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Continuing Education

Continued Medical Education

Virginia Mason Medical Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Department of Continuing Medical Education (CME) is committed to providing practical, timely and evidence-based courses and lectures designed to support our professional colleagues in maintaining or improving their practice of medicine. Learn more.

Continued Nursing Education

Virginia Mason's Continuing Nursing Education provides educational activities for registered nurses (RNs) and other interested health-care professionals to enhance knowledge, increase skills and promote positive patient care outcomes. Contact hour credit is awarded upon successful completion of the entire educational activity. Learn more.

Fundamentals of critical care course support

The Society of Critical Care Medicine’s Fundamentals of Critical Care Support (FCCS) course is the only internationally recognized training program to teach important principles in the initial care of critically ill patients. One of the ultimate goals of FCCS is to help avoid morbidity and prevent mortality. Learn more.

Live endoscopy course

The Center for Digestive Health hosts a comprehensive multidisciplinary educational course centered on live endoscopy cases treating a range of digestive diseases and disorders. Advanced endoscopic procedures are transmitted in high definition from Virginia Mason’s Integrated Procedural Center in real time for physician, advanced practice and nurse attendees. Learn more.

Ongoing digestive disease educational activities

Host to a critically acclaimed Hepatology Continuing Medical Education (CME) and Gastroenterology Continuing Nursing Education course each spring, the Center for Digestive Health also teaches hundreds of local and visiting physicians through Grand Rounds each year. Additionally, Digestive Disease Institute providers are engaged in ongoing education through Live Endoscopy Courses and weekly conferences including a Gastroenterology Journal Club, Gastrointestinal Pathology Conference, Gastrointestinal Radiology Conference, Gastrointestinal Cancer Conference and Liver Cancer Conference. Learn more.