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  |   March 25th - 28th, 2024

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Justine Lee D.V.M.

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

Armelle De Laforcade D.V.M.

Diplomate, American College of Veterinary
Emergency & Critical Care 
Associate Professor
Emergency & Critical Care Dept.
Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine

Seminar Schedule:

Seminar registration
Seminars
Welcome reception

Monday, March 25, 2024

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

Continental breakfast
Seminars

Tuesday, March 26

7:30am – 8:00am
8:00am – 12:30pm

Seminars

Wednesday, March 27 2:00pm – 6:30pm

Continental breakfast
Seminars

Thursday, March 28

7:30am – 8:00am
8:00am – 12:30pm

Seminar Topics:

  • Fluid therapy 101 

  • Top 20 poisons 

  • Emergency management & treatment of the feline urethral obstruction (FUO)  

  • Common emergency room procedures you must know 

  • Common mistakes to avoid in your poisoned patients 

  • Clinical updates you must know to practice good medicine

  • Trauma without the drama

      • Including diagnostics to have on hand to help make trauma less scary, and what’s new in management.

  • Fluid therapy in trauma

      • Including shock doses, bleeding – shock dose, variation in fluid therapy based on type /severity of injury

  • Head trauma

      • What’s new and how do we treat it? Including some case based cat head trauma including  jaw fracture repair

  • Thoracic and abdominal trauma  – critical concepts

  • Emergency management and treatment of GDV

  • Treatment of the congestive heart failure patient

  • Outpatient parvo treatment

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Seminar Speakers

  • Justine Lee D.V.M. Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care Diplomate, American Board of Toxicology Medical Director- Vetgirl
  • Armelle De Laforcade D.V.M. Diplomate ACVECC Associate Professor Emergency & Critical Care Dept. Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine

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:

  • Mandatory recorded attendance
  • Submission of attendance to AAVSB RACEtrack program.
  • Complete seminar notes
  • Approved for 18 CE hrs by the AAVSB Race program

Accommodations

Grand Hyatt Resort and Spa

Grand Hyatt Resort and Spa

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Breathtaking Beachfront Kauai Resort

Set along the soothing white sands of Poipu, our breathtaking Kauai beachfront resort is balanced between magnificent lush mountains and the azure sea. Explore 50 oceanfront acres of lush gardens, manicured lawns, open courtyards, and pristine pools to relax and enjoy the classic Hawaiian environment. Whether you’re visiting for a romantic getaway or a family vacation, Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa offers a host of opportunities for each guest to create their own personal paradise. 

Rooms

Standard view:

Relax among the beautiful views of lushly landscaped gardens from the private patio of these lovely Kauai accommodations. Classic decor reminiscent of Hawaii’s golden era features one king bed fitted with luxurious sheeting over a pillow-top mattress, extra large marble bath with double sink vanity and Portico products. These spacious Kauai, Hawaii accommodations include inviting amenities such as iHome stereo with iPod dock, beverage chillers, coffeemaker, Hawaiian Kona coffee, large work area, wireless Internet access and seating area.

Ocean View

Please note that these are ocean view not ocean front.
Take in premier ocean views from the private balcony of our welcoming Kauai accommodations – reminiscent of Hawaii’s golden era – featuring one king bed fitted with luxurious sheeting over a pillow-top mattress, extra large marble bath with double sink vanity and Portico products. These spacious Kauai, Hawaii accommodations include inviting amenities such as iHome stereo with iPod dock, chiller, coffeemaker, Hawaiian Kona coffee, work area, wireless Internet access and seating area.

 

 

 

Price:

Please contact our office at 800-487-5650 or ivseminars@yahoo.com for current room availability.

  • Standard View: $ dbl/night plus taxes — Standard View may include garden and/or mountain views.
  • Run of Ocean View: $ dbl/night plus taxes. 

