3rd Cervical Disc Arthroplasty (CDA) – May 7, 2015

 One day practical course

Final Schedule



Hotel Accommodation:

May 7, 2015

Oquendo Center
2425 E Oquendo Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89120
(702) 739-6698

Hampton Inn & Suites Las Vegas Airport
6575 South Eastern Avenue
Las Vegas, Nevada, USA 89119
Tel:  +1-702-647-8000
Fax: +1-702-220-8080

The hotel is less than a mile from the Oquendo center and just minutes to the world-famous strip. A complimentary shuttle to and from the Oquendo Center and to the strip will be provided. The accommodation costs are the responsibility of the participants.

The personalized group web page for the hotel has been published to the web. From this website, you can book your reservation.

The web page is: Hampton Inn Reservations – CDA course

If the hyperlink doesn’t work, paste the following into your address line:


Group Name: Cervical Disc Arthroplasty
Group Code:  CDA 2
You may extend your stay from a few days before the event (May 4) to a few days after the event (May 10) using the same discounted group rate. Our discounted room rate will only be available until April 8.

If you have questions concerning the web page,  please contact the hotel directly.

Hotel contact information: 

Whendy Johnson: 702-614-2706 Group Sale

Hampton Inn Main Number 702-647-8000

May 7, 2015. Final Schedule

8:00 AM: Shuttle Pick up from the Hotel to the Oquendo Center
8:30 – 9:00 AM: Registration and complimentary continental breakfast
(Sponsored by Applied Veterinary Technology, LLC)
9:00 – 9:50 AM: Lecture: CDA – details of the technique
Speakers: Dr. Filippo Adamo, Dr. Robert Kroll
10:00 – 11:30 AM: Practice of CDA on canine cervical spine model
Dr. Filippo Adamo, Dr. Robert Kroll, and Dr. Carley Giovannella.
This first practical exposure will help the participants to acquire familiarity with the equipment and the technique.
(Sponsored by Hallmark Veterinary Imaging, Inc.)
11:30 – 12:30 PM: Break for lunch. The Venetian lunch
(Sponsored by Hallmark Veterinary Imaging, Inc.)
12:30 – 4:30 PM: Wet-lab with practice of CDA on canine cadavers
Dr. Filippo Adamo, Dr. Robert Kroll, and Dr. Carley Giovannella.
Each participant will have the opportunity to practice the CDA technique on at least two cervical disc spaces.
(Sponsored by Applied Veterinary Technology, LLC)
4:30 – 5:30 PM Discussion and release of the Certificates
5:30 – 6:30 PM: Cocktails and Appetizers
(Sponsored by PeriOptix)
6:45 PM: Shuttle from the Oquendo Center to the Hotel

CE credits: 5 hours RACE approved

After the course you can then relax and enjoy the unique entertainment options in Las Vegas.

Thank you again for attending!


Filippo Adamo, DVM, DECVN, Course Coordinator: flppadamo@yahoo.com
Nancy Kroll, Applied Veterinary Technology, Event Coordinator: nkroll@appliedvt.com, www.appliedvt.com