Managing common medical problems in practice today

Curacao

  |   February 4th - 7th, 2019

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Michael Lappin D.V.M., Ph.D.

Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine
Professor of Medicine
Colorado State University

Audra Fenimore D.V.M., M.S.

Diplomate ACVIM
Internal Medicine Section
Veterinary Speciality & Emergency Hospital
Englewood, CO 

 

 

Dr. Audra Fenimore and Dr. Michael R. Lappin are small animal internal medicine specialists that worked together at Colorado State University. Dr. Fenimore went into specialty internal medicine practice in the Northeastern USA after finishing her residency and MS degree program and now practices in Denver Colorado. In her specialty practices, Dr. Fenimore has commonly worked with the primary immune-mediated diseases. Dr. Lappin has remained in academic practice and specializes in small animal infectious diseases. Working together, Drs. Fenimore and Lappin can give practical insights from both types of specialty practice and in this series of lectures, will focus on the diagnosis, management, and prevention of common internal medicine problems. Emphasis on will be placed on the most frequent immune mediated and infectious causes of clinical disease. Case examples will be used for all topics and audience participation will be encouraged with anonymous polling devices.

Seminar Schedule:

Travel day Sunday Feb. 3, 2019  
Registration
Seminars
Welcome reception
Monday Feb. 4, 2019 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
2:00 pm – 6:30 pm
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Breakfast
Seminars
Tuesday Feb. 5 7:30 am – 8:00 am
8:00 am – 12:30pm
Seminars Wednesday Feb. 6 2:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Breakfast
Seminars
Thursday Feb. 7 7:30 am – 8:00 am
8:00 am – 12:30pm

Seminar Topics:

Lecture topics will include:

  • Primary immune mediated hemolytic anemia

Diagnosis and logical treatment

  • Infectious causes of hemolytic anemia

Babesia, Bartonella, Cytauxzoon

  • Primary immune mediated thrombocytopenia

Diagnosis and logical treatment

  • Infectious causes of thrombocytopenia

Ehrlichia canis, Rickettsia rickettsii

  • Primary immune mediated polyarthritis

Diagnosis and logical treatment

  • Infectious causes of polyarthritis

Anaplasma phagocytophilum, Borrelia burgdorferi, Ehrichia ewingii

  • Diagnosis, treatment and prevention of leptospirosis
  • Hot topics in canine & feline infectious disease prevention
  • The truth about injection site sarcomas in cats
  • Treatment of feline upper respiratory tract infections
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Seminar Speakers

CE Hours

This seminar is approved for 18 CE hrs.  

IVS is also an approved provider in NY.

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:

  • Speakers are recognized specialists
  • Mandatory recorded attendance
  • Certificate of attendance
  • Complete seminar notes
  • Approved for 18 CE hrs by the AAVSB RACE program

Accommodations

Renaissance Curacao Resort & Casino

Renaissance Curacao Resort & Casino

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Discover the perfect combination of Caribbean charm and European sophistication when you book a stay at Renaissance 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: $249.00 dbl/night

plus taxes – currently 24.12% (8.12% taxes and 16% Island 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 45 days of your scheduled arrival or are a no-show.  There is also a charge if you depart early.

Group rooms sold out
Please Call 1 (800) 487-5650
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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:  $965.00

Register by:  December 20, 2018 

Advanced:  $985.00

Register by:  Jan. 16, 2019

Regular:  $1005.00

Register after: Jan. 16, 2019

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:

  • 18 CE hours

  • Breakfast on Tuesday & Thursday

  • All breaks

  • Certificate of completion

  • Welcome reception for all on Monday night

Seminar Registration:

Price Qty
Early Bird $965.00 (USD)  
Advanced $985.00 (USD)   Goes On Sale
December 20, 2018
Regular $1,005.00 (USD)   Goes On Sale
January 16, 2019

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  • Curacao
    February 4, 2019 - February 7, 2019
    7:00 am - 5:30 am

Register by Phone

With one call to 1 (800) 487-5650 you can register for the seminar, book your room and organize your travel arrangements!

Passport Information

For International Travel

New 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

Reserving Rooms

We reserve rooms starting the day prior to the seminar and ending on the last seminar day. Please call 1 (800) 487-5650 if you are requesting a room outside these dates.

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.

If you do not receive the confirmation from our office
within 1-2 weeks, please call 1 (800) 487-5650.

Hotel Request Form:* Required Fields

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Hotel Refund and Cancellation Policy *:

Cancellations:  Because this is high season- You will be charged for your complete stay if you cancel within 45 days of your scheduled arrival or are a no-show.  There is also a charge if you depart early.

If you do not receive the confirmation from our office within 2 weeks,
please call 1 (800) 487-5650.

Questions?

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

Passport Information

For International Travel

New 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.