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  Volume 1, Issue 2 | February 20, 2013  

In This Issue

Interactive Technology for Pediatric Patients

A Collaborative Success Story

Celebrating 50 Years of Tuberculosis Education

The CME Committee

Current Educational Activities


National Jewish Health has been accredited by the AccreditatWelcome to the second edition of Professional Education Matters.The Office of Professional Education (Professional Education) at National Jewish Health has designed this newsletter to keep you up to date on projects and initiatives, successful collaborations, and educational activities.

This edition highlights the creation of an atopic dermatitis eBook application, the thriving relationship between Professional Education and Nursing, the 50th Semi-Annual TB Course and the hard work of your colleagues serving on the CME Committee.

We hope you enjoy our news and updates.

The Professional Education Team


Interactive Technology for Pediatric Patients and Families with Atopic Dermatitis

Interactive Technology for Pediatric Patients and Families w The Office of Professional Education received an educational grant from GlaxoSmithKline to educate physicians and improve the care of pediatric patients with atopic dermatitis in a medically underserved population. Through this funding National Jewish Health has developed a medical education program to train health care providers and team members from Rocky Mountain Youth Clinics (RMYC) to better diagnose and manage their atopic dermatitis patients. Read more

A Collaborative Success Story

A Collaborative Success StoryThe Department of Nursing and the Office of Professional Education have teamed up for an exciting new venture. They have negotiated a contract with the American Thoracic Society (ATS) to award nursing continuing education credit for 25 nursing-focused presentations at the 2013 American Thoracic Society International Conference in Philadelphia this May. This will be the first year that ATS will provide this benefit to RNs, making it possible for RNs to receive educational contact hours necessary for licensure or employment requirements. Read more

Celebrating 50 Years of Tuberculosis Education

Celebrating 50 Years of Tuberculosis EducationSince 1963, the Denver TB Course at National Jewish Health has offered health care providers the most comprehensive tuberculosis (TB) education in the U.S. This year, National Jewish Health will celebrate the 50th anniversary of this esteemed, semi-annual course. As a world-renowned TB treatment and research facility, National Jewish Health is committed to caring for patients with TB and advancing the science of tuberculosis control. Read more

The CME Committee

CME Committee members at National Jewish Health use their experience and expertise to
review educational programs on a variety of
medical topics. They ensure that educational programs meet not only ACCME requirements, but also the high standards of National Jewish Health. Learn more


Current Educational Activities

Our educational activities often provide certified credit for Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Pharmacists, Respiratory Therapists and Physicians.

View our CME/CE Offerings


For more information about Professional Education, or if you would like to collaborate with us, please visit, call x1000 or email

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