Pre-registration is required for all events. Please see the individual continuing medical education (CME) event listings for more details.

For more information or program updates, please contact Seattle Children’s Continuing Medical Education Office at 206-987-5701.

June 13 and 14, 2016

PLUGS Summit 2016: Can Hospitals, Labs, IT Experts and the Insurance Industry Work Together to Improve Lab Test Utilization?

Please join us for this two-day program which brings together Utilization Management (UM) leaders for a lively discussion on the practical application of laboratory UM tools in diverse healthcare settings. We will cover different approaches to tackle test utilization challenges, such as insurance preauthorization, provider culture and other dynamic UM issues.

July 22 and 23, 2016

12th Annual Bioethics Conference: Ethical Challenges in Autism – Diagnosis, Treatment, Support and Research

As the prevalence of autism has increased in recent decades, there is an emerging recognition of the needs of pediatric patients and their families regarding diagnosis, treatment and support. A corresponding explosion in research has yielded insights into etiology, co-morbid conditions and treatment. Together, these developments raise a number of ethical challenges for individuals with autism, families, educators and clinicians. This conference will explore these challenges and examine some of the ethical issues associated with autism, focusing on pediatric contexts. We hope you can join us for what promises to be a rewarding and educational experience.

October 1, 2016

Break a Leg! Rheumatology and Orthopedics for Primary Care Providers

Please join us for this highly practical course designed to enable primary care providers to develop skills in differential diagnoses for common orthopedic and rheumatologic issues in children who present in their office setting. Case-based scenarios will identify various presentations and strategies for initial workup and management, along with interactive discussion with the specialists to promote best practices and patient outcomes.

October 15, 2016

Recognizing, Preventing and Reporting: A Guide to Child Abuse for Primary Care Providers

Please join us for this practical course designed to provide tools for identifying and evaluating behaviors and injuries related to child abuse; how to access support from local and regional resources; and how to make referrals to Child Protective Services.