Healthcare Professionals Events

August 2015

  • Mon 3
    Summer Seminar in Health Care Ethics

    This annual one-week seminar in Seattle is an intensive, interactive introduction to the four-box method of ethical analysis developed by Jonsen, Siegler and Winslade in Clinical Ethics and taught by faculty in the Department of Bioethics and Humanities at the University of Washington. The Core Competencies in Health Care Ethics are explained and practiced throughout the course. The course includes interactive case-based discussions, mock ethics committee work and lectures designed to familiarize participants with basic definitions and arguments in each of the major topics of clinical ethics. Our featured speaker this year is John Moskop, PhD. For over 25 years, the seminar has attracted a mix of physicians, nurses, lawyers, chaplains, social workers and other health care professionals. Please join us in beautiful Seattle this summer!

    Date: Monday August 3–Friday August 7
    Location: University of Washington School of Medicine
    Contact: For more information and to register, visit www.uwcme.org.
  • Mon 3
    Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) Course

    Learn concepts and skills of neonatal resuscitation through guided practice and simulation with expert instructors. All participants register for a Provider course, including those wishing to renew their NRP provider status. All learners take the online NRP examination prior to the course, enabling us to use course time for skills review and team resuscitation scenarios using a state-of-the-art neonatal simulator.

    Date: Monday Aug. 3
    Location: Institute for Simulation and Interprofessional Studies, University of Washington Medical Center Surgery Pavilion, 1959 NE Pacific St., Seattle, WA 98195-6410
    Contact: For more information and to register, visit www.Seattlechildrens.org/NRP.
  • Thu 6
    Insatiable: Understanding Prader-Willi Syndrome, a Unique Phenotype of Obesity

    Parisa Salehi, MD; Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, UW; Division of Endocrinology, Seattle Children’s

    Date: Thursday Aug. 6, 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.
    Location: Wright Auditorium, Seattle Children’s, 4800 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105
    Contact: For more information on Grand Rounds, please visit seattlechildrens.org/healthcare-professionals/education/grand-rounds/
  • Thu 13
    Comparative Effectiveness Research: Attitudes About Risk and Consent for Research on Common Medical Practices

    Benjamin Wilfond, MD; Professor, Pediatrics, UW; Director, Treuman Katz Center for Pediatric Bioethics, Seattle Children’s Research Institute

    Date: Thursday Aug. 13, 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.
    Location: Wright Auditorium, Seattle Children’s, 4800 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105
    Contact: For more information on Grand Rounds, please visit seattlechildrens.org/healthcare-professionals/education/grand-rounds/
  • Thu 20
    Managing Transition of Childhood Disease to Adulthood: CHD and Beyond

    Roberta Williams, MD; Professor, Pediatrics, USC; Pediatric Cardiology, Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles

    Date: Thursday Aug. 20, 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.
    Location: Wright Auditorium, Seattle Children’s, 4800 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105
    Contact: For more information on Grand Rounds, please visit seattlechildrens.org/healthcare-professionals/education/grand-rounds/
  • Thu 27
    Managing Transitioning Adolescents with Chronic Disease to Adult Care: What Works

    Susan Hunt, MD; Acting Instructor, Pediatrics, UW; Pediatric Hospitalist, Seattle Children’s

    Date: Thursday Aug. 27, 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.
    Location: Wright Auditorium, Seattle Children’s, 4800 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105
    Contact: For more information on Grand Rounds, please visit seattlechildrens.org/healthcare-professionals/education/grand-rounds/
  • Mon 31
    NRP Hospital-Based Instructor Course

    The NRP instructor's role has changed from "teacher" to "learning facilitator." This Hospital-Based Instructor course prepares new instructors to conduct 6th edition NRP Provider courses which use a simulation-based curriculum. Instructor-trainees will learn to guide NRP students through acquisition of resuscitation skills; learn to create and conduct scenarios using tactile, visual and auditory cues; and conduct effective debriefings. The course also covers the administrative tasks within the NRP instructor's role. Registrants must meet eligibility requirements, and complete course prerequisites, as stipulated by the American Academy of Pediatrics.

    Date: Monday Aug. 31, 8:00 a.m. to Tuesday Sept. 1, 3:30 p.m.
    Location: Institute for Simulation and Interprofessional Studies (ISIS), University of Washington Medical Center Surgery Pavilion, 1959 NE Pacific St., Seattle, WA 98195-6410
    Contact: For more information and to register, visit www.Seattlechildrens.org/NRP.

September 2015

  • Thu 3
    Drop Your Assumptions and Pick Up the Evidence: Strategies to Address Vaccine Hesitancy

    Douglas Opel, MD, MPH; Assistant Professor, Division of Bioethics and Division of General Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics; Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Bioethics and Humanities, UW; Treuman Katz Center for Pediatric Bioethics, Seattle Children’s

    Date: Thursday Sept. 3, 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.
    Location: Wright Auditorium, Seattle Children’s, 4800 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105
    Contact: For more information on Grand Rounds, please visit seattlechildrens.org/healthcare-professionals/education/grand-rounds/
  • Thu 10
    The Crisis of Connection and Its Consequences for Our Health

    Robert Deischer Lecture; Niobe Way, EdD; Professor, Applied Psychology, NYU; Co-Director, Center for Research and Culture, Development, and Education, NYU

    Date: Thursday Sept. 10, 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.
    Location: Wright Auditorium, Seattle Children’s, 4800 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105
    Contact: For more information on Grand Rounds, please visit seattlechildrens.org/healthcare-professionals/education/grand-rounds/
  • Fri 11
    PALS Renewal Update Course

    The PALS Renewal Update course is for AHA PALS Providers with an issue date not exceeding two years through the end of the month in which the card was issued.

    Date: Friday Sept. 11, 8:00 a.m. to 3:35 p.m.
    Location: Seattle Children's, 6901 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115
    Contact: For more information and to register, visit www.Seattlechildrens.org/PALS.