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Barbados

  |   March 21st - 24th, 2022

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Howard Seim III D.V.M.

Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons
Professor of Surgery
Colorado State University

Gary Oswald D.V.M.

Diplomate, ACVIM 
Tampa Bay Medical Consultants
Tampa Bay, FL

Gary & Howard 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 a Surgeon and an Internist is sure to provide you with some very practical tips on a broad range of topics.

Seminar Schedule:

Travel day Sunday March 20, 2022  

Registration

Seminars

Welcome reception

Monday March 21, 2022

1:30 pm – 2:00 pm

2:00 pm – 6:30 pm

6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Breakfast

Seminars

Tuesday March 22, 2022

7:30 am – 8:00 am

8:00 am – 1:00pm

Seminars

 

Wednesday March 23, 2022

 

2:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Breakfast

Seminars

Thursday March 24, 2022

7:30 am – 8:00 am

8:00 am – 12:00pm

Seminar Topics:

  • Managing canine linear foreign bodies 

  • Intestinal anastomosis-tips to make it easier 

  • Surgical management of GDV 

  • Splenic hemangiosarcoma-rapid splenectomy 

  • Surgical management of gall bladder mucocele 

  • Surgical management of canine calculi 

  • Surgical management of feline calculi 

  • Surgical management of uroabdomen

  • Surgical repair of diaphragmatic hernia 

     

     

  • Update on indications and use of various gastrointestinal drugs.

  • Practical symptomatic management of acute and chronic gastrointestinal disorders.

  • Update on the management of steroid-responsive inflammatory bowel disorders.

  • Acute Pancreatitis : establishing the diagnosis and treatment strategies in dogs and cats.

  • “UR in Luck”  Practical Updates in Kidney & Lower Urinary Tract Medicine.

  • Updates on the diagnosis and treatment options for IRIS Stage 1-2 Chronic Kidney Disease in dogs and cat.

  • Updates on treatment recommendations for IRIS Stage 3-4 Chronic Kidney Disease in dogs and cat.

  • Updates on the diagnosis, rational antibiotic treatment and  prevention strategies of Bacterial Urinary Tract Infections in dogs and cats.

 

 

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Seminar Speakers

  • Howard Seim III D.V.M. Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons Professor of Surgery Colorado State University
  • Gary Oswald D.V.M. Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine Tampa Bay Veterinary Consultants Oldsmar, FL

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

Hilton Barbados Resort

Hilton Barbados Resort

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A luxury hotel in beautiful Barbados

Stay at the five-star Hilton Barbados Resort, which enjoys a stunning location on the lush tropical peninsula of Needham’s Point. This 100% non-smoking Caribbean resort is a true tropical paradise, with exquisite ocean-facing accommodation and four fabulous Barbados dining outlets.

Just five minutes from the island’s capital, Bridgetown, and 20 minutes from Grantley Adams International Airport, this luxurious ocean-front hotel features a sprawling pool complex with whirlpool, as well as three premium tennis courts and a Fitness & Health Centre with spa treatment rooms overlooking Carlisle Bay.

Children will get star treatment at the fun-filled Kidz Paradise Club, while the surrounding area offers a multitude of cultural and recreational activities for all the family, including water sports, world-class golf, horseback riding, fishing, sailing, scuba diving, and sightseeing at the historic Charles Fort, a fascinating 17th century colonial fortification.

IVS group room rate for a standard room: US$309.00 dbl/night plus taxes (currently VAT 17.5% and hotel occupancy tax rate of 7.5%)

There is also a Room Rate Levy of US$9.63 per room per night. Subject to change.

Please call our office at 800-487-5650 if you are interested in an ocean view room. 

Please note that while rates are quoted in United States Dollars (USD), all payment transactions must be processed in local Barbados currency as mandated by local law. Hilton Barbados Resort uses an exchange rate of USD$1:BDS$2 for all transactions. Due to minor currency fluctuations in the actual daily exchange rate with your financial institution, as well as any foreign currency transaction fees incurred through your credit card provider, there will be a variation in the final USD amount shown on your credit card statement.

 

Terms

Cancellations: The Hotel will charge your credit card for 2 nights plus taxes- prior to your arrival.  You must cancel at least 30 days prior to your scheduled arrival- for the 2 night refund. There is no refund if you cancel within 30 days of scheduled arrival.

You will also be charged for your complete stay if you are a no-show or depart early.

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Area Attractions

Barbados has some spectacular beaches

Caribbean cuisine

Getting There

Airport

Most major airlines fly into Grantley Adams International Airport, Barbados.  After clearing immigration and customs, grab a cab for the short ride to the Hilton. Rental cars are also available for the adventurous ones.

Location Transportation Information

Barbados drivers stay to the left, just as they do in England, which may take some getting used to for North American drivers.      Good luck!

Registration Fees:

Early Bird:  $1005.00

Register by:  January 21, 2022

Advanced:  $1025.00

Register by:  Feb. 18, 2022

Regular:  $1045.00

Register after: Feb. 18, 2022

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:

  • 18 CE hours

  • Breakfast on Tuesday & Thursday

  • All breaks

  • Certificate of completion

  • Welcome reception for all on Monday night

Seminar Registration:

Details Price Qty
Early Bird $1,005.00 (USD)  
Advanced $1,025.00 (USD)   Goes On Sale
January 21, 2022
Regular $1,045.00 (USD)   Goes On Sale
February 18, 2022

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  • Barbados
    March 21, 2022 - March 24, 2022
    12:05 am - 1:00 pm

Register online

Online registration is easy and fast.  

But please confirm your hotel reservations prior to completing your registration. 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

We are using the hotel online registration site for Barbados.

 
Please DO NOT use the form below.  If you are having trouble booking your room thru the above link, please call our IVS Office at (800) IVS-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 (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.