UpcomingManaging the geriatric patient

Boston

  |   April 14th - 15th, 2023

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Please note our change in venue for 2023 to the Sheraton Boston Hotel in Back Bay.

Sheilah Robertson BVMS, (Hons), Ph.D.

DACVAA, DECVAA, DACAW, DECAWBM (WSEL), MRCVS.
Senior Medical Director, Lap of Love
Gainesville, FL

Gary Oswald D.V.M.

Diplomate, ACVIM 
Tampa Bay Medical Consultants
Tampa Bay, FL

Heidi Lobprise D.V.M.

Diplomate, American Veterinary Dental College
Chief Dental Officer
Main St. Veterinary Dental College
Flower Mound, TX

 

This all new seminar has been designed to provide you with practical information on the current thoughts on management of common problems encountered in the geriatric patient.  The combination of an Anesthesiologist/pain management specialist,  an Internist and a Dentist will provide a unique approach to the patient management. 

Seminar Schedule:

Registration:

Breakfast

Lunch

Friday April 14, 2023

7:30 am – 8:00 am

7.30am – 8.00am daily

12.30pm-1.30pm daily

Lectures:

Friday April 14
Saturday April 15

8:00 am – 5:00 pm
8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Seminar Topics:

 

It’s tough getting old!

Senior/Geriatric care

    • The aging heart – a staged approach to canine heart disease/CHF.

    • The aging heart – a staged approach to feline cardiomyopathy/CHF.

    • Early chronic kidney disease – how to tell your patient has CKD and what to do  about it now.

    • Advanced chronic kidney disease – treatments that actually improve quality of life with CKD.

    • Cardiorenal Syndrome – now what?

    • Aging and HealthSpan – frailty, inflammaging and more

    • Little dog- Big dog

    • The Senior Cat

    • Dentistry for Senior Pets and other dental tips

    • Veterinary Gerontologists – General Practitioners and What They (You) Need   

 

Hospice/End-of-Life

    • Is your practice senior friendly?

    • Senior/geriatric anesthesia

    • Chronic pain in seniors

    • Assessing Quality of life

    • End of life care -palliative care and hospice

    • The last appointment

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Seminar Speakers

  • Sheilah Robertson B.V.M.S, Ph.D. DACVAA, DECVAA, DACAW, DECAWBM (WSEL), MRCVS. Senior Medical Director, Lap of Love Gainseville, FL
  • Gary Oswald D.V.M. Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine Tampa Bay Veterinary Consultants Oldsmar, FL
  • Heidi Lobprise D.V.M. Diplomate, American Veterinary Dental College Chief Dental Officer Main St. Veterinary Dental Clinic Flower Mound, TX

CE Hours

This seminar is AAVSB RACE 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
  • Submission of attendance to AAVSB RACEtrack program
  • Complete seminar notes
  • Approved for 16 CE hrs by the AAVSB RACE program

Accommodations

Sheraton Boston Hotel

Sheraton Boston Hotel

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Discover your ideal retreat at Sheraton Boston Hotel, our upscale hotel with outstanding service and an incredible location in downtown Boston. Nestled in the affluent and historic Back Bay neighborhood and directly connected to the Prudential Center and the Hynes Convention Center, our hotel provides a modern backdrop for work and play. Experience iconic Boston attractions like nearby Fenway Park or stroll along Newbury Street, home to exceptional shopping and dining. Jump start your day with a quick bite at MARKET, conveniently located in our hotel’s spacious lobby.  Our hotel rooms and suites feature amenities like Sheraton Sleep Experience Beds and sweeping views of Back Bay and the Charles River. Choose Sheraton Boston Hotel for an unforgettable stay in downtown Boston.

Price

Group Traditional Room rate: $289.00 dbl/night plus taxes.

Additional Fees (subject to change without notice):

  • Taxes are currently a total of 14.95% and 1.5% Tourism fee.
  • There are extra charges for 3rd and 4th adults in a room.
  • Valet Parking is currently available for a daily fee of $65.00 (subject to change without notice).
  • Check-In is at 4pm, check-out is at 12pm (noon).  If arriving before 4pm, baggage storage will be available for a small handling fee.

 

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Area Attractions

 

The Sheraton Boston Hotel hotel near Fenway Park is located in one of most charming and desirable neighborhoods in the city. There are a number of things to do in Boston MA just steps away from the hotel. Looking to catch a Red Sox game? The Sheraton Boston Hotel is walking distance to the park. Our downtown proximity keeps you close to all the excitement Boston has to offer. Guests can walk to some of Boston’s revered educational institutions including Boston University, Tufts University and Boston College as well as popular attractions like fashionable Newbury Street, offering stylish boutiques and restaurants, and the elegant Copley Place Mall. Immerse yourself in culture at the Museum of Fine Arts, a short walk away, or take the family for a day out to New England Aquarium during your stay at our Copley Square Boston hotel.

For information on things to do in Boston, you can visit the following websites:

 

Getting There

 

Travel Tips

Parking

Registration Fees:

 

Early Bird:  $995.00

Register by:  Feb. 24, 2023

Advanced:  $1015.00

Register by:  March 24, 2023

Regular:  $1035.00

Register after:  March 24, 2023

Special Pricing for Technicians:

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 seminar notes

  • Breakfast and lunch on friday and saturday

  • Submission of attendance to AAVSB RACEtrack program

Seminar Registration:

Details Price Qty
Early Bird $995.00 (USD)  
Advanced $1,015.00 (USD)   Goes On Sale
February 24, 2023
Regular $1,035.00 (USD)   Goes On Sale
March 24, 2023

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  • Boston
    April 14, 2023 - April 15, 2023
    12:05 am - 6:00 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 Boston Sheraton 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.

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.

 

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.