ExpiredHow I manage common medical problems in practice.

Nantucket Island, MA

  |   September 6th - 8th, 2019

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Sept. 4. We are closely monitoring Hurricane Dorian.  At this time IVS Nantucket is on schedule to begin this friday. 

Andrea Eriksson De Rezende D.V.M.

Diplomate, ACVIM (Cardiology)
Staff Cardiologist
Blue Pearl Specialty & Emergency Pet Hospital
Paramus, NJ

Audra Fenimore D.V.M., M.S.

Diplomate ACVIM
Internal Medicine Section
Veterinary Speciality & Emergency Hospital
Englewood, CO 


Andrea & Audra 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 Internist is sure to provide you with some very pratical tips on a broad range of topics.

Seminar Schedule:

Registration: Friday September 6, 2019 7:15 am – 8:00 am
Continental Breakfast: Daily 7:15 am – 8:00 am
Lectures: Friday September 6, 2019
Saturday September 7
Sunday September 8
8:00 am – 1:30 pm
8:00 am – 1:30 pm
8:00 am – 1:00 pm

Seminar 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?  

Primary immune mediated hemolytic anemia

  • Diagnosis and logical treatment

Primary immune mediated thrombocytopenia

  • Diagnosis and logical treatment

Primary immune mediated polyarthritis

  • Diagnosis and logical treatment
Diagnosis, treatment and prevention of leptospirosis
Managing challenging feline endocrine problems
  • The diabetic cat
  • The hyperthyroid cat
These lectures will be cased based to provide a more practical approach to management.
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Seminar Speakers

CE Hours

This seminar is AAVSB RACE 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:

  • Speakers are recognized specialists
  • Mandatory recorded attendance
  • Certificate of attendance
  • Complete seminar notes


Nantucket Inn

Nantucket Inn

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


At the Nantucket Inn, you will find an atmosphere that will make you feel right at home on Nantucket. Built around three beautifully landscaped courtyards, you’ll find 100 spacious guest rooms and cottages, many with cathedral ceilings and fireplaces. You’ll also find extensive recreation facilities that include indoor and outdoor pools, a health fitness center, two lighted tennis courts and indoor and outdoor whirlpool spas. Or take our complimentary island shuttle to Nantucket’s quaint village.


At the Nantucket Inn, we’ve created an atmosphere that will make you feel right at home. Our hundred spacious guest rooms are built around three beautifully landscaped courtyards, offering a comfortable setting for your island experience.


Standard Guest Rooms

Nantucket Inn

Standard guest rooms offer your choice of two full/double beds or one queen sized bed. All of these rooms are comfortably finished with rich cherry furnishings, shades of terra cotta and blue fabrics and a full range of modern amenities.

Oversize Guest Rooms

Nantucket Inn

Oversize Rooms offer 75 more square feet of living space and feature one King sized bed or two full/double beds. These rooms have been newly redecorated with pillow top mattresses and quilted bedspreads in a warm burnt sienna color complimented with pale green and sea blue striped drapes. The double rooms are perfect for families that need a bit of extra space. Our oversize rooms offer the same amenities available in our Standard Rooms. King rooms provide extra amenities for the business traveler.

Cottage Rooms

Nantucket Inn

The cottage rooms offer a charming upgrade for special occasions or when just a little extra space is needed. These units are slightly separated from the other rooms and placed in pairs in each courtyard.


Standard Guest Room Rate:

  • $281.91 single or dbl/night- includes taxes & breakfast for 2- call for availability
  • Two full/double beds or one queen only available.

Oversized Room Rate:

  • $315.42 single or dbl/night- includes taxes & breakfast for 2- call for availability
  • One King or Two full/double beds only available 

Cottage Rate: Call for availability

Please note, the room rate includes lodging, lodging tax, breakfast, breakfast tax and gratuity and is based on two people in a room.


A deposit equal to 100% of your scheduled stay is required at the time of booking to guarantee your reservation(s). You have up to 14 days prior to your specified arrival date to cancel your reservation(s) and have your deposit refunded.  No refunds for cancellations less than 14 days prior to your scheduled arrival, or no-shows, or early departures.

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Area Attractions

Area Attractions

Off the coast of Massachusetts lies the special island of Nantucket, where history lives and traditions are maintained. Nantucket is a unique and beautiful island, with miles and miles of sandy beaches, deeply wooded moors, colorful cranberry bogs, and an entire ocean beckoning from all sides. It’s also a quaint island, where worn cobblestone streets, lined with the historic residences of whaling captains, lead to one of New England’s most picturesque harbors.

Resort Amenities

Nantucket Inn is proud to offer these fine amenities for their guests. Learn more


Dining is a special experience on the island. Enjoy a relaxed atmosphere and discover a wonderful selection of fresh seafood, native island specialties and regional continental cuisine. Learn more

Group Tours

The Nantucket Inn is the Island’s only tour-friendly hotel. The Nantucket Inn offers countless opportunities for adventure, exploring, shopping and appreciation of nature’s beauty. Our sales office has designed programs and itineraries featuring attractive packages to allow you to relax during your stay on island while absorbing its abundant history. While at the Inn our friendly staff will make you feel at home as you visit the “faraway land.” Whether it is your first visit or you have been here before, you’re bound to return!

Getting There


Nantucket Memorial Airport

Driving to Hyannis
From New York follow Route 95 to Providence then Route 195 to Wareham where you’ll pick up 495 and 25 East, then take Route 6 over the Sagamore Bridge to Route 132 to Hyannis.
From Boston follow Route 3 to the Sagamore Bridge, then Route 6 to Route 132 to Hyannis.

Then By Sea

Island ferry services depart from Hyannis. So sit back, relax and enjoy the sea air as you glide across the sound and into Nantucket Harbor.

  • Steamship Authority (year-round, passengers and cars) 508-477-8600 or 508-548-5011
  • Hy-Line Cruises (year-round, passengers only) 508-778-2600
  • Freedom Cruise Lines (seasonal only, passengers only) High Speed ferry service from Harwich Port to Nantucket. 508-432-8999

Airline Service
Regularly scheduled airlines fly between Nantucket, Hyannis, New Bedford, Boston, Newark, JFK and Providence. Carriers and schedules change frequently, confirm your desired service directly with the airline or your travel agent.

IVS Travel Group Info

Please call the IVS travel group at 1-800-487-5650 for assistance. 

Registration Fees:

Early Bird:  $865.00

Register by:  July 31, 2019

Advanced:  $885.00

Register by:  August 21, 2019

Regular:  $905.00

Register after:  August 21, 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:

  • 16 CE hours
  • complete seminar notes
  • certificate of attendance
  • breakfast and breaks daily 

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  • Nantucket Island
    September 6, 2019 - September 8, 2019
    1:00 am - 10:00 am

Register online

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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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.


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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.


Please call the IVS travel group at 1 (800) 487-5650 for assistance.