Sold OutAnesthesia & pain management in practice today


  |   September 15th - 17th, 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.

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 September  15, 2023 7:15 am – 8:00 am
Continental Breakfast: Daily 7:15 am – 8:00 pm
Lectures: Friday September Sept. 15
Saturday September Sept. 16
Sunday September Sept. 17
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 aging patient

  • Peri-operative management of brachycephalic breeds

  • 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 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:

  • Mandatory recorded attendance
  • Submission of attendance to AAVSSB RACEtrack program
  • Complete seminar notes
  • Approved for 16 CE hrs by the AAVSB Race program


Charleston Renaissance Hotel

Charleston Renaissance Hotel

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Discover the perfect setting at this Downtown Charleston, SC hotel. Situated in the city’s oldest quarter, Renaissance Charleston Historic District Hotel boasts boutique accommodations and modern day amenities. Whether shopping on King Street, enjoying Spoleto Festival, visiting the College of Charleston or strolling the City Market, be captivated by the local knowledge shared by the hotel Navigators. Our hotel navigators have the inside scoop because our hotel is a proud community supporter. Take in the hotel décor; regionally inspired, with a modern twist at this Charleston, SC, hotel.

Charleston Renaissance


Charleston Renaissance

Our Charleston historic district luxury hotel’s rooms offer classic furnishings and deluxe bedding.  Discover Southern ambiance and contemporary flair while you unwind and relax in the only guest rooms in the area featuring modern 32-inch flat-screen HD TVs which also feature an Innovative connectivity panel allows guests to plug-in and integrate their electronic devices. Explore the historic downtown area, steps away from our luxury hotel’s location in Charleston, SC. Delectable dining options to please any palate and room service for your convenience.  *This hotel has a smoke-free policy 


Price:  Group rooms are sold out.

Group Room Rate:

  • Deluxe two double beds: $349.00 dbl/night plus taxes

  • Standard run of house room $349.00 dbl/night plus taxes.

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

  • Rate above is subject to applicable state & local taxes, currently 14%
  • A $2.00 taxable “Destination Fee” will be added per room, per night
  • On-site parking is Valet only, currently $36.00 daily.  
  • Off-site self parking is available at the prevailing rate, currently approx. $5 hourly, $16 daily.
  • Wireless internet is available in all rooms- complimentary for IVS guests.


Check-In: 4:00pm | Check-Out: 11:00am
A valid credit card is required to reserve your reservations.

Cancellations:  No charge if you cancel at least 14 days prior to your scheduled arrival.  There is a 2 night charge if you cancel within 14 days of your scheduled arrival.  You will be charged for your complete stay if you cancel within 7 days of your scheduled arrival, depart early or are a no-show.

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Area Attractions

Charleston has been voted America’s best city 3 times over and is also known for being one of the friendliest, so there’s no wonder it’s a must-see destination. Famous golf courses, top-rated tennis courts, pristine beaches, monumental battleships and beautifully preserved architecture barely scratches the surface of attractions in Charleston. It’s also a known for excellent food, from good ‘ol country cooking to upscale neo-Southern cuisine. Best of all, the mild climate means you can enjoy most of our sights year-round.




On site, you’ll find the Wentworth Grill open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.  Fusing the freshest ingredients with creativity and Southern flair is the order of the day at Wentworth Grill. Our handcrafted menu features stocks, sauces and desserts prepared from scratch, while our charming décor and impeccable service make this an all-encompassing dining experience.

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Getting There


Charleston International Airport – CHS

Airport Phone: 843-767-1100
Hotel direction: 12.3 miles SE.  
**This hotel does not provide shuttle service.**