UpcomingSeeing is Believing – managing common medical problems.

Amelia Island

  |   June 26th - 28th, 2023

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Andrew Mackin B.Sc., B.V.M.S.

Diplomate, ACVIM
Professor, Small Animal Medicine and Head, Dept. of Clinical Sciences
College of Veterinary Medicine
Mississippi State University

 

Matthew Williams, DVM.

Diplomate, ACVP
Clinical Diagnostic Pathologist
College of Veterinary Medicine
Mississippi State University

 

This new seminar will feature both a Medical Internist and Clinical Pathologist providing an interactive clinical presentation on the diagnosis and management of common medical problems, including practical tips on how to collect appropriate samples, how to interpret the lab results and how to treat.

Seminar Schedule:

Registration: Monday June 26 7:15 am – 8:00 am
Continental Breakfast: Daily 7:15 am – 8:00 am
Lectures:

Monday June 26
Tuesday June 27
Wednesday June 28

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

Seminar Topics:

 

Dr’s Mackin & Williams- A Medical Internist and a Clinical Pathologist- will present an interactive and practical discussion of the diagnosis and management of common medical disorders:

  • Evaluating the Blood Smear and Interpreting CBC data 

  • Case based approach to interpreting chemistry profiles 

  • What does this cytology report actually mean?

  • Immune-Mediated Hemolytic Anemia – diagnostic thoughts and medical management

  • Immune-Mediated Thrombocytopenia – diagnostic thoughts and medical management

  • Immunosuppressive Therapy – when, what and how much.

  • Transfusion medicine – current recommendations in clinical practice

  • Case Based Cytology: Practical tips for Collection, Processing and Interpretation 

  • Respiratory Cytology:  Collection and Interpretation 

  • Bone Marrow: Collection and Interpretation 

 

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Seminar Speakers

  • Andrew Mackin B.Sc., B.V.M.S. Diplomate, ACVIM Professor and Head, Dept. of Clinical Sciences Mississippi State University
  • Matthew Williams D.V.M. Diplomate, American College of Clinical Pathologists Clinical Diagnostic Pathologist Mississippi State University

CE Hours

 

This seminar is 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

  • Submission of attendance to AAVSB RACEtrack program

  • Complete seminar notes

  • Approved for 16 CE hrs by the AAVSB Race program

Accommodations

Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort

Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort

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Omni, Amelia Island Plantation Resort is Florida’s premier AAA-Four Diamond destination island resort in perfect harmony with nature. Located on Amelia Island, Florida, just 29 miles north of Jacksonville International Airport (JAX), the 1350 acre property overlooks the blue water of the Atlantic on the east and the green marshland and Intracoastal Waterway on the west. Enjoy luxurious oceanfront accommodations, world-class resort pools, championship golf, full-service spa, endless dining options, and family-friendly activities. Relax on the largest multi-tiered pool deck in northeast Florida, featuring an adults-only infinity edge pool, a 10,000-square-foot family-friendly pool, Splash Park water playground for the kids, two hot tubs, and oversized fire pits.

Omni Amelia Island Plantation

Stroll 3.5 miles of pristine beach or spend an afternoon kayaking and paddleboarding through Amelia Island’s preserved marshlands. Children will enjoy our award-winning kids’ camp and Nature Center, both of which offer supervised activities.

Omni Amelia Island Plantation

Tee off from one of three Audubon International Certified Sanctuary golf courses. Designed by Pete Dye, Bobby Weed and Tom Fazio, our pristine courses have earned Omni Amelia Island Plantation a “Top 121 Golf Resorts in the World” ranking by Condé Nast Traveler. Follow up your tee time with a relaxing afternoon at The Spa or dining at any one of our nine superb restaurants.

Rooms

Omni Amelia Island Plantation

Omni Amelia Island Plantation

Omni Amelia Island Plantation

The ocean view Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort, offering 404 oceanview hotel rooms and suites. All private balconies face the ocean and are a delightful place for an early morning breakfast while enjoying the sunrise.  

Price: 

Group room rate: Ocean Front $319.00  double occ. per night plus applicable state & local taxes, currently 12%.

