Harborview Medical Center offers a number of clinical educational opportunities for health-care professionals. For more information on 2012 classes, download our education brochure Fall 2012 (PDF) or Winter 2013 (PDF) 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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Methods of Payment
Credit card (VISA, MASTERCARD, AMEX)
UW Budget Number (For UW employees)
Check (payable to Harborview Medical Center, Clinical Education)
We will refund in full if requested before three days before the event date. We will not offer refunds after events.
2012 - 2013 Class Schedule
Advanced ICU Day - $150 - 7 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 pathrophysiology, current and developing research and state-of-the-art practice in critical care. This course is a repeat of the Fall 2011 Advanced ICU Workshop.
- April 5 (7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.)
Advanced Pediatric ICU Day - $150 - 7 CEUs
Join us for this day of lecture topics to enhance and solidify your pediatric critical care knowledge. Topics to be announced.
- March 7 (7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.)
Cardiology Core - $300 - 14 CEUs
A two-day course focused on the care of patients with cardiac disease. General sessions include the lastest in ACS, CHF, trends in resuscitation and more. Break-out sessions include a variety of critical care and acute care topics such as IABP, pacemakers, post-cath care, and 12-Lead EKG interpretation.
- March 11 & 12 (7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.)
Focused Conversations - $70
A 2-hr 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.
- December 5 (10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.)
Neuro Core - $450 - 25 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.
- October 25, 26 and 29 (7:30 a.m. -4:00 p.m.)
- April 15, 16 and 22 (7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.)
Neuro Core Lite - $150 - 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.
- February 21 (7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.)
Nursing Management of the Stroke Patient - $150 - 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.
- February 12 (7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.)
Palliative Care Conference - $150 - 7 CEUs
The yearly palliative conference explores a variety of topics related to death, dying and grieving. It is a multidisciplinary conference and is appropriate for any staff who support and/or work with these patients.
- April 30 (7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.)
Pediatric Core - $300 - 8 CEUs
This course will include such topics as pediatric developmental & physiologic norms, Immunizations, pain management, strategies, pediatric trauma injuries and care, pediatric neurological injuries and care, and acute assessment of the pediatric patient.
- November 16 (7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.)
Respiratory Core - $150 - 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 ventilatory support.
- November 6 (7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.)
UW Regional Sepsis Conference - $150 - 8 CEUs
Learn about how sepsis care is delivered across the continuum of healthcare; including EMS, ED, ICU, and Acute Care. Both lecture and panel discussions will be used to deliver the information and maximize audience interaction. Tentative topics include: Early identification and treatment, code sepsis and goal directed therapy, acute care early warning system for sepsis and antibiotic therapy.
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) - $250
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.
- January 22 & 23 (7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.)
- April 10 & 11 (7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.)
TNCC (Trauma Nursing Core Curriculum) - $250
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.
- March 21 & 22 (7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.)
Society of Trauma Nurses Courses
ATCN (Advanced Trauma Care for Nurses - $300
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 pre-hospital setting who wishes to increase knowledge and practice skills.
- January 18 & 19 (7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.)
- March 8 & 9 (7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.)
- May 17 & 18 (7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.)