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Fax: 919.513.6689
1060 William Moore Drive
Raleigh, NC 27607

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Destination Education 2013

Atlantis, Paradise Island, Bahamas

September 6 - 9, 2013


Continuing Veterinary Medical Education


16 hours of CE in a luxurious location soaked with sun and fun brought to you by NC State College of Veterinary Medicine and NC Veterinary Medical Association

Surgery - 8 hours (Fri/Sat)

Howard Seim III, DVM, DACVS, College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, Colorado State University

Lecture Description

Lectures will be given using a case-based approach. Extensive use of videos of clinical cases will give participants a ‘real life’ experience whilst at the lectures. Topics may include general principles of emergency surgery, as well as surgical management of a variety of abdominal and respiratory emergencies. Specific cases may include hemoabdomen, gastric dilatation volvulus (GDV), penetrating abdominal trauma, uroabdomen, urethral calculi, chest drain placement, brachycephalic syndrome, diaphragmatic hernia and thoracic trauma.

Critical Care - 8 hours (Sun/Mon)

Steven Marks, BVSc, MS, MRCVS, DACVIM , NC State College of Veterinary Medicine

Each day will consist of 4 hours of lectures from 8:00am - Noon



Veterinarians: $500 - Includes 16 hours CE and proceedings provided electronically, coupon to be used at any of the restaurants for full breakfast buffet each day, Friday evening welcome reception

Guests: $300- Includes Full breakfast each day, Welcome reception

Registration Closed


Location and Lodging

Atlantis, Paradise Island, Bahamas

Rooms are available for every budget and taste.

Beach Tower                          $109   

Coral Tower                           $149   

Royal Tower                           $189    

Cove Ocean Suites                  $319

Reef Terrace Studio Suites       $259

Rates quoted are per room per day for single/double occupancy.  Over and above double occupancy is an additional $50 per person per day (12 years old and up).  There is an 18% tax on guest rooms and a daily per person resort fee totaling $6.60 in Beach, Coral and Royal and $7.60 in Cove and Reef, per person per night). Additionally there is a one-time per person charge of $6.00 for bellman gratuities.

Resort charges include the following access or services: daily housekeeping, movie theatre, Aquaventure with its extreme water slides, rapids and lazy river, 12 pools and beaches. Explore the Lost City of Atlantis by discovering the dig sites and ruins, predator tanks, lagoons and our countless aquariums including the largest open-air aquarium in the world.

Group Reservation Code - GNCMAS3 Call 888-877-7525 or 954-809-2100


Only one mythical resort can bring you dining beyond sumptuous. Atlantis features 21 restaurants and 19 bars and lounges offering everything from fine dining to quick-and-easy favorites. Savor a mixture of Southwestern cuisine with a Bahamian twist at renowned Chef Bobby Flay’s award-winning Mesa Grill, grab a quick bite pool side, indulge in endless buffets or enjoy family style meals - Atlantis' dining is sure to satisfy your appetite. Dining reservations are required for all fine dining and à la carte options. Click here to view dining options


The innovatively designed casino is the largest in the Caribbean with 800 of the newest slot machines (denominations ranging from 1¢ to $100), 79 table games including: Black Jack, Baccarat, Craps, Roulette, Let It Ride and Caribbean Stud Poker with Las Vegas rules and an experienced staff. Click here for more Casino Information

Pegasus Race & Sports Book offers wagering on all major sporting events including live simulcasts from U.S. racetracks with five betting windows, nine individual player terminals and an inviting players lounge.


Each day you will have from Noon on to enjoy your favorite activities.

Travel Insurance

If you are interested in travel insurance feel free to contact:

Nancy Daniels, Senior Director, Global Accounts, HelmsBriscoe 864.505.3262

Ypu may ask for a free quote on any or all of the following: Trip Cancellation, Trip Interruption, Emergency Medical Transportation, Medical Expenses, Baggage & Personal Effects, Baggage Delay, Trip Delay

 * Included Services: Worldwide Travel Assistance, Travel Medical Assistance and Livetravel Emergency Assistance