ExpiredKey West Spring Seminar – The First 24 Hours…

Key West, FL

  |   April 24th - 26th, 2017

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Heidi Hottinger D.V.M.

Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons
Surgical Associate, Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists, Houston, TX

Tony Johnson DVM, DACVECC

Diplomate, ACVECC
Medical Director
Veterinary Information Network
Davis, CA

Dr’s Johnson and Hottinger are going to discuss management of the most common problems that they encounter in practice. This course will present a practical approach to the diagnosis and management of these common emergency problems. Tony has been involved with several very busy emergency practices in Illinois and Oregon while Heidi is involved in a very busy referral surgical practice in Houston.

Tony and Heidi lecture extensively around the world & are known for their practical seminars. Both speakers have promised me that the seminars have been structured to maximize the material that you will take with you to your practice.

Seminar Schedule:

Registration:

Monday April 24, 2017 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Welcome Reception:

Monday April 24, 2017 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Lectures:

 

Monday April 24
Tuesday April 25
Wednesday April 26
1:30 pm – 6:30 pm
8:00 am – 1:30 pm
8:00 am – 1:30 pm

Breakfast

Tuesday April 25
Wednesday April 26
7.15 am – 8.00 am
7.15 am – 8.00 am

Seminar Topics:

  • Top 10 ER pitfalls that I have encountered in practice
  • How I handle pain management in the ER
  • Epidural techniques
  • CRI’s in practice
  • Nerve blocks?
  • Rodenticides – old and new ones – the bleeding and the seizuring and the turning of kidneys to stone
  • Lipid Rescue for toxin overdose
  • ICU and ER nutrition
  • Which feeding tube?
  • FAST Ultrasound – what is it and how do you do it?
  • What’s all the colloid controversy about?
  • 20 vitally important points to address in every emergency patient!
  • Abdominal exploratories- an easy & effective method
  • GDV management in general practice 
  • Easy gastropexy technique
  • Managing intestinal foreign bodies 
  • Managing intestinal leakage
  • Which sutures do I use?
  • My favorite fast suture patterns
  • Peri-operative antibiotics 
  • The bleeding spleen 
  • Managing the ruptured bladder 
  • Initial wound management
  • My favorite topical wound products
  • My favorite dressings
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Seminar Speakers

  • Heidi Hottinger D.V.M. Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons Surgical Associate, Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists, Houston, TX
  • Tony Johnson, DVM, DACVECC Diplomate, ACVECC Medical Director Veterinary Information Network Davis, CA

CE Hours

This seminar is approved for 16 CE hrs. 

We are also an approved provider 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:

  • Speakers are recognized specialists
  • Mandatory recorded attendance
  • Certificate of attendance
  • Complete seminar notes
  • Approved for 16 CE hrs by the AAVSB RACE program

Accommodations

The Reach Resort

The Reach Resort

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Savor a taste of tropical living at the most beloved choice of Key West hotels and resorts – The Reach Resort. Nestled on the island’s southern edge – spanning more than 400 feet of private beach – our newly remodeled rooms and suites provide a luxurious hideaway for travelers. Bask among soaring palms trees, blooming native flowers, and sweeping ocean views. Sample the renowned nightlife of nearby Duval Street , or the charming attractions of historic Old Town. Enjoy famed Key West water sports – from windsurfing to diving in America’s only living barrier reef. Catch some warm sunshine on the island’s largest secluded beach. Stay at our sophisticated Key West Florida hotel for true Caribbean flavor, in a vibrant location:

  • Located on a private beach in Key West, Florida
  • A short walk from Southernmost Point U.S.A and Key West Aquarium
  • Minutes from the vibrant attractions and nightlife of Duval Street and historic Old Town
  • Easy access to world-class water sports, including deep-sea fishing, wind surfing, and diving in America’s only living barrier reef
  • Only three miles from Key West International Airport (EYW)

The Resort Fee is paid to the Hotel for the following amenities or services:

  • Pool Ambassador Program offering use of hammocks, umbrellas, cabanas
  • Towels and lounge chairs
  • Complimentary local phone calls
  • Complete use of resort facilities and charging privileges at Casa Marina/The Reach (sister property)

Rooms

Key West, FL

Retreat to one of the beautifully transformed guest rooms or suites at The Reach Resort, The Waldorf Astoria Collection – providing the most intimate Key West lodging experience. Our warm accommodations perfectly reflect the stunning revitalization of the resort. Cool colors blended with a modern sophistication are represented in chic furnishings and tranquil bedding. Indulge in the stunning views from your private balcony.Retreat to one of the beautifully transformed guest rooms or suites at The Reach Resort, The Waldorf Astoria Collection – providing the most intimate Key West lodging experience. Our warm accommodations perfectly reflect the stunning revitalization of the resort. Cool colors blended with a modern sophistication are represented in chic furnishings and tranquil bedding. Indulge in the stunning views from your private balcony.

