ExpiredManaging Common Ocular & Cardiac Problems in Practice

Mystic, CT

  |   July 14th - 16th, 2017

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Andrea Eriksson De Rezende D.V.M.

Diplomate, ACVIM (Cardiology)
Staff Cardiologist
Veterinary Emergency & Referral Group
Brooklyn, NY

Alison Clode D.V.M.

Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists
Staff Ophthalmologist
Port City Veterinary Referral Hospital
Portsmouth, NH

Alison & Andrea are going to discuss management of the most common problems that they encounter in their clinical practices. This course will present a practical approach to the diagnosis and management of these common problems using a combination of didactic and case-based teaching. This combination of an Ophthalmologist and Cardiologist is sure to provide you with some very practical tips on a broad range of topics.

Seminar Schedule:

Registration: Friday July 14, 2017 7:15 am – 8:00 am
Continental breakfast: Daily 7:15 am – 8:00 am
Lectures: Friday July 14, 2017
Saturday July 15
Sunday July 16
8:00 am – 1:30 pm
8:00 am – 1:30 pm
8:00 am – 1:00 pm

Seminar Topics:

Practical ophthalmology topics

How should I manage…

  • a simple corneal ulcer?
  • a nonhealing corneal ulcer?
  • a complicated corneal ulcer?
  • primary glaucoma in a dog?
  • secondary glaucoma in a dog?
  • glaucoma in a cat?
  • cataracts?
  • nonresponsive KCS?
  • herpesvirus keratitis in a cat?
  • entropion in a puppy?
  • eyelid tumors in old dogs?
  • What is SARDs and what can be done about it?
  • When do dogs with distichia require treatment?
  • When to dogs with ectopic cilia require treatment?
  • Is it ok to perform gentocin injections for glaucoma?
  • What dogs benefit from a medial canthoplasty?
  • How effective are canine cataract drops?
  • Does Angels’ Eyes® work for tear staining in dogs?
  • What is the prognosis for dogs with cataracts that don’t receive treatment?
  • I can’t measure the IOP, so how can I tell if a dog has uveitis or glaucoma?
  • How do I diagnose and treat neurogenic KCS in dogs?

Practical cardiology topics

How should I manage:

  • Asymptomatic mitral valve regurgitation?
  • Atrial fibrillation in dogs
  • Ventricular tachycardias?
  • Asymptomatic dilated cardiomyopathy?
  • Congestive heart failure in cats?
  • Congestive heart failure in dogs?
  • Coughing dog with cardiomegaly and no pulmonary edema?
  • Arrhythmias in cats?
  • Heartworm disease in dogs?
  • Heartworm disease in cats?
  • When should I use pimobendan?
  • How and when should I evaluate BNP?
  • When do I recommend a radiograph and/or an echocardiogram?
  • This dog has a murmur- can i still do anesthesia?
  • This cat has a murmur- can i still do anesthesia?
  • Any hope for cats with thromboembolism?
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Seminar Speakers

  • Andrea Eriksson De Rezende D.V.M. Diplomate, ACVIM (Cardiology) Staff Cardiologist Veterinary Emergency & Referral Group
  • Alison Clode D.V.M. Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists Staff Ophthalmologist Port City Veterinary Referral Hospital Portsmouth, NH

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 is also approved in NC & NY.

IVS complies with the following guidelines:

  • Speakers are recognized specialists
  • Mandatory recorded attendance
  • Certificate of attendance
  • Complete seminar notes

Accommodations

Mystic Marriott Hotel & Spa

Mystic Marriott Hotel & Spa

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Offering a convenient location within the historic Mystic region, the Mystic Marriott Hotel and Spa is close to everything coastal Connecticut has to offer. Located off I-95, the AAA four-diamond hotel is easily accessible from New York and Boston and convenient to both Hartford and Providence airports.

Mystic Marriott Hotel & Spa

Indulge in our on-site Elizabeth Arden Red Door Spa and take advantage of the hotel’s indoor pool, fitness center and whirlpool. Experience fine wine and the art of steak served in a sophisticated atmosphere at Octagon. With Mystic Seaport, Mystic Aquarium, Mohegan Sun and Foxwoods casinos plus beaches and golf just minutes away, the Mystic Marriott Hotel and Spa provides recreational opportunities for everyone.

