Expired Managing common gastrointestinal problems

Jackson Hole, WY

  |   February 11th - 13th, 2019

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David Twedt D.V.M.
Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine
Professor of Medicine
Colorado State University

Gary Oswald
Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine
Chief of Staff
Tampa Bay Veterinary Specialists

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. Twedt is one of the worlds leading authorities on gastrointestinal diseases. Dr. Twedt expertise also involves both endoscopic and laproscopic diagnostic techniques. Dr. Oswald’s expertise includes pancreatitis and intestinal disease and disorders.

Seminar Schedule:

Registration: Monday Feb 11, 2019 6.30 am – 7.00 am
Breakfast: Daily 6.30am – 7.00 am

Monday Feb. 11


Tuesday Feb. 12


Wednesday Feb. 13

7.00 am – 9.30 am
4.30pm – 7.00pm

7.00 am – 9.30 am
4.30pm – 7.00pm


7.00 am – 1.00 pm

Seminar Topics:

Dave & 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.

• What the heck is feline triaditis and is there any therapy?

• Why run more GI panels ? What does serum cobalamin & folate really tell me?

• 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?

• Is probiotic therapy really useful in managing GI patients?

• How do I quickly and accurately diagnose pancreatitis?

• How important is the PLI test?

• When should I use Cerenia?

• Does Helicobacter cause disease?

• How best do I treat megaesophagus in the dog?

• Managing persistent vomiting

• Medical management of gastric disease

• Feline inflammatory liver disease: infectious, immune or neoplastic?

• A standardized approach to managing chronic enteropathies in the dog

• Chronic diarrhea in the cat – rule out common things first

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Seminar Speakers

  • David Twedt D.V.M. Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine Professor of Medicine Colorado State University
  • Gary Oswald D.V.M. Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine Tampa Bay Veterinary Consultants Oldsmar, FL

CE Hours

  • 16 CE hours
  • Certificate of completion
  • Complete seminar notes
  • Breakfast and all breaks


Teton Mountain Lodge & Spa

Teton Mountain Lodge & Spa

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Located at the gateway of Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks and slopeside at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, Teton Mountain Lodge & Spa takes western hospitality to a new level of luxury. Here is an overview of what our luxury resort offers:

Hotel Location

  • Slopeside at the Jackson Hole Mountain Resort
  • At the south gateway to Grand Teton National Park
  • At the base of the Teton Mountain Range
  • 11 miles northwest of the Town of Jackson
  • Easy walking distance to the Jackson Hole Mountain Resort ski lifts and aerial tram, wildlife watching and many other outdoor activities in Grand Teton National Park
  • 60 miles from Yellowstone National Park
  • 22 miles from the Jackson Hole Airport

Hotel Amenities

Teton Mountain Lodge & Spa

  • Regionally inspired and sourced cuisine, featuring an array of organic, free range and natural ingredients, at the resort’s 105-seat Spur Restaurant, a high-end restaurant serving three meals a day, as well as room service
  • A full-service bar also serving lunch and après-ski food and beverages
  • The Solitude Spa (named “Hot Spa 2008 by Conde Nast Traveler”) a full-service resort spa offering 10 treatment rooms, including hydrotherapy services with a vichy shower, two couple’s treatment rooms, and pre- and post-treatment Tranquility Lounges
  • Complete fitness center with aerobic machines, weights and steam rooms
  • Rooftop Motion Studio for Yoga and Pilates, which heats to 108 degrees to accommodate hot or Bikram-style yoga
  • Indoor and outdoor heated pools
  • Five separate whirlpool hot tubs, three indoor and two outdoor, including a rooftop, 24-person tub


A welcome retreat from the day’s adventures, skiing at the Jackson Hole Mountain Resort or exploring the majestic Grand Teton and Yellowstone wilderness, Teton Mountain Lodge & Spa is the ideal choice in luxurious mountain lodging. Every detail of our lodge offers a luxurious “home-away-from-home” experience, complete with the warmth of a true Wyoming welcome. Emulating the grand scale and rustic elegance of the Yellowstone National Park lodges, the Lodge presents refined furnishings, stone fireplaces, oversized baths, state of the art kitchens, hardwood floors, tasteful lighting and classic millwork. Teton Mountain Lodge & Spa offers an elevated ski lodging experience in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.


