October 13, 2020 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm America/Chicago Timezone
Hosted by the University of North Dakota [Julie Reiten]


Open to healthcare providers in North Dakota and South Dakota

The University of North Dakota is hosting a Project TeleEcho™ – Geriatric and Age Friendly care; utilizing the Age Friendly Health Systems 4Ms Model of Care. The goal of this TeleECHO is to improve access to care for patients with complex conditions in rural and underserved communities throughout North Dakota. These sessions will address knowledge gaps and expand understanding of effective, high quality medical and behavioral treatments for conditions common among the senior patient population. The Geriatric and Age-Friendly TeleECHO offers:

  • Free educational credits for healthcare professionals
  • Collaboration, support and ongoing learning with subject-matter experts and health care staff
  • New ways to support patients in their home community

Primary care providers will be provided with easy-access learning, and a platform to share and disseminate best practices in the rapidly-evolving field of geriatric medicine. Participants will be able to:

  • Meet individual goals for taking care of older adult patients
  • Increase access to evidence-based geriatric care
  • Improve geriatric care for older adults in their regions
  • Present your de-identified cases for collaborative discussion and guidance
  • Learn best practices and newest advances in treatment
  • New ways to support patients in their home community
The final event in this series will take place on November 10, 2020 at 12:00 p.m. CT. The focus will be Decisional Making Capacity.
Register for the Geriatric TeleEcho Series

For more information on Project ECHO in North Dakota, visit www.ndecho.com or call Julie Reiten at 701-317-6479.

Continuing Education

The University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The UND School of Medicine and Health Sciences designates this Live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Project ECHO Geriatric and Age-Friendly Careis a project of the University of North Dakota (UND) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) Center for Rural Health (CRH). The mission of Project ECHO is to develop the capacity to safely and effectively treat chronic, common, and complex diseases in rural and underserved areas, and to monitor outcomes of this treatment. In pursuit of this mission, Project ECHO faculty, staff, and partners have dedicated themselves to demonopolizing knowledge in order to expand access to best-practice medical care across the United States and globally.