In addition to the rate set forth above, a Resort service fee is charged in the amount of $25 (reduced from $35 for IVS) per day plus taxes, and includes the following amenities:

  • In-room coffee station

  • Resort beach access

  • Unlimited use of health & fitness center

  • On-property resort transportation service

  • Unlimited Internet access in all guest rooms and Lobby

  • Unlimited in-room local & toll-free phone calls

 

Reduced Self Parking fee: $10.00 (normally $20.00)

Terms

Check-In: 3:00pm; Check-Out: 11:00am

Cancellations:  All reservations must be guaranteed by a valid major credit card. You can cancel your reservations up to 7 days prior to your scheduled arrival without penalty. Cancellations made within 7 days of your scheduled arrival, or no-shows, or early departures, will be charged for the complete scheduled stay.  

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Area Attractions

 

Amelia Island has plenty to offer the adventurous traveler. Whether you seek shopping and dining or festivals and culture, we can point you toward memorable days and nights out on the island. Learn More

Golf at the Plantation

Omni Amelia Island Plantation is committed to providing our guests and members with a first-class golf experience. Named a “Top 121 Golf Resort in the World” by Conde Nast Traveler, our resort is home to three incredible championship courses. And it was recently selected as the home of Golf Channel’s “Big Break: Florida.” We offer a golf pro shop, private instruction, equipment rentals, customized gifts and an extensive collection of golf accessories and sportswear.  Amelia Island golf

For tee times, call (904) 277-5907 or visit their website.

Amelia Island State Parks

From the tree-canopied roads of Fort Clinch to the remote driftwood beaches of Big Talbot, Amelia Island’s State Parks are among the most varied and beautiful in Florida. Perfect for campers, anglers, beachcombers and explorers alike, the Florida State Parks at Amelia Island offer an assortment of activities for every outdoor enthusiast. Enjoy daily tours at Fort Clinch State Park. Experience horseback riding, kayak tours and more at Amelia Island State Park. Explore the diverse variety of Amelia Island’s flora, fauna and fowl on Egans Creek Greenway.

Spa

Omni Amelia Island’s spa is pleased to offer a relaxation area and garden, perfect for before and after your treatments. Enjoy our vast array of herbal teas and organic citrus water, then relax and revive with our men’s and women’s spa treatments, including couple massages, facials, steam showers, signature Seaside Sensory Journey and Plantation Blossom Rituals. Our full-service salon offers haircuts, hairstyling, makeup application, bridal party appointments, manicures, pedicures, and child and teen services. Yoga classes are available through our spa, hosted in the “spa tree house.” Learn more

Dining

A skilled culinary team of chefs and hospitality professionals, along with inventive southern-style cuisine and a variety of dining venues, have earned Amelia Island Plantation a reputation for excellence in Florida resort dining. Our dining restaurants at Omni Amelia Island Plantation are family-friendly, offering many choices for children. Learn more

Getting There

Airport

Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort is only 29 miles from Jacksonville International Airport – JAX. Private and corporate aircraft charters can also fly directly to Fernandina Beach Municipal Airport, four miles north of the Resort.

Registration Fees:

 

Early Bird:  $975.00

Register by:  May 11, 2023

Advanced:  $995.00

Register by:  June 8, 2023

Regular:  $1015.00

Register after:  June 8, 2023

Special Pricing:

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

Registration Includes:

  • 16 CE hours

  • complete seminar notes

  • submission of attendance to AAVSB RACEtrack program

  • breakfast and breaks daily

Seminar Registration:

Details Price Qty
Early Bird $975.00 (USD)  
Advanced $995.00 (USD)   Goes On Sale
May 11, 2023
Regular $1,015.00 (USD)   Goes On Sale
June 8, 2023

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  • Amelia Island
    June 26, 2023 - June 28, 2023
    12:05 am - 5:00 pm

Register online

Online registration is easy and fast.  

But please confirm your hotel reservations prior to completing your registration or booking flights. Many Hotels are selling out many months ahead of our seminars. 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 or contact our office at 800-487-5650.  Please note that hotel rooms are not confirmed until you receive confirmation from the hotel (if you booked online thru our group link) or from our office for hotels that do not offer the online link.

IVS is now required by AAVSB RACE to upload your completed attendance into their “RACEtrack” system. Your state of license and your license number are required for all seminars starting in January 2022. More information is available at https://www.aavsb.org/ce-services/racetrack

Questions?  

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:

 

  • 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.