Configurations:

Key West/Courtyard view room

Key West, FL

These guest rooms feature the perfect blend of Caribbean style and comfort with private balcony, tile floors, wet bar, and ceiling fans. These rooms are convenient to the only natural beach on the island, as well as a tropical swimming pool.

Ocean view room

Key West, FL

For luxurious comfort and incredible ocean views, choose one of the Ocean-View Rooms. Lounge with a tropical cocktail on your own private balcony, which overlooks the Atlantic or our tropical pool. Offering special touches such as tile floors and ceiling fans, these majestic rooms are true paradise.

Price

  • Key West/Courtyard view room rate: $269.00 single or dbl/night plus taxes
  • Ocean view rate: $369.00 single or dbl/night plus taxes
    • Plus Taxes
    • Resort fee: $25.00 per room per night (reduced from $30 per room per day)
    • Self parking fee: $20.00/day subject to change
    • Valet parking fee: $30.00/day subject to change

The Resort Fee is paid to the Hotel for the following amenities or services

  • Wireless high speed internet service
  • Local phone calls
  • Pool and beach services including chairs, towels, umbrellas, beach hammocks, frozen eucalyptus towels, drink samples, frozen popsicles, and personalized beach attendant service
  • Access to both Casa Marina and the Reach Resort amenities including fitness centers, beach volleyball, giant chess board, bocce court, outdoor pool table, pool toys, and fishing pier access
  • Reciprocal resort charging privileges

Terms

Cancellations: You will be charged a deposit of one nights room and tax. You must cancel your reservation at least 21 days prior to your scheduled arrival to receive a refund. If you cancel with 21 days of your scheduled arrival or are a no-show or depart early, you will be charged for the complete scheduled stay.

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Area Attractions

Area Attractions

It’s the perfect time to visit everyone’s favorite tropical Island in Florida. The weather is wonderful (in the low 80’s )and the rates are down!

The colorful heritage of this laid back Island city has inspired writers and artists over the last century. Stroll along brick walkways, adjacent to the Custom House Historical Museum or enjoy a walk to the Truman Whitehouse, Mel Fisher’s Museum of sunken treasures and the infamous Hemingway House. Just one block from the resort is Duval Street offering art galleries, boutiques, cafes and legendary historic watering holes.

Tour the city on the conch-train, enjoy the conch and Caribbean food, biking, snorkeling, diving, relaxing on the beach, stroll along Dual Street, catch a sunset in Mallory Square, fishing, a sunset sail, shopping and slowing down for a few days.

Key West attractions and activities, learn more

Restaurants

Old Town has many cafes and restaurants offering food for all tastes. And the nightlife is legendary in Key West.

Don’t forget to catch sunset at Mallory Square- it’s a tradition and an experience!

Outdoor activities

Beach

Relax on the Resorts private beach.

Water Sports

Sailing, jet skiing, windsurfing, canoeing, snorkeling and diving.

Golf

Golf in the tropics at Key West Golf Club.

Two-wheelin’

Explore the island on bicycles or mopeds.

Snorkeling

Take a fast boat to the reefs and snorkel for several hours. The boats leave from the Casa Marina (only a 1 minute walk).

Getting There

Airport

Key West can be accessed by air with frequent flights into Key West Airport. In the terminal you can then contact the hotel from the phone to arrange for Resort transportation. Or grab a cab- pricing is the same for either transport group. Or you can rent a car from Miami and travel Hwy. 1 over the Keys to Key West. (About a 3 to 4 hour spectacular drive.)

Key West Airport
Miami Airport

Seminar Registration:

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  • April 24, 2017 - April 26, 2017
    7:00 am - 7:30 am

Register online

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.

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.