Spine Center CME Opportunities

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Comprehensive Spine Program at Swedish Neuroscience Institute

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

Regular Scheduled Series

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

Category II CME Credit
Physicians may claim 1.5 Category II credits toward Washington State Relicensure.

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

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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).

October 12, 2012
Swedish Health Network Presentation
Comprehensive Management of Acute Spinal Pain
Peter C. Nora, M.D., FACS

November 9, 2012
Advances in Neuromodulation 2012: Current State of the Art and Emerging Indications
Ryder Gwinn, M.D., Course Chair

January 25, 2013
Pediatric Specialty Update
Pediatric Spine for Primary-Care

David Hanscom, M.D.

March 29, 2013 
Multimodal Treatment of Spinal Tumors
Rod Oskouian Jr., M.D., Course Chair

May 24, 2013
Current Trends in Minimally Invasive Lumbar Fusion Surgery
John Hsiang, M.D., Ph.D., Course Chair

November 9, 2013
Advances in Neuromodulation: State of the Art and Emerging Indications
Ryder Gwinn, M.D., Course Chair

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Online CME Module

On Demand Spine CME
The On Demand Spine CME Module provides an ongoing forum for physicians and allied health professionals to enhance their diagnostic, clinical, and treatment skills of patients with Spine Disorders. Participants who review the modules may take a brief online quiz, and upon passing the test, may immediately print their CME certificate.

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

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Photo Gallery - Past Events

May 11-13, 2012
Third Annual Swedish Neuroscience Institute Neurosurgical Residents & Fellows Course

The Swedish Neuroscience Institute Neurosurgical Residents & Fellows Course is specifically designed for talented mid-level and senior neurosurgical residents as well as fellows interested in improving their understanding of the interface between neuro-anatomy and surgical patient management. The course focuses on cranial neurosurgery, including advanced anatomy, skull base approaches, and clinical management of patients.

August 21-23, 2010
First Annual ONE Spine Residents & Fellows Course

The First Annual ONE Spine Residents and Fellows Course will explore the latest therapeutic techniques for treating patients with spinal disorders. This three-day course is one of the premier courses for neurosurgical and orthopedic residents and fellows. The course supports the ONE Spine concept of building consensus and cooperation among neurosurgical and orthopedic surgeons that improves spine care and patient outcomes.


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