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Conferences

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This conference is an annual update for health care providers on current topics relevant to women’s health. The topics are selected from suggestions from previous course attendees, areas with substantial change, and controversial subjects where medical opinions may differ. The purpose is to provide a clinical update for providers who care for women. The format is a series of short lectures followed by question and answer sessions.

University of Washington Campus
Kane Hall, Room 130
Seattle, WA

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Upon completion of this activity, attendees should be able to:
  1. Identify patients with opioid use disorder, understand contributing risk factors, and understand health effects of marijuana use.
  2. Manage common sleep disorders.
  3. Apply new recommendations regarding use of primary HPV screening for cervical cancer, STI diagnosis and treatment, and work-up of thyroid nodules.
  4. Understand work-up of common urologic complaints and use of pessary for pelvic organ prolapse.
  5. Assist in reproductive life planning including counseling regarding fertility, ovarian reserve, and contraception guided by MEC 2016.
  6. Identify patients at risk for genetic syndromes by targeting family history and genetic testing.
  7. Assess and treat common sleep disorders.
  8. Manage menopausal symptoms.

MD/DO/PhD$399
Allied Health$349
* Resident/Fellow$125

* Residency/Fellowship requires written confirmation of current status

FEES AND REGISTRATION

The UW CME office is a self-sustaining unit and does not depend on or receive public monies in support of its educational efforts. The course fees are estimated to include transcript of AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™, access to online instruction materials, catering taxes, faculty planning and salaries.

To enroll, click on the "Register" button below. Allow up to fifteen working days to receive your email confirmation of enrollment. If you have not received confirmation prior to your departure for the course, please contact the CME office at 206.543.1050. Continuing Medical Education will not be responsible for expenses incurred by an individual who is not confirmed if space is not available at the course.

CANCELLATION POLICY
The Office of Continuing Medical Education must receive written notification of your cancellation by March 9, 2017. A $75.00 processing fee will be deducted from refund requests received by this date. No refunds will be issued following March 9, 2017. The Office of Continuing Medical Education reserves the right to cancel this course twenty (20) days prior to the course date when a minimum enrollment is not met or for other reasons that prevent the University from holding the course. Each registrant will be notified by telephone followed by written notification and a full refund. The University of Washington is not responsible for any other costs incurred such as non-refundable airline tickets or hotel penalties. Contact the CME Office with questions: call 206.543.1050, fax 206.221.4525 or email cme@uw.edu.

Lisa Callegari, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology - University of Washington - Seattle, WA
Flavia Consens, MD
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Neurology - University of Washington - Seattle, WA
Katherine Debiec, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology - University of Washington - Seattle, WA
Shani Delaney, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology - University of Washington - Seattle, WA
Janet Englund, MD
Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Seattle Childrens Hospital - Seattle, WA
David Eschenbach, MD
Professor and Chair, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology - University of Washington - Seattle, WA
Michael Fialkow, MD, MPH
Associate Professor, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology - University of Washington - Seattle, WA
Karen E. Foster-Schubert, MD, MS
Associate Professor of Medicine, Div. of Metabolism, Endocrinology & Nutrition - University of Washington - Seattle, WA
Carolyn Gardella, MD, MPH
Associate Professor, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology - University of Washington - Seattle, WA
Sharon Gill, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, Div. of General Internal Medicine - University of Washington - Seattle, WA
Tracy Irwin, MD, MPH
Associate Professor, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology - University of Washington - Seattle, WA
Jason Kilmer, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences - University of Washington - Seattle, WA
Anna Kirby, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology - University of Washington - Seattle, WA
Gretchen Lentz, MD
Professor & Division Director, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology - University of Washington - Seattle, WA
Joelle Lucas, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology - University of Washington - Seattle, WA
Constance Mao, MD
Associate Professor, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology - University of Washington - Seattle, WA
Genevieve Neal-Perry, MD. PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology - University of Washington - Seattle, WA
Barbara Norquist, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology - University of Washington - Seattle, WA
Lauren Owens, MD, MPH
Acting Instructor/Senior Fellow, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology - University of Washington - Seattle, WA
Douglas S Paauw, MD, MACP
Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine - University of Washington - Seattle, WA
Sarah Prager, MD, MAS
Associate Professor, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology - University of Washington - Seattle, WA
Susan Reed, MD, MPH
Professor, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology - University of Washington - Seattle, WA
Brett Stacey, MD
Professor, Department of Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine - University of Washington - Seattle, WA
Savitha Subramanian, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Div. of Metabolism, Endocrinology & Nutrition - University of Washington - Seattle, WA
Title Time Faculty Room
Registration and Continental Breakfast 7:30AM - 8:00AM  
Our Role in the Opioid Crisis: Rationally Starting, Continuing and Tapering 8:00AM - 8:30AM Brett Stacey, MD
 
