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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

 

Gary Oswald D.V.M.
Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine
Adjunct Faculty, Colorado State University

 

 

 

Seminar Schedule:

Registration: Thursday April 28, 2022 7:15 am – 8:00 am
Breakfast: Daily 7:15 am – 8:00 am
Lectures:

Thursday April 28
Friday April 29
Saturday April 30
Sunday May 1

8:00 am – 1:00 pm
8:00 am – 1:00 pm
8:00 am – 1:00 pm
8:00 am – 1:00 pm

Seminar Topics:

Topics to include:

 

  • Emergency management of urethral obstruction

  • “How to avoid that dreaded PU surgery” – Chronic medical & dietary therapy of feline lower urinary tract disorders

  • Emergency management and treatment of the DKA

  • “When Sugar is not so Sweet” – Current thoughts on routine and complicated chronic management of diabetic cats & dogs

  • Shock: Hypovolemia, Hemorrhage and the More Complicated Causes”

  • Trauma and Traumatic Coagulopathy

  • Transfusion Medicine

  • Emergency management and treatment of IMHA

  • “Immunomodulation Gone Wild” – Long term management of common immune disorders – IMHA, ITP, IMPA.

  • Common Cardiac Conditions in the ER 

  • Chronic CHF management : General Principles

  • Canine Mitral Valve disease: long term management

  • Canine dilated cardiomyopathy: long term management

  • Feline Cardiomyopathy: long term management.

  • What to do when they turn blue? – Pearls of respiratory distress

  • Coughing dogs: long term management

  • Feline Bronchitis: long term management

  • What’s new with canine parvovirus: Pediatric critical care

  • “Effusion Confusion” – Approach to small animal effusions 

  • “Derailing the pain train”: Effective analgesia in the ER

  • Mistakes to avoid in Trauma Patients

  • General Approach to Toxicities and Managing Common Intoxications

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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 Medicine Chair, Dept. of Clinical Sciences Cornell University
  • Gary Oswald D.V.M. Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine Tampa Bay Veterinary Consultants Oldsmar, FL

CE Hours

This seminar is approved for 20 CE hrs.  

This program has been submitted for 20 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 20 CE hrs by the AAVSB RACE program

 

Accommodations

Renaissance Arts Hotel- New Orleans

Renaissance Arts Hotel- New Orleans

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From the flowing, asymmetrical Dale Chihuly chandeliers that greet you in the lobby to the visually stunning John Scott paintings and sculptures placed throughout the hotel, you will find your senses are both satisfied and stimulated.  The Renaissance New Orleans Arts Hotel is an exceptional New Orleans boutique hotel with artistic flair and is located in a historic warehouse, circa 1910.

New Orleans, LA

Situated in the heart of the Arts District near the French Quarter, this New Orleans arts hotel is conveniently located near attractions such as Harrah’s Casino, Audubon Aquarium and numerous museums. Guests looking for a unique dining experience have an array of options nearby, including our on-site Rene Bistrot. This boutique NOLA hotel restaurant serves quality French bistro-style cuisine prepared by celebrated Master Chef Rene Bajeux. For entertainment enthusiasts, it is within close proximity to well-known music and sporting venues, including the Louisiana Superdome. Or enjoy a refreshing swim in their rooftop pool.

New Orleans, LA

Price

Group room rate: 

Our group rate: $272.00 per night plus tax & fees

This rate is based on single or double occupancy.  

**There is a 3 night minimum stay as this is over Jazz Fest**

Taxes & Fees:

  • The above rate is subject to state and local taxes, currently 13.45%,  a New Orleans Convention & Visitors’ Bureau assessment of 1.75%, and a City Occupancy fee $1.00 per night.  All taxes and fees are subject to change without notice.
  • Parking is Valet only:  Short-Term 0-8 hours: $18.00 USD (plus tax) Long-Term/Overnight: $38.00 USD (plus tax) (Subject to change)
  • As a special concession for our group, wireless internet in sleeping rooms will be complimentary (usually a $12.95 daily fee).

Terms

Cancellations:

A valid credit is required to guarantee your room. You have up to 21 days prior to cancel without penalty.  You will be charged for your complete scheduled stay if you cancel within 21 days of your scheduled arrival, or are a no-show, or depart early.

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Area Attractions

Area Attractions

Visit the nearby National WWII Museum or dive into New Orleans’ famous Audubon Aquarium of the Americas and explore the exhibits. Discover the New Orleans Museum of Art, the city’s oldest fine arts institution. 
Other attractions include:
 
And much more! Learn more here and here.

New Orleans Jazz Fest

We will be visiting New Orleans during the second weekend of the Jazz Fest- always a fun time at the fairgrounds!

Visit the official website for updates on the festival.

Swamp and plantation tours

This is the picture of sunrise at Caddo Lake Texas, Louisiana, USA

Cajun Encounters uses smaller boats that accommodate up to 24 passengers to allow for a more quiet and up-close experience. With vast knowledge of the swamp and the wildlife, we can weave you through the back bayous for a real Cajun experience. Cajun encounters

Dining

Onsite, you’ll find Legacy Kitchen.

Or, if you’re looking for something offsite, click here.

Getting There

 

Renaissance New Orleans Arts Warehouse District Hotel

700 Tchoupitoulas Street

New Orleans, Louisiana

504-613-2330

 

Registration Fees:

Early Bird:  $1015.00

Register by:  March 15, 2022

Advanced:  $1035.00

Register by:  April 8, 2022

Regular:  $1055.00

Register after:  April 8, 2022

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:

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

Seminar Registration:

Details Price Qty
Early Bird $1,015.00 (USD)  
Advanced $1,035.00 (USD)   Goes On Sale
March 15, 2022
Regular $1,055.00 (USD)   Goes On Sale
April 8, 2022

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  • New Orleans
    April 28, 2022 - May 1, 2022
    8:00 am - 1:00 pm

Register online

Online registration is easy and fast.  

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 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

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,  St. George (Zion), Grand Cayman, Curacao and New Orleans: 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.