FACILITIES

A modern and immersive experience

Spanning 130,000 square feet, the Translational Medicine Institute provides an unparalleled learning experience.

3,750-square-foot teaching lab

Our teaching lab features 12 stations, each with its own endoscopic tower to facilitate minimally invasive surgery techniques. High definition 4K monitors facilitate crystal clear observation and playback.

4,500-square-foot standing lab

The CSU VetCE standing lab gives equine and other large animal veterinarians the ability to perform physical and diagnostic exams.

Four integrated endoscopy surgical suites

Our endoscopy surgical sites facilitate large and small animal procedures. Fully equipped central supply and private observation rooms create a comprehensive learning experience.

6,000-square-foot imaging center

Our imaging center features advanced radiology and diagnostic equipment including 3-Tesla MRI machines, CT scanners and a fluoroscopic C arm.

Well-equipped for large or corporate gatherings

The facility features a 350-seat event hall, a 32-seat boardroom and seven 12-20-seat conference rooms.

Designed for high engagement learning

The 150-seat auditorium, 50-seat tiered classroom, and virtual reality-ready immersive classroom form the foundation of a best-in-class education.

On-site

Online

Hybrid

On-site

Online

Hybrid

LEADERSHIP

Experienced, engaged and eager

With decades upon decades of collective veterinary and instructional experience, the team at CSU VetCE is passionately committed to furthering your career and the field. From the application process and orientation to the in-classroom, in-lab and distance learning experience, we are dedicated to providing you with the knowledge and skills you need to thrive.

COMMUNITY

Grow with your peers.

The CSU VetCE community is unlike any other. Form lifelong relationships with veterinary professionals from all over the world. Stay engaged with instructors. Pay it forward and mentor new learners.

You get more one-on-one training with the instructors.

ACADEMIC BY NATURE

Built on the excellence of Colorado State University.

Rooted in a tradition of learning, CSU VetCE provides students with an academic experience unlike any other. Our faculty of instructors are committed not just to improved patient outcomes but also teaching. They are leaders in the field with a passion for imparting knowledge and igniting curiosity.

ADVENTURE AWAITS

Welcome to Colorado.

Squeeze in some much-deserved rest, relaxation and adventure in between lectures and lab work. Nestled at the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, the Fort Collins area has something for everyone. Hike an endless myriad of trails. Explore a restaurant scene that will never leave you hungry (or thirsty). Visit Rocky Mountain National Park. Or if you time your visit right, spend a day on one of our many, many slopes.

Learn more at visitfortcollins.com

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COURSE CATALOG

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Continuing your veterinary education has never been easier.

Small Animal Dentistry - Veterinarians

May 31 - June 1, 2024

Small Animal Dentistry - Veterinarians

May 31 - June 1, 2024

Life is too short and dental disease is too prevalent not to enjoy small animal dentistry. If you’re looking to develop comfort, efficiency and skills in performing common dental procedures, this is the course for you! 

Small Animal

Wound Management and Skin Reconstruction - Veterinarians

June 8 - 9, 2024

Wound Management and Skin Reconstruction - Veterinarians

June 8 - 9, 2024

This course will focus on the management of traumatic wounds.

Small Animal

Wound Management and Skin Reconstruction - Technicians

June 8 - 9, 2024

Wound Management and Skin Reconstruction - Technicians

June 8 - 9, 2024

This course will focus on the management of traumatic wounds.

Small Animal

Peer-to-Peer Summit: Complex Fractures & Fissures of the Distal Humerus & Elbow - June 11-12, 2024

June 11 - 12, 2024

Peer-to-Peer Summit: Complex Fractures & Fissures of the Distal Humerus & Elbow - June 11-12, 2024

June 11 - 12, 2024

Small Animal

Practical Surgical Techniques of the Head and Neck - Veterinarians

June 17 - 18, 2024

Practical Surgical Techniques of the Head and Neck - Veterinarians

June 17 - 18, 2024

This course will cover the most common surgical procedures performed on the head and neck in a general practice.  After this course, participants will have a better understanding of the pathologies inducing upper airway obstruction in dogs and cats.

Small Animal

Practical Surgical Techniques of the Head and Neck - Technicians

June 17 - 18, 2024

Practical Surgical Techniques of the Head and Neck - Technicians

June 17 - 18, 2024

Assessment and surgical treatment of conditions of the head & neck is a team sport. In this course, you’ll participate in lectures and labs which will make you a valuable member of the hospital team!

Small Animal

Practical Lateral Fabellar Suture & Patellar Luxation - Technicians

June 22 - 23, 2024

Practical Lateral Fabellar Suture & Patellar Luxation - Technicians

June 22 - 23, 2024

Between your preparatory online learning and your in-person/hands-on training, you’ll learn to diagnose CrCLD as well as detect “the silent ExCap assassin” co-morbidities that will help you to steer clear of danger and client disappointment. 

Small Animal

Practical Lateral Fabellar Suture & Patellar Luxation - Veterinarians

June 22 - 23, 2024

Practical Lateral Fabellar Suture & Patellar Luxation - Veterinarians

June 22 - 23, 2024

Between your preparatory online learning and your in-person/hands-on training, you’ll learn to diagnose CrCLD as well as detect “the silent ExCap assassin” co-morbidities that will help you to steer clear of danger and client disappointment. 

Small Animal

Point of Care Ultrasound (POCUS) for the General Practitioner and ER Vet

August 5 - 6, 2024

Point of Care Ultrasound (POCUS) for the General Practitioner and ER Vet

August 5 - 6, 2024

Point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) is a rapidly evolving field in veterinary medicine. Ultrasound machines are often available to practitioners, but training is lacking. With this course you will learn how to use your machine to a great ability!

Small Animal

Small Animal Thoracoscopy - Resident Application

August 12 - 13, 2024

Small Animal Thoracoscopy - Resident Application

August 12 - 13, 2024

Minimally-invasive surgery (MIS) is the standard of care for many human procedures and is increasingly the expectation of many of our more discerning pet-owning clients in progressive veterinary practices.

Small Animal