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  |   October 15th - 17th, 2021

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Justine Lee D.V.M.

Diplomate, American College of Veterinary
Emergency & Critical Care
Diplomate, American Board of Toxicology
CEO- Vetgirl

Garret Pachtinger V.M.D.

Diplomate, American College of Veterinary
Emergency & Critical Care 
Co-founder – Vetgirl

Seminar Schedule:

Registration: Friday Oct. 15, 2021 7:15 am – 8:00 am
Continental Breakfast: Daily 7:15 am – 8:00 am
Lectures: Friday Oct. 15, 2021
Saturday Oct. 16
Sunday Oct. 17
8:00 am – 1:30 pm
8:00 am – 1:30 pm
8:00 am – 1:00 pm

Seminar Topics:

  • Common mistakes in the ER… and how to avoid them!

  • Should you give steroids with trauma?

  • Know what the real shock dose of fluid therapy is

  • Why it’s wrong to get steroids with head trauma

  • Top 20 poisons affecting dogs and cats

  • Poisonous plants you must know

  • Common mistakes to avoid in the poisoned patient

  • How to effectively induce emesis in cats

  • How to gastric lavage

  • How much activated charcoal you should administer

  • Emergency management & treatment of GDV

  • Outpatient parvovirus: Does it work?

  • Trauma without the drama – what’s new in veterinary trauma?

  • How to approach the respiratory trauma patient

  • How to approach the abdominal trauma patient

  • Head trauma – what’s new and how do we treat it?

  • Cardiac emergencies in the ER

  • Treatment of the congestive heart failure patient

  • Pediatrics are not small adults

  • Emergency management and treatment of the feline urethral obstruction patient

  • Emergency room approach to anemia

  • Common emergency room procedures you must know!How to perform a thoracocentesis/abdominocentesisHow to perform a pericardiocentesisClinical updates you MUST know to practice good medicineWhen you shouldn’t believe your hand-held glucometer

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Seminar Speakers

  • Justine Lee D.V.M. Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care Diplomate, American Board of Toxicology CEO- Vetgirl
  • Garret Pachtinger V.M.D. Diplomate ACVECC Co-Founder/COO VETgirl Director of Education- Veterinary Emergency Group

CE Hours

This seminar is AAVSB RACE 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:

  • Mandatory recorded attendance
  • Certificate of attendance
  • Complete seminar notes
  • Approved for 16 CE hrs by the AAVSB Race program

Accommodations

Hilton Sandestin Beach

Hilton Sandestin Beach

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Stay in paradise at Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa. Discover the emerald green waters and sugar-white sand of the gulf as you enjoy the amenities of this award-winning Destin hotel. Located in the center of the Florida Panhandle, our hotel in Destin, FL features a wealth of resort activities such as golf, tennis, sailing, and watersports. Guests at this Destin resort hotel can stay active or choose a relaxing vacation on the beach.

Unwind in one of the most pristine beach resort hotel destinations in Florida. Stroll along miles of white sand beaches or bathe in the waters of the Gulf of Mexico. Experience the world-class spa facilities of Serenity by the Sea, or enjoy a swim in one of three hotel swimming pools. Bring your golf clubs; our beach resort also features four championship golf courses.

Price

Group room rates:

Spa Tower Beachview: $209.00 dbl/night plus taxes & resort fee

Spa/Emerald Towers Lanai-poolside: $259.00 dbl/night plus taxes & resort fee

  • Rates are based on single/double occupancy. There will be a $20.00 charge for each additional adult-subject to change
  • Taxes:FL State sales tax: 7%. Walton County occ. tax: 4%- subject to change.
  • Resort fee discounted to $15.00 per room per night (from $30.00)- Includes self-parking, upgraded wifi in each room, access to the fitness center & local & 800 calls.
  • Valet parking per night- $25 per night

 

Terms

In order to confirm individual reservations, a first night’s room deposit will be taken at least 30 days prior to your arrival. Full refund of an individual room deposit will be forfeited unless cancellation is received 14 days prior to arrival. You will be charged for your entire stay if you cancel within 14 days of your scheduled arrival or are a no-show or depart early.

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Area Attractions

Area golf

Serenity Spa

Getting There

Airport

The resort is located close to the Northwest Florida Regional Aiport serving Fort Walton & Destin.  Then rent a car for the 30 minute drive to the resort.

Resort directions

Registration Fees:

Early Bird: $915.00

Register by:  August 27, 2021

Advanced: $935.00

Register by:  September 24, 2021

Regular: $945

Register after:  September 24, 2021

Special Pricing:

Veterinary technicians are welcome- there is an $80 seminar registration discount

Registration Includes:

  • 16 CE hours
  • complete seminar notes
  • certificate of attendance
  • breakfast and breaks daily

Seminar Registration:

Details Price Qty
Early Bird $915.00 (USD)  
Advanced $935.00 (USD)   Goes On Sale
August 27, 2021
Regular $955.00 (USD)   Goes On Sale
September 24, 2021

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  • Destin
    October 15, 2021 - October 17, 2021
    8:00 am - 1:00 pm

Register online

Online registrations is easy and fast.

For our online courses: After registering: your SEMINAR REGISTRATION or PAYMENT NOTIFICATION E-MAIL will contain a link for you to pre-register for the webinar.  You need to do this prior to the webinar, so that you get a personalized link to the actual webinar.  

For our regular seminars, after completing your registration, 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.

Questions?  For online courses:  ivsceonline@gmail.com

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

https://www.hilton.com/en/hi/groups/personalized/D/DESHIHF-IVS-20211014/index.jhtml?WT.mc_id=POG

Please note:

  • For Destin, the easiest way to reserve your hotel room is to book online thru this link:

  • Booking Link: click here

  • 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 at 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.