Super Saver Rate

Bahamas Atlantis Paradise Island 2025

February 6 - 8, 2025

Original price was: $995.00.Current price is: $895.00.

Feline Dentistry- Dr. Kevin Stepaniuk
Internal Medicine – Dr. Maureen Finke

Earn your 15 hours of RACE approved credits in Veterinary Medicine while enjoying a beach vacation at the Atlantis Paradise Island Resort in the Bahamas. The Atlantis is known as the water playground of the Bahamas. You can swim with dolphins and enjoy all the water activities.

Atlantis is the largest water playground in the Bahamas. You can swim with the dolphins; sun up with the sea lions; dip and discover the largest water park in the Eastern Hemisphere; explore Nassau; win in the casino; and, enjoy every water and sunshine activity the Bahamas offers!

Families who are into marine attractions will enjoy this sprawling oceanfront resort on Nassau. It’s technically not a “true” all-inclusive, but you can add dining plans to your room rate to customize your vacation. Here’s what’s included in the resort fee: the 154-acre Aquaventure waterpark, the Dig aquarium, and an open-air Marine Habitat home to lagoons containing more than 250 marine species. You and your kids can slip down Aquaventure water slides, which afford views of sharks and other marine life. In Dolphins Cay, a rescue and rehabilitation facility, you can learn about dolphins and sea lions. There are several interactive marine programs available for an additional fee.

February 6, 2025
12-12:30pm REGISTRATION: Sign in and Pick a seat! ADONIS Ballroom
2:45-3:15pm BREAK AND SNACK
5:45-6:45pm WELCOME RECEPTION The Baths Colonnade

February 7, 2025
7-8am BREAKFAST BUFFET (Attendees only) ADONIS Ballroom
10:50-11:10am BREAK AND SNACK
1pm Enjoy Atlantis!

February 8, 2025
7-8am BREAKFAST BUFFET (Attendees only) ADONIS Ballroom
10:50-11:10am BREAK AND SNACK
1pm Vet Vacation CE Conference Concludes! Book your next VetVacationCE!

Save with Early Registration

Super Saver Rate: $895 with 90 days advanced registration
VetVacationCE Rate: $945 from 89 days to 45 days advanced registration
JetSetter Rate: $995 less than 45 days advanced registration

Technician Discount

If you are a technician, use Coupon Code TECH75 for $75 off the regular registration rate.

RACE approved CE

15 Hours of RACE approved for CE for Veterinarians and Technicians.

Your Destination

Atlantis Paradise Island Resort

Call in: US: 800-386-4786 International Callers: 954-809-2714
Referring Code/Group Name: VetVacationCE
Room Rate: Coral Tower Run of House $249 Royal Tower $289 Cove Suite $489+12% VAT and 11.2% Resort tax plus additional fees. We have secured a special resort fee of $29 + VAT (normally $70). Total room fee per night including all taxes and fees is about $350 for 2 adults. $50 extra per person over 12, maximum 4 per room. Gratuities: Bellman fee $6 per person, Pool attendant $1.60 pp/pn, housekeeping $5 pp/pn.

Accommodations are limited at this special rate and this block will sell out. Please book and register early! The last day to reserve a room is January 14, 2025.
Arrangements have been made so you can extend your vacation 3 days before and/or after your destination seminar at the same rate if rooms are available at the property. Call early to secure your choice of rooms.

Getting There

Fly into Nassau (NAS) for ground transfer to Atlantis. Shuttles, taxis and rental cars are available. Most US airlines serve Nassau.
Atlantis does not provide shuttle service to and from the airport, please see below for our recommended partner. Additional information can be provided upon request.

Feline Dentistry

Kevin S. Stepaniuk, DVM, FAVD, Dipl. AVDC

Dr. Kevin S. Stepaniuk is a Diplomate of the American Veterinary Dental College (AVDC) and is Co-owner of Pet Dental Specialists, Veterinary Dentistry Education and Consulting Services and Veterinary Intraoral Radiology Reading Services. He has an undergraduate degree from the University of Calgary, DVM degree from Oklahoma State University and completed a small animal internship at Washington State University. His specialty training was in private practice. He is a previous faculty member and section chief of Dentistry and Oral Surgery at the University of Minnesota. He is an invited international and national renowned lecturer and instructor. Dr. Stepaniuk is a journal and textbook author as well as a reviewer for various dentistry and oral surgery publications. He is past-Executive Board member of the AVDC, and past-president of the AVDS. Dr. Stepaniuk provides continuing education to veterinarians, provides a service for reading intraoral radiographs for veterinary hospitals and veterinarians, and stays clinically active working in private specialty practice.

Presentation Synopsis

1. Feline Dental Anatomy and The Oral and Periodontal Examination
2. Feline Intraoral Radiology Interpretation
3. Intraoral Oral Regional Analgesia and Basic Surgical Extraction Fundamentals
4. Step-by-Step Extractions and Mucoperiosteal Flaps in the Feline Patient
5. Feline Tooth Resorption and Subgingival Crown Amputations
6. Surgical Extraction Complications and the Management in the Feline Patient
7. Understanding Fractured Teeth/Endodontic in the Feline
8. Feline "Stomatitis" Know the Differences!

Internal Medicine

Maureen Finke, DVM, DACVIM

Dr. Maureen Finke received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Texas A&M University in 2002. She completed her internship at the Ohio State University and then worked as an emergency veterinarian in Detroit, Michigan. After completing her residency in small animal internal medicine at the University of Minnesota, Dr. Finke became board-certified in internal medicine.  She has been at Wheat Ridge Veterinary Specialists in Denver, CO since 2007. Dr. Finke’s special interests include endocrinology, immune mediated, and infectious diseases.

Presentation Synopsis

1. Cushing's diagnostics
2. Cushing's treatment
3. Challenging UTIs
4. Hepatobiliary diagnostics
5. Chronically elevated liver enzymes (Dog)
6. Feline Chronic Enteropathies update
7. Canine IBD/ chronic enteropathies