• Veterinary Education on Vacation

    Antigua Feb 12- Feb 19, 2022

    20 CE Hours on Ophthalmology / Dermatology
  • About Unique Seminar Destinations

    This all-inclusive trip provides veterinarians with the opportunity to learn from accomplished veterinary specialists while enjoying the world's most beautiful venues. From informational seminars to relaxing days on the beach, Unique Seminar Destinations offers the perfect getaway for veterinarians. 

    What's Included

    The seminar vacation package price includes 2O hr CE lectures, accommodations, taxes, baggage handling & gratuities, all meals (breakfast, lunch & dinner), unlimited drinks, including liquor, beer, tropical coolers, house wines, soft drinks and all resort taxes, gratuities, service charges and all activities mentioned below. Airfare is NOT included.

    NOTICE
    Unique Seminar Destinations and/or its agents, act only as agents for the client in all matters pertaining to travel. They assume no responsibility nor liability in connection with the service of any train, vessel, carriage, aircraft, motor or other conveyances which may be used, either wholly or in part, in the performance or its duty to the passenger; neither will it be responsible for any act, error, or omission, or any injury, loss, accident, delay or irregularity which may be occasioned by reason of any defect in any vehicle or through the neglect or default of any company or person engaged in conveying the passenger, or for any hotel proprietor, or hotel service, or for any other person engaged in carrying out the purpose of which tickets or coupons are issued. In the event it becomes necessary or advisable for the comfort or well being of the passengers, or for any reason whatsoever to alter the itinerary or arrangements, such alterations may be made without penalty to the operators. Additional expenses, if any, shall be borne by the passengers; conversely refund will be made to the passenger if any savings is effected thereby. The right is reserved to withdraw any or all tours should conditions warrant, also to decline to accept or retain any passengers as members of the tour..
    All fares are subject to change due to space availability, fuel surcharges, tariff regulations, currency fluctuations, final itinerary and departure taxes.
  • Seminar Venue 2022

    St James Club, Antigua

    What's included in this resort

    • All meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner & snacks) 

    • All beverages including alcohol (name-brand liquors, house wine by the glass, Caribbean beers, tropical coolers, frozen drinks, soft drinks and water by the glass) 

     

    • Daily activities program and entertainment, daily afternoon tea, swimming pools and loungers, non-motorized water sports (windsurfing, paddle boarding, pedal boards, kayaking, Hobie Cat sailing and pedal boating), tennis courts with equipment, use of club’s fitness center and Kid’s & Teen’s Club.

     

     

    Traveling to Antigua

    On February 12, 2022 participants will fly from various cities in the United States to Antigua (airport code ANU). A bus or van will transport participants from the airport to the hotel. Departure for home will be on February 19th.

     

    Please fill out the form to arrange airport pick up and drop off service.

    V. C. Bird International Airport

    St James Club Resort Antigua

    Speakers

    Dr. Shelby Reinstein / Ophthalmology / 10 CE hrs

    Dr. Shelby Reinstein, DACVO is a board-certified ophthalmologist residing in the beautiful area of Bucks County, Pennsylvania. Dr. Reinstein obtained her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine and Master of Science degrees from Kansas State University and completed her fellowship and residency in Ophthalmology at PennVet. Dr. Reinstein spent 7 years in clinical practice at a large, multi-specialty hospital, during which time she provided care to thousands of pets and performed hundreds of vision-saving surgeries. Dr. Reinstein has a passion for continuing education and recently published the Guide to Clinical Ophthalmology, a handbook for general practitioners. She writes articles for Clinician’s Brief, Today’s Veterinary Practice, and is the ophthalmology consultant for the leading online CE company, VETgirl. Check out her website: http://shelbyreinstein.com/

    Dr. Robert Kennis / Dermatology / 10 CE hrs

    Bob Kennis received his DVM from Michigan State University in 1989 and completed his residency in 1993. In 1996 he was recruited by Texas A&M University as a clinical instructor and completed a Master’s degree in the field of veterinary immunology. In 2005 he moved to Auburn University and holds the rank of Professor. He is currently serving as Section Chief of Medicine and Acting Department Head of Small Animal Medicine and Surgery. Dr. Kennis is a diplomate of the ACVD and the past president of
    the AAVD. He has presented numerous continuing education seminars at the state, national and international levels. He has received several teaching awards including the Pfizer Distinguished Teacher award at both Auburn and at Texas A&M, and the Texas A&M Association of Former Students’ distinguished achievement award. His research interests include food allergy, endocrine alopecia, and feline bacterial infections.

