UpcomingAnesthesia & pain management in practice today

Asheville NC

  |   May 19th - 21st, 2023

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

Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Anesthesia & Analgesia
Associate 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
Gainesville, 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 May 19, 2023 7:15 am – 8:00 am
Continental breakfast: Daily 7:15 am – 8:00 am
Lectures: Friday May 19, 2023
Saturday 
Sunday 
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
  • Sheilah 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 complies with the following guidelines:

  • Speakers are recognized specialists

  • Mandatory recorded attendance

  • submission of attendance to AAVSB RACEtrack program

  • Complete seminar notes

Accommodations

Omni Grove Park Inn

Omni Grove Park Inn

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The Omni Grove Park Inn Resort & Spa is one of the South’s most venerable and famous grand resorts. Built in 1913 from granite stones mined from Sunset Mountain, the resort overlooks the Asheville, North Carolina skyline and provides guests with majestic views of the legendary Blue Ridge Mountains. For decades, the Inn has been a favorite year-round destination for both leisure and business guests as the resort continues to lure future generations to its magical mountainside splendor. Its splendid views, old world charm, peerless amenities, and a long tradition of exceptional service and Southern hospitality make it a place to savor as one of the most enduringly original and exciting resorts in America.

The Spa at Grove Park Inn

Rooms

Run of house rooms will be in the contemporary wings and in the historic Main Inn. Individual rooms will be allocated at check-in.

Mountain View Rooms
The Grove Park Inn was built facing west on Sunset Mountain because E.W. Grove planned the perfect recipe to make people feel better throughout the ages. The spectacular views from our Mountain View rooms include the city of Asheville tucked between the Blue Ridge and the Smokey Mountain ranges, our beautiful Donald Ross golf course and breathtaking sunsets.

Group rates:  

Run of House: $369.00 dbl/night plus taxes & resort fee

Deluxe Mountain view: $389.00 dbl/night plus taxes & resort fee

Third & fourth persons: $40.00 per person per night plus taxes.

Taxes & fees

Taxes are currently 13% & subject to change without notice 

Rollaways are available for an additional $20 per night.

Daily Resort Charge: A mandatory $25.00 (reduced from $30.00 for IVS) daily resort charge will be added to the room rate which covers toll-free and local calling, in-room high-speed Internet access, entrance to the Sports Complex, in-room coffee and tea, on-property shuttle service, and daily newspaper available at Front Desk.

Parking

Self-parking for overnight guests is currently $18 per day.  Subject to change

Valet is currently $25 per day. Subject to change.

Terms

Cancellations: You will be charged for your complete stay if you cancel within 14 days of your scheduled arrival or are a no-show. There are also charges of you depart early.

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Area Attractions

 

Things to do in Asheville

Getting There

Flying 

The Asheville Regional Airport is nine miles Southeast of Asheville (25 minutes from The Omni Grove Park Inn Resort & Spa). 

Driving

Directions to The Omni Grove Park Inn Resort & Spa:
From I-26 or I-40, take I-240 into Asheville.
Take exit 5B/Charlotte Street
If coming from I-240 East, turn left on Charlotte Street,
If coming from I-240 West, turn right on Charlotte Street.
Proceed north on Charlotte Street for approximately .7 mile.
Turn right on Macon Avenue and continue for .8 mile.
The Omni Grove Park Inn Resort & Spa entrance will be to your left.

Registration Fees:

Early Bird:  $995.00

Register by:  March 29, 2023

Advanced:  $1015.00

Register by:  April 21, 2023

Regular:  $1035.00

Register after:  April 21, 2023

Special Pricing:

Veterinary technicians are welcome- there is an $80 seminar registration discount

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 $995.00 (USD)  
Advanced $1,015.00 (USD)   Goes On Sale
March 29, 2023
Regular $1,035.00 (USD)   Goes On Sale
April 21, 2023

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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?  

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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 Asheville, the easiest way to reserve your hotel room is to go online 

  • Booking Link:  Click here to book your room

  • 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.