Clinical Education Opportunities


Harborview Medical Center offers a number of clinical educational opportunities for health-care professionals. For more information on our 2014 classes, download our education brochure or call 206.744.6396. CEUs listed are estimates only.


To register please complete entire form and mail or fax with payment to:
Clinical Education Dept., Harborview Medical Center
325 Ninth Ave, Box 359733
Seattle WA, 98104-2499

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Phone: 206.744.6396
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Fax: 206.744.2043

Methods of Payment

Credit card (VISA, MasterCard, AMEX)
UW Budget Number (For UW employees)
Check (payable to Harborview Medical Center Clinical Education)

Refund Policy

We will refund in full if requested before three days before the event date. We will not offer refunds after events.

2014 Class Schedule

Advanced ICU Day - $350 / $175 – 17 CEUs

This is a very popular one-day course targeting experienced critical care RNs, presented by critical care physicians, nurses and pharmacists. Content includes advanced pathophysiology, current and developing research and state-of-the-art practice in critical care.

  • November 14​ (7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.)

​Focused Conversations - $75 – 2.4 CEUs

A two-hour introductory course on behavior change counseling, an evidence-based patient centered method designed to help patients make positive behavior changes. We will focus on patients with chronic conditions and provide participants with motivational interviewing background and strategies to assist their clients to better self-manage their conditions.

  • June 4 (10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.)
  • September 3 (10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.)
  • December 3 (10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.)

Infection Control Core $175 – 7 CEUs

Every year 1.7 million infections occur in hospitals across the US, resulting in an estimated 99,000 deaths due to hospital acquired infections. Infection Control is a VITAL part of PATIENT SAFETY! This one-day course includes a potpourri of topics ranging from basic microbiology review to health care worker interventions needed to keep our patients safe.

  • September 22 (7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.)

Neuro Core Lite - $175 - 7 CEUs

This one-day course is an overview of basic neurologic concepts for nurses working on non-neuroscience patient care areas. Concepts include: anatomy and physiology, neurologic assessment, basic pathophysiology and management of traumatic brain injury, stroke, and spinal cord injury.

  • October 9 (7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.)

Neuro Core - $525 - 24 CEUs

A three-day course on neuroanatomy, neurological assessment, pathophysiology, and management of common neurological and neurosurgical patient problems. An excellent course for those new to neuroscience patient care or further developing basic skills.

  • September 22, 25, 26 (7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.)

Nursing Management of the Stroke Patient - $175 - 8 CEUs

A one day course focusing on the care of the stroke patient. Content includes: stroke pathophysiology, medical treatments/diagnostics and secondary prevention strategies, as well as educational needs of patients and families, nursing interventions and nursing assessment.

  • September 5 (7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.)

Psychiatry Core for Medical Surgical Nursing - $175 - 7 CEUs

Psych Core is developed for Acute Care and ICU nurses. Course content inclu​des: common psychiatric diagnoses, substance use disorders, behavior management strategies, medications, legal implications, brief bedside interventions, and care plan development.

  • October 14 (7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.)

Recognizing and Responding to Urgent Patient Changes in the Acute Care Setting - $175 - 7 CEUs

This one-day course will include care of the patient presenting with acute changes in neuro status, chest pain, sepsis, bleeding emergencies, respiratory distress, DKA, and hypoglycemic emergencies. This course includes hands on skills stations and simulation to assist you in caring for the client presenting with deterioration in the acute care setting.

  • October 21 (7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.)

Respiratory Core - $175 - 7 CEUs

A one day course for acute care nurses to enhance your respiratory skills & knowledge. This course focus on respiratory assessment including basic CXR interpretation, O2 delivery methods and airways, secretion management, TB, ABG review, and non-invasive ventilator support.

  • October 29 (7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.)

External Curricula Courses

The following courses are taught using curricula developed by either the Emergency Nurses Association or the Society of Trauma Nurses. Text, included in fee, is sent 2-3 weeks prior to class. CEUs are as determined by the appropriate organization.

Emergency Nurses Association Courses

ENPC (Trauma Nursing Core Curriculum) - $350

A two-day course designed to provide the learner with cognitive and psychomotor skills. Lectures and skill stations are used to standardize the approach to pediatric emergency care.

  • November 4 & 5 (8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.)

TNCC (Trauma Nursing Core Curriculum) - $350

A two-day course meeting WA state trauma designation education requirements. Focus is on initial assessment and stabilization of trauma patients of all ages with multi-system injuries.

  • October 22 & 23 (7:15 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.)

Society of Trauma Nurses Courses

ATCN (Advanced Trauma Care for Nurses) - $325

A two-day course taught concurrently with ATLS and was developed to teach established standards of trauma care and practical, life-saving skills. The course is designed for the experienced nurse working in the ED, ICU, surgical department and/or pre-hospital setting who wishes to increase knowledge and practice skills.

  • November 7 & 8 (7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.)