Gary Oswald D.V.M.
Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine
Tampa Bay Veterinary Specialists
Michael Lappin D.V.M.
Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine
Professor of Medicine
Colorado State University
This course will present a practical approach to the diagnosis and management of the most common abdominal problems using a combination of didactic and case-based teaching. Dr. Lappin is one of the worlds leading authorities on gastrointestinal diseases. Dr. Oswald’s expertise includes pancreatitis and intestinal disease and disorders.
|Registration:||Monday January 27, 2020||6.30 am – 7.00 am|
|Breakfast:||Daily||6.30am – 7.00 am|
Monday Jan. 27
Tuesday Jan. 28
Wednesday Jan. 29
7.00 am – 9.30 am
7.00 am – 9.30 am
7.00 am – 1.00 pm
Michael & Gary have promised me that the seminars have been structured to maximize the material that you will take with you to your practice
When should I be concerned about elevated liver enzymes?
What are the new medical treatments for chronic-active hepatitis?
Are all yellow (icteric) cats dead cats?
What can I do to save the “fatty liver” cat?
Hepatic lipidosis? Just feed ‘em, I’ll show you how.
Feline inflammatory liver disease: infectious, immune or neoplastic?
What the heck is feline triaditis and is there any therapy?
Does Helicobacter cause disease?
How I treat megaesophagus in the dog
Managing persistent vomiting
When should I use Cerenia?
Medical management of gastric disease
A standardized approach to managing chronic enteropathies in the dog and cat
Chronic diarrhea in the cat – rule out common things first
Why run more GI panels ? What does serum cobalamin & folate really tell me?
Is probiotic therapy really useful in managing GI patients?
Endoscopic GI biopsies – should I buy an endoscope for my practice?
What are the best treatments for IBD in dogs?
What are the best treatments for PLE/lymphangectasia?
Feline IBD or could it be lymphoma; how do you tell the difference?
How do I quickly and accurately diagnose pancreatitis?
How important is the PLI test?
What are the best treatments for acute pancreatitis?
Do cats ever get EPI ?
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 is an approved provider in NY.
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Late January is the perfect time to visit Lake Tahoe and all the ski areas. Our week day schedule allows you plenty of time to hit the uncrowded slopes. We have again selected the Hyatt Resort because of its spectacular location on the north shore close to Squaw Valley, Alpine Village, Northstar, Incline Village, Diamond Peak & Mt. Rose.
Discover an alpine paradise at Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe Resort, Spa and Casino. Nestled within the Sierra Mountain Range, our AAA Four Diamond hotel is a stunning lakeside destination for year-round adventure. Take a cruise on one of our private boats, and try your luck in the Grand Lodge Casino. Ease tired muscles with a deep-tissue massage in our Stillwater Spa, or bask in the sunshine on our resort’s private beach.
You’ll find that our mountain retreat is the perfect destination to connect with family – and yourself – while enjoying the natural wonders all around our remarkable Lake Tahoe resort. From delicious cuisine and inviting guestrooms to luxurious amenities and services, you’ll experience an incomparable escape. Relax in the heated lagoon-style pool, enjoy the beautiful beach and water sports, sample our restaurants and lounges, and take in gorgeous mountain views.
When it’s time to get down to business, Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe Resort offers stunning indoor and outdoor spaces with inspiring mountain and lake views, including the only lakeside ballroom in Lake Tahoe. Our sophisticated venues feature 50,000 square feet of flexible space with event planning services, cutting edge technology, state-of-the-art A/V equipment, and creative catering menus. And with hotel-wide Wi-Fi and a business center, you stay productive even on vacation.
Additional fees (subject to change without notice):
Entrance to 24-hour Fitness Center; private beach and year round heated pool access; 800/888/local call access fee waived; welcome glass of champagne upon PM check-in; in-room safe, refrigerator and coffeemaker; incoming fax (up to 9 pages); outgoing fax (up to 5 pages); 24-hour Business Center use; s’mores kit; fitness classes; ski valet; individual unlimited GoPro Camera usage; individual snowshoe rentals; $5.00 Casino match play coupon. (Subject to change; experiences based on availability)
Check-In: 4:00pm; Check-Out: 11:00am. Early check-in is based on a “space availabilty” basis only. Late check-out is provided based upon availability through authorization from the Front Desk on the day of departure.
You will be charged one nights room, resort fee and tax prior to your arrival to guarantee the room.
You have up to 14 days prior to cancel without penalty. Cancellations made within 14 days prior to arrival will be charged for your complete stay. No-shows & early departures will be charged for their complete scheduled stay. For cancellations, please call IVS 800-457-5650.
The ultimate mountain vacation awaits you at Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe Resort, Spa and Casino. Surrounded by a stunning mountain landscape and endless recreation, you’ll find the perfect alpine setting and world-class amenities at our Lake Tahoe destination. Enjoy swimming in the heated pool with poolside service, soaking in a hot tub, and working out in the StayFit™ Gym. Relax with a healing massage or luxurious treatment at Stillwater Spa.
When you’re ready to explore the area, you’ll find fun activities – from skiing to hiking to shopping and golf. Whether you’re an adventurer, a skiing bum, or a relaxation addict, there’s a world of exciting things to do in Lake Tahoe all around us. Explore popular Lake Tahoe ski resort and attractions such as Sand Harbor, Edgewood Golf Resort, Tahoe Rim Trail, Donner Lake and Squaw Valley USA. Learn more
Towering pines line a secluded beach, creating a perfect natural backdrop for contemplation and meditation at Stillwater Spa at Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe. Located in a deep mountain valley and surrounded by breathtaking lake vistas, it is the ideal place to relax and unwind. Enjoy a full menu of spa services from deep-tissue massage to cleansing facials.
The Spa is very popular-so reserve your services early!
Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe Resort offers a diverse dining scene with seasonal menus and locally-sourced foods. Enjoy views of the Sierra Nevada and stunning Lake Tahoe while dining by the fire at Lone Eagle Grille. Enjoy a refreshing cocktail and burger for a poolside lunch at Stillwater Pool Bar. Wake up to a decadent breakfast buffet at Sierra Cafe or order up room service.
Meet friends at Sports Bar for a cold brew or glass of wine at the Lobby Bar. For a feel of the Old West, sip an aged bourbon at massive wooden bar and leather bar stools at Cutthroat’s Saloon. Learn more
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Online registration is easy and fast.
But please confirm your hotel reservations prior to completing your registration or booking flights. Many Hotels are selling out many months ahead of our seminars. 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 or contact our office at 800-487-5650. Please note that hotel rooms are not confirmed until you receive confirmation from the hotel (if you booked online thru our group link) or from our office for hotels that do not offer the online link.
IVS is now required by AAVSB RACE to upload your completed attendance into their “RACEtrack” system. Your state of license and your license number are required for all seminars starting in January 2022. More information is available at https://www.aavsb.org/ce-
For regular seminars: email@example.com
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.
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.