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Curacao

  |   February 27th - March 1st, 2023

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Our 5th visit to Curacao, a spectacular Island next to Aruba.

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:

Travel day Sunday Feb. 26, 2023  
Registration
Seminars
Welcome reception
Monday Feb. 27, 2023 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
1:30 pm – 6:30 pm
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Breakfast
Seminars
Tuesday Feb. 28 7:30 am – 8:00 am
8:00 am – 1:30pm
Seminars Wednesday March 1, 2023 1:00 pm – 6:30 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:

  • Mandatory recorded attendance
  • Submission of attendance to AAVSB RACEtrack program
  • Complete seminar notes
  • Approved for 16 CE hrs by the AAVSB Race program

Accommodations

Renaissance Wind Creek Curacao Resort & Casino

Renaissance Wind Creek Curacao Resort & Casino

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Discover the perfect combination of Caribbean charm and European sophistication when you book a stay at Renaissance Wind Creek Curacao Resort & Casino. Our luxurious Curacao hotel offers easy access to a variety of popular attractions, including Christoffel National Park, the Sea Aquarium, Dolphin Academy, Curacao Museum and upscale shopping, dining and nightlife. After an exciting day of exploring the island, relax in elegant guest rooms offering plush bedding, LCD TVs, spacious balconies and spectacular ocean views. Or lounge on our private beach, which boasts sugary white sands and crystal-clear Caribbean waters. Enjoy a memorable meal at one of our five celebrated restaurants, which offer everything from prime cuts of steak to tropical cocktails.

Room Description

  • Delight in the detail of our colorfully designed and tropically inspired Caribbean guest rooms.
  • Our Curacao luxury resort’s beach location offers stellar ocean views and a vibrant ambiance.
  • Enjoy spacious balconies in all of our beautifully decorated Curacao hotel rooms and suites.
  • Business amenities include high-speed Internet access, spacious desks and comfortable chairs.
  • Additional features include complimentary coffee and tea service, mini refrigerators and wet bars.
  • Never miss a moment of your favorite show. Each room includes a LCD TV with international cable.
 

Price

Group Rates:

Ocean view King: $269.00 dbl/night

plus taxes – currently 24.12% (8.12% taxes and 16% Service charge)- subject to change
plus Bellmen US $4.00 per person round trip
plus Housekeeping US $2.50 per room, per day

Terms

Cancellations:  Because this is high season- You will be charged for your complete stay if you cancel within 30 days of your scheduled arrival or are a no-show.  There is also a charge if you depart early.

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Area Attractions

Looking to dive or snorkel?

Visit Ocean Encounters Diving

Dining options?

Curacao’s restaurants run the range from elegant dining to roadside kiosks, with just about everything between. The Renaissance has several dining options and there are also some wonderful restaurants within walking distance of the resort. Head to the countryside for great seaside seafood and barbecue spots.

Getting There

Airport

Getting to Curacao- several major US airlines service Curacao.  You can also fly to Aruba and take a short flight over to Curacao on one of the local airlines.

Flying to Curacao

Getting from Aruba to Curacao

Insel Air

 

Tiara Air

Registration Fees:

Early Bird:  $1015.00

Register by:  Jan. 6, 2023 

Advanced:  $1035.00

Register by:  Feb. 3, 2023

Regular:  $1055.00

Register after: Feb. 3, 2023

Special Pricing:

Veterinary Technicians receive an $80 discount using promo code “techsaver”. Enter this code during checkout in the submit promotion code field.

Payment Type:

Registration Includes:

  • 16 CE hours

  • Breakfast on Tuesday 

  • All breaks

  • Submission of attendance to AAVSB RACEtrack program

  • Welcome reception for all on Monday night

Seminar Registration:

Details Price Qty
Early Bird $1,015.00 (USD)  
Advanced $1,035.00 (USD)   Goes On Sale
January 6, 2023
Regular $1,055.00 (USD)   Goes On Sale
February 2, 2023

Add to Calendar

  • Curacao
    February 27, 2023 - March 1, 2023
    12:05 am - 10:35 pm

Register online

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

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:

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

  • Booking Link: click here.  

  • 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.