ExpiredOphthalmology in General Practice

The Big Island- Hawaii

  |   June 26th - 29th, 2017

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Kathryn Good D.V.M.

Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists
Clinical Ophthalmologist
U.C. Davis

Joshua Seth Eaton, VMD

Diplomate,  American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologist
Clinical Ophthalmologist
Laguna Beach, CA

This seminar series is designed to provide you with updates on how the speakers actually do things in practice- how they actually manage a patient with a particular ocular disease or disorder, how they do certain techniques, how they combine certain drugs for treatment etc. Actual cases will be presented to emphasize the clinical indications for the techniques.

Seminar Schedule:

Seminar registration
Seminars
Welcome reception

Monday, June 26, 2017

1:30pm – 2:00pm
2:00pm – 6:30pm
6:30pm – 7.30pm

Continental breakfast
Seminars

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

7:30am – 8:00am
8:00am – 12:30pm

Seminars

Wednesday, June 28, 2017 2:00pm – 6:30pm

Continental breakfast
Seminars

Thursday, June 29, 2017

7:30am – 8:00am
8:00am – 12:30pm

Seminar Topics:

 

  • The approach to ocular trauma – where do I even start?
  • What in the world should I do with a corneal laceration?
  • Why are there different types of ophthalmoscopes and which one should I buy?
  • Feline conjunctivitis – is it really always herpes?
  • Canine conjunctivitis – is it always allergies? 
  • Antiviral medications for felines – which one is best?
  • Are there really eyedrops that can cure cataracts?
  • Is there an easier way to approach to the neuro-ophthalmic examination?
  • Proptosed globes – remove or replace?
  • The pupillary light reflex – what does it really tell me?
  • Enucleation – When? And How?
  • When enucleation isn’t an option, what other options are there?
  • Ocular ultrasound – When should I do this, and how?
  • Which anti-inflammatory should I keep on my shelf for treating for ocular cases?
  • Glaucoma – What are the Top 10 things I should know?
  • Retinal Detachments – What causes them, and how should I treat them?
  • Is that nuclear sclerosis or cataract?
  • Local anesthesia for eye surgery – Which drug should I use? And when?
  • Horner’s syndrome – is it always idiopathic?
  • Ocular oncology – what do I need to know?
  • SARDS – What do we know now, and what should I tell my clients?
  • Topical serum – wisdom or witchcraft?
  • Pigmentary keratitis – are all Pugs doomed?
  • How do I do an examination in a puppy or kitten? What about tiny exotic species?
  • Uveitis – How do I know when I can stop treatment?
  • Artificial tear supplements – Are they all the same? Can we use all of them in pets?
  • When do I refer a patient for cataract surgery, and what do I do in the meantime?
  • Can cats have cataract surgery?
  • What is the best way to treat an infected corneal ulcer?
  • What is the one diagnostic test I should do after diagnosing a ruptured eye?
  • Pannus – what is it and what is the best treatment?
  • KCS – What do I do when cyclosporine doesn’t work? Can I use steroids?
  • Superficial ulcers that won’t heal – what do I do next?
  • Entropion surgery – Is the Hotz-Celsus a cure-all? Or should I try something different?
  • Cherry eye surgery – Is it necessary? And which technique is best?
  • Tear staining – Do owners of little dogs just have to learn to deal with it?
  • Triple antibiotic in cats – Life-threatening? Or low risk?
  • Lens luxations – What is the referring veterinarian’s role before sending to the ophthalmologist? 
  • Corneal sequestra in cats – Medical treatment or surgery?
  • Eyelid tumors in old dogs – Is there a non-invasive approach to removal?
  • Ok, I did the fundus examination – What was normal and what should I be concerned about?
  • Do dogs get ocular herpes?
  • Feline hypertensive retinopathy – Will this cat ever see again?
  • Lysine and herpes – Magical amino acid or not so much?
  • Eosinophilic keratitis in cats – How do I recognized and treat this disease?

 

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Seminar Speakers

CE Hours

This seminar is approved for 18 CE hrs.  

We are also approved in NY and NC.

