Grand Rounds Online Modules

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Please note: THESE ONLINE MODULES ARE NO LONGER ACTIVE as of December 28, 2016.  We apologize for any inconvenience.

Course Description

Course Goal

Grand Rounds provides an ongoing forum for physicians and allied health professionals to enhance their diagnostic, clinical, and treatment skills. The sessions are targeted to all specialties and health-care professionals. The goal of the series is not only to teach best practices, but to actively involve medical, nursing, pharmacy and therapy staff in real-time improvement of patient care at Swedish Medical Center.

Target Audience

This conference is targeted toward the entire medical staff and other allied health processionals.  This includes physicians, nurses, allied health professionals and residents. 

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this course, the participant will provide better patient care through an increased ability to:

  • Review current diagnostic and treatment options and incorporate use of new laboratory and imaging techniques as well as new pharmaceuticals

  • Discuss newer research developments from the medical literature and their related application options

  • Describe new procedures and enhance current skills through case discussions

Individual learning objectives are provided for each session with the presentation and by clicking on the "i" icon within each presentation viewer. 

Planning Committee and Conflicts of Interest



Carla Ainsworth, M.D.
Course Chair  
Disclosure: None

Carla Ainsworth, M.D., Course Chair
Disclosure: None

Emily Ashbaugh, M.D.(Jan-July 2015)   
Disclosure: None

Paul Anderson, RPh (Until May 2014)
John Zarek, RPh (Aug-Dec 2014)
Disclosures: None

Caye Boosalis, MEd
CME Manager
Disclosure: None

Caye Boosalis, MEd
CME Manager
Disclosure: None

Bobby Buglione
Disclosure: None

Gregory Engel, M.D., MPH (Until June 2014)
Disclosure: None

Jen Flament, M.D.
Disclosure: None

Vicki Enslow, R.N.
Disclosure: None

Gordon Irving, M.D.
Disclosure: Consultant - Pfizer, Xenoport

Gordon Irving, M.D.
Disclosure Jan-June: Consultant for Lilly USA; Speaker for Lilly USA and Horizant

Disclosure June-December: Consultant - Pfizer, Xenoport

June Kessler
Disclosure: none

Kevin Kless, M.D. (Jan-Aug 2014)
Emily Ashbaugh, M.D. (Sept-Dec 2014)
Jen Flament, M.D. (Nov-Dec 2014)
Disclosures: None

Elaina Robinson
Disclosure: None

Dani Mayer
Disclosure: None

Danielle Westley
CME Specialist
Disclosure: None

John Olsen, M.D.
Disclosure: None

John Zarek, RPH
Disclosure: None

Danielle Westley
CME Specialist
Disclosure: None
Michelle Low
CME Specialist
Disclosure: None

Faculty disclosures are provided within each presentation and by clicking on the "i" icon within each presentation.

Commercial Support

No commercial support was used in the development of this CME learning activity.



Accreditation with Commendation

Swedish Medical Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

Swedish Medical Center designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 40 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Each session is designated for 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. 


General Information

System Requirements

Before viewing the video, please test your system.  Please note that the quiz will not currently work in Internet Explorer 10 and 11.  We apologize for the inconvenience and are working to resolve the problem.  Please do not use either of those browsers to complete this module.

To print your Certificate of Completion at the end, you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader. Follow the instructions on that page to download and install the software.  You will also need Adobe Flash Player 10 or later.


This enduring material requires the participant to watch a recorded lecture online, answer 100% on an online quiz related to the content and complete a brief evaluation.  The participant will then be directed to a website to log in for credit.

Estimated Time to Complete

Allow 60 minutes to watch the video and complete the quiz and evaluation.


Additional resources for each module are available at the end of each presentation or throughout the presentation at the bottom of each slide.  For more information or to obtain a copy of the presentation resource slides, please contact Swedish CME at

Important Dates

Release Date: Starting  January 1, 2011
Review Date: December 18, 2013
End Date: December 31, 2016

Contact Information

Swedish CME: 206-386-2755 or email

Privacy & Confidentiality

The department of Continuing Medical Education at Swedish Medical Center is committed to protecting the privacy of those who utilize its Web site. The CME department will not release individual information about use of its site, including visitor e-mail addresses, to any third party. We will not transfer, sell or rent visitor e-mail addresses to any third party. The CME department may report general information about the activity to third parties.  We will report only aggregate statistics, for instance, total number of page views, overall duration of visits, or similar aggregate data. The CME Department at Swedish Medical Center has taken reasonable steps to keep all information secure against unauthorized access and use. We will review our privacy policy regularly. Please direct any questions about this privacy statement to Swedish CME.


This learning activity is the property of Swedish Medical Center.


Registration Fees

Swedish Provider, Employee or Resident

No charge



Allied Health Professional


Medical Student, Resident or Fellow




Online CME Modules

Click below to view the SCI Personalized Medicine module available for CME credit. 

In order to claim CME credit, this enduring material requires the participant to watch a recorded lecture, answer 100% of the questions related to the content correctly and complete a brief evaluation. At the end of each video, you will receive instructions on how to claim CME credit. 

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