Ph.D.

Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons
Professor of Surgery
Colorado State University

Gary Oswald D.V.M.
Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine
Tampa Bay Veterinary Specialists

Seminar Schedule:

Registration: Friday July 23, 2021 7:15 am – 8:00 am
Continental Breakfast: Daily 7:15 am – 8:00 am
Lectures:

Friday July 23, 2021
Saturday
Sunday

8:00 am – 1:30 pm
8:00 am – 1:30 pm
8:00 am – 1:00 pm

Seminar Topics:

  • “When to test & When to treat” – diagnostic and symptomatic treatment considerations in non-infectious acute & chronic GI disorders.

  • “When transplant is not an option” – 6 essential medical treatments for Chronic Kidney Disease patients.

  • “Putting a squeeze on urinary stones” – when to consider medical stone dissolution or urohydropropulsion.

  • “Easy as peeing in bed” – diagnostic considerations and medical management of urinary incontinence.

  • Update on infectious GI diagnostics with emphasis on PCR.

  • Update on the treatment of infectious causes of diarrhea.

  • How to manage feline interstitial cystitis.

  • Vaccine associated renal failure.

  • Management of urinary tract infections.

  • Recognition and diagnosis of GI obstruction

  • Surgical treatment of GI obstruction

  • Cystic calculi – options for resolution

  • Surgical options for urinary  incontinence

 

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Seminar Speakers

  • Michael Lappin D.V.M., Ph.D. Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine Professor of Medicine Colorado State University
  • Catriona MacPhail D.V.M., Ph.D. Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons Professor of Surgery Colorado State University
  • Gary Oswald D.V.M. Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine Tampa Bay Veterinary Consultants Oldsmar, FL

CE Hours

This seminar is AAVSB RACE approved for 16 CE hrs.  

This program has been submitted for 16 hours of continuing education credit in jurisdictions, which recognize AAVSB’s RACE approval; however, participants should be aware that some boards have limitations on the number of hours accepted in certain categories and /or restrictions on certain methods of delivery of continuing education. Call IVS at 800-487-5650 for further information.

IVS complies with the following guidelines:

  • Speakers are recognized specialists
  • Mandatory recorded attendance
  • Certificate of attendance
  • Complete seminar notes
  • Approved for 16 CE hrs by the AAVSB Race program

Accommodations

Myrtle Beach Marriott Resort & Spa

Myrtle Beach Marriott Resort & Spa

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Discover the lovely Myrtle Beach Marriott Resort & Spa at Grande Dunes hotel. It’s a stunning getaway in Myrtle Beach with the perfect balance of resort comfort and business-friendly amenities. Our Myrtle Beach, SC hotel offers 405 luxurious guest suites with ocean views, two telephones with separate lines, data ports and high-speed Internet.

Myrtle Beach Marriott

As part of the Grande Dunes, an upscale 2,200-acre plantation-style residential community, we provide more amenities than most other resorts in Myrtle Beach and the Carolinas. Popular activities include championship golf, tennis, a fitness center, a large, beachfront pool with a waterslide, a European spa with an indoor pool or the simple pleasure of relaxing on our pristine beach. Experience the finest of resorts in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina at the Myrtle Beach Marriott Resort & Spa at Grande Dunes hotel.

Rooms

Myrtle Beach Marriott

Escape to one of the most unforgettable, idyllic beachfront hotels in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

  • Experience a restful night’s sleep in our oceanfront hotel’s cotton-rich linens and custom duvets.
  • Outstanding among beachfront resorts in Myrtle Beach, relax at our pool with deluxe waterslide.
  • Stay connected at our hotel with high-speed Internet access, spacious desks and ample lighting.
  • Our marble bathrooms feature Bath & Body Works bath products, a hair dryer & two plush bathrobes.
  • Drink in the breathtaking scenery and use the convenient amenities in your Myrtle Beach hotel suite.
  • This hotel has a smoke-free policy

Price

Group room rates (based on availability):

Resort view: $274.00 dbl/night plus tax & resort fee

Partial Ocean view: $359.50 dbl/night plus tax & resort fee

Ocean front: $439.00 dbl/night plus tax & resort fee

Additional Fees & Taxes:

  • Hotel room rates are subject to state and local taxes, currently 13% and are subject to change without notice.

RESORT FEE

The Resort Fee is discounted to $10 (usually $25) + 8% tax for our group! Included in the daily resort fee:

  • Complimentary self-parking in our parking facility
  • Unlimited in-room access to high-speed wired or WIFI Internet service
  • Newspapers available at the front desk
  • Full use of our Fitness Center
  • Coffee in your guest room
  • Turndown service upon request
  • Complimentary local calls from your guest room
  • Complimentary fax service available at the front desk
  • Board games located at the front desk
  • Use of our Recreation Room including foosball and video games
  • Use of our outdoor recreation area including Ping-Pong, and basketball

Terms

You have up to fourteen day prior to your scheduled arrival to cancel without penalty.  For cancellations made within 14 – 7 days prior will be charged a two (2) night penalty.  You will be charged for your complete scheduled stay if you cancel within seven (7) days of your scheduled arrival, or are a no-show, or depart early.

