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Arches National Park – Moab UT 2025

October 23 - 25, 2025

Original price was: $995.00.Current price is: $895.00.

Hotel: Element Moab

Ophthalmology - Dr. Ellison Bentley
Behavior - Dr. Margaret Duxbury

Earn 15 hours of high quality Veterinary CE on Ophthalmology and Behavior while visiting Moab UT and Arches National Park. Moab’s iconic national parks, Arches and Canyonlands, are just the beginning. Surrounding the town are diverse natural wonders—rivers, forests, and Bureau of Land Management land—all waiting to be explored. Even the smallest desert pothole in Moab is home to unique creatures vital to the ecosystem.


October 23, 2025
12:30-1pm REGISTRATION: Sign in and Pick a seat! Grand Room Ballroom
3:15-3:45pm BREAK AND SNACK
6:15-7:15pm WELCOME RECEPTION Canyonlands Ballroom

October 24, 2025
7-8am BREAKFAST BUFFET for Hotel Guests of the Element Moab
10:50-11:10am BREAK AND SNACK

October 25, 2025
7-8am BREAKFAST BUFFET for Hotel Guests of the Element Moab
10 –10:50pm
10:50am -11:10am BREAK AND SNACK
1pm VetVacationCE Concludes: BOOK YOUR NEXT VET VACATION!

Save with Early Registration

Super Saver Rate: $895 with 90 days advanced registration
VetVacationCE Rate: $945 from 89 days to 45 days advanced registration
JetSetter Rate: $995 less than 45 days advanced registration

Technician Discount

If you are a technician, use Coupon Code TECH75 for $75 off the regular registration rate.

RACE approved CE

15 Hours of RACE approved for CE for Veterinarians and Technicians.

Your Destination

Element Moab

Call in: 801-618-8559
Referring Code/Group Name: VET VACATION CE - October 2025
Room Rate: Rates are $279 pn plus 13.62% tax for either King or Queen rooms.

The meeting will take place at The Element Moab Canyonlands Ballroom.
Complimentary WIFI in Guest Rooms
Complimentary Breakfast
Complimentary Parking
Unlimited local phone calls
At the time of booking a deposit with a. valid credit card will be due.

Getting There

Canyonlands Regional Airport (CNY) 16 miles
Located in the heart of one of the most scenic areas in the nation, Canyonlands Regional Airport (94 W. Aviation Way Moab, UT 84532; Highway 191, ~16 miles North of Moab) is the center for general aviation activity in Southeastern Utah. Serving the town of Moab, Utah.

Shuttle and Taxi Information - Authorized Vendors

Moab Express 435-260-9289
Moab Taxi 435-210-4297
Moab Toy Taxi 435-260-7222
Roadrunner Shuttle 435-259-9402

Salt Lake City Airport (SLC) 238 miles


Ellison Bentley, DVM, DACVO

Dr. Ellison Bentley graduated from University of Florida and completed a small animal internship at NCSU. She then did an ophthalmology residency at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and subsequently became faculty there. She is currently a Clinical Professor and section head of Comparative Ophthalmology at UW. She is involved in student, resident and graduate veterinarian training locally, nationally and internationally. Her research interests include ocular applications of high resolution ultrasound, glaucoma, management of ocular pain, and non-healing erosions in dogs.

Presentation Synopsis

1. Glaucoma
2. Corneal Ulcers (How to Manage in Your Practice)
3. Ocular Trauma
4. Blindness
5. Feline Conjunctiva and Cornea
6. Lens Abnormalities
7. Enucleations Tips and Tricks
8. Lid Masses
9. Treating Ocular Pain in Practice


Margaret M. Duxbury DVM, DACVB

Dr. Margaret M. Duxbury is board certified through the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists.  Her life has been a wild ride through veterinary school (UMN 1981), mixed practice, small animal general practice, 3 kids, behavior residency and board certification, university associate professorship, and co-founding and managing a successful specialty behavior practice.  Phew!  She is tired!  But still excited about behavior medicine with lots to talk about!  Dr. Duxbury shares her life with her husband David (also a DVM), and always one more dog than sanity dictates.

Presentation Synopsis

1. The Perils of Being an Indoor Cat (1 hour)
2. Cat Training: Yes, You Can and Why You Want To! (25 minutes)
3. Cat Fight! Essential Knowledge for Promoting Harmonious Cat Families. (1 hour)
4. Primary Care: Behavior’s First Responders (1 hour)
5. It Doesn’t Have to Be Sexy: The Essential Approach to Treating Any Behavior Problem (1 hour)
6. Don’t Forget to Be a Vet! Medical Problems and Behavior. (1 hour)
7. Can This Dog Be Saved? Assessing Prognosis and Risk in Aggressive Dogs (1 hour)
8. Real Life Solutions for Separation Anxiety (1 hour)