UpcomingIs it an orthopedic or neurologic problem?

The Big Island- Hawaii

  |   June 28th - July 1st, 2021

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Elsa Beltran Ldo Vet

DipECVN, PGCertVetEd FHEA, MRCVS

European and RCVS Specialist in Veterinary Neurology
Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
Senior Lecturer in Veterinary Neurology & Neurosurgery
The Royal Veterinary College, University of London

Ross Palmer D.V.M., MS.

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

Your clients are understandably concerned when they see their beloved pet struggling with locomotor disability and/or pain. You are eager to help, but that isn’t always so easy is it? Is the problem neurologic or is it orthopedic….or is it both?   You’ll develop confidence in your neurologic and orthopedic exam skills as you learn the techniques and valuable tips & tricks from our experts in neurology and orthopedics. Don’t worry, these 2 educator / clinicians are focused upon giving you practical information that will help you in the trenches. Drs. Beltran and Palmer are both known for their engaging teaching styles so you are sure to enjoy yourself while Elsa and Ross inspire you with new techniques, knowledge and insights that you can apply to your practice within days of your return.

Seminar Schedule:

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Seminars
Welcome reception

Monday, June 28, 2021

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

Continental breakfast
Seminars

Tuesday, June 29, 2021

7:30am – 8:00am
8:00am – 12:30pm

Seminars

Wednesday, June 30, 2021 2:00pm – 6:30pm

Continental breakfast
Seminars

Thursday, July 1, 2021

7:30am – 8:00am
8:00am – 12:30pm

Seminar Topics:

 

  • The Art of a Meaningful Ortho/Neuro Exam

  • The practical point of doing the neurological exam

  • Tricks to observing your patient’s gait – new ways to help YOU see subtle, but important findings

  • Video demonstrations of specific orthopedic exam maneuvers (drawer sign – the common mistakes and how to get the most information; the tibial compression test made easy; how to detect a hip luxation and distinguish dorsal from ventral luxation; how to do the Ortolani test and what it means; elbow exam made easy; the shoulder exam; etc)

  • Seizures versus movement disorders – How can I recognize them?

  • Acute spinal cord lesions – From clinical signs to treatment

  • The vestibular patient, When should I be worried?

  • Neurological cases – When referral is not an option, What can I do?

  • Polyarthritis – the great imposter. How to detect the tough ones.

  • The elderly dog with orthopedic AND neurologic limitations

  • How to make quality spinal radiographs & interpret them

  • How to make quality orthopedic radiographs & interpret them

  • Clinical case discussions (lots of them): what have I learned?

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Seminar Speakers

  • Elsa Beltran Ldo Vet European and RCVS Specialist in Veterinary Neurology Fellow of the Higher Education Academy Senior Lecturer in Veterinary Neurology & Neurosurgery Chairperson of the Education Committee of the ECVN Department of Clinical Science & Services The Royal Veterinary College, University of London
  • Ross Palmer, D.V.M., MS. Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons Professor of Orthopedics Colorado State University

CE Hours

This seminar is approved for 18 CE hrs.  

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

Hilton Waikaloa Hawaii

Hilton Waikaloa Hawaii

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A destination in itself, this impressive property is nestled within 62 oceanfront acres, offering breathtaking tropical gardens and abundant wildlife. Explore our waterfront resort by air-conditioned trams. Or take a leisurely stroll along flagstone walkways flanked by Polynesian and Asian artwork. Located on the Kohala Coast of the Big Island of Hawaii, Hilton Waikoloa Village features standard and deluxe rooms and suites – perfectly suited to any taste.The Big Island- Hawaii

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rooms

Palace Tower Resort view:

Near Kohala Pool, Main Lagoon, Wedding Chapel and Nui Italian.

422 to 453 sq. ft. room in Palace Tower featuring:

  • Golf course, tropical garden or mountain views
  • One king-sized bed/Full sized sofa bed
  • or Two queen beds
  • Outdoor balcony/lanai

Rooms feature seersucker bath robes, signature Kohala Spa Coco Mango bath products, mini-refrigerator and coffeemaker. Room images represent the room category, not the specific room you would receive.

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Palace Tower Ocean View

Near Kohala Pool, Main Lagoon, Wedding Chapel and Nui Italian.

422 to 453 sq. ft. room in Palace Tower featuring:

  • Pacific Ocean views framed by lush tropical foliage
  • One king-sized bed/full sized sofa bed
  • or two queen beds
  • Outdoor balcony/lanai

Rooms feature signature Kohala Spa Coco Mango bath products, mini-refrigerator and coffeemaker. Room images represent the room category, not the specific room you would receive.

