UpcomingIt’s all in their head- managing common clinical problems

Napa

  |   September 17th - 19th, 2021

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Kathryn Good D.V.M.

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

Terry Marie Curtis D.V.M., M.S.

Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Behaviorists
Clinical Behaviorist
Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences
College of Veterinary Medicine
Gainesville, FL

Kathy & Terry 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 an Ophthalmologist and Behaviorist is sure to provide you with some very practical tips on a broad range of topics.

Seminar Schedule:

Registration: Friday Sept. 17, 2021 7:15 am – 8:00 am
Continental Breakfast: Daily 7:15 am – 8:00 am
Lectures:

Friday Sept. 17, 2021
Saturday Sept. 18
Sunday Sept. 19

8:00 am – 1:30 pm
8:00 am – 1:30 pm
8:00 am – 1:00 pm

Seminar Topics:

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?

  • Pannus: How do I manage this chronic condition?

  • 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?

  • FHV-1: does lysine really help?

  • Why is this dog’s cornea blue?

  • Golden retriever uveitis: What is it and why do I need to know about it?

  • Ocular hypertension: What is it and why is it important to understand?

  • Topical serum: helpful or a hoax?

  • 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?

 

Practical behavior topics:

  • Language and Learning – It’s Everything                                                                                        

  • Behavioral Psychopharmacology – Which Medication to Use and Why                     

  • Human-Directed Canine Aggression: Why Dogs Bite People – Do You Think You Know?   

  • Inter-Dog Aggression: Why Dogs Fight- It’s Not Always What You Think                                             

  • House Soiling in Cats – Part I: Eliminating Outside of the Litter Box – Still The #1 Issue in Cats: WHY??            

  • House Soiling in Cats – Part II: Urine Marking – “Normal” Behavior That Drives US Crazy!                                                                                         

  • Departure/Separation/Kennel Anxiety: Why Dogs Panic When Left Alone  

 

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Seminar Speakers

  • Kathryn Good D.V.M. Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists Clinical Ophthalmologist U.C. Davis
  • Terry Marie Curtis D.V.M., M.S. Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Behaviorists Clinical Behaviorist Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences College of Veterinary Medicine Gainesville, FL

CE Hours

This seminar is 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
  • Approved for 16 CE hrs by the AAVSB RACE program

Accommodations

Napa Valley Marriott Hotel & Spa

Napa Valley Marriott Hotel & Spa

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Experience the charm and beauty of California’s world-famous wine country from one of the premier Napa Valley hotels – the Napa Valley Marriott Hotel & Spa. Our Napa Valley hotel room accommodations are perfect for business travel and leisurely exploring. Our convenient location, just off of Highway 29, makes us an ideal choice for exploring the Napa Wine Country and other exciting local activities and attractions. Professional meeting planners rank the hotel among the Bay Area’s best properties for conferences and events thanks to our thoughtful services and innovative ideas.

Napa Valley Marriott Hotel & Spa

 

The award-winning associates of this Napa hotel all share the same priority: you. Our concierges will delight in revealing Napa’s hidden treasures and are experts when it comes to recommending California Wine Country experiences. Take advantage of this incredible location to fulfill your passion for wine, world-class food at our VINeleven, golf and sheer relaxation at the full-service The Preserve Spa.

Rooms

Napa Valley Marriott Hotel & Spa

Napa Valley Marriott Hotel & Spa

These sophisticated Napa accommodations near many Napa Valley wineries surround guests in comfort. Plush pillow-top mattresses with luxurious linens and pillows encourage a great night’s sleep. Wireless and wired high-speed internet is available in all guest rooms at our lodging in Napa, CA. Rooms feature ergonomic desks, Wi-Fi & hard-wired Internet access, and flat-panel HD Televisions. In-room coffee/tea service, hair dryer, iron & ironing board all help provide the comforts of home.

Price

Group room rates:

Run of house: $379.00 dbl/night plus taxes & destination fee (based on single or double occupancy).

