UpcomingManaging common gastro-intestinal problems in practice.

Charleston, SC

  |   September 18th - 20th, 2020

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Stan Marks B.V.Sc., Ph.D.

Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (internal medicine and oncology)
Diplomate American College of Veterinary Nutrition
Professor of Medicine
U.C. Davis 

Tim Hackett D.V.M.

Diplomate, American College of Veterinary
Emergency & Critical Care
Professor of Emergency & Critical Care
Colorado State University

Howard Seim III D.V.M.

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

Seminar Schedule:

Registration: Friday September 18, 2020 7:15 am – 8:00 am
Continental Breakfast: Daily 7:15 am – 8:00 pm
Lectures: Friday September 18, 2020
Saturday September 19
Sunday September 20
8:00 am – 1:30 pm
8:00 am – 1:30 pm
8:00 am – 1:00 pm

Seminar Topics:

  • Rational approach to diagnosing and managing dogs and cats with refractory diarrhea

  • What’s the latest on managing canine megaesophagus?

  • When and how do I implement probiotics in GI disease?

  • Rational use of GI protectants in dogs and cats.

  • When should I order a diarrhea PCR panel and when should I implement antimicrobial therapy in my GI cases?

  • Emergency management of the acute abdomen

  • Sedation, anesthesia, and analgesia in the critical patient

  • Metabolic emergencies

  • Crystalloids, colloids and blood products

  • Critical care nutrition

  • Surgical management of GDV: the 10 minute gastropexy

  • Managing linear foreign bodies in dogs

  • Bleeding splenic hemangiosarcoma; let’s get that spleen out with 4 ligations!

  • Colopexy for the treatment of recurrent rectal prolapse

  • Surgically managing gall bladder mucocele; from early presentation to rupture!

  • Surgical management of penetrating abdominal trauma

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Seminar Speakers

  • Stan Marks B.V.Sc., Ph.D. Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (internal medicine and oncology) Diplomate American College of Veterinary Nutrition Professor of Medicine U.C. Davis
  • Tim Hackett D.V.M. Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care Professor of Emergency & Critical Care Colorado State University
  • Howard Seim III D.V.M. Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons Professor of Surgery Colorado State University

CE Hours

This seminar is approved for 16 CE hrs.  

This program has been submitted for 18 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

Charleston Renaissance Hotel

Charleston Renaissance Hotel

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Discover the perfect setting at this Downtown Charleston, SC hotel. Situated in the city’s oldest quarter, Renaissance Charleston Historic District Hotel boasts boutique accommodations and modern day amenities. Whether shopping on King Street, enjoying Spoleto Festival, visiting the College of Charleston or strolling the City Market, be captivated by the local knowledge shared by the hotel Navigators. Our hotel navigators have the inside scoop because our hotel is a proud community supporter. Take in the hotel décor; regionally inspired, with a modern twist at this Charleston, SC, hotel.

Charleston Renaissance

Rooms

Charleston Renaissance

Our Charleston historic district luxury hotel’s rooms offer classic furnishings and deluxe bedding.  Discover Southern ambiance and contemporary flair while you unwind and relax in the only guest rooms in the area featuring modern 32-inch flat-screen HD TVs which also feature an Innovative connectivity panel allows guests to plug-in and integrate their electronic devices. Explore the historic downtown area, steps away from our luxury hotel’s location in Charleston, SC. Delectable dining options to please any palate and room service for your convenience.  *This hotel has a smoke-free policy 

 

Price

Group Room Rate:  Standard room $289.00 dbl/night plus taxes.

Additional Taxes & Fees (subject to change without notice):

  • Rate above is subject to applicable state & local taxes, currently 14%
  • A $2.00 taxable “Destination Fee” will be added per room, per night
  • On-site parking is Valet only, currently $36.00 daily.  
  • Off-site self parking is available at the prevailing rate, currently approx. $5 hourly, $16 daily.
  • Wireless internet is available in all rooms- complimentary for IVS guests.

Terms

Check-In: 4:00pm | Check-Out: 11:00am
A valid credit card is required to reserve your reservations.

Cancellations:  No charge if you cancel at least 14 days prior to your scheduled arrival.  There is a 2 night charge if you cancel within 14 days of your scheduled arrival.  You will be charged for your complete stay if you cancel within 7 days of your scheduled arrival, depart early or are a no-show.

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Area Attractions

 

Charleston has been voted America’s best city 3 times over and is also known for being one of the friendliest, so there’s no wonder it’s a must-see destination. Famous golf courses, top-rated tennis courts, pristine beaches, monumental battleships and beautifully preserved architecture barely scratches the surface of attractions in Charleston. It’s also a known for excellent food, from good ‘ol country cooking to upscale neo-Southern cuisine. Best of all, the mild climate means you can enjoy most of our sights year-round.

 

Dining

On site, you’ll find the Wentworth Grill open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.  Fusing the freshest ingredients with creativity and Southern flair is the order of the day at Wentworth Grill. Our handcrafted menu features stocks, sauces and desserts prepared from scratch, while our charming décor and impeccable service make this an all-encompassing dining experience.

Looking for something off site? More options nearby

Getting There

Airport

Charleston International Airport – CHS

Airport Phone: 843-767-1100
Hotel direction: 12.3 miles SE.  
**This hotel does not provide shuttle service.**

Alternate transportation options

Estimated taxi fare: $40 (one way)

Car Rental Info

Registration Fees:

Early Bird: $905.00

Register by: July 23, 2020

Advanced: $925.00

Register by:  August 19, 2020

Regular: $945.00

Register after:  August 19, 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
  • breakfast and breaks daily

Seminar Registration:

Details Price Qty
Early Bird $905.00 (USD)  
Advanced $925.00 (USD)   Goes On Sale
July 23, 2020
Regular $945.00 (USD)   Goes On Sale
August 19, 2020

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  • Charleston
    September 18, 2020 - September 20, 2020
    8:00 am - 1:00 pm

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

Please note:

  • For Charleston, the easiest way to reserve your hotel room is to book online thru this link:

  • Booking Link: coming soon

  • 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.

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,  St. George (Zion), Grand Cayman, Curacao and New Orleans: 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.