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Hilton Head, SC

  |   October 15th - 17th, 2021

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Andrew Mackin B.Sc., B.V.M.S.

Diplomate, ACVIM
Professor, Small Animal Medicine and Head, Dept. of Clinical Sciences
College of Veterinary Medicine
Mississippi State University

 

Alyssa Sullivant, DVM, M.S.

Diplomate, ACVIM
Assistant Professor, Small Animal Medicine
College of Veterinary Medicine
Mississippi State University

Seminar Schedule:

Registration: Friday October 15, 2021 7:15 am – 8:00 am
Continental Breakfast: Daily 7:15 am – 8:00 am
Lectures:

Friday October  15, 2021
Saturday October 16
Sunday October 17

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

Seminar Topics:

Is it immune, infectious or inflammatory?

  • Immune-Mediated Hemolytic Anemia

  • Immune-Mediated Thrombocytopenia

  • Immune-Mediated Polyarthritis

  • Immunosuppressive Therapy 

  • Fever of Unknown Origin

  • Bone Marrow Collection

  • Infectious Causes of GI Disease

  • Inflammatory Causes of GI Disease

  • Protein-Losing Enteropathies: Diagnosis and Management 

  • Beyond Immunosuppression: Treatment Options for the GI patient

  • Inflammatory VS Infectious Hepatic Diseases 

  • Practical Enteral Feeding 

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Seminar Speakers

CE Hours

This seminar is approved for 16 CE hrs.

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

Omni Hilton Head Oceanfront Resort

Omni Hilton Head Oceanfront Resort

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Group rooms are sold out. Please contact our office at 800-487-5650 or ivseminars@yahoo.com for availability.

 

The Omni Hilton Head Oceanfront Resort is a perfect tropical paradise located just of the coast of South Carolina on world-renowned Hilton Head Island. Situated within the private community of Palmetto Dunes our exceptional service and 4-Diamond facilities are among the finest. Come experience the luxury of the Hilton name. The beach is only the beginning.

 

The Omni has recently undergone a complete renovation: including the front entrance, lobby, meeting facilities, fitness center and Ocean Tides Spa. Outdoor areas are revitalized including beach access and pool access, updates to both the upper and lower courtyards and the addition of another great fire pit near the HH Prime deck. The whole family will enjoy the new kid’s splash zone along side our amazing new 3,600 square feet, zero entry Family Pool.

Omni Hilton Head Oceanfront Resort

Of course, our guests traveling without kids, may want to choose our newly renovated Adult Pool for some peaceful rest and relaxation. Nestled in the middle of our new pool complex is the beautiful new Buoy Bar. Order your favorite beverage and something from our extensive menu while taking in magnificent views of the Atlantic Ocean. With all the beautiful renovations, we have maintained the lavish, sub tropical landscaping and exotic garden atmosphere that has long been the signature of the resort.

Rooms

Omni Hilton Head Oceanfront Resort

 

Our spacious rooms are the largest standard rooms on the island. Every detail in these luxurious rooms is designed to maximize the resort’s unique oceanfront character. Each room features a fully equipped kitchenette with microwave, fridge, toaster, and coffee maker, ceiling fan, two telephones, hairdryer, iron and board, in-room safe and private balcony.

Price: Group rooms are sold out. Please contact our office at 800-487-5650 or ivseminars@yahoo.com for availability.

Group Room Rate: $ dbl/night plus taxes & resort fee.

Additional fees & taxes (subject to change without notice):

  • State & local taxes are currently 11%
  • $3.00 Chamber of Commerce fee

RESORT SERVICES CHARGE

Resort Services Charge is charged in the amount of $16.00 per night plus sales tax (currently 11%). The Resort Services Charge provides all group attendees the following amenities.

  • Complimentary Self Parking ($9.00 daily value)
  • Unlimited internet access in all accommodations ($9.50 daily value)
  • Resort transportation service within 3 mile radius
  • Unlimited use of Health & Fitness Center
  • In Room Coffee Service
  • Local & Toll Free Phone Access
  • Resort beach access
  • Preferred reservation access to Ocean Tide Spa

Terms

Check-In: 4:00pm | Check-Out: 11:00am
Cancellations: You can cancel up to 14 days prior to scheduled arrival without penalty.  You will be charged for your complete stay if you cancel within 14 days of your scheduled arrival or if you are a no-show or depart early.

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Area Attractions

Hilton Head Island is located just off the coast of South Carolina, approximately 45 minutes from Savannah Georgia. The Island is 12 miles long and 5 miles wide and is widely acclaimed as one of the great sports and recreational destinations. The Omni Hilton Head Oceanfront Resort (formerly the HiltonOceanfront Resort) is located oceanside next to 12 miles of sandy beaches. Inland you will find creeks, lagoons and forests and an abundance of wildlife. October is a wonderful time to be in the low country of South Carolina. The crowds have gone and the weather is wonderful!

Outdoor Activities

Golf – 15 Championship courses by:

  • Robert Trent Jones
  • George Fazio
  • Arthur Hills
  • Robert Cupp etc…

Tee times can be arranged upon arrival or by calling the golf center at 800-827-3006.

Tennis:

  • The Palmetto Dunes Tennis Center is rated among “The 50 greatest U.S. Tennis Resorts” by TENNIS MAGAZINE.

Other Activities:

  • Biking or Jogging
  • Canoe along the inland waterways
  • Kayaking
  • Scenic boat tours
  • Kayak or boat tours to see the Dolphins
  • Sailing
  • Over 100 restaurants
  • Fresh seafood
  • Miles of pristine beach
  • Sunset catamaran cruises
  • Just relax by the pool

Getting There

Airport

You can fly into Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport – SAV and drive about 45 minutes onto the Island.

Driving Direction from North or South

Take I-95 to Exit #8. Take Hwy 278 East for 25 miles towards Hilton Head Island. After crossing the Island bridge, continue on Business 278 to Palmetto Dunes, which is located on the left hand side 8 miles from the Island bridge. Make a left hand turn at traffic light into Palmetto Dunes, and after one mile you will arrive at a guard gate. State that you are a guest of the Omni Hilton Head Oceanfront Resort (formerly the Hilton Oceanfront Resort) and obtain a pass and continue. The Resort is located on the left side. No motorcycles permitted. There is also a regional airport, Hilton Head Island Airport – HXD serviced by several airlines.

Registration Fees:

Early Bird:  $915.00

Register by:  August 27, 2021

Advanced:  $935.00

Register by:  September 17, 2021

Regular:  $955.00

Register after:  September 17, 2021

Special Pricing:

Veterinary technicians are welcome- there is an $80 seminar registration discount. Enter “techsaver” as the promotion code.

Registration Includes:

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

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  • Hilton Head
    October 15, 2021 - October 17, 2021
    12:05 am - 1:00 pm

Register online

Online registration is easy and fast.  

But please confirm your hotel reservations prior to completing your registration. 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

Questions?  

For regular seminars: ivseminars@yahoo.com

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:

Group rooms are sold out. Please contact our office at 800-487-5650 or ivseminars@yahoo.com for availability.

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

  • Booking Link: click here.

  • Reservations can also be made by calling Omni central reservation at 1-800-843-6664. Ask for the group code 101121INTLVETER
  • 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.