Additional Fees:

  • Resort fee- $45.00 per room, per night has been waived for IVS attendees!
  • Porterage charges and housekeeping charges are voluntary.
  • All rates are eurpoean plan and are subject to Applicable Hawaii state and hotel taxes which are currently 17.962%. 
  • For additional persons 19 years or older, a $40.00 charge per nite is applied.  Maximum of 4 adults or 2 adults and 2 children in the room. There is an extra charge for a roll-away which cannot be used in conjunction with a pull-out sofa.

As part of Hyatt’s continued efforts to evolve the guest experience by listening and responding to guest needs, Hyatt Hotels Corporation  offers free Wi-Fi at all Hyatt hotels worldwide, providing connectivity and convenience regardless of booking method or loyalty program participation.

Included in the waived resort fee (subject to change):

  • Self-parking
  • Two complimentary reusable water bottles
  • Purified water stations
  • Coffee maker in room with Hawaiian coffee and tea Self-service washer, dryer and detergent
  • Boarding pass and incoming fax printing
  • Unlimited local and toll-free calls
  • In-room safe
  • Reusable logo tote bag
  • Sunscreen samples – At pool recreation desk
  • Fitness and yoga classes at Anara Spa
  • Golf course and club house shuttle service
  • Welcome lei greeting
  • Hawaiian crafters – Daily in lobby
  • Entertainment and hula – Seaview Terrace
  • Torch lighting ceremony – Three times per week Ukulele, lei-making and hula lessons
  • Koi fish feeding and parrot talk
  • Access to 24 hour Anara Spa fitness center
  • One hour tennis court time daily – Reservations required Complimentary bicycle usage, based on availability 

Terms

Check-In: 4pm | Check-Out: 11am   If a late check-out is requested, a charge of 50% of the group rate will be assessed. Late check-out after 6:00PM will be charged a full day’s rate.

Cancellations:

As this is peak summer season if you cancel within 30 days of your scheduled arrival- you will be charged for the complete scheduled stay.

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

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Area Attractions

Explore Kauai

Explore the Resort

 

Resort experiences

Adventure awaits

 

Kauai adventures

 

Maybe some golf?

Check out the courses

Getting There

Airport

LIH- Lihue airport is 15 miles away.

Airport Shuttle 

Express Shuttle service provided by Robert’s Hawaii between Lihue Airport and Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa is available for a fee. Prearranged Shuttle Service guarantees a faster, worry-free arrival and departure.

Taxi 

Taxi phones are located curbside at baggage claim areas. Cost is approximately $50.00 each way.

Hired Drivers

Uber and Lyft are available on Kauai.

Rental Car 

All major companies are represented on Kauai. To pick up your car, proceed from the baggage claim area to the Rent-A-Car booths across the street from the terminal. Avis is also available in the lobby of our resort.

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

Registration Fees:

Early Bird:  $1135.00

Register by:  Jan. 30, 2024

Advanced:  $1155.00

Register by:  Feb. 28, 2024

Regular:  $1175.00

Register after:  Feb. 28, 2024

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
  • Complete seminar notes
  • Submission of attendance to AAVSB RACEtrack proggram
  • Breakfast on tuesday & thursday 
  • Welcome reception on monday

Seminar Registration:

Details Price Qty
Regular $1,175.00 (USD)  

Add to Calendar

  • Kauai spring
    March 25, 2024 - March 28, 2024
    12:00 am - 4:30 pm

Register online

Online registration is easy and fast.  

But please confirm your hotel reservations prior to completing your registration or booking flights. 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

Please note: Please contact our office at 800-487-5650 or ivseminars@yahoo.com for current room availability.

  • For Kauai spring seminar accommodations  Reserve your room here

  • If you need additional assistance, please contact us at 877-803-7534 or click here to find contact information by Region.
  • Problems?- Please call the IVS office at 800-487-5650

 

Please only use the hotel request form below, if you are having problems with reserving your room thru the online hotel registration link. 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.