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St. Thomas – USVI 2025

November 15 -17, 2025

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

Emergency Critical Care - Dr. Dr. Leonel Londono
Emergency Critical Care - Dr. Liz-Valerie Guieu

St. Thomas USVI Vet Conference 2025: Learn about Veterinary Emergency Critical Care while discovering a national treasure.  The St. Thomas USVI  Vet Conference 2025 will be held at the WESTIN BEACH RESORT & SPA AT FRENCHMAN’S REEF. PERCHED HIGH ABOVE THE SPARKLING CARIBBEAN: Against a stunning backdrop of tropic blue, you are immersed in a dreamy, world-class resort experience. One that draws inspiration from the abundance and diversity of the natural elements and life that surrounds us. Within this thriving ecosystem, we distill the very best of our island environment and seamlessly translate it to you; creating an entirely unique travel experience that’s as richly colorful and lively as the coral reefs that ring these islands.

We have two powerhouse speakers offering a combination of real world and academia experience to help guide you.

November 15, 2025
12:30-1pm REGISTRATION: Sign in and pick a seat! Harbor 3-4 Ballroom
3:15-3:45pm BREAK AND SNACK
6:15-7:15pm WELCOME MINGLE Sunset Room and Sunset Terrace

November 16, 2025
7-8am Breakfast Buffet for Attendees Sunset and Sunset Terrace
10:50am-11:10am BREAK AND SNACK

November 17, 2025
7-8am Breakfast Buffet for Attendees Sunset and Sunset Terrace
8-8:50am Harbor 3-4
10 –10:50pm
10:50am -11:10am BREAK AND SNACK
1pm Vet VacationCE 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

Westin Beach Resort & Spa at Frenchmen's Reef

Call in: +1-340-249-0100
Referring Code/Group Name: Promo code VET VACATION
Room Rate: Run of House hotel room $349+ 12.5% local tax + 2.5% State Recovery Tax, + $6per room per day housekeeping. $45 resort fee (reduced from $75)

Accommodations are limited at this special rate. Please book and register early!
Arrangements have been made so you can extend your vacation before and/or after your destination seminar at the same rate 3 days before and 3 days after if rooms are available at the property based on availability. You will need to email or if you are extending beyond the basic conference nights. Book or Call early to secure your choice of rooms.
Resort Fee includes:
Enhanced WIFI
One hour of non-motorized water sports for up to two guests per day (Kayaks, Paddle Boards and Hobie Cats)
Beach Chairs and Umbrellas
Local Phone Calls
Drinking Water
Complimentary Welcome Drink upon arrival
Reservations require a Major Credit Card or first night's room deposit
• The check-in time is 4:00 PM and the check-out time is 11:00 AM. Early Check-in and Late Check-out requests cannot be guaranteed and must be made prior to arrival.

Getting There

Cyril E. King International Airport (STT) 5.3 miles away
Private and Shared rides are available on with advanced reservations
Taxis are also available

Emergency Critical Care

Dr. Leonel Londono, DVM DACVECC

Dr. Leo Londoño received his DVM from University of Florida in 2011. After completing a rotating internship in small animal medicine and surgery at Hollywood Animal Hospital (2012), he pursued a residency in emergency and critical care at University of Florida (2015). During his residency he discovered his passion for nephrology, hemodialysis and other forms of blood purification. He then completed the hemodialysis academy from UC Davis and received the certification in veterinary extracorporeal blood purification. In 2015, Dr. Londoño joined the faculty at University of Florida where he worked as a professor of emergency and critical care, and director of the hemodialysis unit until April 2021. He recently joined Capital Vet Specialists in Jacksonville-Florida where he works as a critical care specialist. His clinical interests include recognition and management of acute kidney injury, extracorporeal blood purification techniques, endothelial and glycocalyx dysfunction in critical illness. Outside of work, he enjoys traveling and lecturing internationally, fishing and spending time with his family.

Presentation Synopsis

1. Feline Urethral Obstruction: Tips for the Acute Management
2. IRIS Guidelines For Management of Acute Kidney Injury
3. Fluid Therapy in the Renal Patient: When Fluids Become Nephrotoxic
4. Uroabdomen: Pre-surgical Management
5. Acute on Chronic Kidney Disease: Managing the CKD Patient in the ICU
6. Systemic Consequences of Proteinuria
7. Renal and Non-renal Applications of Hemodialysis: A New Perspective for General Practitioners
8. Common Mistakes in the Emergency Room
9. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation and RECOVER guidelines
10. Heat Stroke-Don't let it sweat

Emergency Critical Care

Liz-Valerie Guieu DVM, MSc, DVSc, DACVECC, DECVECC

Dr. Liz Guieu is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care at Colorado State University. She obtained her veterinary degree from the University of Liège (Belgium) in 2008. Afterwards, she completed a rotating internship followed by an Emergency and Critical Care fellowship at the Veterinary School of Maisons-Alfort (Paris, France). Dr. Guieu became a Diplomate of the American and European College of Emergency and Critical Care in 2016 after a 3-year residency at the University of Guelph (Ontario, Canada). Dr. Guieu has a Master II in Physiology and Pathophysiology and a Doctorate in Veterinary Sciences. Her primary interests include mechanical ventilation, sepsis, vascular access, point-of-care ultrasound and patient care.

Presentation Synopsis

1. Triage- X, A, B, C, D
2. Hypovolemia vs Dehydration
3. Sepsis I
4. Sepsis II
5. Gastric Dilation Volvulus
6. Addison Disease
7. AHDS- What is it? What Should I Rule Out?
8. Parvovirus
9. Acute Kidney Injury
10. Blocked Cats