Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons
Professor of Orthopedics
Colorado State University
Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Anesthesia & Analgesia
Assistant Professor of Anesthesia & Pain Management
Washington State University
Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Behaviorists
Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences
College of Veterinary Medicine
A veterinary orthopedist, a behaviorist and a pain management guru sit down together…
It sounds like the ‘lead in’ to a joke, but in reality you play all 3 roles in your practice most every day. Sure…you might have 3 separate appointments…a lame puppy, another with a behavioral issue and another who requires pain management, but more common is that single case that requires you to understand animal behavior as you seek to find the source of discomfort and, then effectively treat it. You are wearing all 3 hats in a single appointment!
Rocky, your star client’s fractious German Shepherd, is lame. You’d love to be able to gain Rocky’s trust to the point that he’ll reliably tell you where he is painful….but you’d also like to survive the interaction and not elevate his level of anxiety in his future visits to your clinic. The art of the meaningful canine lameness exam (what Dr. Ross Palmer calls the “Tell me where it hurts exam”) is MUCH more than a checklist of orthopedic manipulations. Come enjoy the intersection of perspectives of an orthopedist and a behaviorist as Dr. Terry Curtis offers her insights and tips and how this challenge might best be conquered (you can be sure that Dr. P will learn a thing or 2!). Dr. Tamara Grubb will share powerful strategies for pain management of both acute traumatic pain and chronic pain states resulting from osteoarthritis, cancer and more.
|Registration:||Monday Sept. 16, 2024||7:15am – 8.00am|
|Continental Breakfast:||Daily||7:15 am – 8:00 am|
Monday Sept. 16
|8:00 am – 1:30 pm
1:30 pm – 7:00 pm
8:00 am – 1:00 pm
These 3 specialists have more in common than might initially meet the eye….come learn from this dynamic trio and return home with some very new perspectives, ideas, and techniques to improve the lives of your patients, your colleagues, and your job satisfaction. In addition, Dr. Curtis will speak to how behavioral cases are different from your “average” case, as well as cover the basics of learning, anxiety, human-directed canine aggression, and behavioral medications. Dr. Grubb will provide you with practical applications of some of the latest pain management research findings and Dr. Palmer will demonstrate priceless new tips on gait evaluation and orthopedic palpation. This innovative seminar is sure to entertain while offering real world solutions to the nagging challenges you face daily.
The Veterinarian’s Dilemma — we must interact with our patients (PE, blood draws, ortho exam, rads, etc), but we don’t speak the same language
How behavior cases/clients/patients are different
Language & Learning – Why it’s so important
Human-Directed Aggression: Why Dogs Bite People
How to evaluate canine gait for lameness – new, easy to do tricks
How to do an orthopedic exam – video demonstrations
Ideas for Happy Vet Visits
Pre-visit strategies for reducing patient anxiety
Pharmaceutical and non-pharmaceutical options to allay patient anxiety, fear, and stress
The Art of the meaningful ortho exam (“Tell me where it hurts”)
Pain and its intertwined relationship with patient anxiety, fear, and stress
Behavioral Medications – Feeling More Comfortable About the Tools in Your Toolbelt
Comprehensive management of OA
This seminar is 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 AAVBS RACEtrack program
Complete seminar notes
Approved for 16 CE hrs by the AAVSB RACE program
Blended naturally into a landscape of vivid red rock cliffs and canyons of southern Utah, Red Mountain Resort has everything you need to relax, renew and rediscover your passion for adventure. As one of the most ideally located resorts in St. George, Utah, Red Mountain Resort allows for customized adventures to Zion or Bryce Canyon National Parks, while Snow Canyon State Park is only about a quarter of a mile down the road. Be as active or relaxed, social or private, as you wish at this top choice in Utah resorts.
Group room rate: please note that this is not a package rate.
Desert Oasis Deluxe King: Includes a king bed and generous bath area.
Desert Oasis Deluxe Double: Features two beds and generous bath area.
Mountain View King: This Deluxe Room is comfortably appointed with a cozy king-size bed, generous bath area, desk, cable TV, robes, coffeemaker and spacious closet.
Dragonfly Solo: includes a bed and generous bath area, and is perfect for the guest traveling on his or her own.
All Red Mountain rooms are non-smoking, with select rooms being pet-friendly.
All Deluxe Rooms include:
Villa King: Enjoy 600 luxurious square feet of living space with a king bed, all the amenities of our Deluxe rooms, plus a natural gas fireplace, balcony or deck, and master bath with oversized shower and soaking tub. Suitable for up to 2 adults.