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:

  • Mandatory recorded attendance
  • Certificate of attendance
  • Complete seminar notes
  • Approved for 18 CE hrs by the AAVSB Race program

Accommodations

Hilton Waikaloa Hawaii

Hilton Waikaloa Hawaii

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A destination in itself, this impressive property is nestled within 62 oceanfront acres, offering breathtaking tropical gardens and abundant wildlife. Explore our waterfront resort by air-conditioned trams. Or take a leisurely stroll along flagstone walkways flanked by Polynesian and Asian artwork. Located on the Kohala Coast of the Big Island of Hawaii, Hilton Waikoloa Village features standard and deluxe rooms and suites – perfectly suited to any taste.

The Big Island- Hawaii

Rooms

Standard rooms:

Unwind in one of our bright, comfortable guest rooms at our Hawaii Island resort or relax on the private lanai. Enjoy great amenities, island-style décor and stunning views over the Pacific Ocean, Waiulua Bay, Saltwater Lagoon, Dolphin Quest or the resort.

MAKAI at Lagoon Tower:

The Big Island- Hawaii

The Big Island- Hawaii

Experience the best of Waikoloa with a room in MAKAI at Lagoon Tower. Inspiring views of the water in a fresh, modern concept of oceanside elegance. MAKAI rooms feature elegant upgrades to the furnishings, linens and bathrooms. In addition, every MAKAI guest enjoys personalized service, priority reservations and exclusive amenities.

Price

Ocean tower Resort View- King Bed: $209.00 dbl/night plus taxes and resort fee

Ocean Tower- ocean view: $259.00 dbl/night plus taxes and resort fee **Based on availability**

For the rooms listed below please call 800-487-5650 for availability-  Tax/resort fee are extra.

Makai Oceanside-Lagoon Tower: $309.00 

Makai Mountainside-Lagoon Tower: $269.00
Palace Tower- Resort View: $269.00
Palace Tower-Ocean View: $299.00
Ocean Tower-Ocean Front; $289.00.

Additional Fees:

  • The resort fee has been discounted from $30.00 per day to $15.00 plus tax per room per day for IVS
  • Rates are based on single/double occupancy. Additional per person charge is $50.00 plus tax, per night. No charge for children ages 18 and under sharing with parents using existing bed space.
  • Rollaway bed charge is $50.00 plus tax, per night, subject to hotel availability. Maximum four persons per guestroom.
  • Current Hawaii state room tax is 13.416% and is subject to change.
  • A Daily Resort Charge of $30.00 has been reduced to $15.00 plus tax per room, per night will be added to the room rate and includes: High-speed internet access / WIFI access; PlayStation 3 access with unlimited movies and games; Local & toll-free and credit card calls (no access fee); Hawaiian Cultural Activities; 20% discount on Lagoon Beach toys and 10% discount on Ocean Sports cruises
  • Self Parking is $25.00 tax inclusive per car, per day (subject to change) has been reduced to $12.50 to all registered guests. Valet Parking is also available for a fee.

Terms

Deposit:

Only a credit card is required to hold your reservations up to 30 day prior.  At approx 30 day prior to your arrival, a deposit equal to one night’s stay will be charged.  

Cancellations:

You have up to 30 days prior to cancel or change your dates without penalty.  There is a 2 night charge if you cancel within 30 -15 days of your scheduled arrival.  If you cancel within 14 – 0 days of your scheduled arrival or are a no-show or late arrival or early departure, you will be charged for your full stay. Please call IVS to cancel or change your reservations 800-487-5650.

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Area Attractions

Area Attractions

Explore Hawaii- the Big Island

Explore the Resort

Resort experiences

Adventures Await

Big Island adventures

Maybe some golf?

Check out the courses

Getting There

Airport

Directions from Kona International Airport

Turn left (north) onto Highway 19 for approximately 20 minutes. Continue until you see the Waikoloa Beach Drive turnoff to the left (west) of the highway. Along Waikoloa Beach Drive, you will pass five stop signs. Just after the fifth stop sign, you will see the entrance to Hilton Waikoloa Village on the left

Location Transportation Information

We recommend you have a rental car – the Island is big and there is so much to see and do!

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  • June 26, 2017 - June 29, 2017
    7:30 am - 2:00 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.

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.