MAKAI at Lagoon Tower oceanside:

 

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Near Kohala Spa, Saltwater Lagoon and Lagoon Grill restaurant.

Premium 530 sq. ft. room in Lagoon Tower featuring:

  • Views of the dolphins or saltwater lagoon
  • One king-sized bed/sofa bed
  • or two queen beds
  • Large shower, bathtub combination with premium handheld showerhead
  • Outdoor balcony/lanai

MAKAI includes Concierge planning, expedited luggage service, two (2) refillable keepsake water bottles, access to Kohala Spa and fitness facility, preferential restaurant and spa reservations. Rooms feature microfiber plush bath robes, signature Kohala Spa Coco Mango bath products, mini-refrigerator, coffeemaker.

Price

Palace tower Resort View- King Bed: $244.00 dbl/night plus taxes and resort fee

Palace Tower- ocean view: $284.00 dbl/night plus taxes and resort fee 

Lagoon Tower Oceanside: please call…dbl/night plus taxes and resort fee

One bedroom suites also available- please call 800-487-5650 for availability.

 

Additional Fees:

  • Rates are based on single/double occupancy. Additional per person charge is $30.00 plus tax, per night. No charge for children ages 18 and under sharing with parents using existing bed space.
  • Rollaway bed charge is $50.00 plus tax, per night, subject to hotel availability. Maximum four persons per guestroom.
  • Current Hawaii state room tax is 13.416% and is subject to change. Sales Tax is 4.4386%
  • Self Parking is $30.00 tax inclusive per car, per day (subject to change). Valet Parking is also available for a fee. $37.00

 

  • Daily Resort Charge of $45.00 has been reduced to $25.00 plus tax per room, per night will be added to the room rate and includes:
      • Internet access in your room
      • Hawaiian Cultural Classes – Including Ukulele, Lei Making, and Hula Lessons (see below for details).
      • PlayStation® 3 access with unlimited movies and games (DVD Now card can only be used in your specified tower. Limit 2 checked out at any given time.)
      • Local, toll-free, and credit card calls (No access fee)
      • Complimentary 15 minute photo session and souvenir keepsake (reservations required for photo session)
      • 20% discount on beach toys at the saltwater lagoon
      • Keiki Pool Activities  & Scavenger Hunt
      • Fitness or Yoga Class at the Kohala Spa – Space is limited and reservations are recommended by contacting Kohala Spa at extension 1228. 
      • Big Island Bird Talk with resident wildlife specialist – Daily at 10am in the main lobby.
      • $10 off Hawaii Nautical sailings on the Spirit of Aloha catamaran from Anaeho’omalu Bay

Terms

Deposit:

Only a credit card is required to hold your reservations up to 30 day prior.  At approx 30 day prior to your arrival, a deposit equal to one night’s stay will be charged.  

Cancellations:

You have up to 30 days prior to cancel or change your dates without penalty.  There is a 2 night charge if you cancel within 30 -15 days of your scheduled arrival.  If you cancel within 14 – 0 days of your scheduled arrival or are a no-show or late arrival or early departure, you will be charged for your full stay. Please call IVS to cancel or change your reservations 800-487-5650.

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Area Attractions

Area Attractions

Explore Hawaii- the Big Island

Explore the Resort

Resort experiences

Adventures Await

Big Island adventures

Maybe some golf?

Check out the courses

Getting There

Airport

Directions from Kona International Airport

Turn left (north) onto Highway 19 for approximately 20 minutes. Continue until you see the Waikoloa Beach Drive turnoff to the left (west) of the highway. Along Waikoloa Beach Drive, you will pass five stop signs. Just after the fifth stop sign, you will see the entrance to Hilton Waikoloa Village on the left

Location Transportation Information

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

Registration Fees:

Early Bird:  $1025.00

Register by:  April 23, 2021

Advanced:  $1045.00

Register by:  May 20, 2021

Regular:  $1065.00

Register after:  May 20, 2021

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:

Details Price Qty
Earlybird $1,025.00 (USD)  
Advanced $1,045.00 (USD)   Goes On Sale
April 23, 2021
Regular $1,065.00 (USD)   Goes On Sale
May 20, 2021

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  • The Big Island - Hawaii
    June 28, 2021 - July 1, 2021
    12:30 pm - 11:30 am

Register online

Online registrations is easy and fast.

For our online courses: After registering: your SEMINAR REGISTRATION 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

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:

  • For The Hilton Waikoloa, the easiest way to reserve your hotel room is to go online:

  • Online booking Link: Click here

  • or by calling  1-800-HILTONS (1-800-445-8667) asking for the International Veterinary Seminars group rate.  Group code is IVS

Please only use the hotel request form below, if you are having problems with reserving your room thru the online hotel registration link. 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.

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.