ExpiredManaging common abdominal problems

Destin, FL

  |   November 1st - 4th, 2018

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David Twedt D.V.M.

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

Howard Seim III D.V.M.

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

Matthew Winter D.V.M.

Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Radiology
Clinical Associate Professor of Radiology
College of Veterinary Medicine
University of Florida
VP. VetCT. North America

Drs. Seim and Twedt are leading authorities on gastrointestinal disease. They will present a provide a practical approach to the diagnosis and management of the most common gastrointestinal and abdominal problems using a combination of didactic and case-based teaching. Dr. Winter will bring it all together with his interpretation of pertinent radiographs and ultrasound examination.

Howie, Dave and Matt 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: Friday Oct. 19, 2018 7:15 am – 8:00 am
Continental Breakfast: Daily 7:15 am – 8:00 am
Lectures: Friday Oct. 19, 2018
Saturday Oct. 20
Sunday Oct. 21
8:00 am – 1:30 pm
8:00 am – 1:30 pm
8:00 am – 1:00 pm

Seminar Topics:

  • When should I be concerned about elevated liver enzymes?
  • Are there any new treatments for chronic hepatitis beyond steroids?
  • What the heck is feline triaditis and is there any therapy?
  • Anything I can do for skinny old cats that are not hyperthyroid? 
  • Is there a simplified approach to chronic diarrhea before we need a biopsy?
  • What does serum cobalamin and folate really tell me? 
  • What are the 4 most important therapies for acute pancreatitis?
  • How best to stop vomiting and nausea?
  • Intestinal surgery; masses and foreign bodies- make it leak proof every time.
  • Are there any tricks to the trade on linear foreign bodies?
  • Surgically managing canine cystic & urethral calculi
  • Recurrent rectal prolapse
  • Splenic hemangiosarcoma – A 4 ligature splenectomy?
  • GDV:techniques for derotation & the 10 minute gastropexy
  • To cut or not to cut: radiography of the vomiting patient
  • Deciphering the GI with Ultrasound
  • Sonographic evaluation of the liver and biliary tree
  • Vomiting dogs aspirate: a review of pulmonary patterns
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Seminar Speakers

  • David Twedt D.V.M. Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine Professor of Medicine Colorado State University
  • Howard Seim III D.V.M. Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons Professor of Surgery Colorado State University
  • Matthew Winter D.V.M. Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Radiology Clinical Associate Professor of Radiology College of Veterinary Medicine University of Florida VP. VetCT North America

CE Hours

This seminar is approved for 16 CE hrs.  

IVS is also an approved provider in NY & NC.

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

Hilton Sandestin Beach

Hilton Sandestin Beach

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Stay in paradise at Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa. Discover the emerald green waters and sugar-white sand of the gulf as you enjoy the amenities of this award-winning Destin hotel. Located in the center of the Florida Panhandle, our hotel in Destin, FL features a wealth of resort activities such as golf, tennis, sailing, and watersports. Guests at this Destin resort hotel can stay active or choose a relaxing vacation on the beach.

Unwind in one of the most pristine beach resort hotel destinations in Florida. Stroll along miles of white sand beaches or bathe in the waters of the Gulf of Mexico. Experience the world-class spa facilities of Serenity by the Sea, or enjoy a swim in one of three hotel swimming pools. Bring your golf clubs; our beach resort also features four championship golf courses.

Price

Group room rates in the Spa Tower:

Beachview: $209.00 dbl/night plus taxes & resort fee

Lanai-poolside: $259.00 dbl/night plus taxes & resort fee

Rates are based on single/double occupancy. There will be a $20.00 charge for each additional adult-subject to change

Taxes:FL State sales tax: 7%. Walton County occ. tax: 4%- subject to change.

Resort fee discounted to $10.00 per room per night (from $25.00)- Includes self-parking, upgraded wifi in each room, access to the fitness center & local & 800 calls.

Valet parking per night- extra charge

 

Terms

In order to confirm individual reservations, a first night’s room deposit will be taken at least 30 days prior to your arrival. Full refund of an individual room deposit will be forfeited unless cancellation is received 14 days prior to arrival. You will be charged for your entire stay if you cancel within 14 days of your scheduled arrival or are a no-show or depart early.

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Area Attractions

Area golf

Serenity Spa

Getting There

Airport

The resort is located close to the Northwest Florida Regional Aiport serving Fort Walton & Destin.  Then rent a car for the 30 minute drive to the resort.

Resort directions

Registration Fees:

Early Bird: $865.00

Register by:  Sept. 6, 2018

Advanced: $885.00

Register by:  October 2, 2018

Regular: $905.00

Register after:  Oct. 2, 2018

Special Pricing:

Veterinary technicians are welcome- there is an $80 seminar registration discount

Registration Includes:

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

Seminar Registration:

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  • Destin
    November 2, 2018 - November 4, 2018
    2:00 am - 7:00 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 .

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.

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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.