ExpiredTechniques in Emergency Medicine

Aspen/Snowmass, CO

  |   February 27th - March 1st, 2017

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Successful Emergency and Critical Care in Your Practice

Dr. Hackett is a Professor in the Emergency medicine section and has a particular interest in shock, trauma, respiratory and transfusion medicine. Dr. Hackett came to Colorado State University as an assistant professor after directing the emergency medicine program at the West Los Angeles Animal Hospital. Dr. Hackett has lectured on emergency medicine to veterinarians around the world including Australia and Japan, and is fortunate to work in a Teaching Hospital that includes a large general practice and so approach clinical problems very practically.  Dr. Amy Butler is a board-certified emergency critical care veterinary specialist.  Currently Amy is President of Critical Consults in Pennsylvania.

Seminar Schedule:

Registration: Friday Oct. 14, 2016 7:15 am – 8:00 am
Continental Breakfast: Daily 7:15 am – 8:00 am
Lectures: Friday Oct. 14, 2016
Saturday Oct. 15
Sunday Oct. 16
8:00 am – 1:30 pm
8:00 am – 1:30 pm
8:00 am – 1:00 pm

Seminar Topics:

This seminar will focus on techniques in emergency medicine:  how i actually manage the patient!

Fluid Therapy

  • Shock: What’s causing it? How do I treat it? Hypovolemic, hemorrhagic, cardiogenic, and distributive.
  • IV fluids choices: Does the type of fluid really matter?
  • Transfusion basics: What to do if you don’t have a blood bank. Including blood collection, components, typing, crossmatching, and administration.

Emergencies

  • Approach to the dyspneic cat
  • Dyspneic dogs, learning to distinguish the common problems with video cases
  • The Acute abdomen, Cases of common abdominal emergencies
  • Sedation and anesthesia for the critical emergency patient

Monitoring

  • Realistic monitoring of the emergency patient
  • Post-operative monitoring of the Critically Ill Patient
  • Common Arrhythmias in the ER

Critical Care

  • Pain Management in the Critically Ill
  • Recognizing sepsis while there’s still time to treat it.
  • Coagulopathies- How to Recognize and Treat them in your hospital

Diseases to be included in the discussions:

  • GDV, mesenteric torsion, intestinal obstructions, and peritonitis
  • Disseminated intravascular coagulopathy (DIC)
  • Diaphragmatic hernia
  • Ruptured bladder
  • Laryngeal paralysis
  • Pneumonia, pulmonary edema, asthma, bronchitis, and pulmonary thromboembolism
  • Hemothorax, pneumothorax, and pyothorax

Plus many more case examples…

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Seminar Speakers

  • Amy Butler D.V.M., MS. Diplomate American College of Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care President, Critical Consults
  • Tim Hackett D.V.M. Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care Professor of Emergency & Critical Care Colorado State University

CE Hours

This seminar is approved for 16 CE hrs. IVS is also approve in NY & NC.

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

Westin Hotel- Snowmass

Westin Hotel- Snowmass

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Our Snowmass Village resort offers signature Snowmass lodging amenities, excellent facilities and a variety of shopping, dining and nightlife options just steps away in the Snowmass Mall. Surround yourself in a haven of wellness and rejuvenation through innovative programs and amenities such as the Heavenly® Bed and Bath and the WestinWORKOUT® Fitness Studio. Pamper yourself in our onsite Westin Snowmass Spa and maintain a healthy lifestyle with our SuperFoodsRxTM menu. A perfect complement to the year-round mountain recreation and the cultural amenities available in the world-class destination of Aspen Snowmass.

Snowmass Village is in the center of it all! Surrounded by majestic peaks in a natural playground second to none, you’ll revel in the beauty and active lifestyle of this world-class mountain destination. As one of the finest ski resort areas in the United States, Snowmass Mountain activities range from cross country skiing to snowmobiling, and more. Be sure to take advantage of award-winning ski and snowboard schools – or soak in the slope-side hot tubs and take in the vista views. You are sure to find something the whole family can enjoy during your stay in Snowmass.

