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February's Meeting will be Thursday, Feb 16 at 6 pm at the HEC center room E. I know this is the third change of date, but do you know how hard it is to find a date everyone can make? Hopefully more will be able to attend.
To be discussed: Upcoming education (Headaches coming in April)
A consistant date that we will be meeting for the rest of the year
Re-establishing a phone tree
How to meet more of our members needs for professional mentoring and preceptorships for student NPs
Did you know about the new license requirement for 6 hrs suicide prevention that has to be taken before 30 June? There is a class sponsored by the Whatcom Medical Society that meets this requirement. I am enclosing the registration announcement.
Mark your calendar and Register Today!
Training in Suicide Care for Physicians
Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017
7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Bellingham, WA
Instructor: Jeffrey Sung, MD
Washington State Psychiatric Association
This one-day, six-hour workshop fulfills the Washington state requirement that all physicians and allied health professionals receive a one-time training in suicide risk assessment, treatment, and management. The workshop uses lecture, video-based educational tools, and writing exercises to address approaches, formulation, and clinical responses to suicide risk. Approved for 6 AMA PRA Category 1 CME Credits™
Jointly provided by PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center and Northwest Washington Medical Society
- $75 NWMS Members
- $100 Non-Members
St. Luke’s Community Health Education Center (HEC)
3333 Squalicum Parkway
Bellingham, WA 98225
Accreditation with Commendation:
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements of the Washington State Medical Association through the joint providership of PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center and the Northwest Washington Medical Society. PeaceHealth St. Joseph is accredited by the WSMA to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 6 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This activity meets the criteria for up to 6 hours of Category I CME credit to satisfy the relicensure requirements of the Washington State Medical Quality Assurance Commission