UpcomingFeline techniques- how i manage common problems

Kauai

  |   June 24th - 27th, 2019

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Michael Lappin D.V.M., Ph.D.

Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine
Professor of Medicine
Colorado State University

Susan Little D.V.M.

Dipl. American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (Feline Practice)
Bytown Cat Hospital
Ottawa, ON
Canada

Catriona MacPhail D.V.M., Ph.D.

Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons
Associate Professor of Surgery
Colorado State University

Drs. Michael Lappin and Susan Little are two of the well-known feline interested veterinarians in North America. Dr. Little is board certified in feline medicine by the ABVP and owns two feline only practices in Ottawa, Canada. Dr. Lappin in an internal medicine specialist has been involved with feline clinical research ever since reporting the Toxoplasma gondii IgM and IgG tests in 1989. His research group at Colorado State University completes approximately 15 feline clinical research projects per year. Dr. Little and Lappin have lectured together multiple times and most recently spoke to packed houses at both NAVC and WVC. We have also added Dr. Catriona MacPHail to the team. Catriona is a world renowned surgeon who will present a series of lectures on how she manages common feline surgical problems. The three speakers promise these lectures to be informative, fun and practical. 

Seminar Schedule:

Seminar registration
Seminars
Welcome reception

Monday, June 24, 2019

1:30pm – 2:00pm
2:00pm – 6:30pm
6:30pm – 7.30pm

Continental breakfast
Seminars

Tuesday, June 25

7:30am – 8:00am
8:00am – 12:30pm

Seminars

Wednesday, June 26 2:00pm – 6:30pm

Continental breakfast
Seminars

Thursday, June 27

7:30am – 8:00am
8:00am – 12:30pm

Seminar Topics:

Dr. Little:

– Successful management of urethral obstruction in cats

– Understanding Feline Idiopathic Cystitis

– How to Use Feeding Tubes in Cats

– Diagnosis and management of weight loss in senior cats

– Finding the inner cat – feline obesity

– Finicky felines: managing anorexia in cats

– Let’s get moving – the constipated cat

– Update on managing CKD

– Management of diabetes mellitus in cats

Dr. Lappin:

– Fever of unknown origin in cats.

– Logical antibiotic therapy in cats.

– Management of upper respiratory infections in cats.

– Management of the coughing cat.

– Feline GI diseases: is it infectious, inflammatory, or neoplastic?

Dr. Catriona MacPhail:

Feline Pleural Space Disease: pyothorax, chylothorax, diaphragmatic herniation

– Diagnostic Exploratory and Abdominal Organ Biopsy

– Feline Gastrointestinal Obstruction

– Feline Lower Urinary Obstruction

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Seminar Speakers

  • Michael Lappin D.V.M., Ph.D. Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine Professor of Medicine Colorado State University
  • Susan Little D.V.M. Dipl. American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (Feline Practice) Bytown Cat Hospital Ottawa, ON Canada
  • Catriona MacPhail D.V.M., Ph.D Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons Professor of Surgery College of Veterinary Medicine Colorado State University

CE Hours

This seminar is approved for 18 CE hrs.  

IVS is an approved provider in NY.

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 18 CE hrs by the AAVSB Race program

Accommodations

Grand Hyatt Resort & Spa, Kauai

Grand Hyatt Resort & Spa, Kauai

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Breathtaking Beachfront Kauai Resort

Set along the soothing white sands of Poipu, our breathtaking Kauai beachfront resort is balanced between magnificent lush mountains and the azure sea. Explore 50 oceanfront acres of lush gardens, manicured lawns, open courtyards, and pristine pools to relax and enjoy the classic Hawaiian environment. Whether you’re visiting for a romantic getaway or a family vacation, Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa offers a host of opportunities for each guest to create their own personal paradise. 

Rooms

Standard view:

Relax among the beautiful views of lushly landscaped gardens from the private patio of these lovely Kauai accommodations. Classic decor reminiscent of Hawaii’s golden era features one king bed fitted with luxurious sheeting over a pillow-top mattress, extra large marble bath with double sink vanity and Portico products. These spacious Kauai, Hawaii accommodations include inviting amenities such as iHome stereo with iPod dock, beverage chillers, coffeemaker, Hawaiian Kona coffee, large work area, wireless Internet access and seating area.

