COLORADO CE REQUIREMENTS

A listing of Colorado’s continuing education requirements for veterinarians and veterinary technicians.

HOURLY REQUIREMENTS FOR VETERINARIANS

32 hours every 2 years

32 hours may be obtained online

 

HOURLY REQUIREMENTS FOR VETERINARY TECHNICIANS

20 hours every 2 years

20 hours may be obtained online

SPECIFIC REQUIRED COURSES

The Board may accept no more than 6 hours of continuing education per licensing period for non-technical competencies based presentations including but not limited to leadership training, personnel management, client relations, communications, training, and integrated resource management principles.

Opioid Prescribing: Pursuant to section 12-30-114, C.R.S., every veterinarian, including every academic veterinarian, is required to complete at least 1 HOUR of training per renewal period in order to demonstrate competency regarding the topics/areas specified in section 12-30- 114(1)(a), C.R.S as follows. The statutorily required training for veterinarians includes the following topics/areas: best practices for veterinary opioid prescribing; recognition of human substance use disorder; use of the electronic prescription drug-monitoring program; and referral of human beings with suspected substance use disorders for treatment.

Statute – https://www.sos.state.co.us/CCR/GenerateRulePdf.do?ruleVersionId=8381&fileName=4%20CCR%20727-1

AVAILABLE DRIP.VET COURSES

 

Endocrine 411 (6.5 Hours)
 

Opioid 411 (1 Hour)

 

 

All of our courses are RACE approved by the American Association of Veterinary State Boards.

Information current as of: February 3, 2020