Villa Double Queen: This Villa provides two queen beds, all the amenities of our Deluxe rooms, a natural gas fireplace, balcony or patio and a master bath with oversized shower and soaking tub in nearly 600 square feet of comfort. Suitable for up to 4 adults.
Villa King Suite: Nearly 1,100 square feet, this Red Mountain Villa Suite includes a king bed, all the amenities of our Deluxe rooms, as well as a natural gas fireplace, balcony or deck and a master bath with soaking tub and stand alone shower. The living room features a full bath, a fully equipped kitchenette with spacious living and dining area with a second natural gas fireplace. This suite accommodates 2 adults.
Villa Double Queen Suite: This spacious 1,100-square-foot Villa Suite has two queen beds, all the amenities of our Deluxe rooms, a natural gas fireplace, balcony or deck and a master bath with soaking tub and stand alone shower. The living room features a full bath, fully equipped kitchenette with spacious living and dining area with a second natural gas fireplace. This room accommodates up to 4 adults.
All Villa accommodations include:
12.32% Local Taxes (subject to change).
Resort fee: $25 per room, per night (plus tax). For access to our resort amenities, including seasonal pools, bicycles, walking trail, labyrinth, fitness center and also wifi, parking and airport shuttle.
Young adults ages 12-17 must be supervised by parent or guardian while participating in the following Red Mountain activities.
Outdoor recreation adventures including daily guided hiking, adventure trips, biking, kayaking, rock climbing, canyoneering and custom adventures.
Spa services including facial, massage and body treatments or any one-on-one services.
Personal Training, Workshops and excursions such as Canyon View Yoga.
A deposit equal to one night’s stay including tax and service fees is required at the time of booking with the remaining balance due at check-out.
If you cancel after reserving your room – there is a $50 cancellation fee. If you cancel within 60 days of your scheduled arrival, you will forfeit the initial deposit of one nights room and tax and resort fee. If your reservation is canceled or modified, including room type change to an accommodation type at a lower rate, within thirty (30) days prior to arrival, a cancellation fee will be assessed equal to the room rate, tax & service fee per night that is cancelled.
We strongly suggest purchasing trip insurance. If you would like us to give you a quote, please give us call.
Right outside Red Mountain Resort’s back door, a world of outdoor adventures awaits. Red and white Navajo sandstone capped by an overlay of black lava rock makes hiking, biking and photography in our local State and National parks an experience for the senses. The parks are an amazing display of desert animal life, unique botanicals and dynamic rock formations. Bordering Red Mountain, Snow Canyon State Park is home to 7,000 acres of red rock canyons and cliffs, lava caves and two volcanic cones. The moderate winter climate of Southern Utah creates an ideal environment to enjoy outdoor activities in Utah year round.
TripAdvisor named Zion the Nation’s Best National Park. When you enter Zion National Park you will experience a feeling that won’t quite fit inside your camera. The colors will astound you. The perspective will humble you. The immensity will leave you in awe. Zion is a destination where a one-night-stay just won’t do. Enjoy hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding and ATVs.
More natural, scenic attractions than anywhere in the world, Bryce Canyon National Park is the centerpiece to an area that offers America’s highest concentration of natural scenic wonders. Bryce Canyon National Park is actually a series of amphitheaters along the eastern rim of a large plateau. Visitors may drive along the rim to scenic overlooks or step over the rim to the valley below on many hiking trails.
National Geographic called the St. George area one of the 50 best places to live and play and TripAdvisor ranked it their “Number One Travel Hotspot.” There are 12 stunning golf courses, four State Parks, some of the best rated hotels and spas in the world. Excellent dining, shopping, museums and galleries to explore as well.
Direct flights from Phoenix (PHX), Salt Lake City (SLC), Los Angeles (LAX) and Denver (DEN) to St. George (SGU) are available. You can fly into St. George Airport (SGU), which is 30 minutes from Red Mountain Resort, or Las Vegas McCarran International Airport and enjoy a scenic two-hour drive. Find more information here.
Veterinary Technicians receive an $80 discount using promo code “techsaver”. Enter the code during checkout in the submit promotion code box.
16 CE Hours
Complete Seminar Notes
Includes Breakfast and breaks daily
Submission of attendance to AAVBS RACEtrack program
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-
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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.
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For the St. George/Zion seminar, the easiest way to reserve your resort room is to call the resort directly at:
tel:877-246-4453 ask for the IVS or International Veterinary Seminars group rate.