ExpiredHow I manage common cardiac and ocular problems in practice

Asheville, NC

  |   May 20th - 22nd, 2022

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Kathryn Good D.V.M.

Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists
Clinical Ophthalmologist
U.C. Davis

Andrea Eriksson De Rezende D.V.M.

Diplomate, ACVIM (Cardiology)
Skyline Veterinary Specialists
Matthews, NC

Andrea & Kathy are going to discuss management of the most common problems that they encounter in their clinical practices. This course will present a practical approach to the diagnosis and management of these common problems using a combination of didactic and case-based teaching. This combination of a Cardiologist and an Ophthalmologist is sure to provide you with some very practical tips on a broad range of topics.

Seminar Schedule:

Registration: Friday May 20, 2022 7:15 am – 8:00 am
Continental breakfast: Daily 7:15 am – 8:00 am
Lectures: Friday May 20, 2022
Saturday 
Sunday 
8:00 am – 1:30 pm
8:00 am – 1:30 pm
8:00 am – 1:00 pm

Seminar Topics:

Practical cardiology topics

How should I manage:

  • Asymptomatic mitral valve regurgitation?
  • Atrial fibrillation in dogs?
  • Ventricular tachycardias?
  • Asymptomatic dilated cardiomyopathy?
  • Congestive heart failure in cats?
  • Congestive heart failure in dogs?
  • Coughing dog with cardiomegaly and no pulmonary edema?
  • Arrhythmias in cats?
  • Heartworm disease in dogs?
  • Heartworm disease in cats?
  • When should I use pimobendan?
  • How and when should I evaluate BNP?
  • When do I recommend a radiograph and/or an echocardiogram?
  • This dog has a murmur- can i still do anesthesia?
  • This cat has a murmur- can i still do anesthesia?
  • Any hope for cats with thromboembolism?  
 

Practical ophthalmology topics:

  • Corneal lacerations- what 2 questions must I ask and why?
  • Which ophthalmoscope should I use and how do I use it?
  • Feline conjunctivitis: can I treat it like canine conjunctivitis?
  • Feline herpesvirus: What anti-viral do I use?
  • When do I refer a patient for cataract surgery and what do I do in the meantime?
  • How do I treat an infected ulcer?
  • What one prognostic test must I do with a ruptured eye?
  • KCS: What do I do when cyclosporine doesn’t work?
  • This superficial ulcer won’t heal! What do I do next?
  • Entropion: any options other than the Hotz-Celsus?
  • Cherry eye surgery: Why won’t this gland stay in place?
  • Lens luxations: what do I do before I send it to you?
  • What are my options for eyelid tumors in old dogs?
  • How do I make any sense of my fundus examination findings?
  • Why is this dog’s cornea blue?
  • Golden retriever uveitis: What is it and why do I need to know about it?
  • How do I differentiate cataracts from nuclear sclerosis?
  • Glaucoma: What do I really need to know?
  • Corneal melanosis: why does it happen and what can I do about it?
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Seminar Speakers

  • Kathryn Good D.V.M. Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists Clinical Professor of Veterinary Ophthalmology U.C. Davis
  • Andrea Eriksson De Rezende D.V.M. Diplomate, ACVIM (Cardiology) Managing Partner Skyline Veterinary Specialists Matthews, NC

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:  Group rooms are sold out- please contact our office at 800-487-5650 for updated availability.

Run of House: $359.00 dbl/night plus taxes & resort fee

Mountain view: $379.00 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:  $915.00

Register by:  March 29, 2022

Advanced:  $935.00

Register by:  April 21, 2022

Regular:  $955.00

Register after:  April 21, 2022

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

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    May 20, 2022 - May 22, 2022
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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

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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:

Group rooms are sold out- please contact our office at 800-487-5650 for updated availability.

  • 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.

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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.