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Sedona, AZ

  |   October 2nd - 4th, 2020

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Heidi Hottinger D.V.M.

Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons
Surgical Associate, Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists, Houston, TX

Tony Johnson DVM, DACVECC

Diplomate, ACVECC
Medical Director
Veterinary Information Network
Davis, CA

Dr’s Johnson and Hottinger are going to discuss management of the most common problems that they encounter in practice. This course will present a practical approach to the diagnosis and management of these common emergency problems. Tony has been involved with several very busy emergency practices in Illinois and Oregon while Heidi is involved in a very busy referral surgical practice in Houston.

Tony and Heidi lecture extensively around the world & are known for their practical seminars. Both speakers have promised me that the seminars have been structured to maximize the material that you will take with you to your practice.

Seminar Schedule:

Registration: Friday Oct. 2, 2020 7:15 am – 8:00 am
Continental Breakfast: Daily 7:15 am – 8:00 am
Lectures: Friday Oct, 2, 2020
Saturday Oct. 3
Sunday  Oct. 4
8:00 am – 1:30 pm
8:00 am – 1:30 pm
8:00 am – 1:00 pm

Seminar Topics:

  • Top 10 ER pitfalls that I have encountered in practice
  • How I handle pain management in the ER
  • Epidural techniques
  • CRI’s in practice
  • Nerve blocks?
  • Rodenticides – old and new ones – the bleeding and the seizuring and the turning of kidneys to stone
  • Lipid Rescue for toxin overdose
  • ICU and ER nutrition
  • Which feeding tube?
  • FAST Ultrasound – what is it and how do you do it?
  • What’s all the colloid controversy about?
  • 20 vitally important points to address in every emergency patient!
  • Abdominal exploratories- an easy & effective method
  • GDV management in general practice 
  • Easy gastropexy technique
  • Managing intestinal foreign bodies 
  • Managing intestinal leakage
  • Which sutures do I use?
  • My favorite fast suture patterns
  • Peri-operative antibiotics 
  • The bleeding spleen 
  • Managing the ruptured bladder 
  • Initial wound management
  • My favorite topical wound products
  • My favorite dressings
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Seminar Speakers

  • Heidi Hottinger D.V.M. Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons Surgical Associate, Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists, Houston, TX
  • Tony Johnson, DVM, DACVECC Diplomate, ACVECC Medical Director Veterinary Information Network Davis, CA

CE Hours

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

Accommodations

Hilton Sedona Resort

Hilton Sedona Resort

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Rising amidst the spectacular beauty of the magnificent Red Rock formations surrounding Sedona, Arizona, the new Hilton Sedona Resort offers guests the opportunity to experience one of the most uniquely beautiful sites on earth. Ideally located just 100 minutes from Phoenix or two hours from the breath-taking south rim of the Grand Canyon, the Hilton Sedona Resort offers an array of first class resort amenities and services.

The Hilton Resort is located in the Village of Oak Creek- just outside of the town of Sedona

 

The Hilton Sedona Resort at Bell Rock is Sedona’s Luxury Resort located amidst the spectacular beauty of Northern Arizona’s Red Rock Country in the heart of Sedona.

Hilton Sedona Resort

Sedona. The location is simply magical and has been called “The Most Beautiful Place in America.”

Our Guests enjoy stunning views of the majestic Red Rock formations surrounding the Hilton Sedona Resort – giving the Resort a feeling of a High Desert Lodge.

Hilton Sedona Resort

Price

Group rates:

Hilton Sedona Resort

One Bedroom- one king bed: $295.00 dbl/night plus taxes & resort fee

*There is a 3 night minimum stay required.*

Additional Fees (Subject to change without notice):

  • Rates above are subject to local taxes & fees, currently 6.33%.
  • Resort Fee: A daily $20 plus tax , room charge offers you in-room wifi, access to the Hilton Spa with select discounts, unlimited local and 800 phone calls, 10% discount at the pro shop at the Sedona Golf Resort & free parking.
  • There is a $20 per person/day plus tax-charge for 3rd & 4th adult in the room. Children under 18 yrs of age are free when staying in the same room as their parents.

Suggested Gratuities:

  • Porterage: $8.00 per person, round trip.
  • Daily Maid Service: $2.00 per room, per day.

Terms

Check-in is 4:00pm, check-out is 11:00am.  All guests arriving before 4:00pm may be accommodated as rooms become available provided that such guests elect to pay an early arrival fee of $25. Hotel’s Front Desk can arrange to check baggage for those arriving early when rooms are unavailable and for guests attending the seminar on departure day.  This can all be arranged on the day of arrival/departure with the hotel directly

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Area Attractions

Sedona is one of Arizona’s premier tourism, recreation, resort and art centers. Its location at the mouth of scenic Oak Creek Canyon and at the center of the state’s famous Red Rock Country affords breathtaking panoramas, a mild climate and plenty of sunshine. The area is the second most visited site in Arizona after the Grand Canyon. Established in 1902, the community was named for Sedona Schnebly, an early settler. Spreading across the central Arizona counties of Coconino and Yavapai, Sedona sits at an elevation of 4,500 feet (about 3,200 feet higher than Phoenix). Via Interstate 17, the town is 120 miles north of Phoenix and 30 miles south of Flagstaff.

