Continuing Medical Education

Continuing Medical Education

The Comprehensive Spine Program at SNI offers a wide range of continuing medical education opportunities to both primary care and specialized healthcare professionals.

Special Presentation:

The Kenyan Perspective of Spine Surgery

Recorded August 14, 2014

Cherry Hill Auditorium
550 17th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98122

Presentation Length: 49 Minutes

This special presentation was presented by Dr. Richard Ombachi and Dr. Soren Otieno, visiting orthopaedic surgeons from Kenyatta National Hospital in Nairobi, Kenya. For the last four years, Dr. Ombachi and Dr. Otieno have collaborated with many US surgeons through the Spine Project to help more than 200 patients in critical need of corrective spine surgery. Their mission is to create a sustainable spine treatment program that will advance the quality of spine care in Kenya.

View Recorded Presentation

Regular Scheduled Series

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(TM)
M&M Cranial and Spine Conference
Second Thursday, Every Odd Month, 7-8 a.m.
Swedish Neuroscience Institute, Cherry Hill Campus

Seattle Science Foundation Spine Case Conference Series
1st & 3rd Wednesdays | 6:30-8 a.m.
Seattle Science Foundation, James Tower, 6th Floor
Cherry Hill Campus

Swedish Neuroscience Institute Grand Rounds Series
1st & 3rd Thursdays | 7:30-8:30 a.m.
Swedish Education Conference Center, Room B
Cherry Hill Campus

Non-Accredited Learning Opportunities
Physicians may claim Category II credit toward Washington State Relicensure

Primary Care Lecture Series
Please contact us to schedule an onsite presentation by one of our spine specialists.  Our providers will develop a presentation based on the needs of your clinic.

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Featured Conferences

Visit the Swedish CME Calendar for a complete list of upcoming neuroscience-related conferences (choose "Neuroscience" in the "Topics" field).

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(TM)

April 17, 2015
Multimodal Spinal Tumors 2015
Seattle Science Foundation

May 15-16, 2015
Spine Trauma Summit
Seattle Science Foundation

June 26, 2015
6th Annual ONE Spine Residents & Fellows Course
Seattle Science Foundation

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Russo CME

Coordinating Rural Medical Education. Visit Russo CME online for a complete list of upcoming conferences.

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(TM)
October 24-25, 2014
Missoula Medical Conference
Guest Speaker: Rod J. Oskouian, M.D.

November 7-8, 2014
Columbia Basin Medical Conference
Guest Speaker: Rod J. Oskouian, M.D.

Online CME Module

AMA PRA Category I Credit(TM)

Neuroscience Grand Rounds Online Module
Neuroscience Grand Rounds informs physicians and allied health professionals about current and emerging
research for neurological conditions. By engaging physicians and allied health professionals on a regular basis, the series also provides attendees with frequent updates on diagnostic and treatment options from a variety of neurological disciplines. By offering these lectures as an online enduring material, physicians who are not able to attend the live sessions will also be provided with this up-to-date information at their convenience.

Managing Patients in Alcohol Withdrawal
The goal of this self-learning module is to enable clinicians with prescriptive authority and other caregivers to
manage alcohol-dependent patients through safe withdrawal per the new alcohol withdrawal order sets.

Opioid Prescribing Legislation
The goal of the self-learning module, Using Methadone for Chronic Pain, is to provide prescribing practitioners with the information needed to safely and effectively prescribe opioids and methadone where appropriate.

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Contact Information

Comprehensive Spine Program at Swedish Neuroscience Institute
550 17th Avenue
Suite 500
Seattle, WA 98122
Phone: New Patients - 206-320-BACK (2225) | Main Clinic - 206-320-2800
Fax: 206-320-5250
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Conditions Treated

Acute Spine Pain
Degenerative Spinal Disorders
Spinal Deformity
Spine Tumors
Spinal Deformity
Spine Tumors

Upcoming CMEs

View our upcoming Continuing Medical Education Activities.