ExpiredLet’s Talk About Drug Therapy – When to Use, Why & How Much

Jackson Hole, WY

  |   July 7th - 9th, 2017

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David Maggs B.V.Sc.

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

Lynelle Johnson D.V.M, Ph.D.

Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine
Professor of Medicine
U.C. Davis

For this series of seminars the speakers (ophthalmology & respiratory medicine) will be focusing on the drugs used on a daily basis in your clinic. The discussions will include when and why to use them, what are the side effects and when not to use them- this will be a fantastic seminar in a great location!

Seminar Schedule:

Registration: Friday July 7, 2017 7:15 am – 8:00 am
Continental Breakfast: Daily 7:15 am – 8:00 am
Lectures:

Friday July 7, 2017
Saturday July 8
Sunday July 9

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

Seminar Topics:

Ophthalmic Drugs

  • One drop or two?       
  • Ointments or drops?   
  • When i give a systemic drug, does that get to the eye?  
  • Which eye drops get inside the eye?     
  • Atropine – which cases? How often? Any contraindications?     
  • My favorite 3 antiviral drugs for cats      
  • Lysine – voodoo or not for cats with fhv-1?    
  • Chlamydia in cats: doxy, terramycin or both? 
  • Topical pred or dex?   
  • Triple antibiotic with hydrocortisone – is there ever a patient who needs it?       
  • Can i use a systemic steroid and a topical nsaid together?       
  • Is cyclosporine or a corticosteroid better for pannus?      
  • What is the best way to treat glaucoma emergencies?    
  • What should i treat with to prevent glaucoma?       
  • This ulcer looks infected – what’s the best antibiotic?      
  • Which ulcers need serum ?  
  • Proparacaine really made him feel better; can i send it home? 
  • What’s a good ocular analgesic?  
  • The owners won’t do cataract surgery; what medical management should i use?        
  • Do those new drops make cataracts disappear?     
  • Cyclosporine – can i prescribe the compounded form?     
  • Is tacrolimus better than cyclosporine? 
  • Artificial tears – are they all the same?  
  • What ocular prep solution can i use before eye surgery? 
  • Triple antibiotic causes fatal anaphylaxis in cats; right?   
  • I use triple antibiotic for all my conjunctivitis cases. Does that make sense?       
  • Does enrofloxacin blind cat
  • What ophtho drugs should i have in my pharmacy?

Respiratory Drugs

  • What antibiotic should I use in this puppy with pneumonia?
  • When should I use theophylline
  • Theophylline – why does it always make dogs sick?
  • What antibiotic is best for Bordetella?
  • What antibiotic should I use for this snotty-nosed cat?
  • My patient got a stricture – I’ll never use doxycycline again
  • Flovent is too expensive – is there anything else?
  • Can I use doxycycline in this puppy or kitten?
  • Should I nebulize antibiotics to treat pneumonia?
  • Why do I need to worry about using trimethoprim-sulfa?
  • Is penicillin the best drug for anaerobic infections?
  • Metronidazole is hard to split – can I just use a higher dose?
  • Does anybody use chloramphenicol anymore?
  • Can I use minocycline instead of doxycycline?
  • Does terbutaline lose its effect over time?
  • Do I really need to use prednisolone in cats? 
  • What anesthetic should I use for this laryngeal exam?
  • Do I really need doxapram in my practice?
  • What bronchodilator should I have on the shelf?
  • Does this animal need Lasix?
  • Should I administer albuterol before Flovent?
  • Does Robitussin control cough in dogs?
  • Will Slentrol help my patients lose weight?
  • What respiratory diseases can I treat with Cerenia?
  • Should I give glyocosaminoglycans to this dog with tracheal collapse?
  • Should I try steroids in this cat with rhinitis??
  • Are inhaled medications better than oral?
  • When should I use a beta agonist?
  • What is the best spacing chamber to buy?
  • Can oxygen be administered at home?
  • How do I get my patient to tolerate the face mask?
  • What kind of nebulizer should I have in my practice?
  • Why isn’t the Flovent working?
  • Can I nebulize dexamethasone to treat asthma?
  • What is N-acetylcysteine?  How is it used?
  • Is it ok to treat asthma with depo-medrol?
  • Do you expect me to fill this prescription for Viagra?
  • Do I need to use misoprostol with piroxicam?
  • What is the best anti-fungal drug for cryptococcosis?
  • Is there an oral drug for nasal aspergillosis?
  • What are the side effects of oral azoles – does it matter which one I try?
  • Can I use steroids in the nose?
  • Why is theophylline a different dose in the cat than the dog?
  • Should I vaccinate for influenza?
  • Should I give this cat with rhinitis an intranasal herpes vaccine?
  • When should I use the Bordetella vaccine? 
  • Can I use enrofloxacin and theophylline together?
  • Can amphotericin B be administered safely?
  • Is there anything to help clear out this mucus?
  • Does Lomotil work in tracheal collapse?
  • Why would I want to use a bronchodilator in a dog with tracheal collapse?
  • Is it ok to use temaril-P for this coughing dog?
  • What medication can I use for laryngeal paralysis?
  • Do nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents work for respiratory patients?
  • Should I give accolate to this asthma cat?
  • Radiographs show pleural effusion – should I try Lasix? 
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Seminar Speakers

