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July 9, 2020

Don't Miss These CME Opportunities

The WSMA is expanding our educational offerings, with course content and delivery tailored to the specific needs of physicians, physician assistants, and physician practices in Washington. The following virtual CME courses and events are now available. These activities are approved for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM.

From WSMA's Continuing Professional Development webinar series:

Communicating Effectively During Times of Stress

Friday, July 17
Noon - 1 p.m.
This webinar will help physicians and physician assistants develop an effective communication process that might be adjusted to account for the needs of the message recipient.
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Free

Coaching: An Effective Tool to Improve Well-being and Optimize Professional Fulfillment

Monday, July 27
Noon - 1 p.m.
This webinar will introduce physicians and physician assistants to the value of coaching. Speakers will define coaching and highlight top modalities; review the evidence demonstrating that coaching reduces burnout; describe the breadth of topics addressed in coaching; outline expected outcomes; and discuss the logistics of finding and working with a coach.
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Free

Health Equity Mini-Series (Part I): Cultural Agility: Creating Sustained Systemic Change in Health Care

Co-sponsored by the Washington Patient Safety Coalition
Tuesday, Sept. 1
Noon - 1 p.m.
This webinar will educate physicians and physician assistants on the current state of health inequity, describe how the systems that were created impact patient care, and outline strategies to create lasting change within health care organizations.
Register online
Free

Health Equity Mini-Series (Part II): LGBTQ Health Care

Co-sponsored by the Washington Patient Safety Coalition
Friday, Oct. 9
Noon - 1 p.m.
This webinar will educate physicians and physician assistants on strategies to align care delivery with existing evidence-based, culturally sensitive standards of care for LGBTQ people in Washington state to decrease health disparities.
Register online
Free

From the WSMA's Center for Leadership Development:

WSMA Physician Leadership Course

September - December
The WSMA Physician Leadership Course is a 40+ hour course for physicians and physician assistants who want to develop their health care leadership skills. Live virtual sessions will be held on Sept. 18-19 and Dec. 11, with eight weeks in between of self-guided online learning. The deadline to register is Aug. 18.
Pricing and registration information

WSMA Dyad Leadership Course

October - November
Taking your leadership journey deeper, the WSMA Dyad Leadership Course is a 24+ hour educational workshop for physicians and their administrative dyad partners that helps improve team function and achieve greater operational success within their clinical system. Live virtual sessions will be held on Oct. 16-17 and Nov. 13, with four weeks in between of self-guided online learning. The deadline to register is Sept. 16. Completion of the WSMA Physician Leadership Course is a pre-requisite for enrollment.
Pricing and registration information

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