There is a 2 night minimum stay requirement.

Additional taxes & fees (subject to change without notice):

  • State and local taxes, currently 12%
  • California Tourism Assessment fee, currently 0.24%
  • Napa Tourism Improvement District Assessment Fee, currently 3%.  
  • DESTINATION AMENITY FEE
    A daily Destination Amenity Fee of $10.00 (normally $20 but IVS attendees get this discount)  will be implemented on all individual guest International Veterinary Seminars and include the following:
    Bottled Water (2)
    Starbucks House Blend Coffee (2)
    Enhanced Internet Access
    Bicycle Rental (2)
    Spa Access (Locker Room, Steam Room & Jacuzzi)
    Culinary Garden Tour with Sparkling Wine (4:00 PM)

Terms

Check-In: 4:00pm, Check-Out: 12:00pm

Cancellations: There is no penalty for cancellations at least 7 days prior to your scheduled arrival. You will be charged for your complete scheduled stay if you cancel within 7 days of your scheduled arrival, or are a no-show, or depart early.

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Area Attractions

Staying at the Napa Marriott allows guests to tour any of the 400 nearby wineries. Enjoy a relaxing afternoon touring Napa or Sonoma wineries  or see Wine Country from a hot air balloon:

Balloon Rides
The Wine Train
Napavalley.com
Winecountry.com

Premier Championship Eagle Vines Golf Course

 

For more Area Attractions, click here

Spa

The Preserve Spa.  The Spa is a full-service salon and spa offering massage, facials, manicure, pedicure and all of the treatments you would expect of a first class resort spa and salon. 

Dining

On site, you’ll find VINeleven restaurant and bar. Napa Valley Executive Chef Brian Whitmer incorporates local, seasonal ingredients to create simple dishes with a gourmet touch. 

In the heart of downtown Napa’s up & coming Oxbow District, Oxbow Public Market is a one-of-a-kind place, not to be missed. Whether you are in search of a tasty picnic, great ‘take-out’, fabulous meal provisions, or if you are looking for a bottle of wine, river front patio dining and a unique shopping experience, Oxbow will answer all your needs under one roof. 

Or, if you’re looking for something else off-site, learn more here.

Getting There

Airport:

Flying into Sacramento is often the easiest airport to avoid the traffic around San Francisco.

San Francisco International Airport (SFO)

Airport Phone: 1-650-821-8211
Hotel direction: 61.2 miles N
Alternate transportation: Evans Airport Service; fee: $45.00 USD (one way) ;reservation required
Bus service, fee: $45.00 USD (one way)
Estimated taxi fare: $150.00 USD (one way)

Oakland (OAK)

Airport Phone: 1-510-563-3300
Hotel direction: 54.2 miles N
Alternate transportation: Evans Shuttle Service; fee: $45.00 USD (one way); reservation required
Estimated taxi fare: $150.00 USD (one way)

Sacramento Airport (SMF)

Airport Phone: 1-916-929-5411
Hotel direction: 66.7 miles SW
Estimated taxi fare: $200.00 USD (one way)

Location Transportation Information

Driving Directions

Travel Tips

This hotel does not provide shuttle service.  We highly recommend renting a car, parking on-site is complimentary.  It’s the best and easiest way to explore the area.

IVS Travel Group Info

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

Registration Fees:

Early Bird:  $915.00

Register by:  July 30, 2021

Advanced:  $935.00

Register by:  August 23, 2021

Regular:  $955.00

Register after:  August 23, 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:

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

Seminar Registration:

Details Price Qty
Early Bird $915.00 (USD)  
Advanced $935.00 (USD)   Goes On Sale
July 30, 2021
Regular $955.00 (USD)   Goes On Sale
August 23, 2021

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  • Napa
    September 17, 2021 - September 19, 2021
    8:00 am - 1:00 pm

Register online

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

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 Napa, 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.

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.