CME Calendar

Practical Pediatrics: Improving Pediatric Practice

Saturday, February 6, 2021

Online course via Zoom webinar

  • This course is designed to improve your clinical practice by providing diagnostic and management updates to address gaps in practice encountered in primary care of children.  The curriculum includes lectures and workshops with an opportunity to discuss issues with clinical experts.

    Who should attend

    • Pediatricians
    • Family physicians
    • Physician assistants
    • Nurses
    • Naturopaths
    • Nurse practitioners
    • Allied health professionals

    Course objectives

    Participants will be able to assess and utilize best practices in the office setting to:

    • Assess prevention and treatment of sports-related injuries
    • Diagnose and manage asthma
    • Diagnose and manage common urology issues
    • Discuss scope of developmental disorders including screening and management
    • Improve communication skills and management with adolescents regarding contraception and issues surrounding gun safety

    Accreditation (applicable for nursing CEUs)

    Seattle Children’s is accredited by the Washington State Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    Seattle Children’s designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 6 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    This activity meets the criteria for up to 6 hours of Category I CME credit to satisfy the relicensure requirements of the Washington State Medical Quality Assurance Commission.

  • Register now

    PRE- REGISTRATION REQUIRED by noon February 1, 2021

    Course Fee: (includes instructional materials and CME credit)

    • General Registration                           $100.00
    • Seattle Children’s Employees              $75.00
    • Residents – Seattle Children’s Only*    Free
         *all types must register

    Registration and Cancellation Policy

    You must pre-register.  We do not accept telephone registrations.

    Refunds and Changes

    Please make note of your online registration ID number in your confirmation email. If you need to cancel or edit your registration, click the registration link in your confirmation email and using your ID to access your registration directly. You will see refund on your original credit card for all but a $10 administrative fee.

    If you need assistance to cancel registration or for questions, please email Emily Rice at

  • Course direction

    Susan Mazor, MD
    Director of Toxicology Service, Seattle Children’s
    Associate Medical Director, WA Poison Control Center
    Director, Medical Education, Seattle Children’s

    Emily Rice
    Program Manager, Continuing Medical Education, Seattle Children’s


    Angela Armen, MD
    Developmental Pediatrics, Fellow
    Seattle Children’s

    Mary Crocker, MD, MPH
    Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine
    Seattle Children’s

    Sarah Golub, MD, MPH
    Adolescent Medicine
    Seattle Children’s

    Benjamin Hoffman, MD, CPST-I, FAAP
    Professor of Pediatrics, Division of General Pediatrics School of Medicine, OHSU
    Medical Director, Tom Sargent Safety Center
    Director, Oregon Center for Children and Youth with Special Health Needs Assistant Director

    Paul Merguerian MD, MS, FAAP
    Professor of Urology, University of Washington
    Michael Mitchell Chair Pediatric Urology
    Division Chief Urology, Seattle Children’s Hospital

    Kyle Nagle, MD, MPH
    Pediatrics and Sports Medicine
    Dept of Pediatrics/Dept of Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
    Associate Program Director, UW Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship

  • 7:30–7:55 a.m.   

    Zoom call opens; registrants can log in.

    7:55–8:00 a.m.        

    Suzan Mazor, MD

    8:00–8:30 a.m.       

    Sports Injuries
    Kyle Nagle, MD, MPH

    8:30–8:40 a.m.       


    8:40–9:10 a.m.      

    Asthma Management
    Mary Crocker, MD, MPH

    9:10–9:20 a.m.    


    9:20–9:50 a.m.    

    Common Issues in Pediatric Urology
    Paul Merguerian, MD, MS, FAAP

    9:50–10:00 a.m.  


    10:00–10:20 a.m. 


    10:20–10:50 a.m.  

    Searching for Zebras: Developmental Surveillance and Screening Pearls and Red Flags
    Angela Armen, MD

    10:50–11:00 a.m.  


    11:00–11:30 a.m.   

    Contraceptive Management for Adolescents
    Sarah Golub, MD, MPH

    11:30–11:40 a.m.


    11:40 a.m. –12:10 p.m. 

    How Do We Solve A Problem Like Gun Injury: A Pediatrician’s Perspective
    Benjamin Hoffman, MD, CPST-I, FAAP

    12:10 p.m.–12:20 p.m.    

    Q & A

    12:20 p.m.–1:00 p.m. 

    Lunch Break       

    1:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m. 

    Workshop I (Pick One)

    • Common Issues in Sports Injury: Case Studies
      Kyle Nagle, MD, MPH
    • Common Issues in Asthma Management: Case Studies
      Mary Crocker, MD, MPH
    • Common Issues in Pediatric Urology: Case Studies
      Paul Merguerian, MD, MS, FAAP

    2:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m.

    Workshops II (Pick One)

    • Confessions of a Car Seat Junkie: What Every Child Health Provider Needs to Know About Child Passenger Safety
      Benjamin Hoffman, MD, CPST-I, FAAP
    • Common Issues in Adolescent Gynecology: Case Studies
      Sarah Golub, MD, MPH
    • Common Issues in Developmental Disorders: Case Studies
      Angela Armen, MD

    3:00 p.m.       

    Adjourn – We hope to see you on February 5, 2022!