UpcomingManaging common cardio-respiratory problems in practice

Key West, FL

  |   November 9th - 11th, 2020

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Rachel Pollard D.V.M., Ph.D.

Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Radiology
Associate Professor and Associate Researcher
Surgical & Radiological Sciences U.C. Davis

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

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

Joshua Stern B.S., D.V.M., Ph.D.

Diplomate, ACVIM
Associate Professor of Cardiology
School of Veterinary Medicine
U.C. Davis

This seminar has been designed to present the most current information on the diagnosis and treatment of many cardiovascular and respiratory diseases that you are commonly asked to manage in your patients. The main emphasis of the seminars will be to give you practical information that you can readily utilize in your practice- along with providing information on the current treatments being offered at the referral centers. Drs. Johnson, Pollard & Stern are internationally recognized experts in their fields and lecture extensively throughout the world. All 3 speakers work at very busy clinical practices. Because of their involvement with busy veterinary centers, these personable speakers approach clinical problems very practically.Physical examination and efficient diagnostic testing in animals with respiratory signs: Have you ever wondered where those abnormal sounds are coming from? Dr. Johnson will focus on localizing and identifying abnormalities in the respiratory exam to allow rational diagnostic testing. Updates on brachycephalic syndrome and laryngeal disorders will also be discussed.

Seminar Schedule:

Registration:

Monday, November 9, 2020 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Welcome Reception:

Monday, November 9, 2020 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Breakfast:

Tuesday, November 10

Wednesday, November 11

7:15 am – 8:00 am

7:15 am – 8:00 am

Lectures:

Monday, November 9
Tuesday, Nov. 10
Wednesday, November 11

1:30 pm – 6:30 pm
8:00 am – 1:30 pm
8:00 am – 1:30 pm

Seminar Topics:

  • Managing mitral valve in the post-EPIC world

  • ECG case discussions

  • Thoracic radiology in the dog with respiratory distress: heart or lungs

  • Airway diseases in dogs and cats. Dr. Johnson will provide and update on management strategies for tracheal collapse, bronchomalacia, asthma and bronchitis that you can put to immediate use in your practice. Whether or not you have access to advanced diagnostic testing, this session will provide you with tips to improve client expectations when the animal suffers from chronic cough.

  • Thoracic radiology in the cat with respiratory distress: heart or lung?

  • Feline HCM – in the thick of it

  • Advanced imaging in dyspneic patients: how, when and why

  • Diet & Dilated Cardiomyopathy (an update on diagnosis and management of DCM)

  • CHF management strategies

  • Pneumonias in dogs and cats. Dr. Johnson is going to provide insight into the various clinical manifestations of parenchymal diseases of dogs and cats. Identification of underlying diseases will be a critical part of the discussion. Investigations of emerging pathogens in infectious lower respiratory disease will be presented and new antimicrobial guidelines related to treatment of pneumonia will be reviewed.

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Seminar Speakers

  • Rachel Pollard D.V.M., Ph.D. Professor of Diagnostic Imaging President, American College of Veterinary Radiology Vice-Chair, Department of Surgical and Radiological Sciences University of California, Davis
  • Lynelle Johnson, D.V.M, Ph.D. Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine Professor of Medicine U.C. Davis
  • Joshua Stern D.V.M. Ph.D. Diplomate, ACVIM Associate Professor of Cardiology School of Veterinary Medicine U.C. Davis

CE Hours

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

Casa Marina Key West

Casa Marina Key West

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This will be our 6th visit Fall visit at the Casa Marina Resort.

Opened on New Year’s Eve of 1920, Casa Marina, A Waldorf Astoria Resort, is a flawless merging of old Key West ambiance and contemporary luxury. Immerse yourself in a restful haven where emerald lawns meet a blue Atlantic – welcoming stunning sunrises each day. Come to the “house by the sea” enveloped in breezy elegance and shaded by graceful palms.

Casa Marina Key West

Enjoy a taste of tropical living at the legendary Casa Marina, A Waldorf Astoria Resort. Nestled along the southern edge of the island – spanning more than 1,100 feet of private beach, Casa Marina’s modern accommodations provide a luxurious hideaway for travelers. Listed in the National Register for Historic Places, this landmark resort has attracted business tycoons, artists, and dignitaries since the 1920’s because:

  • It’s located on the largest private beach in Key West, Florida
  • It’s a short walk from Southernmost Point U.S.A, the Key West Aquarium, Ernest Hemingway’s House and President Truman’s House
  • Only minutes from the vibrant attractions and nightlife of Duval Street and historic Old Town
  • With easy access to world-class water sports, including deep-sea fishing, wind surfing, and diving in America’s only living barrier reef
  • And, it’s only three miles from Key West International Airport (EYW)

Casa Marina Key West

Rooms

Casa Marina Key West

Casa Marina Key West

Revel in the island charm of Key West that has inspired artists and writers since the 1920s. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places , Casa Marina combines timeless service with modern comfort and style. Lose yourself in our Mediterranean-style accommodations. Delight in the 311 non-smoking guest rooms and suites at our beachfront hotel  – where a historical sense of time is artfully combined with an intimate sense of place. Indulge in an exquisite selection of beachfront accommodations.

Price

Group room rates:

  • Standard room:$359.00 dbl/night plus taxes

  • Ocean view with balcony:  $459.00 dbl/night plus taxes  

Additional Charges (subject to change without notice):

  • State and Local taxes, fees and assessments are currently 12.5%
  • Resort fee: Reduced from $45.00 to $40.00 per room per night which includes: 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, gaint chess board, bocce court, out door pool table, pool toys, and fishing pier access and reciprocal resort charging privileges.  Please note, amenities and services included in the Resort fee are subject to change.
  • Valet parking only— $35.00 per day

Terms

You will be charged a deposit of one nights room and tax. 

Cancellations: 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

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.

Spa services

Spa Al Mare awaits your arrival.

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

Local Transportation Information

Arriving at the Key West Airport-  set outside and grab a cab to the Casa Marina. There is no hotel shuttle available.

Registration Fees:

Early Bird:  $995.00

Register by:  September 18, 2020

Advanced:  $1015.00

Register by:  October 16,2020

Regular:  $1035.00

Register after:  October 16, 2020

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
  • welcome reception on monday
  • breakfast and breaks tuesday & wednesday

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  • Key West Fall
    November 9, 2020 - November 11, 2020
    1:00 pm

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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

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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:

 

  • 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.