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Earn CE Credit while experiencing Colorado’s Wine Country

CVMA CE West brings education to the Western Slope of Colorado! This unique education opportunity is designed for small and large animal veterinarians in Colorado and surrounding states, delivering 12 hours of continuing education plus time for social activities and recreational opportunities in a highly appealing destination. We welcome you to attend CVMA CE West and see for yourself how the program is a perfect combination of professional education and outdoor fun in Colorado’s premier wine region!


This year’s CE West topics are:


Tips and Tricks of the Trade: Practical Dermatology and Ophthalmology for the General Practitioner


Lori J. Best, DVM, DACVO
Eye Specialists for Animals, PC,
Colorado Springs and Denver, CO

 James O. Noxon, DVM, DACVIM, (SAIM)
Iowa State University, Ames, IA


Friday, June 1

5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Registration and Welcome Reception

Saturday, June 2

7:00 – 8:00 AM
Registration and Breakfast
8:00 AM – 12:15 PM
12:15 – 1:15 PM
1:15 – 5:30 PM
5:30 – 6:30 PM
6:30 – 8:30 PM
Wine Pairing Dinner (Optional)

Sunday, June 3

7:00 – 8:00 AM
8:00 – 11:50 AM


In order to earn CE credits, attendees must participate in each of the presentations throughout the program. A Record of Participation will be given at registration, which you should retain for your files.


For more information on continuing education policy and requirements, please visit the Colorado State Board of Veterinary Medicine: Continuing Education Information by clicking here.

Location and Lodging

Wine Country Inn
777 Grande River Drive
Palisade, CO 81526

CVMA group rate: $139 + tax, includes hot breakfast.

CVMA rate available by calling the hotel directly (no online). Please use group code CVMA18 when calling to reserve your room.

CVMA rate available until May 17, 2018 or until sold out and is only available by calling the hotel (not online)

The Wine Country Inn is a Victorian-style boutique hotel, sitting on 21 acres of working vineyards, and is adjacent to two wineries and nearly over a dozen more. The Inn, Colorado’s first wine-themed hotel, offers a hearty breakfast and afternoon wine reception, as well as cocktails and light fare in Tapestry Lounge or farm to table cuisine in the elegant Caroline’s. For more information on Wine Country Inn, please visit their website at

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Pricing is based on CVMA membership level.

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Register by May 11 to receive preferred pricing.
Rates go up after May 11.

Thank you to our 2018 sponsors:

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Limited sponsorship opportunities are still available! Please contact Sara Eberhardt,
Manager of Sponsorships & Learning, at 303.539.7260 or