ExpiredUrgent Care medicine

Mystic, CT

  |   July 21st - 23rd, 2023

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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
Cornell University


In this all new seminar, Dr’s Butler and Hackett will discuss management of those patients that don’t need to go to the ER but do need to be seen that day for a non-life threatening problem.  

Seminar Schedule:


Friday July 21, 2023

7:15 am – 8:00 am



7:15 am – 8:00 am


Friday July 21

Saturday July 22

Sunday July 23

8:00 am – 1:30 pm

8:00 am – 1:30 pm

8:00 am – 1:00 pm

Seminar Topics:

Dr’s Butler and Hackett will discuss how they manage patients that require urgent care but not emergency/critical care management:


  • Uncomplicated vomiting and diarrhea 

  • Lacerations

  • Lameness

  • Ear infections

  • Hot spots

  • Isolated seizures

  • Shock

  • Fluid therapy

  • Respiratory distress

  • Blocked cats

  • Parvovirus

  • ER management of CHF

  • Arrhythmias

  • Recognition of anaphylaxis and heat stroke 

  • Toxins – NSAIDs, Raisins, Xylitol etc

  • Initial wound care

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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

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

  • submission of attendance to AAVSB RACEtrack program

  • Complete seminar notes


Mystic Marriott Hotel & Spa

Mystic Marriott Hotel & Spa

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Offering a convenient location within the historic Mystic region, the Mystic Marriott Hotel and Spa is close to everything coastal Connecticut has to offer. Located off I-95, the AAA four-diamond hotel is easily accessible from New York and Boston and convenient to both Hartford and Providence airports.



Indulge in our on-site Elizabeth Arden Red Door Spa and take advantage of the hotel’s indoor pool, fitness center and whirlpool. Experience fine wine and the art of steak served in a sophisticated atmosphere at Octagon. With Mystic Seaport, Mystic Aquarium, Mohegan Sun and Foxwoods casinos plus beaches and golf just minutes away, the Mystic Marriott Hotel and Spa provides recreational opportunities for everyone.



  • This hotel offers the Marriott Revive bed with luxurious linens, fluffier pillows & down comforters
  • All hotel rooms & suites feature original New England art, comfortable furnishings & natural light
  • Near Bradley Airport Hartford CT, TF Green Providence Airport RI, Amtrak in New London CT and I-95
  • Hi-Speed Internet wired or wireless is available.

Check-in: 4:00pm Check-out: 11:00am

  • This hotel has a smoke-free policy
  • Award-winning Octagon Steakhouse, Octagon Lounge and Starbucks located on premises
  • An enhanced Red Door Spa by Elizabeth Arden on property
  • Near Mohegan Sun, Foxwoods & MGM Grand gaming and entertainment, shopping, restaurants & CT beaches

Price: Group rooms are sold out. Please call our office at 800-487-5650 for availability

  • Group Room rate: $198.00 single or dbl/night plus tax


State and local Taxes are currently 15%

Cancellations: No penalty if you cancel at least 7 days prior to your scheduled arrival. You will be charged for your complete stay if you cancel within 7 days of your scheduled arrival. There are also penalties for early departures.

Please contact our office at 800-487-5650 if you need to cancel or change your reservation.

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Area Attractions


Historic. Charming. Eclectic. Unique. These are the words that begin to describe Downtown Mystic. First settled in the 17th century, this new world colony along the banks of the Mystic River has been a crossroads for the curious for nearly 350 years.

With age comes beauty. And tradition. And a can do attitude that has kept Mystic as the centerpiece of Southeastern Connecticut’s attractions.

Mystic today is known for it’s unique shops, restaurants, antiques centers and art galleries. It’s is minutes from world class gaming and entertainment, attractions for the whole family, museums that will transport you back to another era. And everywhere you turn you will see the kind of scenic beauty that takes your breath away.

Mystic, Connecticut is a village that promises surprises around every corner. The name itself evokes images of wizened sea captains, historic tall ships and that famous pizza. World class attractions, history, boating, fishing, swimming, fine dining, quality lodging, shopping and just plain fun…. they are all here!! It is no wonder MYSTIC is Connecticut’s most popular destination.  Learn more


Experience a variety of restaurants offering the freshest of seafood as well as some of the best steak in the state at the Steak Loft of Mystic. And don’t pass up checking out Mystic Pizza, the legendary pizza parlor that spawned the 80’s movie classic. “A Slice of Heaven” and a slice of Mystic history. Learn more

Mystic Aquarium & Institute for Exploration

Mystic Aquarium

One of America’s leading aquariums, showcases the living collections, science and conservation work of Sea Research through exhibits, demonstrations and educational programs, emphasizing hands-on, interactive, live animal contact experiences for all ages. Hosting more than 750,000 visitors annually, the Aquarium is open year-round and is Connecticut’s largest non-casino attraction. Mystic Aquarium is one of the few in North America housing Beluga whales and other rare and remarkable sea creatures.

The Institute for Exploration at Mystic Aquarium

A base for famed oceanographer and explorer Dr. Robert Ballard, widely known for his discovery and preservation of the HMS Titanic, Bismarck, PT-109 and many others. Dr. Ballard’s advancements in deep sea technology have made it possible to uncover secrets of the world’s oceans and bring them in real time to young people across America. These discoveries are featured in Dr. Ballard’s ever-changing Challenge of the Deep exhibition at Mystic Aquarium. Learn more

Getting There


Area Airports:


  • Hotel direction: 45 miles S


  • Hotel direction: 60 miles SE

Location Transportation Information

This hotel does not provide shuttle service.

Registration Fees:


Early Bird:  $975.00

Register by:  May 25, 2023

Advanced:  $995.00

Register by:  June 23, 2023

Regular:  $1015.00

Register after:  June 23, 2023

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

  • submission of attendance to AAVSB RACEtrack program

  • breakfast and breaks daily

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  • Mystic
    July 21, 2023 - July 23, 2023
    12:05 am - 5:00 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


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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.