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CME Program

Spokane, WA CME continuing physician medical education at Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center & Children's Hospital.

Providence is committed to offer continuing medical education (CME) that improves knowledge, performance and patient outcomes.

Our Spokane CME Program utilizes established adult education theories and multiple delivery formats, ensuring high quality activities that meet your learning needs, and effective teaching methods for a diverse audience of medical staff and allied health professionals.

In addition, joint sponsorship is provided to support other organizations to provide Category 1 credit for CME activities that meet the Providence CME Mission.

Would like to apply for CME 1 credit for an educational event?

Please contact our CME Coordinator:
Alan Hirayama, MS
Phone: 509-474-3391
Fax: 509-474-3397
Email: Alan.Hirayama@providence.org

Have a CME 1 transcript request?

Please contact our Educational Services Assistant:
Debra Johnson
Phone: 509-474-3376 or 482-2195
Fax: 509-474-3397
Email: Debra.Johnson2@providence.org

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How often must a physician report CME hours to Washington state?
    Every four years at the time of renewal physicians must report 200 hours of CME. Failure to report CME may render a license renewal invalid. See WAC 246-919-430
  • How long should I retain CME 1 documentation?
    Physicians should retain CME 1 certificates as proof of attendance and credits earned for four years.
  • How do I find CME activities relevant to my field/specialty? Click the links in the menu on this page to view upcoming CME 1 educational activities.
  • Why must I sign-in at every CME 1 event?
    Your signature is proof that you attended a CME activity. If you are a PHS employee, your employee number assists us in verifying your signature to ensure that you receive proper credit.