UpcomingHow I manage common feline problems – online course

Hilton Head online course

  |   October 2nd - 4th, 2020

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Susan Little D.V.M.

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

Debra Horwitz D.V.M.

Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Behaviorists
Veterinary Behavior Consultants, St. Louis MO

Drs. Susan Little & Debra Horwitz 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. Horwitz is a world renowned behaviorist who will present a series of lectures on how she manages common feline behavioral problems. The speakers promise these lectures to be informative, fun and practical. 

Seminar Schedule:

Single day registration available: Limited to 60 registrants each day to enhance the webinar question and answer experience

All times are Eastern time. 

Seminars start each day at 5.00am Pacific, 6.00am Mtn, 7.00am Central & 8.00am Eastern

Friday (5.5 CE hrs)

Dr. Little:

8:05am-8:50am: Approach to upper respiratory tract disease in cats

9:00am-9:50am: Approach to lower urinary tract disease in cats

10:00am-10:45am: All stressed out – feline idiopathic cystitis

 

Dr. Horwitz:

11:00am-11:50 am: Think like a cat-yes they can be trained!

12:00-12:50pm: Licking and twitching in cats-seizure disorder or behavioral?

1:00pm-1:30pm: Urine marking, why it happens and what can you do about it?

 

Saturday  (5.5 CE hrs)

Dr. Little

8:00am-8:50am: Sweet & sour: low stress management of the diabetic cat

9:00am-9:50am: Let food be thy medicine – nutritional support for hospitalized cats

10:00am-10:45am: How to approach chronic diarrhea in cats without losing your mind

 

Dr. Horwitz:

11:00am-11:50am: Stress, House soiling, and feline intercat aggression-what’s going on?

12:00-12:50pm: Stress, House soiling, and feline intercat aggression-part two

1:00pm-1:30pm: Feline Enrichment-keeping cats happy

 

 

Sunday (5CE hrs)

Dr. Little:

8:00am-9:00am: Speaking the same language: communicating with cat owners

9:10am-10:15am: Making friends with cats: how to be more cat-friendly in your practice

 

Dr. Horwitz:

10:30am-11:35am: Aggressive behaviors directed toward people, what does it mean?  

11:45am-1:00pm:    Update on medications in behavioral medicine

 

Seminar Topics:

The effects of stress and anxiety on medical and behavioral health in cats:

Stress is a common problem causing medical and behavioral issues in cats. The combination of a behavior specialist and a feline specialist will give you well-rounded instruction on diseases and conditions seen in daily practice. Each topic will include a review, as well as diagnosis and management, and will highlight the role of stress and how to minimize it. 
 
Dr. Little:

  • Making friends with cats: how to be more cat-friendly in your practice

  • On a sugar high? management of feline diabetes mellitus

  • Let food be thy medicine – nutritional support for hospitalized cats

  • Approach to lower urinary tract disease in cats

  • Approach to upper respiratory tract disease in cats

  • All stressed out – feline idiopathic cystitis

 

Dr. Horwitz:

  • House soiling and feline aggression-treating them both

  • Urine marking-what is it really about?

  • Licking and twitching in cats-seizure disorder or behavioral?

  • Feline enrichment-helping cats live their best lives indoors

  • Multiple cats in one home-how to keep them happy and diminish fighting

  • Can you really train cats?

  • Feline aggression directed to people-mean cats or just misunderstood?
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Seminar Speakers

  • Susan Little D.V.M. Dipl. American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (Feline Practice) Bytown Cat Hospital Ottawa, ON Canada
  • Debra Horwitz D.V.M. Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Behaviorists Veterinary Behavior Consultants, St. Louis MO

CE Hours

This seminar is approved for up to 16 CE hrs. 

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

Registration Fees:

Pick your days and topics. Limited to 60 registrants each day to enhance the webinar question and answer experience.

After registering: your SEMINAR REGISTRATION CONFIRMATION E-MAIL will contain a Zoom ink for you to pre-register for each webinar.  You need to do this prior to each webinar, so that you get a personalized link to the actual webinar.

Veterinarians: IVS attendees who currently have an FTC (Future transfer Credit) from a previously cancelled seminar:  

  • Please do not use the online registration as you will be charged again. You cannot use the credit thru this online registration. 
  • Please e-mail with your request (include name of registrant and which seminar you were originally scheduled to attend) for registration –  We will register you and deduct this amount from your credit.

 

E-mail your request to:     ivsceonline@gmail.com

 

Registration Includes:

  • up to 16 CE hours.  Friday and Saturday are 5.5 hCE hours each day. Sunday is 5 CE hours.
  • access to online course notes
  • certificate of attendance available online

 

After registering: your  SEMINAR REGISTRATION CONFIRMATION E-MAIL will contain a Zoom link for you to pre-register for each webinar.  You need to do this prior to each webinar, so that you get a personalized link to the actual webinar.

Seminar Registration:

Details Price Qty
Friday only - 5.5 CE hours $255.00 (USD)  
Saturday only - 5.5 CE hours $255.00 (USD)  
Sunday only - 5.0 CE hours $225.00 (USD)  

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  • Hilton Head online
    October 2, 2020 - October 4, 2020
    8:00 am - 1:00 pm

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Online registrations is easy and fast.

For our online courses: After registering: your SEMINAR REGISTRATION or PAYMENT NOTIFICATION E-MAIL will contain a link for you to pre-register for the webinar.  You need to do this prior to the webinar, so that you get a personalized link to the actual webinar.  

For our regular seminars, after completing your registration, 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.

Questions?  For online courses:  ivsceonline@gmail.com

For regular seminars: ivseminars@yahoo.com

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.

For Amelia Island, Duck on the outer banks,  St. George (Zion), Grand Cayman, Curacao and New Orleans: after submitting the hotel request form, you do not need to contact us with the credit card information. We will be sending you an individual hotel credit card authorization form.

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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.