Continuing medical education

The Department of Clinical Improvement and Prevention offers continuing medical education (CME) programs for physicians, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners to maintain and enhance clinical knowledge and professional skills to improve patient care.

Important notice: All Kaiser Permanente Washington CME events for the remainder of 2020 will be held virtually.

CME classes

Suicide Prevention Online CME (PDF)
Free - 6 hour training (DOH approved Model List)

Opioid Use Disorders in Primary Care (PDF)
May 26, 2021
Live Online

Suboxone: Half-Half Buprenorphine Waiver (PDF)
July 16, 2021

Online Decision Support
August 12, 2021
Live Online
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Women's Health 2021
October 6, 2021
Live Online


Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Washington is accredited by the Washington State Medical Association CME Accreditation Committee to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians.

Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Washington certifies that the programs meet the criteria for Category 1 to satisfy the relicensure requirements of the Washington State Medical Quality Assurance Commission and the AMA Physician's Recognition Award.

CME offerings include:

  • Evidence-based medicine
  • Evidence-based guideline development and implementation
  • Skills preceptorships
  • Primary care topics
  • Population-based care
  • Outcomes management
  • Clinical practice and quality improvement
  • Workshops offering interactive small group learning