Live Courses

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Finding Answers Using Evidence-Based Medicine in Your Daily Practice - Fall 2017
Thursday, September 7, 2017 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM Metro Building, Computer Training Room 15-1, Seattle, WA


This full-day course is open to Virginia Mason providers and staff. Please contact the CME department directly to enroll.
Professional Development for the Healthcare Educator: I. Adult Education Principles: Learner/Needs Assessment, and Curricular Design
Friday, September 8, 2017 7:15 AM - 12:00 PM Buse Education Classroom, Seattle, WA


Open to Virginia Mason health care professionals and senior residents engaged in teaching, assessing, and/or facilitating cognitive or psychomotor knowledge for adult students.
Advances in GI & Hepatology: Live Endoscopy and More
Saturday, September 9, 2017 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM Volney Richmond Auditorium, Seattle, WA

Specialties: Registered Nurse, Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine, Nursing, General Practice, Hepatology

Designed for gastroenterologists, internists, primary care providers, and GI nurses, this course will examine new developments in gastroenterology and hepatology, specifically brand new information and cutting-edge techniques that busy clinicians can apply in their practices every day.
Current Challenges in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Lung Cancer
Friday, September 29, 2017 7:30 AM - 4:15 PM Volney Richmond Auditorium, Seattle, WA

Specialties: Radiology, Internal Medicine, Oncology - Lung Cancer, Pulmonology, Radiation Oncology, Oncology, Hospitalist

This course will explore specific challenging issues in the diagnosis and treatment of lung cancer.
Management of Atrial Fibrillation in 2017
Friday, October 6, 2017 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM Volney Richmond Auditorium, Seattle, WA

Specialties: Nurse Practitioner, Registered Nurse, Interventional Cardiologist, Cardiology, Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Critical Care, General Practice, Hospitalist

The most recent data guiding the management of atrial fibrillation will be presented with in-depth treatment of both medical and invasive treatments for the arrhythmia.
Primary Care Updates in Urogynecology and Pelvic Floor Medicine
Friday, October 20, 2017 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM Volney Richmond Auditorium, Seattle, WA

Specialties: Nurse Practitioner, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Urology, General Practice, Gynecology, Hospitalist

Offers the primary care team practical knowledge and approaches to many common uro-gynecologic conditions and pelvic floor disorders that are often encountered first by the primary care provider.
Professional Development for the Healthcare Educator: II. Adult Education Principles: Goals & Objectives, and Learning/ Teaching Modalities
Friday, October 27, 2017 7:15 AM - 12:00 PM Buse Education Classroom, Seattle, WA


This course is designed for Virginia Mason health care professionals and senior residents engaged in teaching, assessing, and/or facilitating cognitive or psychomotor knowledge for adult students. Enrollment is limited.
Temporal Bone Lab and Current Management Techniques in Otology and Otolaryngology
Friday, October 27, 2017 7:30 AM - Saturday, October 28, 2017 6:00 PM The Listen for Life Center at Virginia Mason, Seattle, WA

Specialties: Otolaryngology

The Temporal Bone Lab provides a unique opportunity for otolaryngologists to increase their knowledge and competence in chronic ear surgery. Registration includes the Current Management Techniques in Otology and Otolaryngology course.
Current Management Techniques in Otology and Otolaryngology - 2017
Saturday, October 28, 2017 7:55 AM - 12:15 PM Volney Richmond Auditorium, Seattle, WA

Specialties: Otolaryngology

This year's course will focus on current topics in otology as well as epistaxis and its management.
Pain Management in a Time of Transition
Friday, November 10, 2017 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM Volney Richmond Auditorium, Seattle, WA

Specialties: Nurse Practitioner, Registered Nurse, Anesthesiology, Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Surgery - General, Pain Management, Adolescent Medicine, Critical Care, General Practice, Geriatrics, Gynecology, Hepatology, Neurology, Palliative Care, Hospitalist

This course will expand understanding of treatment options for non-malignant pain beyond chronic opioid therapy.