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Upcoming Courses
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May 2 - May 3, 2014 Spring in Seattle XIII: Clinical Cardiology Pearls for Primary Care

This course is tailored for a primary care audience and is intended to provide practical, up-to-date information on commonly encountered cardiovascular diseases. World-class faculty from the UW School of Medicine will teach participants using case-based lectures and an audience response system to encourage interactive dialogue. Recent guidelines for hypertension and cholesterol management will be reviewed. Every day primary care topics including diagnosis and treatment of coronary artery disease, congestive heart failure and supraventricular arrhythmias, including atrial fibrillation, will be covered. Appropriateness of cardiac testing will be discussed during lectures on heart murmur and chest pain evaluation. Practical issues regarding use of new anticoagulants will be discussed. Special features of this year’s program include an interactive workshop on ECG interpretation and an opportunity for attendees to send in their most challenging cases to review during the meeting.

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May 15 - May 17, 2014 Northwest Rheumatism Society

This conference will be provide an update in rheumatology This is an annual meeting that rotates between Vancouver B.C., Seattle, Portland and Spokane. Gaps in immunology knowledge and immunologically mediated diseases changes so rapidly that it is hard for the practicing clinician to keep up. This meeting will provide updates with regard to the basic immunology and the latest developments on disease influenced by immunology to improve office diagnosis and treatment of common and uncommon rheumatologic illnesses.

There will also be a half day musculoskeletal ultrasound precourse for a limited number of attendees for an additional fee. This will be a hands-on skills course focused on the upper extremity anatomy and assessment of inflammatory arthritis. This workshop will provide attendees with the opportunity to develop an approach to using ultrasound to identify the structures of the hands and wrist and to identify evidence of active inflammation by ultrasound and power doppler.


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Jun 7, 2014 Best of DDW (Digestive Disease Week) This conference is specifically designed for gastroenterologists, surgeons, GI nurses and other health care providers who treat patients with digestive diseases and who are interested in staying abreast of GI research and state-of-the art clinical practices.  A distinguished and experienced GI faculty panel will share this knowledge through presentation of selected and relevant research findings presented at the major national meeting of the Gastroenterology and Hepatology Societies (i.e. Digestive Disease Week 2014).  Topics include the diagnosis and treatment of GI and liver disease, evidence-based research affecting the practice of clinical gastroenterology and new developments in GI endoscopic diagnosis and treatment.

Saturday, June 7
University of Washington Campus - Foege Auditorium
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June 27 - June 29, 2014 16th Update Travel Medicine and Global Health

This conference will provide an overview of global health and travel medicine. The conference is targeted to non-specialist physicians and other medical professionals with an interest in global health and those who will care for patients visiting low-income nations. Global health topics will include social determinants of health, aid work in complex humanitarian crises and an overview of common medical problems of low-income countries including HIV and TB. Pre-travel topics will include immunizations, malaria prophylaxis and traveler’s diarrhea.

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July 25 - July 26, 2014 5th Annual Summit in Seattle - Focus on the Shoulder Friday-Saturday at Harborview Medical Center
R & T Auditorium, Seattle, WA

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August 4 - August 8, 2014 Summer Seminar in Health Care Ethics

This annual one week Seminar is an intensive, interactive introduction to the four-box method of analysis of ethical issues in clinical care, developed by Jonsen, Siegler and Winslade in their book Clinical Ethics. The Seminar also introduces the Core Competencies in Health Care Ethics Consultation. Lectures are designed to familiarize participants with basic definitions and arguments in each of the major topics of clinical ethics. In addition, the Seminar aims to provide participants with skills and information sufficient to enable them to make competent ethical decisions in clinical situations and to assist others in doing so. Hence, careful attention is paid to methods of case analysis and to discussion of cases. The Seminar has always attracted a mix of participants that resembles the actual participants in clinical care, making it possible to share different, but complementary views.

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August 10 - August 13, 2014 Emergency Radiology Emergency Radiology 2014 will provide comprehensive presentations and interactive dicussion covering the broad range of emergency imaging, including epidemiology and mechanisms of trauma, clinicians' expectations of imaging and an integrated imaging approach to injuries of the head, neck, spine, torso, pelvis and appendicular skeleton.

Sunday-Wednesday
W Seattle Hotel, Seattle, WA

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September 8 - September 12, 2014 42nd Annual Update in Family Practice and Primary Care Monday-Friday at University of Washington Health Sciences Building, Seattle, WA
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September 27 - September 30, 2014 5th Annual Comprehensive Oncology Review Course Saturday-Tuesday
W Seattle Hotel, Seattle, WA

This four-day intensive symposium will incorporate data supporting guideline-based recommendations and recent advances regarding the management of patients with malignant hematologic and solid tumor disorders.  Attendees will have the opportunity to participate in case-based sessions and discussions and will have access to a comprehensive syllabus and self-assessment materials.

Sponsored by the University of Washington School of Medicine, The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance and the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

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The University of Washington School of Medicine, Office of Continuing Medical Education strives to provide high quality educational opportunities for physicians and allied healthcare providers which enhance their knowledge, skill and professional performance. We are dedicated to improving overall patient care and the general health and well-being of the public.

The University of Washington School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.




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