  • David Maggs B.V.Sc. Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists Professor of Ophthalmology U.C. Davis
  • Lynelle Johnson, D.V.M, Ph.D. Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine Professor of Medicine U.C. Davis

CE Hours

This seminar is AAVSB RACE approved for 16 CE hrs.  

IVS is also approved in NC & NY.

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:

  • Mandatory recorded attendance
  • Certificate of attendance
  • Complete seminar notes
  • Approved for 16 CE hrs by the AAVSB Race program

Accommodations

Teton Mountain Lodge & Spa

Teton Mountain Lodge & Spa

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Located at the gateway of Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks and slopeside at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, Teton Mountain Lodge & Spa takes western hospitality to a new level of luxury. Here is an overview of what our luxury resort offers:

Teton Mountain Lodge & Spa

Hotel Location

  • Slopeside at the Jackson Hole Mountain Resort
  • At the south gateway to Grand Teton National Park
  • At the base of the Teton Mountain Range
  • Two miles east of the Snake River and blue-ribbon trout fishing
  • 11 miles northwest of the Town of Jackson
  • Easy walking distance to the Jackson Hole Mountain Resort ski lifts and aerial tram, hiking, horseback riding, climbing, mountain biking, wildlife watching and many other outdoor activities in Grand Teton National Park
  • 60 miles from Yellowstone National Park
  • 22 miles from the Jackson Hole Airport

Hotel Amenities

Teton Mountain Lodge & Spa

  • Regionally inspired and sourced cuisine, featuring an array of organic, free range and natural ingredients, at the resort’s 105-seat Cascade Restaurant, a high-end restaurant serving three meals a day, as well as room service
  • A full-service bar also serving lunch and après-ski food and beverages
  • The Solitude Spa (named “Hot Spa 2008 by Conde Nast Traveler”) a full-service resort spa offering 10 treatment rooms, including hydrotherapy services with a vichy shower, two couple’s treatment rooms, and pre- and post-treatment Tranquility Lounges
  • Complete fitness center with aerobic machines, weights and steam rooms
  • Rooftop Motion Studio for Yoga and Pilates, which heats to 108 degrees to accommodate hot or Bikram-style yoga
  • Indoor and outdoor heated pools
  • Five separate whirlpool hot tubs, three indoor and two outdoor, including a rooftop, 24-person tub

Rooms

 

A welcome retreat from the day’s adventures, skiing at the Jackson Hole Mountain Resort or exploring the majestic Grand Teton and Yellowstone wilderness, Teton Mountain Lodge & Spa is the ideal choice in luxurious mountain lodging. Every detail of our lodge offers a luxurious “home-away-from-home” experience, complete with the warmth of a true Wyoming welcome. Emulating the grand scale and rustic elegance of the Yellowstone National Park lodges, the Lodge presents refined furnishings, stone fireplaces, oversized baths, state of the art kitchens, hardwood floors, tasteful lighting and classic millwork. Teton Mountain Lodge & Spa offers an elevated ski lodging experience in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.

Configurations

Alpine Studios: These luxury hotel studios are furnished with a Queen-sized Murphy bed, stone-face gas fireplace, fully-equipped state-of-the-art kitchen, dining area, large-format flat-screen TV with in-room movies, high speed internet access, hairdryer, boot dryer, coffee maker, steam iron and board. Some Alpine Studios include a sofa sleeper. Sleeps 2 – ideal for a romantic getaway at our Jackson Hole hotel.

Teton Mountain Lodge & Spa

Lodge Rooms: Lodge rooms at our luxury Jackson Hole hotel come furnished with a King or Queen bed, or two extra-long double beds, large format flat-screen TV with in-room movies, high speed internet access, hairdryer, boot dryer, coffee maker, mini refrigerator, steam iron and board. Sleeps 2-4 people.

