UpcomingManaging the geriatric patient

Savannah in the Fall

  |   November 13th - 15th, 2020

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Debra Horwitz D.V.M.

Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Behaviorists
Veterinary Behavior Consultants, St. Louis MO

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

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

 

Heidi Lobprise D.V.M.

Diplomate, American Veterinary Dental College
Chief Dental Officer
Main St. Veterinary Dental Clinic
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 a behaviorist, an Anesthesiologist/pain management specialist and a dentist will provide a unique approach to the patient management. 

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Seminar Schedule:

Seminar registration Friday Nov. 13, 2020 7:15am – 8:00am
Seminar schedule

Friday Nov. 13
Saturday Nov. 14
Sunday Nov. 15

8:00am – 1:30pm
8:00am – 1:30pm
8:00am – 1:00pm

Breakfast Daily 7:15am – 8:00am

Seminar Topics:

Behavior

    • Cognitive dysfunction syndrome
    • Anxiety
    • Environmental Enrichment pain management solutions that are behavioral in nature
    • Life stage care
    • Is it in their head or is it medical? 

 

Senior/Geriatric care

    • What is senior?
    • Senior care programs in your practice
    • Little Dog/Big Dog
    • Senior Cats
    • Dentistry for Seniors

 

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

  • Debra Horwitz D.V.M. Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Behaviorists Veterinary Behavior Consultants, St. Louis MO
  • Sheila Robertson B.V.M.S, Ph.D. DACVAA, DECVAA, DACAW, DECAWBM (WSEL), MRCVS. Senior Medical Director, Lap of Love Gainseville, 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 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
  • Certificate of attendance
  • Complete seminar notes
  • Approved for 16 CE hrs by the AAVSB Race program

Accommodations

The Desoto Savannah

The Desoto Savannah

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Step into the DeSoto Savannah and experience the new definition of Southern style, service and hospitality. Surrounded by beautiful landscaped gardens, magnificent homes, and architectural gems, our contemporary hotel in the Savannah Historic District offers a mix of warm Southern charm and modern style in the heart of Georgia’s First City. Whether you’re traveling for pleasure or business, your rendezvous with history is filled with 21st century comfort and the light of Southern hospitality. Experience an inviting hotel retreat and get into the spirit of this alluring coastal city.  A historic Savannah hotel with a contemporary Southern elegance  

Our Location – Standing 15 stories in Savannah’s Historic District, overlooking Madison Square, historic mansions, and oaks draped in Spanish moss, The Desoto Savannah  is a timeless sparkle on the Savannah skyline. Our downtown hotel is steps from Savannah’s treasured landmarks, museums, theaters, parks, and incredible dining and shopping. Walk to exciting attractions like River Street, City Market, Forsyth Park, Historic Savannah Theater, Savannah Civic Center and Savannah College of Art & Design.

Rooms

Hilton Savannah Desoto

Hilton Savannah Desoto

Enjoy spacious rooms with beautiful views of historic Savannah and modern amenities to ensure a comfortable stay. These stylish rooms feature a chair and ottoman for relaxing, large desk space, high-speed wireless internet, 32-inch flat screen LCD, and Alarm Clock Radio with iPod connection. Get a great rest on either a king or two double sized Serenity Bed collection with a Super Topper mattress pad, down-filled comforters, Touch of Down pillows, and 250 thread-count sheets. Enjoy the Peter Thomas Roth bath amenities and plush towels.

Savannah Lodging Amenities:

  • High Speed Wireless Internet
  • Clock Radio with iPod connectivity
  • Luxurious Peter Thomas Roth skin care products
  • Coffee Maker to brew tea or Lavazza coffee
  • Ample Work Space & Ergonomic Chair
  • Iron & Ironing Board
  • In-room safes (Will Hold Laptop)
  • Print To Desk Service From Room
  • Valet Dry Cleaning Service
  • Room Service
  • Complimentary Newspaper Delivery
  • 32-Inch Flat Screen LCD’s
  • Hilton Smart-Choice Breakfast
  • Hairdryers
  • Free Local Calls
  • Rollaway Beds
  • Telephones With Voice Mail

Price:

Group Room rate:   – $225.00 dbl/night plus taxes

  • Rate above is subject to applicable state & local taxes, currently 13%
  • City occupancy fee is currently $1 per night
  • transportation refurbishment fee/tax in the amount of $5.00 per night, per room
  • $10 per night for each additional adult over two adults per room
  • Parking: Valet only, $34 per day and is subject to change without notice
  • If you are not staying at the Desoto-valet for the day only, is $16.00 plus tax for up to 8 hours.
  • Free wifi in all rooms.

Terms

Check-In: 4:00pm; Check-Out: 11:00am

Cancellations: A two night cancellation charge will be made to your credit card if you cancel within 7 days of your scheduled arrival. You will be charged for the complete scheduled stay if you cancel within 3 days of your scheduled arrival or are a no-show or depart early. 

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Area Attractions

Savannah food and wine festival

The Savannah Food and Wine Festival celebrates the best the South has to offer. The festival brings together culinary excellence, leading culinary professionals, winemakers, beverage experts and more in several epicurean events throughout the entire week.

Welcome to Savannah, the Hostess City of the South. Named by Conde’ Nast Traveler as one of the top 10 U.S. cities to visit, Savannah offers an enchanting stroll back in time and an invitation to uncover its hidden charms. Bits and pieces of Savannah’s rich, colorful history adorn virtually every corner of the downtown area. The stately mansions, moss-draped oaks, and massive churches give the city a unique flavor found nowhere else in the world. Savannah’s Historic District is a 2.5-mile walking district full of bistros, quaint shops, green squares and grand architecture.  Savannah boasts one of the largest National Landmark Historic Districts in the United States, featuring historically significant buildings, including examples of Federal, Italianate and Victorian architecture.Savannah’s 22 squares form the heart and soul of the historic district and are considered to be the city’s precious jewels. General James Oglethorpe, Savannah’s founding father, vision of southern hospitality and a genteel way of life is still alive in the faces of those who call Savannah home.

Getting There

Savannah GA airport  is approx a 20 minute drive from downtown Savannah. 

Location Transportation Information

Driving Directions:
From Interstate I-95 north or south bound: exit at 99A (I-16 east), follow to the end where it feeds into Montgomery Street. At the first stop light turn right onto Liberty Street. Follow for 5 blocks to the Desoto which will be on your right hand side. Ample valet parking is available. Commercial parking is also available around the Desoto.

IVS Travel Group Info

Please contact our office at 800-487-5650 for travel arrangements or questions.

Registration Fees:

Early Bird:  $895.00

Register by:  Sept. 4, 2020

Advanced:  $915.00

Register by:  Oct. 8, 2020

Regular:  $935.00

Register after:  Oct. 8, 2020

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 notes 
  • Certificate of completion
  • Breakfast and breaks daily

Seminar Registration:

Details Price Qty
Early Bird $895.00 (USD)  
Advanced $915.00 (USD)   Goes On Sale
September 4, 2020
Regular $935.00 (USD)   Goes On Sale
October 8, 2020

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  • Savannah in the Fall
    November 13, 2020 - November 15, 2020
    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

Please note:

  • For The Desoto Savannah, the easiest way to reserve your hotel room is to go online:

  • Online booking Link: Click here

  • or by calling the Hotel  directly at 1-800-239-5118 and asking for the International Veterinary Seminars group rate.  

  • Any problems: please call our office at 800-487-5650

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.