Seattle Children’s is hosting three events in the coming weeks:

Wednesday, Jan. 15: Free category 2 CME event, “Pediatric Hearing Loss Evaluation and Management,” Terracotta Red restaurant in Everett at 6 p.m. RSVP to Jen Mueller by Jan. 13.

Friday, Jan. 31: Pediatric Nursing Update Conference. Seattle Children’s Outreach Education Department invites you to register for the 2020 Pediatric Nursing Update, an all-day conference scheduled for Jan. 31 in Seattle Children’s Wright Auditorium. 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. Breakout sessions will be included in the conference. View the conference brochure for more details.

Saturday, Feb. 1: All-day Practical Pediatrics course for health-care providers at Seattle Children’s hospital campus in Wright Auditorium. Check the conference program for registration details, who should attend, schedule and speakers.

Course objectives: Participants will be able to utilize best practices in the office setting to

      • Assess prevention and treatment of food allergies
      • Evaluate and manage issues of gender
      • Diagnose and manage otolaryngology emergencies
      • Discuss scope of genetic testing appropriate for primary care
      • Diagnose and manage pediatric dermatology emergencies
      • Assess and manage anxiety in pediatric patients


Join us Thursday mornings from 8 to 9 a.m. for presentations by pediatric healthcare experts. All are welcome at this weekly free Category 1 CME event. Location: Wright Auditorium, Seattle Children’s. Or watch the live webcast.

Jan. 9: Brain Profiling and Brain Trait Modeling in Autism Spectrum Disorders. John P. Welsh, PhD, professor, Department of Pediatrics, UW and principal investigator, Center for Integrative Brain Research, Seattle Children’s Research Institute.

Jan. 16: Interventions in Infants with Profound Disability: Navigating Family Interests and Professional Values. Sconyers/Godfrey Ethics Lecture. Craig Jackson, MD, professor, Neonatology, UW, and associate division head, Regional Neonatal Program Development, Seattle Chidlren’s; Benjamin Wilfond, MD, director, Treuman Katz Center for Pediatric Bioethics

Jan. 23: Professionalism and the Pursuit of High Reliability. Gerald B. Hickson, MD, senior vice president of Quality, Safety and Risk Prevention and Joseph C. Ross Chair of Medical Education and Administration, Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

Jan. 30: Power to the People – Handing the Tools of Antimicrobial Stewardship to Front-Line Providers. Adam Brothers, PharmD, lead pharmacist, Seattle Children’s; Scott Weissman, MD, associate professor of Pediatrics, UW and Infectious Disease, Seattle Children’s.

To view past Grand Rounds, visit our Online Ground Rounds and Video Library. View other resources for healthcare professionals, including neonatal nursing education briefs, upcoming courses and conferences and more on our website.