Expired How I treat common feline problems

Scottsdale AZ

  |   February 2nd - 4th, 2024

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David Maggs B.V.Sc.

Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists
Professor of Ophthalmology
U.C. Davis

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

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

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

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

Seminar Schedule:

Registration: Friday Feb. 2, 2024 7:15 am – 8:00 am
Breakfast: Daily 7:15 am – 8:00 am
Lectures: Friday, Feb. 2
Saturday, Feb. 3
Sunday, Feb. 4
8:00 am – 1:30 pm
8:00 am – 1:30 pm
8:00 am – 1:00 pm

Seminar Topics:

Dr. Maggs:

  • Top 10 tips for a great feline eye exam

  • Managing herpes and chlamydia in a multicat environment

  • The latest on antiviral therapies for FHV-1

  • Does lysine work?

  • Does triple antibiotic kill cats? Does enrofloxacin blind cats?

  • What’s the best lab test for feline conjunctivitis

  • Nonhealing corneal ulcers feline eosinophilic keratitis and corneal sequestrum.

  • What’s the best treatment for Chlamydia in cats

  • Feline uveitis – Just intraocular lymphadenopathy

Dr. MacPhail:

  • Practical tips on abdominal exploratory and organ biopsy

  • Upper and Lower Respiratory problems- how i approach diagnosis and management

    Upper: stenotic nares, laryngeal disease, nasopharyngeal polyps
    Lower: pleural effusion, diaphragmatic hernias
  • Upper and Lower Urinary Obstruction – practical management and what’s new

    Upper: surgeon perspective on ureter stones
    Lower: what’s new with urethral obstruction
  • Wound Management – learn some easy ways to manage wounds

Dr. Lappin

  • Diagnosis and treatment of infectious causes of gastrointestinal diseases

              Giardia

              Tritrichomonas

              Cystoisospora

              Salmonella/Campylobacter/Clostridium

 

  • Non pharmacological management of stress diseases in cats

 

  • Tips for managing feline interstitial cystitis and radiodense cystoliths

 

  • Update of flea and tick borne diseases

 

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Seminar Speakers

  • David Maggs B.V.Sc. Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists Professor of Ophthalmology U.C. Davis
  • Michael Lappin Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine Professor of Medicine Colorado State University
  • 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 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

JW Marriott Scottsdale Camelback Inn Resort & Spa

JW Marriott Scottsdale Camelback Inn Resort & Spa

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Discover JW Marriott Scottsdale Camelback Inn Resort & Spa, an award-winning hotel located at the base of Camelback Mountain in Paradise Valley, Arizona. Enjoy attentive service, deluxe amenities, heated outdoor pools, garden terraces and desert trails at our luxury resort in Scottsdale, AZ. Take our complimentary shuttle to our two 18-hole championship golf courses. Treat yourself to a massage or facial in our 32,000-square-foot spa, featuring 32 treatment rooms and a lap pool. Relax in privacy and understated luxury in our large casitas and suites with outdoor living spaces. Our Pueblo-style, pet-friendly accommodations offer kitchenettes.  Savor an array of dining experiences in our restaurants and bars.  Explore nearby Scottsdale attractions with ease from our secluded oasis overlooking the Sonoran Desert. 


Room Description

Casita Guest Rooms – Our resort has unique Pueblo-style casitas, giving each guest tranquil privacy by providing the largest standard guestrooms in the valley. All rooms feature Marriott’s Revive Bedding with down comforters and plush pillows along with microwave, mini-fridge and high-speed Internet options. Our Casitas’ private balconies overlook stunning views of the beautiful Paradise Valley.

Group Casita King bed room rate:

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

$389.00 dbl per night plus taxes & fees.

Additional Fees (subject to change without notice):

  • State and local taxes are currently 13.17%

  • Resort fee: Usually $40.00- but for IVS it is $35.00 per room, per night, plus tax.

    This fee will cover several amenities, which include: High speed wireless internet in your guestroom, unlimited local and domestic phone calls, access to Spa fitness center, minimum 18 years of age (fitness only), overnight self-parking, 15% off gift and clothing purchases at the Resort, Spa and Golf shops (excluding the Spa Skincare Shop), complimentary shuttle service to the Camelback Golf Club, complimentary golf driving range use, and complimentary two (2) hour tennis court use, complimentary two (2) hour bicycle rental.

The hotel rates above are based on single or double occupancy.  For additional adults (anyone over the age of 18yrs) staying in the room, with a max of 4 people per room, there is an additional fee per additional person. 

Cancellations:

To avoid a one night’s room and tax charge, reservations must be canceled at least thirty (30) days prior to scheduled arrival. You will also be charged for your complete stay if you cancel within 7 days of scheduled arrival or if you are a no-show or depart early.

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Area Attractions

Visit Old Town Scottsdale

Relax at the Spa

 

Take a hike

 

Getting There

PHX- Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport is only approximately 10 miles from the Resort.  Either rent a car or grab a taxi or ride sharing company to the resort.

Registration Fees:

Early Bird:  $1065.00

Register by:  December 15, 2023

Advanced:  $1085.00

Register by:  January 12, 2024

Regular:  $1105.00

Register after:  January 12, 2024

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
  • submission of attendance to AAVSB RACEtrack program
  • breakfast and breaks daily

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  • Scottsdale
     February 2, 2024 - February 4, 2024
     12:05 am - 6:05 pm

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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

Questions?  

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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 current availability

  • For Scottsdale, the easiest way to reserve your hotel room is to book online thru this link:

  • Booking Link: click here 

  • 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.