Health Effects of Marijuana Use 8:30AM - 9:00AM Jason Kilmer, PhD
 
Sleep Medicine for Women 9:00AM - 9:30AM Flavia Consens, MD
 
Question & Answer Session 9:30AM - 10:00AM Flavia Consens, MD
Jason Kilmer, PhD
Brett Stacey, MD
 
Break 10:00AM - 10:15AM  
New Recommendations for Management of Thyroid Nodules 10:15AM - 10:45AM Karen E. Foster-Schubert, MD, MS
 
Benign Breast Disease 10:45AM - 11:15AM Tracy Irwin, MD, MPH
 
Hematology Meets Adolescent Gynecology 11:15AM - 11:45AM Katherine Debiec, MD
 
Question & Answer Session 11:45AM - 12:15PM Katherine Debiec, MD
Karen E. Foster-Schubert, MD, MS
Tracy Irwin, MD, MPH
 
Lunch (provided) 12:15PM - 1:00PM  
Pessaries - Anyone Can Do It! 1:00PM - 1:30PM Michael Fialkow, MD, MPH
 
Assessment of Urinary Incontinence 1:30PM - 2:00PM Anna Kirby, MD
 
Painful Bladder Syndrome 2:00PM - 2:30PM Gretchen Lentz, MD
 
Question & Answer Session 2:30PM - 3:00PM Michael Fialkow, MD, MPH
Anna Kirby, MD
Gretchen Lentz, MD
 
Break 3:00PM - 3:15PM  
Immunization for Women: Indications, Impediments and Impact 3:15PM - 3:45PM Janet Englund, MD
 
Infectious Diseases Update 3:45PM - 4:15PM Carolyn Gardella, MD, MPH
 
Is It Primetime for Primary HPV Screening? 4:15PM - 4:45PM Constance Mao, MD
 
Question & Answer Session 4:45PM - 5:00PM Carolyn Gardella, MD, MPH
Constance Mao, MD
Janet Englund, MD
 
Adjourn 5:00PM - 5:05PM  

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

Credit Designation: The University of Washington School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 16.0 AMA PRA Category I Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS

The following hotels are located near the conference site. To make reservations, please call the hotels directly. No room block has been reserved.

Watertown Hotel
4242 Roosevelt Way NE
Seattle, WA 98105
206.826.4242 or 866.944.4242
Rates depend on availability
Ask for UW CME conference rate

Silver Cloud Inn
5036 25th Avenue NE
Seattle, WA 98105
206.526.5200 or 800.205.6940
Rates depend on availability
Ask for UW CME conference rate

Marriott Residence Inn
4501 12th Avenue NE
Seattle, WA 98105
206.322.8887 or 888.236.2427
Ask for "UW" rate

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TARGET AUDIENCE
This course is designed for primary care providers including physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and allied health care providers who provide primary health care for women.

ONLINE CONFERENCE MATERIALS
Syllabus material will be available online at uwcme.org (for conference registrants only) starting on March 17, 2017. Registrants may print and/or download the materials. A handout with the agenda and pages for note-taking will be provided at the conference (printed handouts of presentations will not be provided).

ATTENDANCE POLICY
Course activities are exclusively reserved for course attendees. Badges provided at registration are required for entrance into all functions and will be strictly enforced.

CANCELLATION POLICY
The Office of Continuing Medical Education must receive written notification of your cancellation by March 9, 2017. A $75.00 processing fee will be deducted from refund requests received by this date. No refunds will be issued following March 9, 2017. The Office of Continuing Medical Education reserves the right to cancel this course twenty (20) days prior to the course date when a minimum enrollment is not met or for other reasons that prevent the University from holding the course. Each registrant will be notified by telephone followed by written notification and a full refund. The University of Washington is not responsible for any other costs incurred such as non-refundable airline tickets or hotel penalties. Contact the CME Office with questions: call 206.543.1050, fax 206.221.4525 or email cme@uw.edu.

SPECIAL SERVICES
In consideration of other participants and speakers, please do not bring infants/children into conference sessions.

Please inform the CME Office ten (10) days in advance of the conference start date if you will need to utilize lactation services.

UW CME takes into consideration diverse nutritional preferences and restrictions when planning our complimentary menu. However, those individuals who might find that our menu is not completely aligned to their specific nutritional needs are welcome to bring their own food items.

The University of Washington reaffirms its policy of equal opportunity regardless of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, or status as a disabled veteran or Vietnam era veteran in accordance with University policy and applicable federal and state statutes and regulations. The University of Washington is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation please contact the CME Office at: 206.543.1050 or the Disability Services Office at least ten (10) days in advance.

Disability Services Office
206.543.6450/Voice • 206.543.6452/TTY • 206.685.7264/Fax • e-mail: dso@uw.edu