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Earn CE Credit while experiencing Colorado’s Wine Country

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!
Wine Pairing Dinner at Wine Country Inn
Join us for a special Wine Pairing Dinner at the conclusion of Saturday’s education session! Wine Country Inn has created an exceptional Chef’s three-course menu and paired the menu with local wines to create an exclusive event just for CVMA that will be sure to delight. Email to update your registration and join us for this wonderful event on Saturday, June 3rd!
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Event Schedule & 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

Friday, June 2

5:00 PM

Welcome Reception

Saturday, June 3

7:00 AM – 8:00 AM

Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:00 AM – 11:50 AM

CE Sessions

11:50 AM – 1:00 PM


1:00 PM – 4:50 PM

CE Sessions

5:00 PM – 6:00 PM


6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Wine Pairing Dinner (Optional)

Sunday, June 4

7:00 AM – 8:00 AM

Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:00 AM – 11:50 AM

CE Sessions

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.


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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