Ocean View

Please note that these are ocean view not ocean front.
Take in premier ocean views from the private balcony of our welcoming Kauai accommodations – reminiscent of Hawaii’s golden era – featuring one king bed fitted with luxurious sheeting over a pillow-top mattress, extra large marble bath with double sink vanity and Portico products. These spacious Kauai, Hawaii accommodations include inviting amenities such as iHome stereo with iPod dock, chiller, coffeemaker, Hawaiian Kona coffee, work area, wireless Internet access and seating area.

 

 

 

Price:

Standard View: $340.00 dbl/night plus taxes — Standard View may include garden and/or mountain views.

Ocean View: $400.00 dbl/night plus taxes. 

Additional Fees:

  • Resort fee- $35.00 per room, per night has been waived for IVS attendees!
  • Porterage charges and housekeeping charges are voluntary.
  • All rates are eurpoean plan and are subject to Applicable Hawaii state and hotel taxes which are currently 14.962%. 
  • For additional persons 19 years or older, a $40.00 charge per nite is applied.  Maximum of 4 adults or 2 adults and 2 children in the room.

As part of Hyatt’s continued efforts to evolve the guest experience by listening and responding to guest needs, Hyatt Hotels Corporation  offers free Wi-Fi at all Hyatt hotels worldwide, providing connectivity and convenience regardless of booking method or loyalty program participation.

Included in the waived resort fee:

 

 

  • Self-parking
  • Two complimentary reusable water bottles
  • Purified water stations
  • Coffee maker in room with Hawaiian coffee and tea Self-service washer, dryer and detergent
  • Boarding pass and incoming fax printing
  • Unlimited local and toll-free calls
  • In-room safe
  • Reusable logo tote bag
  • Sunscreen samples – At pool recreation desk Fitness and yoga classes at Anara Spa
  • Golf course and club house shuttle serviceWelcome lei greeting
  • Guided sunrise walk – Monday-Saturday
  • Hawaiian crafters – Daily in lobby
  • Entertainment and hula – Seaview Terrace
  • Torch lighting ceremony – Three times per week Ukulele, lei-making and hula lessons
  • Koi fish feeding and parrot talk
  • Access to 24 hour Anara Spa fitness center
  • One hour tennis court time daily – Reservations required Complimentary bicycle usage, based on availability Hydroponic garden tour

Terms

Check-In: 4pm | Check-Out: 11am   If a late check-out is requested, a charge of 50% of the group rate will be assessed. Late check-out after 6:00PM will be charged a full day’s rate.

Cancellations:

The hotel requires a 2 night deposit prior to your arrival. This is refundable if you cancel at least 30 days prior to your scheduled arrival.

As this is peak summer season if you cancel within 30 days of your scheduled arrival- you will be charged for the complete scheduled stay.

You will also be charged for the complete scheduled stay if you are a no-show or depart early.

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Area Attractions

Area Attractions

Explore Kauai

Explore the Resort

 

Resort experiences

Adventure awaits

 

Kauai adventures

 

Maybe some golf?

Check out the courses

Getting There

Airport

LIH- Lihue airport is 15 miles away.

Airport Shuttle 

Express Shuttle service provided by Robert’s Hawaii between Lihue Airport and Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa is available for a fee. Prearranged Shuttle Service guarantees a faster, worry-free arrival and departure.

Taxi 

Taxi phones are located curbside at baggage claim areas. Cost is approximately $50.00 each way.

Hired Drivers

Uber and Lyft are available on Kauai.

Rental Car 

All major companies are represented on Kauai. To pick up your car, proceed from the baggage claim area to the Rent-A-Car booths across the street from the terminal. Avis is also available in the lobby of our resort.

We recommend you have a rental car – the Island is big and there is so much to see and do!

Registration Fees:

Early Bird:  $985.00

Register by:  May 2, 2019

Advanced:  $1005.00

Register by:  June 4, 2019

Regular:  $1025.00

Register after:  June 4, 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:

  • 18 CE hours
  • Complete seminar notes
  • Certificate of attendance
  • Breakfast on tuesday & thursday 
  • Welcome reception on monday

Seminar Registration:

Price Qty
Earlybird $985.00 (USD)  
Advanced $1,005.00 (USD)   Goes On Sale
May 2, 2019
Regular $1,025.00 (USD)   Goes On Sale
June 4, 2019

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  • Kauai
    June 24, 2019 - June 27, 2019
    8:00 am - 6:30 am

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.

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.