Alpine Studios: These luxury hotel studios are furnished with a Queen-sized Murphy bed, stone-face gas fireplace, fully-equipped state-of-the-art kitchen, dining area, large-format flat-screen TV with in-room movies, high speed internet access, hairdryer, boot dryer, coffee maker, steam iron and board. Some Alpine Studios include a sofa sleeper. Sleeps 2 – ideal for a romantic getaway at our Jackson Hole hotel.


Lodge Rooms: Lodge rooms at our luxury Jackson Hole hotel come furnished with a King or Queen bed, or two extra-long double beds, large format flat-screen TV with in-room movies, high speed internet access, hairdryer, boot dryer, coffee maker, mini refrigerator, steam iron and board. Sleeps 2-4 people.

Teton Mountain Lodge & Spa

One Bedroom Suites: These expansive and fully-furnished Jackson Hole luxury hotel suites include a Murphy bed or sofa sleeper in the living room, King bed, or Queen bed in the master bedroom, one to two full baths and a fully-equipped, modern kitchen. Other amenities include: large format flat-screen TV in both rooms with in-room movies, high speed internet access, hairdryer, boot dryer, coffee maker, steam iron and board. Some rooms have a furnished terrace.  These luxury hotel suites sleep 2-6 people.


  • Group Lodge Room with one king bed: $392.00 per room, per night, plus taxes & fees.
  • Group Lodge Room with two beds: $392.00 per room, per night, plus taxes & fees.

*The above rate is based on single or double occupancy, for a max occupancy of to 2 adults and 2 children. There is an extra charge, per adult over 2, staying in the room.

Additional Fees & Taxes (subject to change witout notice):

  • The above rate is subject to state and local taxes, currently 10%
  • A 7% Lodge Services fee + 10% tax will be charged per room, per night.  Lodge Services fee includes: priority access to the Solitude Spa and all of its amenities, including access to the roof top hot tub, steam room, both indoor & outdoor pools, and access to the fitness facility.  You will also receive standard wireless internet access, local calling, in room coffee & local newspaper, bike storage, self-parking, and access to the business center computers for travel assistance as well as boarding pass printing.
  • Valet parking is available at a charge.



A deposit equal to two (2) night’s stay including tax and service fees is required at the time of booking with the remaining balance due thirty (30) days prior to your scheduled check-in.


Your deposit is fully refundable up to thirty (30) days prior to arrival. At thirty (30) days prior to arrival, any remaining balance, including tax & lodge service fee, will be charged to the credit card on file for the individual reservation. If your reservation is canceled or modified, including room type change to an accommodation type at a lower rate, within thirty (30) days prior to arrival, a cancellation fee will be assessed equal to the room rate, tax & service fee per night that is cancelled.

Check-In: 4:00 pm  Check-Out: 12:00 pm 

Unannounced extended stays and late check-outs will be charged and additional $100 to the published rate. Anyone wishing special consideration for late check-out should inquire at the front desk on your day of departure.  Should the hotel allow for late check-out, it may charge half the rate published for your room type. 

We strongly suggest purchasing trip insurance.  If you would like us to give you a quote, please give us call.

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Area Attractions

Area Attractions

Wildlife viewing, national parks, historic, western town and the best skiing around make Jackson Hole the ideal location for your family ski vacation. Jackson Hole has terrain to suit the entire family with a focus on fun learning techniques as well as raising the next generation of passionate skiers and riders. Below you will find information on lodging, ski lessons, family activities, dining and general information regarding things to do in Jackson Hole.


Some winter ideas

National Parks

Jackson Hole is home to Grand Teton National Park and Yellowstone National Park an hour to the north. The parks can be explored year round, with rare wildlife spotted roaming through the deep snow in Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Park in the winter months, migrating and mating through the spring and fall, and roaming throughout the mountains and streams in the summer.

Winter activities


Discover a wide variety things to do in Jackson Hole this winter.

