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 2021 will be held virtually.

CME classes

Suicide Prevention Online CME
Free - 6 hour training (DOH approved Model List)
Registration and brochure
This course is fully accredited and designed to meet the 6 hour requirement for compliance with Washington State law (RCW 43.70.442).

Diabetes for Primary Care 2021
October 21, 2021
Live Online
Registration and brochure

Orthopedics and Sports Medicine for Primary Care
January 26, 2022
Live Online
Registration and brochure


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