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Newsletter May 2017

Posted on May 9, 2017 in Program News, slider

Newsletter May 2017

This month 7 faculty will attended the Society for Teachers in Family Medicine (STFM) annual spring meeting.  STFM is the academic organization for family medicine with nearly 5,000 members.  This will be the 50th anniversary with nearly 2000 attendees expected. The STFM annual meeting has folks from schools across the country – from the University of Washington to University of Minnesota, Harvard to Pikeville, to name just a few.  In that august company our residency program will shine.  We will be involved in several national group...

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Honoring Choices: Preparing an end-of-life care plan

Posted on May 4, 2017 in Program News

Honoring Choices: Preparing an end-of-life care plan

The Kittitas County Medical Society (KCMS) supports the recommendation that all adults in Kittitas County have a complete advance end-of-life care plan. To accomplish this, the KCMS would like to support the Honoring Choices program, an initiative of the Washington State Hospital Association and the Washington State Medical Association. The purpose of increasing the number of adults with comprehensive advance end-of-life care plans is to improve quality of end-of-life care for patients and their families and to ensure that the wishes of...

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Developmental screening, what’s it all about?

Posted on March 10, 2017 in Program News

Developmental screening, what’s it all about?

By Annaliese Stone, originally published on Daily Record News Developmental screening involves a questionnaire that looks for signs of delay in achieving developmental milestones and identifies children who should have further evaluation for delays or who might benefit from intervention or education services. Developmental milestones are specific activities or behaviors that are seen in other children the same age. These milestones include speech, social skills, play, learning, behavior and control of their muscles for movement, eating and...

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