Sedona has something for everyone – world-class resorts, small family-run motels, bed & breakfasts, fine restaurants, diverse shops and art galleries.

Outdoor Activities

The beauty of the area makes sightseeing and hiking popular; golf and tennis are almost year-round activities. Visitors can take a jeep tour into the backcountry or view the red rock monoliths from horseback or hot air balloon.  For more info: http://www.hiltonsedonaresort.com/?page=fun

Sites to See

Other attractions include Bell Rock, Slide Rock and Red Rock State Parks, Chapel of the Holy Cross, the Sedona Arts Center and Tlaquepaque, a Mexican-style arts and crafts village. Highway 89A through Oak Creek has been named by Rand-McNally and others as one of the most beautiful drives in America. Visitor sites that are just a day trip away include the Grand Canyon, Jerome, Meteor Crater and Sunset Crater.

Golf

Sedona Golf Resort

As a Guest at The Hilton Sedona Golf Resort & Spa, you are just steps away from teeing it up on Sedona’s most popular Golf Course, the Sedona Golf Resort, an 18-Hole, Par-71 Championship Golf Course. This spectacular Championship Golf Course was designed by Gary Panks to blend this challenging Golf Course within the natural beauty of the Red Rocks of Sedona.  The Sedona Golf Course at The Hilton Sedona Golf Resort & Spa has been named, “Top 10 New Public Golf Course” by Golf Magazine, “Best Par-3 Golf Course in the State” by the Arizona Republic, and “One of the 100 Most Women-Friendly Golf Courses in America” by Golf for Women Magazine.  Golf Course elevations range from 3,960 feet to as much as 4,260 feet, offering players Elevated Tees, Raised Greens and challenging approach shots.

Reserve a Tee Time please call: 928.284.4040 or Call Toll Free: 877.273.3762 or Email our Concierge.

Village of Oak Creek Golf Course:

The Village of Oak Creek Country Club (‘VOCC’) Golf Course is less than 1 mile from the Hilton Sedona Resort and Spa. The VOCC Golf Course features a traditional Golf Course Layout similar to those you may find in the Midwestern United States.  In the usual Trent Jones manner, the fairways are classic tree lined doglegs with fairway bunkers strategically placed in the landing areas, and the greens are all slightly elevated and surrounded with large swirling greenside bunkers.

To reserve a Tee Time please call: 928-284-6935.

Spa

Luxuriate and pamper yourself in this spacious 25,000 Square-Foot Spa Therapy Center. The fully equipped facility features a wide array of World-Class Spa Treatments, Lap Pool and Therapy Spa, Exercise opportunities and offerings to sooth mind and body – all in the unforgettable setting of Red Rock Sedona.  Amidst the unforgettable setting of the majestic Red Rocks of Sedona, the dramatic Coconino National Forest and the clear, crisp Juniper-scented air, the eforea: Spa at Hilton Sedona offers you one of the very best spa experiences in one of the most beautiful places in the world. At eforea: Spa at Hilton Sedona, guests emerge brighter: their bodies renewed, their spirits lifted, and their outlook brighter. 928.284.4040

http://www.hiltonsedonaresort.com/eforea_landing_page/

Getting There

The Hilton Resort is located in the village of Oak Creek- just outside of downtown Sedona.

The two closest airports:

Several airline services Flagstaff Pulliam Airport (FLG), but flights are limited.

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX) is more convenient: http://skyharbor.com/

DIRECTIONS FROM PHOENIX SKY HARBOR AIRPORT

From Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport, take 1-10 west to 1-17 north, approximately 120 miles. Exit at #298 and turn north onto Scenic Route 179. Continue on SR 179 for 6 miles. Turn left at first roundabout onto Ridge Trail Drive (hotel can be seen from Hwy 179). Drive time: approximately 1-1/2 hours.

Shuttle service: click here

Address:

Hilton Sedona Golf Resort & Spa
90 Ridge Trail Dr.
Sedona, AZ 86351

Registration Fees:

Early Bird:  $905.00

Register by:  August 14, 2020

Advanced:  $925.00

Register by:  Sept. 10, 2020

Regular:  $945.00

Register after:  Sept. 10, 2020

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:

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

Seminar Registration:

Details Price Qty
Early Bird $905.00 (USD)  
Advanced $925.00 (USD)   Goes On Sale
August 14, 2020
Regular $945.00 (USD)   Goes On Sale
September 10, 2020

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    October 2, 2020 - October 4, 2020
    8:00 am - 1:00 pm

Register online

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

Please note:

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

  • Booking Link: coming soon

  • 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.