Project ECHO is a collaborative model to increase sharing and workforce capacity to provide best-practice care and reduce health disparities. Learn how three different organizations in the Great Plains QIN region have utilized Project ECHO to address aspects of the opioid epidemic including pain management, medication assisted treatment, and screening and care for opioid use disorder.
Qualified health professionals (physicians, PAs, NPs), clinical staff (nurses and pharmacists), and non-clinical staff (pharmacy staff and office managers) in clinics, hospitals, FQHCs, rural health clinics, pharmacies, consumers and their families and all community partners who will benefit from a discussion addressing the opioid epidemic.
Upon completion of this webinar, participants will be able to:
- Discuss Project ECHO and its ability to spread education and practice across distances
- Compare multiple approaches to the opioid epidemic using Project ECHO
- Describe opportunities to participate in Project ECHO to address the opioid epidemic
Carla Deckert, MA, Project ECHO Director
University of Kansas Medical Center
Julie Reiten, Project Coordinator
University of North Dakota Center for Rural Health
Tina Chasek, PhD, Director
Behavioral Health Education Center of Nebraska Kearney
Lindsey Anderson, Health Data Coordinator
State of Nebraska