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Asheville, NC

  |   May 14th - 16th, 2021

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Tim Hackett D.V.M.

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

Heidi Hottinger D.V.M.

Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons
Surgical Associate, Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists, Houston, TX

Seminar Schedule:

Registration: Friday May 14, 2021 7:15 am – 8:00 am
Continental breakfast: Daily 7:15 am – 8:00 am
Lectures: Friday May 14
Saturday 
Sunday 
8:00 am – 1:30 pm
8:00 am – 1:30 pm
8:00 am – 1:00 pm

Seminar Topics:

  • Managing the patient in shock      

  • Common cardiac arrhythmias in critical patients  

  • Perioperative critical care    

  • Vascular access techniques       

  • Anesthesia for the critical patient    

  • Treatment issues for the Hemorrhaging Trauma Patient     

  • Practical transfusion medicine 

  • Canine respiratory emergencies     

  • Feline respiratory emergencies               

  • Sutures, Needles and Knots

  • Airways Exams:  How to Diagnose Upper Airway Distress

  • Brachycephalic Airway Syndrome

  • The Art of the Abdominal Explore

  • Basic intestinal surgery

  • Incisional Gastropexies Made Easy

  • Traumatic Diaphragmatic Hernias

  • Chest drain placement & management

  • Emergency Tracheotomy Tube Placement

  • Basic open wound management

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Seminar Speakers

  • Tim Hackett D.V.M. Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care Professor of Emergency & Critical Care Colorado State University
  • Heidi Hottinger D.V.M. Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons Surgical Associate, Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists, Houston, TX

CE Hours

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

Accommodations

Omni Grove Park Inn

Omni Grove Park Inn

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The Omni Grove Park Inn Resort & Spa is one of the South’s most venerable and famous grand resorts. Built in 1913 from granite stones mined from Sunset Mountain, the resort overlooks the Asheville, North Carolina skyline and provides guests with majestic views of the legendary Blue Ridge Mountains. For decades, the Inn has been a favorite year-round destination for both leisure and business guests as the resort continues to lure future generations to its magical mountainside splendor. Its splendid views, old world charm, peerless amenities, and a long tradition of exceptional service and Southern hospitality make it a place to savor as one of the most enduringly original and exciting resorts in America.

The Spa at Grove Park Inn

Rooms

Run of house rooms will be in the contemporary wings and in the historic Main Inn. Individual rooms will be allocated at check-in.

Mountain View Rooms
The Grove Park Inn was built facing west on Sunset Mountain because E.W. Grove planned the perfect recipe to make people feel better throughout the ages. The spectacular views from our Mountain View rooms include the city of Asheville tucked between the Blue Ridge and the Smokey Mountain ranges, our beautiful Donald Ross golf course and breathtaking sunsets.

Group rates:

Run of House: $349.00 dbl/night plus taxes & resort fee

Mountain view: $369.00 dbl/night plus taxes & resort fee

Third & fourth persons: $40.00 per person per night plus taxes.

Taxes & fees

Taxes are currently 13% & subject to change without notice 

Rollaways are available for an additional $20 per night.

Daily Resort Charge: A mandatory $20.00 (reduced from $25.00 for IVS) daily resort charge will be added to the room rate which covers toll-free and local calling, in-room high-speed Internet access, entrance to the Sports Complex, in-room coffee and tea, on-property shuttle service, and daily newspaper available at Front Desk.

Parking

Self-parking for overnight guests is currently $15 per day.  

Valet is currently $22 per day.

Terms

Cancellations: You will be charged for your complete stay if you cancel within 14 days of your scheduled arrival or are a no-show. There are also charges of you depart early.

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Area Attractions

Things to do in Asheville

Getting There

Flying 

The Asheville Regional Airport is nine miles Southeast of Asheville (25 minutes from The Omni Grove Park Inn Resort & Spa). 

Driving

Directions to The Omni Grove Park Inn Resort & Spa:
From I-26 or I-40, take I-240 into Asheville.
Take exit 5B/Charlotte Street
If coming from I-240 East, turn left on Charlotte Street,
If coming from I-240 West, turn right on Charlotte Street.
Proceed north on Charlotte Street for approximately .7 mile.
Turn right on Macon Avenue and continue for .8 mile.
The Omni Grove Park Inn Resort & Spa entrance will be to your left.

Registration Fees:

Early Bird:  $915.00

Register by:  April 2, 2021

Advanced:  $935.00

Register by:  May 4, 2021

Regular:  $955.00

Register after:  May 4, 2021

Special Pricing:

Veterinary technicians are welcome- there is an $80 seminar registration discount

Registration Includes:

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

Seminar Registration:

Details Price Qty
Early Bird $915.00 (USD)  
Advanced $935.00 (USD)   Goes On Sale
April 2, 2021
Regular $955.00 (USD)   Goes On Sale
May 4, 2021

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    May 14, 2021 - May 16, 2021
    8:00 am - 1:00 pm

Register online

Online registrations is easy and fast.

For our online courses: After registering: your SEMINAR REGISTRATION or PAYMENT NOTIFICATION E-MAIL will contain a link for you to pre-register for the webinar.  You need to do this prior to the webinar, so that you get a personalized link to the actual webinar.  

For our regular seminars, after completing your registration, 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.

Questions?  For online courses:  ivsceonline@gmail.com

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

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.

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.

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.