ABOUT THIS COURSE
Course description: The primary goals of this course are to familiarize practitioners with the equipment used for upper gastrointestinal endoscopy and the techniques used for removal of foreign bodies in the upper GI and respiratory tracts. With four instructors from different clinical backgrounds, it is designed with hands-on learning and interactive discussion in mind. This course combines 11-hours of lab with 5-hours of lecture and focuses on practical endoscopy skills management of endoscopic foreign bodies in the cat and dog.
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Date: Oct. 27-28, 2024
Venue: Viticus Group, Oquendo Center | Las Vegas, NV
Enrollment Capacity: 24
CE Hours: 32
Cost: $2,950; $1,475 for Veterinary Technicians
Instructors: Nicole Bennett, DVM, MS, DACVIM, Corinne Goldman, DVM, MS, DACVIM, Brian Hardy, DVM, MS, DACVIM, Tristan Weinkle, DVM, DACVIM
Nicole Bennett, DVM, MS, DACVIM
Corinne Goldman, DVM, MS, DACVIM
Brian Hardy, DVM, MS, DACVIM
Tristan Weinkle, DVM, DACVIM
Hotel Accommodations and Travel
Viticus Group’s official lodging partner is Courtyard Las Vegas Henderson/Green Valley. Special lodging discounts are available to participants attending courses at the Viticus Center.
Please make these arrangements once you have purchased your course by calling 702.434.4700 and be sure to mention that you are attending a course at the Viticus Center.
- Scrubs are available upon your arrival if needed.
- Closed-toe shoes are required during labs.
- A light sweater for indoor areas.
- Plenty of sunscreen.
- Electronic charging device to power up.
- Valid ID - We highly recommend you carry your ID at all times in Las Vegas.
Viticus Group transportation includes shuttle pick-up at the Courtyard 45 minutes prior to the start of your course start time and a short ride to the Viticus Center. At the close of each day, our shuttle will take you back to the Hotel.
Last Day Transportation: Shuttle provided both to the airport, and back to the Hotel. (Luggage storage available on campus)
If you are a Las Vegas local, or are driving yourself to the course, please arrive to the Oquendo Campus 30 minutes before the start time.
** Please refer to the agenda and email updates for transportation times.**
Public transportation in Las Vegas is limited.
If you are staying somewhere other than our preferred partner, you will need to arrange for your transportation to and from the Viticus Center. If you are renting a car, Mandalay Bay, Luxor, and several other hotels on the strip may charge for parking. Other transportation options for getting around are taxi service, Uber and Lyft.