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10/3/2015 7:00:00 AM MJ1604 Obstetric Anesthesia 10/3/2015 7:00:00 AM 10/4/2015 5:00:00 PM 6 False MM/DD/YYYY MJ1604 Obstetric Anesthesia

Online registration has closed. Registrations will be accepted at the door with accompanying payment. Questions? Call 206-543-1050 M-F, 8:30-4:30 PDT.

This conference will provide presentations combined with hands-on workshops using state-of-the-art simulations and live models. The first day explores a variety of important obstetric anesthesiology themes via lectures, debates and problem-based discussions. The second day will access the University of Washington’s state-of-the-art high-fidelity simulation center, the Institute for Simulation and Interprofessional Studies (ISIS). The center will be available for small group workshops as well as teaching via live models. We will focus on ultrasound guided TAP blocks, ultrasound facilitated neuraxial analgesia and management of the unexpected difficult airway.

University of Washington Campus
William H. Foege Building
Foege Auditorium
Seattle, WA


10/16/2015 7:00:00 AM MJ1610 Full Spectrum of Heart Failure Therapy: Making the Connections 10/16/2015 7:00:00 AM 10/17/2015 11:30:00 AM 6 False MM/DD/YYYY MJ1610 Full Spectrum of Heart Failure Therapy: Making the Connections

Online registration has CLOSED. Registrations will be accepted at the conference with accompanying payment. Questions? Please call our main office at 206-543-1050 M-F, 8:30am-4:30pm PDT. 

The University of Washington Regional Heart Center welcomes you to a comprehensive review in the management of heart failure. Faculty from both cardiology and cardiac surgery will cover topics pertinent to the practicing cardiologist, primary care physician and advanced care provider for patients with heart failure of varying severity and etiology. There will be didactics, case discussions and debates.

Bell Harbor Conference Center
2211 Alaskan Way, Pier 66
Seattle, WA

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10/23/2015 7:00:00 AM MJ1608 8th Annual John D. Loeser Pain Conference: Improving Care, Improving Outcomes in Primary Care 10/23/2015 7:00:00 AM 10/24/2015 2:00:00 PM 6 False MM/DD/YYYY MJ1608 8th Annual John D. Loeser Pain Conference: Improving Care, Improving Outcomes in Primary Care

Online registration for this course has CLOSED. For information about walk-in registration availability, or general course questions, please contact the CME office at 206.543.1050 M-F, 8:30am-4:30pm PDT

Chronic pain is one of the most common complaints of people seeking medical care. The vast majority of this care is delivered in primary care venues with only occasional input from specialists. The Loeser conferences are meant to help primary care providers improve their knowledge, comfort level and treatment resources in working with patients who can be challenging and high utilizers of medical care. Opioids are a mainstay of chronic pain treatment and will be discussed in detail with a special focus on issues surrounding weaning of high-dose chronic opioids. Other areas of focus during this year’s conference will include neurology, with specific lectures on neuropathy and headache and psychiatric comorbidity in chronic pain patients, particularly focusing on substance use disorders. The emphasis in all presentations will be on providing evidence-based and actionable information which PCPs can then use in their clinical work with chronic pain patients.

Case Presentations: During the lunch hour, an optional case discussion session will be led by speakers.

Shoreline Conference Center
Shoreline (Seattle), WA