UpcomingAnesthesia & pain management in practice today

San Francisco, CA

  |   September 20th - 22nd, 2019

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Tamara Grubb D.V.M., Ph.D.

Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Anesthesia & Analgesia
Assistant Professor of Anesthesia & Pain Management
Washington State University

Sheilah Robertson BVMS, (Hons), Ph.D.

DACVAA, DECVAA, DACAW, DECAWBM (WSEL), MRCVS.
Senior Medical Director, Lap of Love
Gainseville, FL

This all new seminar has been designed to provide you with practical information on the current thoughts on anesthesia along with acute and chronic pain management in your practice. The combination of two Anesthesiologist/pain management specialists will provide a unique approach to the patient management. Dr’s Grubb and Robertson will discuss their approach to management of patients requiring anesthesia along with their assessment and management of pain in practice today.

Seminar Schedule:

Registration: Friday Sept. 20, 2019 7:15 am – 8:00 am
Breakfast: Daily 7:15 am – 8:00 am
Lectures: Friday Sept. 20, 2019
Saturday Sept. 21
Sunday Sept. 22
8:00 am – 1:30 pm
8:00 am – 1:30 pm
8:00 am – 1:00 pm

Seminar Topics:

  • Sedation, anesthesia and analgesia for fractious/aggressive patients

  • What goes up might come down: Treating anesthesia-related hypotension

  • Constant rate infusions: CRI, don’t CRY

  • Beyond NSAIDs: Treating chronic pain in dogs UPDATES!

  • Local anesthesia: Get the Nerve! Which blocks aren’t you using?

  • Pain scoring in your practice: acute pain dogs and cats

  • The central role of ketamine in pain management

  • Assessing and managing chronic pain in cats

  • Anesthesia for the geriatric patient

  • The impact of obesity on anesthesia

  • Anesthesia for C-sections

  • Anesthesia and analgesia myths and misconceptions

  • Case discussions– cats and dogs, acute and chronic pain management

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Seminar Speakers

  • Tamara Grubb D.V.M., Ph.D. Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Anesthesia & Analgesia Associate Professor of Anesthesia & Pain Management Washington State University
  • Sheila Robertson B.V.M.S, Ph.D. DACVAA, DECVAA, DACAW, DECAWBM (WSEL), MRCVS. Senior Medical Director, Lap of Love Gainseville, FL

CE Hours

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 is also an approved provider in NY.

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

Marriott San Francisco Union Square

Marriott San Francisco Union Square

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Combining luxury and convenience, the San Francisco Marriott Union Square invites guests to experience exceptional service in ideal accommodations. Sitting on the corner of Sutter and Powell streets, our Union Square hotel is just steps from world-class shopping, restaurants, bars and the theater district. Being in the heart of downtown, our San Francisco hotel allows business travelers to walk to meetings at the Moscone Center or in the Financial District, while vacationers can enjoy lunch in Chinatown and catch a game at AT&T Park, home of the San Francisco Giants.

Marriott San Francisco Union Square

Our Union Square San Francisco hotel offers 400 guest rooms, including 53 suites with phenomenal views of the bay and city skyline.  Whether here for work or play, come experience the charm and sophistication of our San Francisco hotel.

Rooms

Marriott San Francisco Union Square

 

Configurations

Maximum Occupancy: 4

  • 1 King or 2 Double
  • Rollaway beds permitted: 1
  • Cribs permitted: 1
  • Maximum cribs/rollaway beds permitted: 1

Price

Group room rates: $229.00 dbl/night plus taxes

Additional Taxes & Fees (subject to change without notice):

  • Room rate above is subject to applicable to state & local taxes, currently: 14% occupancy tax, plus 2.25% SFTID, plus $0.75 Tourism Fee

  • If you are a Marriott rewards member- complimentary daily internet access in all our sleeping rooms.  Otherwise $1.00 per day for wifi.

  • Valet parking only: $59.00 plus tax daily. Parking rates are subject to change without notice.

  • Rollaway Beds: $20.00 per night

 

 

Terms

This hotel has a 100% smoke-free policy.

