ExpiredDermatology in practice today

Charleston, SC

  |   September 17th - 19th, 2021

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Karin Beale D.V.M.

Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Dermatology
Gulf Coast Veterinary Dermatology and Allergy
Houston, TX

Catherine Outerbridge D.V.M.

Diplomate American College of Veterinary Dermatology
Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine
Professor of Clinical Medicine
U.C. Davis


Terri Bonenberger D.V.M.

Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Dermatology
Southeast Veterinary Dermatology & Ear Clinic
Charleston, SC

There are constant advancements in veterinary dermatology, resulting in the need for the speakers to present clinical updates. For this new seminar, I have asked the dermatologists to discuss the topics that are of clinical importance to the general practitioner today. This combination of practicing dermatologists is sure to present you with valuable information that you can utilize on a daily basis.

Seminar Schedule:

Registration: Friday September 17, 2021 7:15 am – 8:00 am
Continental Breakfast: Daily 7:15 am – 8:00 pm
Lectures: Friday September 17, 2021
Saturday September 18
Sunday September 19
8:00 am – 1:30 pm
8:00 am – 1:30 pm
8:00 am – 1:00 pm

Seminar Topics:


  • “Perhaps I wasn’t clear” A discussion of the importance of client communication in Dermatology 

  • “I Won’t do that again: When to rethink management of your dermatology cases” A discussion with case examples of when to recognize it is time to stop the current treatment plan and change management

  • “Differentiating canine allergic skin disease” A discussion of canine allergic dermatoses and some facts and tidbits that may help differentiate one type of allergy from another.

  • “Treating pyoderma: it’s just not what it used to be” A discussion of how treating pyoderma has changed in the last decade, and the new challenges we face with resistant infections

  • ” One of these things is not like the other” A case based discussion of patients with similar clinical presentations, but different diseases.

  • “the itchy/overgrooming cat” my own nightmare on elm street! How to evaluate and formulate a differential diagnosis and diagnostic plan for the itchy/overgrooming cat.

  • “Why is my dog going bald” A discussion of alopecia in the dog, how to evaluate the patient and work it up for a definitive diagnosis

  • “The persistent ear infection: a recurring nightmare” We all deal with the ear infection that seems to go away, only to come right back. What does this mean? And how do we deal with the patient and the owner?

Dermatology on the spot…..or “stump” the dermatologist. The dermatologists will present unknown cases to each other, and they will “work them up” live with audience participation.

Our favorite things. The panel of dermatologists will discuss some of their favorite topical products and favorite systemic medications and how they use them.

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Seminar Speakers

  • Karin Beale D.V.M. Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Dermatology Gulf Coast Veterinary Dermatology and Allergy Houston, TX
  • Catherine Outerbridge D.V.M. Diplomate American College of Veterinary Dermatology Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine Professor of Clinical Dermatology U.C. Davis
  • Terri Bonenberger D.V.M. Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Dermatology Animal Dermatology Clinic Mt. Pleasant, SC

CE Hours

This seminar is approved for 16 CE hrs.  

This program has been submitted for 18 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
  • Certificate of attendance
  • Complete seminar notes
  • Approved for 16 CE hrs by the AAVSB Race program


Charleston Renaissance Hotel

Charleston Renaissance Hotel

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Please call our office at 800-487-5650 for availability

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 



Group Room Rate:  Standard room $293.00 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.

Looking for something off site? More options nearby

Getting There


Charleston International Airport – CHS

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

Alternate transportation options

Estimated taxi fare: $40 (one way)

Car Rental Info

Registration Fees:

Early Bird: $925.00

Register by: July 23, 2021

Advanced: $945.00

Register by:  August 23, 2021

Regular: $965.00

Register after:  August 23, 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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    September 17, 2021 - September 19, 2021
    8:00 am - 1:00 pm

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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


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