The 2018 WSMA CME Provider Conference will be held on Friday, Nov. 9, 2018 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Conference Center at Sea-Tac Airport.
The WSMA is pleased to welcome Dion Richetti, ACCME's vice president of accreditation and recognition. Dion oversees the accreditation of CME providers and the recognition of state and territory medical societies.
Please check back frequently, as this page will be updated with presentation slides, handouts and other materials.
Registration: the first individual for WSMA-accredited providers is free; subsequent registrants are $175 per person. Registrants from ACCME-accredited providers and other learners are $225 per person.
Conference Center at Sea-Tac Airport
17801 International Blvd, Rm 6012M, Seattle, WA 98158
There is complimentary parking for conference attendees. Please park in general parking (floors 2, 3, 5-8) in the airport garage. Parking validations are ONLY valid in general parking, and your parking may not be validated if you choose to park in Terminal Direct (floor 4).
Park in general parking (floors 3, 5-8) at the south end of the airport garage near the yellow or green elevators (rows N-U). Walk across skybridge #1, between the yellow and green elevator banks, to the main terminal. Take the escalator or elevator up to the ticketing level. The stairs and elevator to the mezzanine level are directly behind the international ticketing counters. Enter the reception area through the double glass doors on the left. *Parking validations are ONLY valid in general parking. Your parking may not be validated if you choose to park in Terminal Direct (floor 4).*
Information about directions and parking.
2018 WSMA CME Provider Conference agenda (subject to change)
Registration and continental breakfast
Welcome and opening remarks – Jeff Lindenbaum, MD
Learn Well: How Can Accredited CME Support Healthcare Leaders and Their Organizations:
Dion Richetti, ACCME Vice-President of Accreditation and Recognition
(Educational Home Handout | The Leadership Case for Investing in Continuing Professional Development)
HCPNW and the New Commendation Criteria: Michele Kulhanek, MSN, RNC (Handout)
Local CME: Education for the Era of Value-Based Medicine: Bob Geisse, MD (Handout)
1. MOC Overview – Dion Richetti
2. MOC Quiz – Janet Carr, MSEd
What's the Deal With C12?: Kendra Peterson (Handout)
Criterion 12: Helen Schlemper (Handout)
Commendation Case Examples: Achieves Outcomes Criteria 36-38: Kendra Peterson and Dion Richetti
Closing comments: Mel Freeman, MD