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Continuing Medical Education (INW)

Providing Educational Activities for Health Professionals

MultiCare Inland NW has a commitment to community, with an understanding of rural healthcare needs and providing quality healthcare for the Inland Northwest. We recognize the importance of continuing medical education as an integral and collaborative component of the provision of quality health care and that the professional responsibility of physicians requires continuous learning throughout their careers.

Accreditation

The MultiCare Health System CME Department is accredited by the Washington State Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


Department Information

Program Coordinator: Virginia Kilpatrick

Phone: 509-473-7039
Fax: 509-473-3687
Email: [email protected]  

Mailing Address:
800 W. 5th Ave
Ste 304
Spokane, WA 99204


CME Process:

MultiCare CME is accredited by the Washington State Medical Association (WSMA) to provide continuing medication education for physicians, advanced practice clinicians, and other health care professionals. MHS is required to adhere to the WSMA and Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) Essentials and Standards for Commercial Support.

Getting Started:

Complete and submit the MHS INW CME Proposal Form and submit to the CME Coordinator. The CME Coordinator will then work with you on how to proceed. Please note, you will want to submit the Proposal Form a minimum of 3 months before the date of the activity, as this will allow for 2 months to complete the application and 1 month for the CME Committee to review and possibly approve it.

Additional Notes:

·       Disclosure of Financial Interest Forms must be completed for anyone who has the
         ability to affect content of the activity.

·       MHS INW CME must review and approve publicity materials prior to posting and/or
         distribution.

·       Activities must be developed in accordance with ACCME and WSMA criteria, the
        Standards for Commercial Support, Stark and Anti-Kickback Laws.


Current & Upcoming CME Activities

Please Note that attendance must be tracked, and evaluations must be completed to receive CME Credit. Your certificate will be emailed to you at the end of the year unless requested sooner.

Currently All Meetings are free to attend.

Multi-Disciplinary Grand Rounds

  •             First Wednesday of each month Via WebEx - 7:00-8:00am

Recorded Grand Rounds can be found on our internal SharePoint site under the physician portal. Please make sure to complete the attendance form (requires proctor’s signature) and evaluation form and send them to the CME Coordinator to receive credit.

Deaconess & Valley Hospital Breast, General, Lung & Urology Cancer Conference

All via WebEx

  •             General – Every Thursday, 12:30-1:30pm
  •             Breast – Every other Wednesday, 12:30-1:30pm

Cardiovascular & Surgical Case Conference

  •             *Currently on Hold

M&M&I Deaconess

  •             Quarterly –  Next one: Nov. 6, DHEC 365 - 6:30-7:30am

M&M&I Valley

  •             Quarterly – Next one: Sept. 17, Valley Boardroom - 12:00-1:00pm

Neurology Case Conference & Journal Club

  •             Every Wednesday, Classroom B - 12:00-1:00pm - CURRENTLY ON HOLD

Neurovascular Intensivist Literature Review Committee

  •             *Currently on Hold

Physician & APP’s Investigator Training

  •             Invitation Only

Vascular Ultrasound Quality Improvement Conference

  •             Quarterly

Resources

CME Proposal Form