Tap the top minds in veterinary medicine. Don’t delay – enroll in CVMA PDS today!

CVMA Professional Development Series (PDS) provides an outstanding lineup of learning experiences to deepen your knowledge of biomedical science. Nationally recognized speakers will take you on a “deep dive” into each topic as they discuss recent advances in veterinary medicine – PLUS the tips you need to apply this knowledge tomorrow! The 2016/17 series offers six essential topics in clinical education, featuring case-based, interactive sessions with experts sharing their experience and insights.

Attend the entire series for the highest value, or select specific programs that suit your needs and schedule. The PDS provides 30 hours of high-quality continuing education to veterinarians and veterinary technicians. Each program includes refreshment breaks that foster peer-to-peer learning through interactions with attendees, speakers, and program sponsors. Each session offers five hours of CE credit and is presented on a Wednesday afternoon from 1:00 to 6:00 PM.

PDS is a long-standing cornerstone of continuing education in the Denver area. Now, as part of CVMA’s rich portfolio of education offerings, preferred pricing is available to all CVMA members!


September 14, 2016

Overcoming the Challenges of Diagnosing and Treating Immune Blood Disorders and Fever of Unknown Origin

C. Guillermo Couto, DVM, DACVIM (Internal Medicine and Oncology)

October 26, 2016

How to Use Hematology, Cytology, and Hemostasis to Aid in Diagnosis of Disease

Susan J. Tornquist, DVM, MS, PhD, DACVP

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November 9, 2016

The Use of Regenerative Therapies to Aid in the Treatment of Joint Disease


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February 8, 2017

Ophthalmology for the General Practitioner: Tips from the Trenches

Tammy Miller Michau, DVM, MS, MSpVM, DACVO

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March 8, 2017

Feline Internal Medicine: Using Case-based Examples to Improve Diagnostic and Treatment Success

John R. August, BVetMed, MA, MRCVS, DACVIM

April 12, 2017

Facing the Challenges of Drug Therapy: Adapting to Changes
**Same session, new title!**

Dawn Merton Boothe, DVM, PhD, DACVIM, DACVP

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Location and Time

Time: Wednesdays from 1:00 – 6:00 PM

All sessions are conducted at the PPA Event Center

PPA Event Center
2105 Decatur Street
Denver, CO 80211

Parking is free and plentiful!

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Registration Information

Register in three easy ways!

1. Register online:


Veterinary Technicians and Students 

2. Complete and return a registration form 

3. Call CVMA at 303.318.0447

Thanks to our Sponsors

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Contact Kristin Payne, Director of Learning, at 303.539.7264 or email KristinPayne@colovma.org

Or call the CVMA offices at 303.318.0447