Check-In: 4:00pm; Check-Out: 12:00pm

Cancellations: There is a one night charge if you cancel within 14 – 7 days prior to your scheduled arrival. You will be charged for the complete stay if you cancel within 7 days of your scheduled arrival, are a no-show or depart early.  For cancellations, date changes, or special requests, please contact IVS.

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Area Attractions

Area Attractions

  • Explore AT&T Park – enjoy a behind-the-scene tour.   
  • Bite into decadent treats at Ghirardelli Square and walk through the old chocolate factory.   
  • Make memories visiting the world-famous San Francisco Zoo and get up close to exotic animals. 
  • Check out the world famous Alcatraz Island.

Some other notable attractions:

Dining

At this Hotel:

Breakfast

Buffet breakfast, fee: 24.00 USD
Continental breakfast, fee: 18.00 USD
Full American breakfast, fee: 20.00 USD

THE RESTAURANT (American)

Start the day off right by enjoying a hearty breakfast from our hotel’s on-site Union Square restaurant open 6:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Monday through Friday and 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday and Sunday.

Open for breakfast· Dress code: Casual · Phone:  +1-415-398-8900

BIN480 (Californian)

Enjoy specialty cocktails accompanied by delectable dishes at bin480, right inside the lobby of our San Francisco, CA, hotel. Wind down after a long day in our Union Square restaurant without even leaving the hotel.

Open for lunch and dinner· Dress code: Casual · Phone:  +1-415-398-8900

Alternate restaurants nearby

Getting There

Airport

San Francisco International Airport – SFO

Airport Phone: +1 800 435 9736
Hotel direction: 14.2 miles N

This hotel does not provide shuttle service.

Alternate transportation:

  • GO Lorrie’s Airport Shuttle; fee: 15 USD (one way) ;on request, please contact Marriott.
  • Subway service, fee (approx): $10 (one way)
  • Estimated taxi fare: $55 (one way)
  • Uber or lyft

Oakland International Airport – OAK

Airport Phone: +1 510 563 3300
Hotel direction: 20.1 miles NW

This hotel does not provide shuttle service.

Alternate transportation:

  • Super Shuttle fee (approx): $25 (one way); reservation required, please contact Marriott.
  • Subway service, fee (approx): $10 (one way)
  • Estimated taxi fare: $75 USD (one way)
  • Uber or Luft

Location Transportation Information

Hotel Address:

480 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA 94108
(415) 398-8900

 

Travel Tips

Less expensive parking is available-near the hotel. Please visit Union Square Parking

Registration Fees:

Early Bird:  $895.00

Register by:  August 06, 2019

Advanced:  $915.00

Register by:  September 05, 2019

Regular:  $935.00

Register after:  September 05, 2019

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

Seminar Registration:

Details Price Qty
Advanced $915.00 (USD)  
Regular $935.00 (USD)   Goes On Sale
September 5, 2019

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  • San Francisco
    September 20, 2019 - September 22, 2019
    7:00 am - 12:00 pm

Register online

Online registrations is easy and fast.  After completing your registration, if you need to book a hotel room please complete the online hotel request form.  If you have any difficulties please call our office at  1 (800) 487-5650 .

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

Reserving Rooms

We reserve rooms starting the day prior to the seminar and ending on the last seminar day.  However, if you need additional days, we will work with the hotel to accommodate your request based on availability.

Getting Confirmation

After you submit this hotel request form, you will receive an e-mail confirmation of your request for the hotel accommodations.  Please note that this does not confirm your hotel accommodations.

After processing the request, our office will e-mail you an actual hotel confirmation letter which will confirm your stay with the hotel.   You are not confirmed until you receive this hotel confirmation. Please check the details when you receive this confirmation.

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 Monday-Friday 9:00am-5:00pm (pacific) to provide the card number.  Your Hotel Confirmation will be emailed to you after your room is guaranteed.

For Amelia Island, Duck on the outer banks,  St. George (Zion), Grand Cayman, Curacao and New Orleans: after submitting the hotel request form, you do not need to contact us with the credit card information. We will be sending you an individual hotel credit card authorization form.

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.