Yosemite National Park – California 2022
October 4 - 6, 2022
Emergency Critical Care - Dr. Christopher Byers
Emergency Critical Care - Dr. Lisa Powell
Learn from two experts in Veterinary Medicine and expand your knowledge on Emergency Critical Care. Enjoy hiking, lounging at the pool, a spa experience, a photography class, or a flight over Yosemite at the newest lodge in Yosemite National Park. Our half day seminars give you plenty of time to enjoy the location.
October 4, 2022
October 5, 2022
October 6, 2022
Rush Creek Lodge at Yosemite
Referring Code/Group Name: Promo code VET
Room Rate: A few select villas are available at $468 plus taxes. The regular hotel rooms have sold out $292.50+ 12% tax, + $1 Yosemite Conservancy fee
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 if rooms are available at the property based on availability. You will need to call in to book room if you are extending beyond the basic conference nights. Book or Call early to secure your choice of rooms.
As Yosemite’s first new lodge in over 25 years, we’ve got a lot to celebrate, especially all the family, friends and partners who helped make our June 24th Grand Opening possible.
The rooms are gorgeous, the pool and hot tubs are open, and our Recreation team is up and running with guided trips, free trip planning advice, and tons of fun activities every day around the property.
We’re also thrilled to announce that both the Restaurant and Tavern are now open 7 days a week. Our friendly staff is serving delicious breakfast, lunch, Happy Hour, and dinner, with seating options indoors or on our covered terrace overlooking the pool area. Lots of great to-go items are also available daily in our General Store.
Rush Creek guests are also welcome to enjoy all the play areas and other amenities at our sister property, the Evergreen Lodge, located just 7 miles down the road from Rush Creek.
San Francisco International Airport (SFO) 170 miles west 3.5-hour drive
Oakland International Airport (OAK) 155 miles west 3-hour drive
San Jose International Airport (SJC)160 miles west 3.5-hour drive
Sacramento International Airport (SMF) 160 miles north 3-hour drive
Merced Regional Airport (MCE) 95 miles southwest 2-hour drive
Mammoth Yosemite Airport (MMH) 100 miles southeast 2.5-hour drive
Fresno-Yosemite International Airport (FAT) 135 miles south 3-hour drive
Internal Medicine and Emergency Critical Care
Dr. Christopher G. Byers, DVM, DACVECC, DACVIM (SAIM), CVJ
Dr. Christopher G. Byers is a board-certified veterinary emergency & critical care and small animal internal medicine specialist, as well as a certified veterinary journalist, based in Omaha, Nebraska. He received his Bachelor of Science degree as a University Honors Scholar in Animal Sciences from Colorado State University and his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Cornell University. Dr. Byers works as a teleconsultant in emergency/critical care and small animal internal medicine for VetCT. He is the Co-Editor of the textbook, Feline Emergency & Critical Care Medicine and has published chapters and articles in numerous textbooks and peer-reviewed medical journals. Dr. Byers also publishes a blog called CriticalCareDVM.com with goals to educate pet owners and promote the triad of care.
1. Diabetic Ketoacidosis in Cats
2. Pattern-Based Approach to Respiratory Distress
3. Practical Approach to the Acute Abdomen
4. Acute Pancreatitis in Dogs
5. Hyperadrenocorticism - Diagnosis & Management
6. Practical Diagnosis & Management of IMHA
7. Urethral Obstruction in Cats
8. Common Upper Airway Disorders
Emergency Critical Care
Dr. Lisa Powell DVM, ACVECC
Lisa Powell graduated veterinary school from Texas A&M in 1995, completed a small animal rotating internship at the AMC in NYC in 1996, and then went on to a residency in small animal emergency and critical care at Tufts University, finishing in 1999. Dr. Powell then joined the faculty at the University of Minnesota where she worked as a clinical professor for 15 years. She is an author of more than 30 veterinary publications, and authored a book entitled “Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care: Case Studies in Client Communication, Morbidity and Mortality”. She is currently an associate critical care clinician at BluePearl Veterinary Partners in Eden Prairie, Minnesota. Her clinical interests include mechanical ventilation, respiratory disease, colloid and fluid therapy, and sepsis.
1. Nutrition in the Critically Ill
3. Morbidity and Mortality Rounds
4. Surgical vs. Non-surgical treatment of Pyothorax
5. Septic Abdomen
6 Traumatic Injuries
7. Crystalloid and Colloid Therapy
8. The Critical Anesthetic Patient
9. Arrhythmias in the ICU