UpcomingSurgery, anesthesia & pain management

Curacao

  |   January 30th - February 2nd, 2020

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John Berg D.V.M.

Diplomate, ACVS
Professor of  Small animal soft tissue surgery
Department of Clinical Sciences
Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine
North Grafton, MA

Tamara Grubb D.V.M., Ph.D.

Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Anesthesia & Analgesia
Associate Professor of Anesthesia & Pain Management
Washington State University

 

This seminar has been designed to provide you with a practical approach to a series of common surgical problems. The combination of a Surgeon and Anesthesiologist/pain management specialist will provide a unique approach to the patient management. The speakers will discuss their approach to management of patients requiring surgery. The problems presented will be everyday common clinical disorders that you have to manage in your practice.

Seminar Schedule:

Registration
Seminars
Welcome reception
Thursday Jan. 30, 2020 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
2:00 pm – 6:30 pm
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Breakfast
Seminars
Friday Jan. 31 7:30 am – 8:00 am
8:00 am – 12:30pm
Seminars Saturday Feb. 1 2:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Breakfast
Seminars
Sunday Feb. 2 7:30 am – 8:00 am
8:00 am – 12:30pm

Seminar Topics:

Clinical problems to be discussed will include

  • Cats with string foreign bodies
  • The stridorous dog
  • English Bulldogs
  • The pale Golden
  • The parturient bitch
  • The bloated Lab

Specific topics to be covered include:

  • Differentials for upper airway obstruction
  • Sedation protocols for laryngeal / pharyngeal examination
  • Diagnosis and correction of stenotic nares and elongated soft palate
  • Anesthesia and postoperative management of brachycephalic breeds
  • Feeding tube placement
  • Surgery for linear foreign bodies
  • Surgery for intestinal obstructions
  • Stabilization and surgery for GDV
  • Anesthetic protocols for GDV
  • Regional analgesia techniques
  • Anesthesia of the unstable patient
  • Postoperative visceral pain management
  • Constant rate infusion techniques made easy
  • Surgery for diaphragmatic hernias
  • Bladder surgery made easy
  • Epidural techniques
  • Management of intraoperative hypotension
  • Splenectomy and liver lobectomy
  • Anesthesia for cesarean section
  • C-section surgical techniques
  • Anesthesia for cats
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Seminar Speakers

  • John Berg D.V.M. Diplomate, ACVS Professor of Small animal soft tissue surgery Department of Clinical Sciences Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine North Grafton, MA
  • Tamara Grubb D.V.M., Ph.D. Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Anesthesia & Analgesia Associate Professor of Anesthesia & Pain Management Washington State University

CE Hours

This seminar is approved for 18 CE hrs.  

This program has been submitted for 18 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 18 CE hrs by the AAVSB RACE program

Accommodations

Renaissance Curacao Resort & Casino

Renaissance Curacao Resort & Casino

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Discover the perfect combination of Caribbean charm and European sophistication when you book a stay at Renaissance Curacao Resort & Casino. Our luxurious Curacao hotel offers easy access to a variety of popular attractions, including Christoffel National Park, the Sea Aquarium, Dolphin Academy, Curacao Museum and upscale shopping, dining and nightlife. After an exciting day of exploring the island, relax in elegant guest rooms offering plush bedding, LCD TVs, spacious balconies and spectacular ocean views. Or lounge on our private beach, which boasts sugary white sands and crystal-clear Caribbean waters. Enjoy a memorable meal at one of our five celebrated restaurants, which offer everything from prime cuts of steak to tropical cocktails.

Room Description

  • Delight in the detail of our colorfully designed and tropically inspired Caribbean guest rooms.
  • Our Curacao luxury resort’s beach location offers stellar ocean views and a vibrant ambiance.
  • Enjoy spacious balconies in all of our beautifully decorated Curacao hotel rooms and suites.
  • Business amenities include high-speed Internet access, spacious desks and comfortable chairs.
  • Additional features include complimentary coffee and tea service, mini refrigerators and wet bars.
  • Never miss a moment of your favorite show. Each room includes a LCD TV with international cable.
 

Price

Group Rates:

Ocean view King: $254.00 dbl/night

plus taxes – currently 24.12% (8.12% taxes and 16% Island Service charge)- subject to change
plus Bellmen US $4.00 per person round trip
plus Housekeeping US $2.50 per room, per day

Terms

Cancellations:  Because this is high season- You will be charged for your complete stay if you cancel within 45 days of your scheduled arrival or are a no-show.  There is also a charge if you depart early.

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Area Attractions

Looking to dive or snorkel?

Visit Ocean Encounters Diving

Dining options?

Curacao’s restaurants run the range from elegant dining to roadside kiosks, with just about everything between. The Renaissance has several dining options and there are also some wonderful restaurants within walking distance of the resort. Head to the countryside for great seaside seafood and barbecue spots.

Getting There

Airport

Getting to Curacao- several major US airlines service Curacao.  You can also fly to Aruba and take a short flight over to Curacao on one of the local airlines.

Flying to Curacao

Getting from Aruba to Curacao

Insel Air

 

Tiara Air

Registration Fees:

Early Bird:  $985.00

Register by:  December 20, 2019

Advanced:  $1005.00

Register by:  Jan. 15, 2020

Regular:  $1025.00

Register after: Jan. 15, 2020

Special Pricing:

Veterinary Technicians receive an $80 discount using promo code “techsaver”. Enter this code during checkout in the submit promotion code field.

Payment Type:

Registration Includes:

  • 18 CE hours

  • Breakfast on Friday & Sunday

  • All breaks

  • Certificate of completion

  • Welcome reception for all on Thursday night

Seminar Registration:

Details Price Qty
Early Bird $985.00 (USD)  
Advanced $1,005.00 (USD)   Goes On Sale
December 20, 2019
Regular $1,025.00 (USD)   Goes On Sale
January 15, 2020

Add to Calendar

  • Curacao
    January 30, 2020 - February 2, 2020
    2:00 pm - 12:30 pm

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.