Please call our office at 800-487-5650 if you need to change or cancel your reservation.

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Area Attractions

Area Attractions

Family Kingdom Amusement Park

Seaside amusement for the whole family!
Ocean Blvd & 3rd Avenue
843-916-0400 or visit www.family-kingdom.comRipley’s Aquarium

Travel under the recreated Reef Tunnel at S.C’s MOST visited attraction!
Located at Broadway at the Beach
843-916-0888 or visit www.ripleysaquarium.com

Broadway at the Beach

Features 20 restaurants, 10 nightclubs, over 100 shops and 15 attractions!
Broadway Cinema – Pavilion Nostalgia Park – Carousel Park/Kiddie Rides – NASCAR Speedpark- Miss Broadway Water Taxi – Dragon’s Lair Fantasy Mini Golf and MUCH MORE!

Located off Hwy 17 between 21st & 29th avenues North
843-444-3200 or visit www.broadwayatthebeach.com
for Click and Print COUPONS!

Brookgreen Gardens

300 acres of beautiful gardens on a former rice plantation!
843-235-6000 or visit www.brookgreen.org

Alligator Adventure

Over 800 gators, lizards, vipers and pythons!
843-361-0789 or visit www.alligatoradventure.com

Great American Riverboat

Cruise along the Intracoastal Waterway!

Boats depart from Barefoot Landing &Waccatee Zoo. Dinner Cruises available.
843-650-6600 or visit www.mbriverboat.com

Where to eat

Myrtle Beach offers many different places to dine–visit the restaurants

Getting There

The Myrtle Beach airport is approximately 10 miles from the hotel. Rental cars and taxis are available.

Location Transportation Information

The Myrtle Beach Marriott Resort & Spa at Grande Dunes
8400 Costa Verde Drive
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina 29572 USA 

Where is the Marriott?

From the airport:

Registration Fees:

Early Bird:  $895.00

Register by:  June 10, 2021

Advanced:  $915.00

Register by:  July 8, 2021

Regular:  $935.00

Register after:  July 8, 2021

Special Pricing:

Veterinary Technicians receive an $80 discount using promo code “techsaver”. Enter the code during checkout in the  submit promotion code box.

Registration Includes:

  • 16 CE hours
  • complete seminar notes
  • certificate of attendance
  • breakfast and breaks daily

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  • Myrtle Beach
    July 23, 2021 - July 25, 2021
    8:00 am - 1:00 pm

Register online

Online registrations is easy and fast.

For our online courses: After registering: your SEMINAR REGISTRATION or PAYMENT NOTIFICATION E-MAIL will contain a link for you to pre-register for the webinar.  You need to do this prior to the webinar, so that you get a personalized link to the actual webinar.  

For our regular seminars, after completing your registration, if you need to book a hotel room, click the link to the online hotel registration page.  If none is available for your selected seminar, please fill out our hotel request form.

Questions?  For online courses:  ivsceonline@gmail.com

For regular seminars: ivseminars@yahoo.com

Passport Information

For International Travel

Passport requirements for international travel

Please note that all passengers traveling by air to or from the United States will be required to hold a valid passport. This requirement applies to all passengers, including U.S. citizens, traveling to and from Canada, Mexico, Bermuda, and the Caribbean.

When planning international travel, please be sure that you are in possession of all required documents for both outbound and return flights. Remember to allow ample time for acquiring official travel documents.

For complete information on the U.S. Department of State’s New Travel Initiative Requirements, please visit travel.state.gov.

Accommodation Registration

Please note:

  • For Myrtle Beach, the easiest way to reserve your hotel room is to book online thru this link:

  • Booking Link: click here

  • Please DO NOT use the form below.  If you are having trouble booking your room thru the above link, please call our IVS Office at (800) IVS-5650.

Please only use the hotel request form below, if you are having problems with reserving your room thru the online hotel registration link and are not able to contact our office at 800-487-5650. This form is sent to our office and it will take up to 1 week for our office to receive confirmation from the hotel and then send out a confirmation to you.

Hotel Request Form:* Required Fields

Please note: At this time, we are not able to accept credit card details online. As all hotels require a valid credit card to guarantee your room, after submitting the hotel request form, please call our office at 1 (800) 487-5650 to provide the card number.

Questions?

Please call the IVS travel group at 1 (800) 487-5650 for assistance.

Passport Information

For International Travel

Passport requirements for international travel

Please note that all passengers traveling by air to or from the United States will be required to hold a valid passport. This requirement applies to all passengers, including U.S. citizens, traveling to and from Canada, Mexico, Bermuda, and the Caribbean.

When planning international travel, please be sure that you are in possession of all required documents for both outbound and return flights. Remember to allow ample time for acquiring official travel documents.

For complete information on the U.S. Department of State’s New Travel Initiative Requirements, please visit travel.state.gov.