09 Jun Respiratory CE & LEAP at Brasstown Valley Resort & Spa
Respiratory CE with BONUS LEAP CE Session
Brasstown Valley Resort & Spa
Sunday, August 19, 2018
7:30am – 3:30pm, 7 CE Hours
***The hotel is full but please contact Brasstown Resort at 800-201-3205 for alternative housing in the area.
Bring the Family and Have Some Fun at the Brasstown Valley Resort & Spa!
Dr. Megan Grobman is a diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine with special interests in respiratory medicine, dysphagia, and respiratory biometrics. She completed specialty training and a master’s degree before joining the MU faculty in 2016. She enjoys reading and practicing as much Brazilian jiu-jitsu as possible.
7:00-8:00: Registration/Check-In & Continental Breakfast
7:30- 9:10 AM: Aspiration Syndromes: Beyond aspiration pneumonia, aspiration syndromes have the ability to impact the airways and pulmonary parenchyma. This lecture focuses on recognition and diagnostic evaluation of patients suspected of having aspiration syndromes.
Respiratory Diagnostic Testing: This lecture focuses on respiratory diagnostics including sampling modalities which can be performed in a private practice setting.
9:10 AM-9:30 AM: Morning Break
9:30-11:20 AM: Asthma Diagnosis and Management: Asthma is one of the most commonly recognized diseases of cats. This lecture focuses on current and upcoming therapeutic recommendations for patients with asthma.
Strategies for Managing Bacterial Pneumonia: This lecture focuses on therapy for patients with bacterial pneumonia including antimicrobial selection as well as strategies for in-hospital and at-home care.
11:20-12:20 PM: Lunch Break
12:20-1:10 PM: Tracheal Collapse: This lecture focuses on airway collapse in dogs with an emphasis on management strategies for dogs with varying degrees of disease severity.
ADDED BONUS: LEAP CE will immediately follow the last session!
Speaker: Don Riddick, Esq.
LEAP CE Topic: Domestic Animal Laws in Georgia (including recent developments)
Single LEAP CE registration is also available for those wishing to attend LEAP CE only.
Registration fees will increase after Friday, August 3rd. No refunds may be processed after this date.
More about the Resort:
To book your stay at a discounted nightly rate of $169, use this link to book by Tuesday, July 31st.
Note that there is also a $15.00 resort fee, per room, per night.
***The hotel is now full but please contact Brasstown Resort at 800-201-3205 for alternative housing in the area.
Family Fun and Attractions
The Brasstown Valley Resort & Spa caters to families with special family-oriented programming. Natural attractions and resort amenities on Brasstown’s 503-acre mountain landscape are designed for the entire family to experience together. Kid’s activities are available at the Emporium located on the Club Level of the Resort and include arts and crafts, painting, and other seasonal activities directed by the resort’s staff. A game room with ping-pong table and video games is also available.
Come and Enjoy the 9.2 miles of Wilderness Trails!
One hour guided hikes are available through the Recreation Department for ages seven and up. Where you’re interested in a shorter trail or longer hike, the “Miller Trek” is a great option—it begins at Brasstown Valley Resort and takes you into the Chattahoochee National Forest where you can see a variety of flowering plants and wildlife such as White Tailed Deer, Red and Gray Fox, Flying Squirrels and Black Bears. The 6.5 mile trail also has a 2.5 mile loop.
A small pond and stream is located on the property and is perfect for beginners or children. Complimentary equipment is available in the Emporium located by the pool on the lower level. Fishing licenses are required for ages 16 and up and can be purchased online at www.gofishgeorgia.com. Guided fishing is also available for groups or individuals with advance notice.
Meander Through 5 Miles of Riding Trails!
Opened in June 2006, The Stables at Brasstown Valley Resort & Spa establishes the property as the only full-service resort and conference hotel in the North Georgia Mountains to offer guests a horseback trail-riding experience.
Featuring five miles of trails, the new Stables primarily offers one- and two-hour guided mountain trail rides, accommodating all experience levels, from beginner to advanced. Guests can meander through open fields, hardwood forests and crystal-clear trout streams as they travel throughout the property. Custom excursions, hayrides and catered picnic rides also are available for both individual and group outings.
For guests ages six-years-old and younger, the Stables offer hand led horseback rides in the facility’s riding ring. The 1,200 square-feet Facility is perfect for both individual leisure guests and larger organized groups, and is open to both resort guests and the general public.
Relax at the Spa!
Nestled within the majestic beauty of Brasstown Valley, the Equani Spa offers a true sanctuary from the stress of the urban life. Infusing the spirit of this serene environment into every first-class service, we provide body treatments, facials, soothing massages and unique rituals indigenous to the Cherokee people, designed to stimulate and refresh the mind, body and soul. Everything about the Equani Spa reflects the spirit of the land and the people who originally sought its healing properties.
With the picturesque Brasstown Valley serving as the ideal backdrop, the Equani Spa surrounds its guests in a lodge-style motif. Enjoy natural timber furnishings, Cherokee hand-crafted decorative elements, custom millwork, fireplaces and a variety of peaceful treatment rooms. Unique spa rituals and treatments offered by our expert staff promise to leave guests feeling freed from tension and completely revitalized.
Come for the Golf!
Discover a truly memorable Georgia golf experience in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains, just two hours north of Atlanta. Brasstown Valley Resort & Spa offers a spectacular mountain golf experience with scenery as breathtaking as the play is challenging. The Brasstown Valley Golf Course has been ranked by both Golf Digest and Leading Golf Courses of America as one of the top Georgia courses to play.
Designed by Denis Griffiths, the golf course winds through wildlife preserves, ponds and streams framed in by the mountains. With five sets of tees, all skill levels will be able to enjoy a layout that is maintained to standards you’d expect. It’s great for the corporate outing, couple’s getaway or the guy’s weekend. The facility also offers full practice options, well-equipped Pro Shop and customized special tournaments. Golf lessons and clinics are also available through Director of Golf, Steve Phelps, PGA Professional. The award winning course is managed and maintained by the resort staff, so the guest’s experience is the first priority. Great golf is the goal.