Grenada

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Mount Cinnamon Resort
Grenada, West Indies
November 4-6, 2022

TOPICS:
Internal Medicine – Dr. Brigitte McAtee & Dr. Megan McClosky
Emergency & Critical Care – Dr. Kathy Gerken & Dr. Kendon Kuo
Earn 15 hours of RACE-approved CE while in the Caribbean’s Isle of Spice; Grenada, West Indies. Grenada offers world-class beaches, scuba diving, and snorkeling at the Molinere Underwater Sculpture Park and around vibrant coral reefs. Enjoy paddle boarding and sailing, hiking through rain forests with mona monkeys, making a splash jumping off the top of waterfalls. Dive into delicious restaurants, intoxicating rum distilleries, and sweet chocolate factories. Most of all, settle in for a warm and relaxing getaway.
 
$995

November 3, 2022
3:00-6:30 pm Registration
5:00-6:00 pm Rum tasting (group A)
6:00-7:00 pm Rum tasting (group B)
7:00 pm Welcome Bonfire on Grand Anse Beach with steel drum band and cocktail reception

November 4, 2022
7:00-8:00 am Breakfast Buffet/Registration
8:00-8:50 am Chronic Enteropathies in Dogs (McAtee)
9:00-10:45 am Elevated Liver Values in Dogs (McAtee)
Treatment of Specific Conditions (McAtee)
10:45-11:00 am Break and Snacks
11:00-11:50 am Approach to PU/PD (McAtee)
12:00-12:50 pm Disorders of Micturition (McAtee) 
1:00 pm Relax and Explore! 

 

November 5, 2022
7:00-8:00 am Breakfast Buffet/Registration
8:00-8:50 am Practical Approach to Proteinuria (McClosky)
9:00-10:45 am Crochety Cats and Their Chronic Diseases (McClosky)
10:45-11:00 am Break and Snacks
11:00-11:50 am IMHA and Its Imposters (McClosky)
12:00-12:50 pm Feline Infectious Peritonitis – The New Final Frontier (McClosky
1:00 pm Relax and Explore! 

November 6, 2022
7:00-8:00 am Breakfast Buffet/Registration
8:00-8:50 am Point of Care Ultrasound (Kuo)
9:00-9:50 am Head Trauma (Kuo)
9:50 – 10:10 am Break and Snacks
10:10-10:50 am Fact or Fiction: Steroids in the ER  (Gerken)
11:00-11:50 am Stressed Over Sedation in the ER (Gerken
12:00-12:50 pm Dilemmas with Antimicrobials in the ER (Gerken)
1:00 pm VetBolus Grenada Concludes. Join us next time in Hawaii!!!

Once in a lifetime location

Reservation Information:

We are pleased to offer all conference attendees 25% off of their booking with Mount Cinnamon. 

Please contact reservations@mountcinnamongrenada.com or call 1-866-720-2616 to reserve your suite/villa. To receive this special offer booking must be done before July 31st, 2022.

ACCOMMODATION AVAILABLE (PRICING IS INCLUSIVE OF 25% GROUP DISCOUNT):

  • One Bedroom Cinnamon Suites: US $367.50/room/night, plus tax (2 persons)
  • One Bedroom Hacienda Suites: US $431.25/room/night, plus tax (2 persons)
  • One Bedroom Villas: US $461.25/villa/night, plus tax (2 persons)
  • Two Bedroom Villas: US $675.00/villa/night, plus tax (4 persons)
  • Three Bedroom Villas: US $750.00/villa/night, plus tax (6 persons)

COMPLIMENTARY:

  • Daily proper breakfast
  • Access to Beach Club, non-motorized water sports, tennis and fitness facilities
  •  WiFi in all rooms and public areas of the resort

DAYCARE & BABYSITTING: 

  • Available upon request. $15 per hour. Contact hotel for more details and arrangements. 

AIRPORT TRANSFERS:

  • $25.00 USD one way for up to 2 persons. Additional persons are US $5.00/person one way

TERMS:

  • 50% deposit (per room and including tax) is required to book rooms
  • 30-day cancellation prior to arrival for full refund of deposit

Grenada Dining:

  • Mount Cinnamon
  • The Aquarium Restaurant
  • Umbrella’s
  • Esther’s (sunset drinks)
  • Dodgy Dock
  • BB’s Crabback
  • Aziz’s
  • Patrick’s

Grenada Recreation:

  • Dive Grenada (scuba and snorkeling)
  • Chocolate factory tour – Belmont Estate
  • Grand Etang
  • Annandale Falls
  • Rum Distilleries (Clarke’s Court & River Antione)
  • Grand Anse Beach
  • St. George’s
  • And so much more

FLIGHTS

Regional:

  • LIAT provides flights into Grenada from most Caribbean islands along with connections to international flights from Antigua, Barbados, St. Lucia and Trinidad
  • Caribbean Airlines offers flights between Grenada and Trinidad
  • SVG Air provides daily flights to and from Carriacou’s Lauriston Airport

International:

  • JetBlue Airways operates a daily non-stop service from JFK, New York
  • American Airlines operates a daily non-stop service from Miami
  • Delta Air Lines operates a weekly non-stop service from Atlanta
  • Caribbean Airlines: Toronto connecting through Trinidad
  • British Airways and Virgin Atlantic offer twice-weekly direct flights from London, Gatwick Airport.
  • Air Canada Vacations operates a twice-weekly non-stop service from Toronto to Grenada
  • Condor operates a non-stop weekly flight from Frankfurt Germany to Grenada in the Winter season

Required Documents:
All visitors must present a valid passport and a return or onward ticket. Visas are not required from citizens of Canada, the US, the UK, British Commonwealth, Caribbean countries, members of the European Union, Japan or South Korea. 

 
To Mount Cinnamon
Mount Cinnamon is a 15-minute drive from the international airport. Private transfers can be arranged prior to arrival. Alternatively, taxis are available at the airport. Car hire is widely available. Mount Cinnamon recommends Dabbs Car Hire.
 
Currency
Grenada uses Eastern Caribbean Dollars (also called EC or XCD), but many resturants, taxi drivers, etc. accept USD. The currency exchange is approximately $1.00 USD to $2.72 EC.

Dr. Brigitte McAtee

Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Small Animal)

Veterinary Internist, MedVet New Orleans, Louisiana

Topics:

  1. Chronic Enteropathies in Dogs
  2. Elevated Liver Values in Dogs: What do they mean??
  3. Elevated Liver Values in dogs: Treatment of specific conditions
  4. Approach to Polyuria/polydipsia
  5. Disorders of Micturition

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Dr. Megan McClosky

Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Small Animal)

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine and Extracorporeal Therapies, University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine

Topics:

  1. A Practical Approach to Proteinuria
  2. Crochety Cats and Their Chronic Diseases Part 1
  3. Crochety Cats and Their Chronic Diseases Part 2
  4. IMHA and its Imposters
  5. Feline Infectious Peritonitis – The New Final Frontier

Dr. Kathy Gerken

Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care

Assistant Clinical Professor of Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care, Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine

Topics: 

  1. Steroids in the ER
  2. Sedation in the ER
  3. Antimicrobials in the ER

Dr. Kendon Kuo

Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care

Associate Clinical Professor of Small Animal Emergency and Critical care, Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine

Topics: 

  1. Point of care ultrasound
  2. Head trauma