Rooms

Alpine rooms:

Located in the Alpine Wing, the Alpine Rooms feature a contemporary design and 340 sq. feet of living space, with armchair and side table, and 42-inch flat screen LCD TV. Enjoy restorative sleep so you wake up at your best with a king sized Westin Heavenly Bed® with signature pillow-top mattress, crisp linens, and a lofty duvet. The bathrooms feature vanity and Heavenly Bath rainforest walk-in shower in each king room or rainforest shower/bathtub combination in the double queen room, which will enhance your morning rituals and offers welcome respite after a long day. White Tea by WestinTM bath amenities add bliss to your bathing routine. Business is effortless with a comfortable work desk and chair, High Speed Internet Access (for a fee), and a data port. A convenient tea and coffee maker and mini refrigerator provide a comfortable environment while you work.

Configurations

The Westin Alpine Wing

For those seeking a typically quieter and more private setting, away from the activity of the lobby outlets and the adjacent Mall, the Alpine Wing of our Snowmass hotel offers the perfect setting. The Alpine wing primarily features guest rooms with one king bed, larger decks on the balcony rooms, and some of our finest ski-in/out accessible suites in the in the hotel. Other amenities located in the Alpine Wing include the Westin Spa and the Westin Kids Club. From the main lobby, the Alpine Wing may require multiple elevators and additional walking time to access your guest room.

Price

Deluxe guestroom: Run of house: $319.00 dbl/night plus taxes
Slopeview rooms are available on request.  Please call 800-487-5650
The Westin has waived the resort charge for IVS. (Normally $30 per night)

RESORT CHARGE
The Daily Resort Charge includes the following:
• Transportation to and from the Aspen Airport
• Transportation within Snowmass Village (Individual Basis)
• Local and 800 Phone Calls
• Wireless Internet in guest room

Terms

Additional persons in the room will be charged an additional $25/person/night.

Cancellations: If the reservation is canceled within 30 days or you are a no-show or depart early, you will be charged for your complete stay.

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Area Attractions

Area Attractions

Aspen/Snowmass ski areas

Ski rental discounts

  • Visit  www.rentskis.com/iv  for discounts on skis and boards for IVS.3
  • 30% off on ski/snowboard rentals
  • 25% off any tune
  • 10% off on Gloves- Goggles- Socks & Long Underwear, Neck Warmers & Hats

Ski lift tickets

Purchase early for the best deals:

www.aspensnowmass.com/plan-your-stay/tickets-and-passes/advance-purchase

Getting There

Airport

Aspen’s Sardy Field (ASE), located just three miles from Aspen and eight miles from Snowmass Village, is the most conveniently located ski resort airport in the world. Up to 200 flights per week offer reliable, same-day connections from points across the globe.

Denver International Airport (DEN) is a scenic three-and-a-half hour drive from Snowmass Village. Bus service, airport limousine service, and non-stop shuttle service from DIA to Snowmass Village are available from Gray Line at http://www.ridegrayline.com or 877-277-3690 or (970) 544-2057. Door-to-door shared ride shuttles and private car services from DIA are available from Colorado Mountain Express Colorado Mtn Express

Local Transportation Information

The Westin Snowmass Resort is situated in the town of Snowmass Village roughly five miles from Highway 82 and seven miles from Aspen/Pitkin County Airport (ASE). Convenient bus and shuttle services, private car services, and rentals for round trip transportation from the airport are readily available. Reservations are highly encouraged.

Guests traveling to Denver International Airport (DEN), can enjoy a scenic 3.5-hour drive through multiple mountain passes on Highway I-70 in a rental car or via airport shuttle.

From the resort, it’s easy to explore the area. Snowmass Mall offers world-class shopping and dining and is located within walking distance. The resort shuttle also provides transportation into and around the village, and bus, taxi, and private car services connect you to downtown Aspen for cultural activities, nightlife, year-round recreation, and more.

Seminar Registration:

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  • February 27, 2017 - March 1, 2017
    1:00 am - 10:00 am

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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 and Zion: 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.