CME Events

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Grand Rounds: February

Provider Grand Rounds

Seattle Children’s holds Provider Grand Rounds every Thursday in the hospital’s Wright Auditorium from 8 to 9 a.m. Area providers are welcome to attend.

Feb. 6: Pediatric Integrative Medicine: Hope for the Future in the Support of Our Children and Adolescents With Chronic Disease. Klavano Holistic Care Lecture. Melanie Brown, MD, FAAP; associate professor of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota; director of Integrative Medicine, Children’s Minnesota.

Feb. 13. The Odessa Brown Children’s Clinic’s 50th Anniversary. King/Lavizzo Lecture. Benjamin Danielson, MD; clinic chief, Odessa Brown Medical Clinic; senior medical director, Odessa Brown Children’s Clinic and Central Region; Janet and Jim Sinegal Endowed Chair for the Odessa Brown Children’s Clinic. Read full post »

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Courses at Seattle Children’s

March 2020 courses (enrollment closes Feb. 28):

  • PALS Renewal courses: March 13, 2020, 7 am to 2:30 p.m.
  • HeartCode: March 11, 12:30 to 3:45 p.m. OR March 12, 12:30 to 3:45 p.m. HeartCode is an appropriate alternative for experienced pediatric healthcare providers who are comfortable with computer simulation and may have class-time limitations.
  • Information and registration for all PALS courses.

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Register Now for the Pediatric Nursing Update Conference, Jan. 31

Seattle Children’s Outreach Education Department invites you to register for the 2020 Pediatric Nursing Update all-day conference scheduled for Jan. 31, 2020, in Wright Auditorium from 7:50 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. Topics include the latest on school and child care immunization requirements, pediatric psychiatry and behavioral medicine, up-to-date trends in pediatric conditions and more. This year we are excited to offer breakout sessions as part of the conference. View the brochure for more details.

CME: Pediatric Anxiety, Nov. 21

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Kathy Melman

Seattle Children’s Mood and Anxiety Program is presenting a Category II CME on pediatric anxiety, featuring Kathy Melman, PhD, clinical director of Outpatient Psychiatry & Behavioral Medicine.

Date: Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019, 6 p.m

Location: Providence St. Peter’s Hospital, Conference Room 200, 413 Lilly Road NE, Olympia, WA 98506



  • How to refer for anxiety treatment at Seattle Children’s
  • Identify the critical, active ingredient in behavioral treatment of anxiety disorders
  • Understand why it is critical for parents to be actively involved in CBT treatment of pediatric anxiety disorders
  • Describe the Stepped Care Model of Anxiety Treatment at Seattle Children’s
  • Learn about the effectiveness of group treatment for anxiety disorders
  • Where to find recommended resources on anxiety disorders to share with patients and families
  • Future updates/plans at regional clinics


Please RSVP by Nov. 18 to [email protected].

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Communicating With Parents About Vaccines: A Free CE E-Learning Course

Dr. Douglas J. Opel is offering a one-hour course about vaccine hesitancy and how healthcare providers can better communicate with parents who have concerns about vaccines. The course is designed for physicians, physician assistants, advanced registered nurse practitioners, registered nurses, licensed practical nurses and medical assistants.

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Spokane PAL Program CME – Child Mental Health

The Partnership Access Line (PAL) is hosting a free child mental health educational conference for primary care providers on Sept. 14, 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Davenport Grand Hotel, 333 W. Spokane Falls Blvd., Spokane, WA 99201. Breakfast and treats provided.

Topics include: Pediatric Mood Dysregulation: Irritability, Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder, and Bipolar Disorder, Anxiety, and ADHD Overview and Update.

Learn more and register.

Read more information about upcoming conferences.

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Seattle Children’s One-Day Conference on Sept. 7 (9 CME credits, Category 1)

Seattle Children’s is offering a one-day conference on hot topics in pediatrics as part of the “What’s New in Medicine” conference in Kennewick, Washington, on Saturday, September 7 (nine CME credits, Category 1).

See the conference brochure for details on the schedule, speakers and topics. Space is limited. To register, visit the “What’s New in Medicine” (WNIM) website at and scroll down to click on “Register Now.” Read full post »

Late Onset of ADHD: Fact or Fiction (1 CME credit, Category 2)

Seattle Children’s Department of Psychology offers: “Late Onset of ADHD: Fact or Fiction?” Presented by Margaret Sibley, PhD, associate professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Washington and Seattle Children’s Hospital.

Sept. 5, 6 p.m.

Location: Providence St. Peter’s Medical Center, 413 Lilly Road NE, Olympia, WA 98506, Room 200 (Maps and Directions)

RSVP: [email protected]

Learning objectives:

  1. Understand key steps in the diagnostic process for adolescents and adults who present with first-time ADHD symptoms.
  2. Differentiate false positive ADHD cases from true cases of the disorder.
  3. Recognize valid versus invalid profiles of late-onset ADHD.
  4. Identify risk factors for the development or exacerbation of ADHD symptoms in adolescence.
  5. Become familiar with diagnostic and treatment recommendations for adolescents and adults with a first time diagnosis of ADHD.

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CMEs and Other Resources From Seattle Children’s

View Seattle Children’s full calendar of Category 1 CME events through May 2020.

July 19 to 20: Pediatrics Bioethics Conference, “Defining Moments in Pediatric Bioethics: Future Insights From Past Controversies,” at Bell Harbor International Conference Center.

View other resources for healthcare professionals, including Grand Rounds videos, neonatal nursing education briefs, upcoming courses and conferences, and more on our website.

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CME Events and New Medical Staff: May 2019

The following CME Events are being held this month:

On May 2, Dr. Nancy Nelson will be presenting on “Constipation and Abdominal Pain” in Yakima. For more information, please contact Physician Liaison Kenton McAllister at [email protected].

On May 20, Dr. Kyle Nagle will be presenting on “Concussion Update and Review” in Everett. For more information, please contact Physician Liaison Jen Mueller at [email protected].

On May 21, Dr. Salaam Sallaam will be presenting on “Cardiology – Kawasaki Disease” in Wenatchee. For more information please contact Physician Liaison Kenton McAllister at [email protected].

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