Continuing Medical Education

The Department of Clinical Improvement and Prevention offers continuing medical education (CME) programs for physicians, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners to maintain and enhance clinical knowledge and professional skills to improve patient care..

CME Classes

Free live online CME: HEDIS 2019
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
Participants will receive an overview of HEDIS 2019, learn about how HEDIS data is used by CMS, WHA, and other external entities to improve healthcare, review the highlights and changes to HEDIS clinical measures for 2019, and discuss best practices fo measuring and improving the quality through use of these measures.

Chronic Pain Management (PDF)
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
Live, online

Diabetic Management Series - Two Part(PDF)
Wednesday, March 13 and April 24, 2019
Live, online

Dermatology for Primary Care (PDF)
Friday, March 15, 2019
Cedarbrook Lodge, SeaTac, WA

Best Approach Hawaii 2019
Monday, April 29 - Thursday, May 2, 2019
Waikoloa Beach Marriott Resort & Spa, Kohala Coast,
Big Island, Hawaii

Geriatrics for Primary Care (PDF)
Friday, May 17, 2019
Cedarbrook Lodge, SeaTac, WA

Infectious Disease (PDF)
Friday, June 7, 2019
Cedarbrook Lodge, SeaTac, WA

Suicide Prevention Online CME (PDF)
Free 6 hour training
DOH approved 2017 Model List


Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Washington is accredited by the Washington State Medical Association CME Accreditation Committee to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians.

Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Washington certifies that the programs meet the criteria for Category 1 to satisfy the relicensure requirements of the Washington State Medical Quality Assurance Commission and the AMA Physician's Recognition Award.

CME offerings include:

  • Evidence-based medicine
  • Evidence-based guideline development and implementation
  • Skills preceptorships
  • Primary care topics
  • Population-based care
  • Outcomes management
  • Clinical practice and quality improvement
  • Workshops offering interactive small group learning