CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION
Below is a list of trainings that provide Continuing Medical Education (CME) credits through the Washington State University Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine Office of Continuing Medical Education.
On-Demand Online Courses
The following online courses are hosted by Washington State University Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine Continuing Medical Education. If you do not have an account with WSU Cloud CME, you will be prompted to create one before you can register for an online course.
Cannabis: Medical use, misuse, and in-between
Recorded Webinar | Duration 60 min |Original Date 4/27/2021
Tracy Klein, PhD, ARNP
Activity description: Tracy Klein, PhD, ARNP will describe the difference between medical and recreational use of Cannabis, as well as the conditions for which the medical use of cannabis is supported by research. She will also review the diagnosis of Cannabis Use Disorder (CUD) and share tools and resources available for clinical risk assessment.
Tracy Klein is an Associate Professor at the WSU Vancouver College of Nursing. She is board certified in both family practice and women’s health and teaches nurse practitioner students focusing on pharmacology and rational prescribing. Her research aims to identify knowledge deficits or needs which may be addressed by education or policy solutions including the challenges of concurrent practice in states with both medical and adult use cannabis.
Non-pharmacologic pain management essentials
Recorded Webinar | Duration 60 min |Original Date 5/15/2021
Marian Wilson, PhD, MPH, RN, PMGT-BC
Activity description: Effective pain assessment and treatment is essential in both primary care and opioid use disorder treatment settings. In this webinar, Dr. Marian Wilson will share strategies to improve the identification and management of pain within the context of the opioid overdose epidemic.
Dr. Wilson is a registered nurse and associate professor at Washington State University College of Nursing. She is certified in pain management nursing from the American Nurses Credentialing Center and the American Society for Pain Management Nursing. Her research focuses on developing interprofessional education programs on pain and opioid use.
Contingency management for stimulant use disorder
Recorded Webinar | Duration 60 min |Original Date 7/29/2021
Michael McDonell, PhD
Activity description: Contingency management is an intervention where tangible incentives are provided in exchange for evidence of drug or alcohol abstinence. This talk will describe contingency management and evidence supporting the effectiveness of contingency management for stimulant use disorders, as well as review implementation strategies.
Dr. Michael McDonell is a Professor in the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine at Washington State University and the Director of Behavioral Health Innovations. He is a clinical psychologist with over 20 years of experience developing, testing, and implementing strength-based interventions for people with addiction and mental illness in community settings. He has lead multiple National Institutes of Health funded studies demonstrating that incentives can be used to reduce alcohol and drug use in individuals living with co-occurring serious mental illness.
More free CE Available from the WSU College of Nursing!
The WSU College of Nursing continues to develop a robust training portal with free CE opportunities. Although originally designed for WSU Preceptors, these CE opportunities are available for free to to all interested providers. Training topics include:
When and How to Stop Opioid Therapy for Chronic Pain
Anxiety Disorders and Benzodiazepine Taper
Non-Pharmacological Approaches to Treating Sleep Disorder
And many more!