Teton Mountain Lodge & Spa

One Bedroom Suites: These expansive and fully-furnished Jackson Hole luxury hotel suites include a Murphy bed or sofa sleeper in the living room, King bed, or Queen bed in the master bedroom, one to two full baths and a fully-equipped, modern kitchen. Other amenities include: large format flat-screen TV in both rooms with in-room movies, high speed internet access, hairdryer, boot dryer, coffee maker, steam iron and board. Some rooms have a furnished terrace.  These luxury hotel suites sleep 2-6 people.

Price

  • Group Lodge Room with one king bed: $379 per room, per night, plus taxes & fees.
  • Group Lodge Room with two beds: $379 per room, per night, plus taxes & fees.

*The above rate is based on single or double occupancy, for a max occupancy of to 2 adults and 2 children. There is an extra charge, per adult over 2, staying in the room.

Additional Fees & Taxes (subject to change witout notice):

  • The above rate is subject to state and local taxes, currently 10%
  • A 7% Lodge Services fee + 10% tax will be charged per room, per night.  Lodge Services fee includes: priority access to the Solitude Spa and all of its amenities, including access to the roof top hot tub, steam room, both indoor & outdoor pools, and access to the fitness facility.  You will also receive standard wireless internet access, local calling, in room coffee & local newspaper, bike storage, self-parking, and access to the business center computers for travel assistance as well as boarding pass printing.
  • Valet parking is available at a charge.

Terms

Deposits:

A deposit equal to two (2) night’s stay including tax and service fees is required at the time of booking with the remaining balance due thirty (30) days prior to your scheduled check-in.

Cancellations:  

Your deposit is fully refundable up to thirty (30) days prior to arrival. At thirty (30) days prior to arrival, any remaining balance, including tax & lodge service fee, will be charged to the credit card on file for the individual reservation. If your reservation is canceled or modified, including room type change to an accommodation type at a lower rate, within thirty (30) days prior to arrival, a cancellation fee will be assessed equal to the room rate, tax & service fee per night that is canceled.

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

Unannounced extended stays and late check-outs will be charged and additional $100 to the published rate. Anyone wishing special consideration for late check-out should inquire at the front desk on your day of departure.  Should the hotel allow for late check-out, it may charge half the rate published for your room type. 

We strongly suggest purchasing trip insurance.  If you would like us to give you a quote, please give us call.

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Area Attractions

Area Attractions

In the warmer months Jackson Hole opens up even more recreational opportunities by providing the ultimate outdoor playground. The Snake River flows through the valley providing world class fly fishing, whitewater and scenic river rafting, kayaking, and canoeing with spectacular Teton views. Winding trails run throughout Jackson Hole’s mountains and valleys providing plenty of opportunities for hiking, mountain biking, and trail running. Guests can view Jackson Hole from the big skies in a hot air balloon, paraglider, or glider plane. The winding country roads and paved pathways are perfect for exploring by bike or car, with breathtaking scenery and stunning views around every turn.

National Parks
Jackson Hole is home to Grand Teton National Park and Yellowstone National Park an hour to the north. The parks can be explored year round, with rare wildlife spotted roaming through the deep snow in Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Park in the winter months, migrating and mating through the spring and fall, and roaming throughout the mountains and streams in the summer.

Summer activities

Summer in Jackson Hole offer an endless list of choices: do I explore the beautiful hiking trails that wind through fields of wildflowers or hit the Snake River for a little whitewater fun? Is it time to explore the skies by hot air balloon or ride horseback into the backcountry? At Teton Mountain Lodge & Spa we’re here to help you design the ultimate western summer adventure. Teton Mountain Lodge’s Concierge is happy to assist with making the right choice based on your time and interest and can schedule with our preferred partners and outfitters

Touring and Wildlife Viewing in the National Parks
You can explore these national treasures on your own or hire tour guide to lead you to some of the best views and wildlife spotting areas.

Hiking
Trails begin outside our door continue into some of the world’s most spectacular outdoor lands.

Mountain Biking
At the Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, there is a seven mile network of mountain bike trails to explore. The Teewinot chairlift enables you to hitch a ride with your mountain bike half way up the mountain. You may also explore trails in the backcountry around Jackson Hole.
You can rent bikes and accessories from many shops in the area and set out on your own or hire guides for tips and instruction.

Road Biking
Paved and dirt roads and trails throughout Jackson Hole offer another excellent way to see Jackson Hole. The National Elk Refuge Road or the extensive paved Pathways that run throughout the Jackson Hole valley offer ideal options.

Explore Jackson Hole from the Big Skies
Whether you choose to fly in a hot air balloon, float in a paraglider or a glider plane, delving into the big skies of Jackson Hole by air is an unforgettable experience.

Horseback Riding
There’s no better way to experience the romance of the Old West and get deep in to the backcountry and high in the mountains than on horseback. There are many outfitters, most offering full or half day rides.

