Zion National Park CE Conference - Small Animal Dermatology and Ophthalmology October 17-20, 2019

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Zion National Park CE Conference - Small Animal Dermatology and Ophthalmology October 17-20, 2019

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October 17-20, 2019 | Springhill Suites Zion National Park

It doesn’t get any better than Fall in Zion National Park.  Our CE will make you smarter and hiking, running and biking - or just Being amongst the beauty of Zion will rejuvenate the body and spirit.

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THIS CONFERENCE HAS FILLED UP.  WE LIKE SMALL GROUP EXPERIENCES AS WE FIND THEM MORE INTERACTIVE AND SOCIAL AND AN IDEAL ENVIRONMENT FOR LEARNING AND TEACHING.  

AS A RESULT, OUR MEETINGS DO TEND TO FILL EARLY. WE HOPE TO SEE YOU AT ANOTHER BEAUTIFUL LOCATION SOMEWHERE DOWN THE ROAD.  

Registration is open for our next meeting at

GLACIER NATIONAL PARK June 25-27, 2020 and complete info and online registration can be found here

 IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO BE ON A WAITING LIST FOR THE ZION MEETING IN CASE SOMEONE HAS TO CANCEL PLEASE WRITE US AT info@vetlectures.com

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We are thrilled to be returning to Zion in 2019 for 14 all-new hours of approved Continuing Education amongst the striking landscapes of one of America's most beautiful National Parks. Zion in Autumn is a wonder to behold. Just when you thought the red-rock canyon walls and blue skies could not be any more beautiful - the deciduous trees of the valley floor come alive with their own multi-hued splendor.

The Education

14 hours of approved CE will be available. Our dermatology speaker will be Dr. Shelia Torres DVM , PhD Diplomate ACVD.  Dr. Torres is the Head of the Dermatology service at the University of Minnesota Veterinary Teaching Hospital and is a dynamic speaker who has lectured all over the world and we are delighted to have her join us. Dr. Gia Klauss DVM , DACVO will provide our Ophthalmology lectures. Dr. Klauss is a former Assistant Professor at the University of Minnesota VTH and now works in clinical practice in Vancouver, WA.  As practicing clinicians, both of our speakers provide practical information that you can bring home and put into practice right away.

The Location

Our conference hotel the Marriott is less than a mile from the main park entrance. If you want to keep it simple, there is even a National Parks shuttle that picks visitors up in front of our hotel to shuttle you to and from all of the major trailheads in the park as well as the visitors center. It couldn't be easier to unwind and learn.

The Hampton Inn Suites by Hilton is holding a limited number of rooms for our attendees at a discounted rate of $209/nt. It is a 90 second walk across a parking lot from the Hampton to the Marriott where the lectures will be. All of our rooms set aside at the Marriott have now filled. We will send you info on how to book a room at the Hampton for $209/nt after you have registered for the conference.

Your Vacation

Our lectures will be first thing in the morning or in the evenings.  This is designed to give you ample opportunities each day to get out and enjoy the beauty of Zion National Park. We believe that the relaxed mind is a more focused mind, and that the more focused mind is more apt to learn and retain. The conference will begin at 5pm on Thursday October 17th and the final hour of CE will be done before noon on Sunday the 20th. Two hours of CE will be available online for you to watch at your leisure. Additionally, we will provide a welcome BBQ immediately after evening courses on Thursday night at the hotel. The view from the BBQ will be the same one you see in the picture above with the fire pit - not bad. On Saturday evening we will host a sunset happy hour with beverages and appetizers at a pub across the street from our hotel. Zion in October may just be the best time you will ever have at work.

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The most convenient airport is Las Vegas (LAS). It is a beautiful 2.5 hour drive and flights to LAS and rental cars from there tend to be priced favorably.  There is also an airport in St. George, Utah (SGU) that is 50 minutes away.  The Salt Lake City airport (SLC) is about a 4 hour drive.

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Management of canine atopic dermatitis

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A Diagnostic Guide to Anisocoria

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Diagnosis and Management of Feline Herpes Virus

We look forward to seeing you there!