Upcoming Managing the geriatric patient

Newport RI

  |   October 14th - 16th, 2024

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

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

Gary Oswald D.V.M.

Diplomate, ACVIM 
Tampa Bay Medical Consultants
Tampa Bay, FL

Amy L. Pike D.V.M.

Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Behaviorists
Animal Behavior Wellness Center
Fairfax, VA

 

 

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.  This combination of specialists will provide a unique approach to the patient management. 

Seminar Schedule:

Registration:

Monday October 14, 2024

7:15 am – 8:00 am

Breakfast:

Daily

7:15 am – 8:00 am

Lectures:

Monday Oct. 14

Tuesday Oct. 15

Wednesday Oct. 16

8:00 am – 1:30 pm

8:00 am – 1:30 pm

8:00 am – 1:00 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? 

 

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

 

Common behavioral issues

    • Cognitive dysfunction of dogs and cats- dx and current tx options

    • Behavior disorders are such a pain- how pain contributes to behavior and current tx options from a behavioral perspective

    • You cant teach an old dog new tricks- Or can you? Environmental and behavior modifications for senior pets

    • Blind and deaf pets- how to help them cope

    • When generations collide- introducing the new puppy or kitten to the geriatric household

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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
  • Amy Pike D.V.M. Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Behaviorists Animal Behavior Wellness Center Fairfax, VA

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
  • Submission of attendance to AAVSB RACEtrack
  • Complete seminar notes

Accommodations

Newport Marriott

Newport Marriott

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Placed amid the historic downtown district, the Newport Marriott offers scenic luxury along the shimmering Rhode Island waterfront. Discover Newport’s most celebrated attractions including Fort Adams, Naval Station Newport, Belle Mer, Cliff Walk and Thames Street. Ignite your senses with flavorful American fare, draft beers, fine wines and innovative cocktails in MainSail and Skiff Bar both enhanced by breathtaking water views. Our expansive, nautical-themed hotel accommodations are generously appointed with luxurious amenities and spa-like bathrooms with waterfall showers. After a satisfying day of business, sightseeing or fun at the beach in Newport, RI, treat yourself to a massage, beauty treatment or wellness therapy at our full-service hotel spa or try a workout in Studio Fit. When you stay at the Newport Marriott, you’ll discover a luxury haven along the downtown waterfront.

Rooms

Our thoughtfully designed rooms welcome you to your waterfront stay, with locally inspired art and luxurious, comfortable beds.

Price: 

  • Group Room rate: $394.00 single or dbl/night plus tax
  • Hotel’s room rates are subject to applicable state and local taxes (currently occupancy tax of 13%) and a tourism assessment of $1.00 per room, per night) in effect at the time of check-out.
  • VALET PARKING (hotel)   $40.00/day. Available for hotel guests
  • SELF-PARKING (Newport Gateway Center) – for day visitors

Terms

Cancellations: No penalty if you cancel at least 7 days prior to your scheduled arrival. You will be charged for your complete stay if you cancel within 7 days of your scheduled arrival. There are also penalties for early departures.

Please contact our office at 800-487-5650 if you need to cancel or change your reservation.

 

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Area Attractions

The Spa at the Newport Marriott

Balance the mind, body and spirit with a full menu of therapeutic spa amenities, including massage, beauty and wellness treatments, just steps from your hotel room. Our resort spa is located at the side entrance of Newport Marriott in RI at 77 Long Wharf.

Hours: Mon-Sun: 09:00 AM – 05:00 PM

Appointment is Required.   Phone: +1 401-848-6983

Local attractions in Newport

Getting There

 

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Registration Fees:

 

Early Bird:  $1115.00

Register by:  August 29, 2024

Advanced:  $1135.00

Register by:  Sept. 18, 2024

Regular:  $1155.00

Register after:  Sept. 18, 2024

Special Pricing:

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

  • submission of attendance to AAVSB RACEtrack program

  • breakfast and breaks daily

Seminar Registration:

Details Price Qty
Early Bird $1,115.00 USD  
Advanced $1,135.00 USD   Goes On Sale
August 29, 2024
Regular $1,155.00 USD   Goes On Sale
September 18, 2024

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  • Newport RI
     October 14, 2024 - October 16, 2024
     12:05 am - 5:00 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 Newport, the easiest way to reserve your hotel room is to book online thru this link:

  • Booking Link: click here

  • Please assist us and try this link rather than using the form below as we are hoping to transition to online hotel registration for all locations in the future.

Please only use the hotel request form below, if you are having problems with reserving your room thru the online hotel registration link. 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.