Golf
Teton Pines is a full-service, semi-private championship golf course offering tee boxes of varying levels, many water features and large greens. This 18-hole course, opened in 1987, was designed by Arnold Palmer. Located just 5 miles from the Inn, the course offers a pro shop, golf instruction, club rentals, driving range and putting green.

Jackson Hole Golf & Tennis is the valley’s first full-service championship 18-hole golf course. Opened in 1963 and redesigned in 1973 by Robert Trent Jones II, it showcases some of Jackson Hole’s most breathtaking Teton views. This semi-private club is consistently ranked number one in the state of Wyoming by Golf Digest magazine. Located just 20 miles from the Resort, the club offers a pro shop, golf instruction, club rentals, driving range and putting green.

Rafting and other Watersports
The Snake River offers both calm waters for scenic floating and a dramatic canyon for whitewater excitement. High alpine lakes and ponds found among the mountain peaks and have their own opportunities for water fun.

Fly Fishing
The Snake River and other area waterways offer ample opportunities to fish native cutthroat trout. Experienced guides to help you find the most awe inspiring fly fishing experience for you.

Kayaking
Whether you rent equipment and head out on your own or enlist a guide or instructor, you can choose between the athletic descent of the Snake River or the gliding serenity of the alpine lakes in Grand Teton National Park.

National Parks

Grand Teton National Park
Enjoy the natural and cultural resources of the park in safe, resource compatible ways, through the entire year. Learn more

Yellowstone National Park
Yellowstone is the first national park in the world. Learn more

Spa

Solitude Spa, Solitude Spa is named after one of Grand Teton National Park’s most spectacular high alpine lakes, Lake Solitude.  Solitude Spa has a selection of experiential spa services incorporate elements found in nature – herbs, salts, mud and spring water – to delight the mind, sooth the soul and enliven the spirit. Peruse our array of treatments and submit a service request or call to book your appointment. (307) 732-6865

*As a special concession of our group there is a 10% discount on Spa services.

Dining

Spur Restaurant & Bar
Executive Chef Kevin Humphreys elevates traditional “mountain cuisine” by transforming simple, home-style favorites into flavorful, seasonally-infused dishes. Guests will discover a delectable assortment of appetizers and shared plates. Call Spur for reservations at 307.732.6932 or online at Open Table.

Looking for something offsite? Learn more here.

Getting There

Airport

Jackson Hole Airport – JAC is serviced by: United, American, and Delta. Non-stop flights to Jackson Hole originate from Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Salt Lake City, Denver, Boise, Cincinnati and Los Angeles. Frequency and availability varies seasonally.  Then rent a car from one of the major companies and enjoy the scenic drive to the Teton Mountain Lodge which is located at the base of the Jackson Hole Ski area. Please note that we are at the Jackson Hole Ski area and not in the town of Jackson.  Learn more.

Other ways to access Jackson Hole include air service to Idaho Falls Airport – IDA, just 90 miles away (Skywest and Horizon airlines). From there, you may choose to rent a car or take the daily shuttle, Alltrans, Inc. (800-443-6133). Service is available from Idaho Falls to Jackson Hole. If you choose to fly into Salt Lake City on larger airlines, you may take the daily shuttle, Alltrans, Inc., or drive five hours directly (depending on weather conditions) to Jackson Hole.

Local Transportation Information

From the Jackson Hole Airport:
Distance: 22 miles
Driving Time: approximately 30 minutes

  • After exiting the Jackson Hole Airport, turn Right onto Highway 89 (which is alsoUS-191/ US-189/US-26/N. Cache Drive in town). Follow approximately 8.8 miles until you reach the 3rd Stoplight in Town
  • Turn Right at Stoplight. This will be W. Broadway Ave (which is also US-89/US-191/US-189/ US-26). Follow approximately 1.4 mile – stay in Right hand lane
  • Veer Right (before traffic light) onto WY-22 towards Teton Village. Follow this approximately 3.9 miles
  • Veer Right, before the second stoplight, onto Moose-Wilson Road/WY-390. Follow approximately 6.5 miles
  • Turn Left onto Teton Village Road. Follow approximately .2 miles
  • Turn Left onto McCollister Drive. Follow approximately .3 miles, up a slight hill
  • Turn Right onto Cody Lane. Teton Mountain Lodge & Spa will be immediately on your Right Hand side

Seminar Registration:

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  • July 7, 2017 - July 9, 2017
    1:15 am - 7:00 am

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Online registrations is easy and fast.  After completing your registration, if you need to book a hotel room please complete the online hotel request form.  If you have any difficulties please call our office at  1 (800) 487-5650 .

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

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 and Zion: 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.

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.