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Earn CE Credit while experiencing Colorado’s Wine Country

CVMA CE West brings education to the Western Slope of Colorado! CVMA CE West provides a learning experience focused on current topics in biomedical sciences presented by recognized experts, growing each year in both attendance and breadth of content. Generous support from our sponsors affords our attendees the chance for high quality education in a relaxed yet inspiring environment for learning and socializing.
This unique education opportunity is designed for small and large animal veterinarians in Colorado and surrounding states, delivering 12 hours of CE 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!
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Education & CE Credits

This year’s CVMA CE West will offer education on the following topics:

Lumps, Bumps and Closing the Hole: Surgical Oncology for the Small Animal Practitioner
Nicole Ehrhart, VMD, MS, Diplomate ACVS

From Wounds to Minimally Invasive Surgery: What’s New in the Equine World
Dean A. Hendrickson, DVM, MS, Diplomate ACVS

The Colorado State Board of Veterinary Medicine typically approves twelve hours of continuing education for CVMA CE West.  In order to earn the CE credits, attendees must participate in each of the presentations throughout the program. A Record of Participation will be given at registration, which you will retain for your files.

Event Schedule
Friday, June 2

Welcome Reception

Saturday, June 3

8 Hours of Education

Reception and optional wine pairing dinner (additional fee)

Sunday, June 4

4 Hours of Education

Complete schedule, session descriptions and speaker information coming soon


Wine Country Inn
777 Grande River Drive
Palisade, CO 81526
(970) 464-5777
Toll Free 888-555-8330

CVMA group rate: $135 + tax, includes hot breakfast. 

CVMA rate available by calling the hotel directly (no online).  Please use group code CVMA17 when calling to reserve your room.

CVMA rate available until May 12, 2017 or until sold out.

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Come early to CVMA CE West or stay late and take time to restore, rejuvenate and have fun in beautiful wine country! 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


Preferred pricing is based on membership level:

Premium, Core, Basic.

Space is Limited –
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Register by May 12 to receive preferred pricing. Rates go up after May 12.

3 Easy Ways to Register:

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Register by Phone: (303) 318-0447

Questions? Contact Kristin Payne, Director of Learning at 303.539.7264 or email

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