Power of Providers Webinars

Peer-to-Peer Webinars


Peer-to-peer webinars will be returning in the fall of 2024. Please check back to this page or see our newsletter for announcements. To be added to the POP newsletter distribution list, email powerofproviders@doh.wa.gov and type newsletter in the subject line.


Past Webinars

Continuing Education Credits Available

Effectively Engaging Communities: Building Relationships and Establishing Trust

This webinar occurred on April 19, 2024, and continuing education credit expires on July 19, 2024.

Evaluation Survey 
Video Recording (YouTube)
Webinar Slides (PDF)

Educational Objectives
Upon completion of this educational activity, participants should be able to:

  • Understand factors impacting mistrust and distrust
  • Learn effective methods to engage communities early and often
  • Identify factors that create welcoming, affirming and safe spaces for service delivery

Speaker Biography

Dr. Michele Andrasik (she/her) is a clinical health psychologist working to build and enhance partnerships with marginalized communities in clinical research, with a focus on ongoing vaccine trials for HIV and COVID-19. She is the Director of Social Behavioral Sciences and Community Engagement for the Fred Hutchinson-based HIV Vaccine Trials Network (HVTN) and the COVID-19 Prevention Network, Principal Staff Scientist in the Fred Hutchinson Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division and an Affiliate Associate Professor in the Departments of Global Health and Occupational and Environmental Medicine at the University of Washington. Dr. Andrasik received her PhD in Clinical Health Psychology from the University of Miami. She also has master’s degrees in health education and Psychological Counseling from Columbia University. Dr. Andrasik brings expertise in community engagement, implicit bias, historical trauma, the utilization of Community-Based Participatory Research approaches, and Qualitative Research Methods.

Continuing Education

There is no charge for continuing education credit. Continuing education is available for nurses (RN, LPN, ARNP), and medical assistants attending live or watching the recording.  After watching the recording, please complete the evaluation survey. The survey must be completed to earn CE credit.  When attending live or watching the recording as a group, everyone MUST register for the webinar and complete the evaluation as an individual prior to receiving credit. 

Unmasking Long COVID: Insights and Updates from University of Washington Clinical Research

This webinar occurred on March 29, 2024, and continuing education credit expires on June 29, 2024.

Evaluation Survey 
Video Recording (YouTube)
Webinar Slides (PDF)

Disclosure Declaration

As an organization accredited by the ACCME, the Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB) requires that the content of CME activities and related materials provide balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor. All faculty, planners, and others in a position to control continuing medical education content participating in an accredited continuing education activity are required to disclose all financial relationships with ineligible companies. Ineligible companies are organizations whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients. Faculty (authors, presenters, speakers, and planners) are encouraged to provide a balanced view of therapeutic options by utilizing either generic names or other options available when utilizing trade names to ensure impartiality.

Faculty members are asked to disclose all financial relationships they have had in the past 24 months with ineligible companies regardless of the potential relevance of each relationship to the education and of the amount. The FSMB has implemented a mechanism to identify and resolve all conflicts of interest prior to the activity. The intent of this policy is to identify potential conflicts of interest so participants can form their own judgments with full disclosure of the facts. Participants will be asked to evaluate whether the speaker’s outside interests reflect a possible bias in the planning or presentation of the activity. The speakers, course director, and planners at the Federation of State Medical Boards, have nothing to disclose.

Disclosure of Unlabeled Uses

This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. For additional information about approved uses, including approved indications, contraindications, and warnings, please refer to the prescribing information for each product, or consult the Physicians’ Desk Reference.

Faculty and Staff Disclosures

No speaker or persons in control of content reported intent to reference unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or products.

Educational Objectives

Upon completion of this educational activity, participants should be able to:

• Describe specific research projects and studies conducted by the University of Washington related to Long COVID.

• Illustrate the role of University of Washington in advancing the understanding of Long COVID, including key findings and contributions to the field.

• Describe ongoing efforts and future directions in Long COVID research, including future potential improved diagnostics and therapies.

Target Audience

This activity is designed to educate commission members, practitioners, medical regulatory staff, and the public.

Speaker Biography

Dr. Chu is a Professor of Medicine at the University of Washington. She earned her M.D. at Duke and her M.P.H. at the UW. Dr. Chu’s research focus is on preventive interventions against influenza, RSV and emerging respiratory viruses, including SARS-CoV-2. She conducts clinical-translational research on large-scale community-based studies of respiratory viruses, with a focus on vaccines, antivirals, and diagnostics and was a Multiple Principal Investigator of the Seattle Flu Study, which first identified COVID-19 community transmission in the United States. She is also interested in defining clinical and immune correlates of protection against respiratory viruses and describing mechanisms of maternal-fetal immunity against respiratory viruses.

Accreditation Statement

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Federation of State Medical Boards and the Washington Medical Commission. The Federation of State Medical Boards is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement

The Federation of State Medical Boards designates this internet enduring activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Course Director

Pam Kohlmeier, MD, JD, FACEP
Washington Medical Commission

Commercial Support

This learning activity is not funded by any commercial entity.

Continuing Education

There is no charge for continuing education credit. Continuing education is available for physicians (MD, ND, DO), physician assistants, nurses (RN, LPN, ARNP), and medical assistants attending live or watching the recording.  After watching the recording, please complete the evaluation survey. The survey must be completed to earn CE credit.  When attending live or watching the recording as a group, everyone MUST register for the webinar and complete the evaluation as an individual prior to receiving credit. Around 6/29/2024, we will email certificates to those who have watched the recording and completed the evaluation survey.

Non-Credit Webinar Recordings

Behavioral Health Support for Health Care Workers Series
Long COVID Webinars
Other Topics