    Our Sponsor(s)

    Monarch Business Consulting is the leading financial advisory firm serving independent veterinarians in the Eastern USA. Our team has more than 100 years of combined experience in the veterinary industry and general transactions working with buyers and sellers of businesses. We can help you plan and successfully execute the sale of all or part of your practice. We can identify lenders who specialize in financing or refinancing veterinary businesses to help you arrange the best loan terms for your situation. With our stable of qualified buyers, we can manage a transformation of a practice from one set of owners to the next.

    Please visit Monarch Business Consulting for more information.

    Cost of the 2022 Winter Seminar Vacation - Eight Day (seven nights) All-Inclusive Package

    Price per person (credit card) ||| single ||| double ||| triple ||| Bed Type

    Club Room ||| $3,686 ||| $2,280 ||| N/A ||| One King Bed

    Premium Room ||| $3,831 ||| $2,353 ||| 2,048 ||| King or Double

    Beachfront (SOLD OUT)||| $4,113 ||| $2,494 ||| $2,142 ||| King or Double

    Junior Suite ||| $4,113 ||| $2,494 ||| N/A ||| One King Bed, sea view NOT guaranteed

    *3.5% off the original price if you pay by check - fill out a google form

    $450.00 for children 2-11 years of age sharing a room with two adults

    Free for children under 2 years of age

     

    Seminar registration (additional fee)

    • $375 for veterinarians who will receive printed lecture notes, which will be provided on the first day

    • $350 for veterinarians who will download lectures notes from this website when available (Late Jan 2022) 

    • $175 for recent graduates(2017 and after), veterinary technicians and working spouses. 

    • This fee is applicable to those registered with the group. Seminar fee for those not registered with the group is $850.00.

    $750 deposit per adult is required to reserve a room.

    Please note that remaining full payments must be made by Nov. 15, 2021.

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    Check vs. Credit Card

  • book your spot now!

    Register for your Lecture and book your Rooms here.

    Lecture Registration

    Lecture Registration

    175.00 - 850.00
    If you are booking your room with us, you can choose the following options.
    - $375: Veterinarians + printed notes
    - $350: Veterinarians who will download lectures notes from web. (available late Jan 2022)
    - $175: Recent graduates (2017 or after) and staff, digital note

    If you are booking your room independently, the lecture registration fee is $850.
    Select
    Quantity
    Club room - one King Bed

    Club room - one King Bed

    450.00 - 4,560.00
    Club Rooms provide guests with hotel-style accommodations featuring dark wood furnishings and a beautiful private balcony or terrace perfect for relaxing and taking in the tropical garden views by day, and the thrilling natural sounds of Antigua by night.

    For children up to 11 years old, please see the options and choose the number of children according to their age.

    Early Bird Discounts Applied for Full Payment
    - By Sep 1st, 2021: $50 off per person. Coupon Code: EARLY50 for single, EARLY100 for double or triple
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    Quantity
    Premium Room - King or Double

    Premium Room - King or Double

    450.00 - 6,144.00
    Tropically decorated, these larger Premium rooms are located on ground or upper floors. Ground floor rooms provide a beautiful private terrace, while upper floors feature a balcony for guests enjoyment. These rooms enjoy partial ocean view and garden views. Ideal for families or traveling groups of friends.

    For children up to 11 years old, please see the options and choose the number of children according to their age.

    Early Bird Discounts Applied for Full Payment
    - By Sep 1st, 2021: $50 off per person. Coupon Code: EARLY50 for single, EARLY100 for double or triple
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    Quantity
    Beachfront - King or Double (SOLD OUT)

    Beachfront - King or Double (SOLD OUT)

    450.00 - 6,426.00
    These spacious guestrooms feature an airy floor plan with a private balcony or terrace and are steps away from Coco’s Beach. They are located in the Papaya, Mango or Pineapple Buildings with A/C, private bath & shower, ceiling fan, direct dial telephone, in room safe, coffee maker, small refrigerator

    For children up to 11 years old, please see the options and choose the number of children according to their age.

    Early Bird Discounts Applied for Full Payment
    - By Sep 1st, 2021: $50 off per person. Coupon Code: EARLY50 for single, EARLY100 for double or triple
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    Quantity
    Junior Suite - King bed only

    Junior Suite - King bed only

    750.00 - 4,988.00
    Caribbean décor, large private balcony, and beautiful garden and sea views. Classic Caribbean styling brings you a tranquil, sophisticated, yet casually elegant holiday experience. The Junior Suites boast comfortable King size beds, in-room refrigerator, kettle, coffee maker, in-room safe, writing desk, large closet, bath with double vanity and an oversized tub with shower combo. Private balcony. Maximum 2 adults, no children permitted.

    Early Bird Discounts Applied for Full Payment
    - By Sept 1st, 2021: $50 off per person. Coupon Code: EARLY50 for single, EARLY100 for double or triple
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    Quantity