Rooms

Mystic Marriott Hotel & Spa

Mystic Marriott Hotel & Spa

  • This hotel offers the Marriott Revive bed with luxurious linens, fluffier pillows & down comforters
  • All hotel rooms & suites feature original New England art, comfortable furnishings & natural light
  • Near Bradley Airport Hartford CT, TF Green Providence Airport RI, Amtrak in New London CT and I-95
  • Hi-Speed Internet wired or wireless is available for a fee

Check-in: 4:00pm Check-out: 11:00am

  • This hotel has a smoke-free policy
  • Award-winning Octagon Steakhouse, Octagon Lounge and Starbucks located on premises
  • An enhanced Red Door Spa by Elizabeth Arden on property
  • Near Mohegan Sun, Foxwoods & MGM Grand gaming and entertainment, shopping, restaurants & CT beaches

Price

  • Group Room rate: $164.00 single or dbl/night plus tax

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

Area Attractions

Historic. Charming. Eclectic. Unique. These are the words that begin to describe Downtown Mystic. First settled in the 17th century, this new world colony along the banks of the Mystic River has been a crossroads for the curious for nearly 350 years.

With age comes beauty. And tradition. And a can do attitude that has kept Mystic as the centerpiece of Southeastern Connecticut’s attractions.

Mystic today is known for it’s unique shops, restaurants, antiques centers and art galleries. It’s is minutes from world class gaming and entertainment, attractions for the whole family, museums that will transport you back to another era. And everywhere you turn you will see the kind of scenic beauty that takes your breath away.

Mystic, Connecticut is a village that promises surprises around every corner. The name itself evokes images of wizened sea captains, historic tall ships and that famous pizza. World class attractions, history, boating, fishing, swimming, fine dining, quality lodging, shopping and just plain fun…. they are all here!! It is no wonder MYSTIC is Connecticut’s most popular destination.  Learn more

Restaurants

Experience a variety of restaurants offering the freshest of seafood as well as some of the best steak in the state at the Steak Loft of Mystic. And don’t pass up checking out Mystic Pizza, the legendary pizza parlor that spawned the 80’s movie classic. “A Slice of Heaven” and a slice of Mystic history. Learn more

Mystic Aquarium & Institute for Exploration

Mystic Aquarium

One of America’s leading aquariums, showcases the living collections, science and conservation work of Sea Research through exhibits, demonstrations and educational programs, emphasizing hands-on, interactive, live animal contact experiences for all ages. Hosting more than 750,000 visitors annually, the Aquarium is open year-round and is Connecticut’s largest non-casino attraction. Mystic Aquarium is one of the few in North America housing Beluga whales and other rare and remarkable sea creatures.

The Institute for Exploration at Mystic Aquarium

A base for famed oceanographer and explorer Dr. Robert Ballard, widely known for his discovery and preservation of the HMS Titanic, Bismarck, PT-109 and many others. Dr. Ballard’s advancements in deep sea technology have made it possible to uncover secrets of the world’s oceans and bring them in real time to young people across America. These discoveries are featured in Dr. Ballard’s ever-changing Challenge of the Deep exhibition at Mystic Aquarium. Learn more

Getting There

Airport

Area Airports:

T F GREEN AIRPORT – PVD  

  • Airport Phone: 1-401-737-8222
  • Hotel direction: 45 miles S
  • Estimated taxi fare: 180 USD  (one way)

BRADLEY INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT – BDL

  • Airport Phone: 1-860-627-3590
  • Hotel direction: 60 miles SE
  • Estimated taxi fare: 200 USD  (one way)

GROTON-NEW LONDON AIRPORT – GON

  • Airport Phone: 1-860-445-8549
  • Hotel direction: 3 miles N
  • Estimated taxi fare: 15 USD  (one way)

Location Transportation Information

This hotel does not provide shuttle service.

Other Transportation

Bus: Greyhound Bus Lines
2.1 miles S

Train: Amtrak New London, Union Station
6 miles S

Car Rentals (nearby):

Hertz  
320 Thomas Rd.
Groton, Connecticut 06340
Phone: 1-860-446-1200

Enterprise
311 Mitchell St.
Groton, Connecticut 06340
Phone: 1-860-448-0422

Avis
155 Tower Ave.
Groton, Connecticut 06340
Phone: 1-860-445-8585

IVS Travel Group Info

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

Seminar Registration:

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  • July 14, 2017 - July 16, 2017
    12:15 am - 6:00 am

Register online

Online registrations is easy and fast.  After completing your registration, if you need to book a hotel room please complete the online hotel request form.  If you have any difficulties please call our office at  1 (800) 487-5650 .

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.