Jackson Hole is widely known for our three outstanding local ski areas: Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, Grand Targhee Resort and Snow King Resort. In addition to world-class downhill skiing, the valley also offers plenty of off-slope options as well. Some other winter activities include snowmobiling, cross country skiing, snowshoeing, ice skating, dog sledding, wildlife safaris, and more.

Jan. 29, 2019-  The ski resort has informed me that the best way to purchase lift tickets is thru their online site. 

Jackson Hole online tickets


National Parks


Grand Teton National Park
Enjoy the natural and cultural resources of the park in safe, resource compatible ways, through the entire year. Learn more

Yellowstone National Park
Yellowstone is the first national park in the world. Learn more


Solitude Spa, Solitude Spa is named after one of Grand Teton National Park’s most spectacular high alpine lakes, Lake Solitude.  Solitude Spa has a selection of experiential spa services incorporate elements found in nature – herbs, salts, mud and spring water – to delight the mind, sooth the soul and enliven the spirit. Peruse our array of treatments and submit a service request or call to book your appointment. (307) 732-6865



Spur Restaurant & Bar


This year’s Gold Medal winner of Jackson Hole’s Best Chef poll for the ninth year in a row, Executive Chef Kevin Humphreys invites you to dine where his culinary talents combine with locally sourced ingredients to create a menu of enticing entrees, amazing appetizers, and signature dishes. Spur also won Best Après this year thanks to our vibrant atmosphere, creative cocktails, 6 HDTVs, and a seasoned staff who share your sense of adventure.


Looking to venture out?  Click here

Getting There


Jackson Hole Airport – JAC is serviced by: United, American, and Delta. Non-stop flights to Jackson Hole originate from Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Salt Lake City, Denver, Boise, Cincinnati and Los Angeles. Frequency and availability varies seasonally.  Then rent a car from one of the major companies and enjoy the scenic drive to the Teton Mountain Lodge which is located at the base of the Jackson Hole Ski area. Please note that we are at the Jackson Hole Ski area and not in the town of Jackson.  Learn more.

Other ways to access Jackson Hole include air service to Idaho Falls Airport – IDA, just 90 miles away (Skywest and Horizon airlines). From there, you may choose to rent a car or take the daily shuttle, Alltrans, Inc. (800-443-6133). Service is available from Idaho Falls to Jackson Hole. If you choose to fly into Salt Lake City on larger airlines, you may take the daily shuttle, Alltrans, Inc., or drive five hours directly (depending on weather conditions) to Jackson Hole.

Local Transportation Information

From the Jackson Hole Airport:
Distance: 22 miles
Driving Time: approximately 30 minutes

  • After exiting the Jackson Hole Airport, turn Right onto Highway 89 (which is alsoUS-191/ US-189/US-26/N. Cache Drive in town). Follow approximately 8.8 miles until you reach the 3rd Stoplight in Town
  • Turn Right at Stoplight. This will be W. Broadway Ave (which is also US-89/US-191/US-189/ US-26). Follow approximately 1.4 mile – stay in Right hand lane
  • Veer Right (before traffic light) onto WY-22 towards Teton Village. Follow this approximately 3.9 miles
  • Veer Right, before the second stoplight, onto Moose-Wilson Road/WY-390. Follow approximately 6.5 miles
  • Turn Left onto Teton Village Road. Follow approximately .2 miles
  • Turn Left onto McCollister Drive. Follow approximately .3 miles, up a slight hill
  • Turn Right onto Cody Lane. Teton Mountain Lodge & Spa will be immediately on your Right Hand side

Registration Fees:

Early Bird:  $875.00

Register by:  December 28, 2018

Advanced:  $895.00

Register by: Jan. 11, 2019

Regular:  $915.00

Register after: Jan. 11, 2019

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 notes
  • Breakfast and breaks daily

Seminar Registration:

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  • Jackson Hole
     February 11, 2019 - February 13, 2019
     12:00 am - 6:00 am

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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-services/racetrack


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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.


Please call the IVS travel group at 1 (800) 487-5650 for assistance.