Calendar

Nov
17
Tue
2020
Great Plains QIN Huddle: Decisional Making Capacity [Geriatric and Age Friendly Care TeleEcho]
Nov 17 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm

team-thought-bubbles

The Great Plains Quality Innovation Network team will host a ‘Huddle’ after each Project TeleEcho – Geriatric and Age Friendly Care session hosted by the University of North Dakota. These huddles will further the discussion on how each topic relates to the 4Ms framework and how to incorporate into your area of practice. We will answer questions and offer assistance and resources. The Great Plains QIN Huddles are scheduled the third Tuesday of the month from 12:00 – 12:45 p.m.

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 Geriatric and Age-Friendly TeleECHO offers:

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

Learn more about the University of North Dakota’s Project TeleECHO – Geriatric and Age Friendly Care offering, including topic overviews and continuing education

All sessions will be recorded. Healthcare providers in North Dakota and South Dakota are invited and encouraged to attend.

[button link="https://und.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_6zHyIVRXN2bKML3"] Register for the University of ND TeleEcho Sessions[/button]

[button link="https://gpqin.wufoo.com/forms/great-plains-qin-event-registration/"] Register for the Great Plains QIN Huddles[/button]

Upcoming Schedule of Events [schedule is subject to change]

November 10, 2020 – Decisional Making Capacity
November 17, 2020 – Great Plains QIN Huddle 

** The Geriatric TeleEcho Sessions are offered the second Tuesday of each month from 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. CT [Registration Required]
** The Great Plains Quality Innovation Network huddles are offered the third Tuesday of each month from 12:00 – 12:45 p.m. CT

The 4Ms Framework
The 4Ms Framework is an evidence-based model that Great Plains Quality Innovation Network will be using for our Great Plains Quality Care Coalition. The model focuses on four key elements What Matters, Medication, Mentation and Mobility.Learn about the key components of the Age Friendly Health Systems 4Ms Framework.

Nov
10
Tue
2020
University of North Dakota Geriatric And Age Friendly TeleEcho: Decisional Making Capacity
Nov 10 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

health

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
This is the final event in this series.

[button link="https://und.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_6zHyIVRXN2bKML3"] Register for the Geriatric TeleEcho Series[/button]

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.

Oct
20
Tue
2020
Great Plains QIN Huddle: Depression in Older Adults [Geriatric and Age Friendly Care TeleEcho]
Oct 20 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm

team-thought-bubbles

The Great Plains Quality Innovation Network team will host a ‘Huddle’ after each Project TeleEcho – Geriatric and Age Friendly Care session hosted by the University of North Dakota. These huddles will further the discussion on how each topic relates to the 4Ms framework and how to incorporate into your area of practice. We will answer questions and offer assistance and resources. The Great Plains QIN Huddles are scheduled the third Tuesday of the month from 12:00 – 12:45 p.m.

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 Geriatric and Age-Friendly TeleECHO offers:

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

Learn more about the University of North Dakota’s Project TeleECHO – Geriatric and Age Friendly Care offering, including topic overviews and continuing education

All sessions will be recorded. Healthcare providers in North Dakota and South Dakota are invited and encouraged to attend.

[button link="https://und.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_6zHyIVRXN2bKML3"] Register for the University of ND TeleEcho Sessions[/button]

[button link="https://gpqin.wufoo.com/forms/great-plains-qin-event-registration/"] Register for the Great Plains QIN Huddles[/button]

Upcoming Schedule of Events [schedule is subject to change] 

October 13, 2020 – Depression in Older Adults
October 20, 2020 – Great Plains QIN Huddle 

November 10, 2020 – Decisional Making Capacity
November 17, 2020 – Great Plains QIN Huddle 

** The Geriatric TeleEcho Sessions are offered the second Tuesday of each month from 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. CT [Registration Required]
** The Great Plains Quality Innovation Network huddles are offered the third Tuesday of each month from 12:00 – 12:45 p.m. CT

The 4Ms Framework
The 4Ms Framework is an evidence-based model that Great Plains Quality Innovation Network will be using for our Great Plains Quality Care Coalition. The model focuses on four key elements What Matters, Medication, Mentation and Mobility.Learn about the key components of the Age Friendly Health Systems 4Ms Framework.

Oct
13
Tue
2020
University of North Dakota Geriatric and Age Friendly TeleEcho – Depression in Older Adults
Oct 13 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

health

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.

[button link="https://und.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_6zHyIVRXN2bKML3"] Register for the Geriatric TeleEcho Series[/button]

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.

Sep
15
Tue
2020
Great Plains QIN Huddle: Medication Update [Geriatric and Age Friendly Care TeleEcho]
Sep 15 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm

team-thought-bubbles

The Great Plains Quality Innovation Network team will host a ‘Huddle’ after each Project TeleEcho – Geriatric and Age Friendly Care session hosted by the University of North Dakota. These huddles will further the discussion on how each topic relates to the 4Ms framework and how to incorporate into your area of practice. We will answer questions and offer assistance and resources. The Great Plains QIN Huddles are scheduled the third Tuesday of the month from 12:00 – 12:45 p.m.

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 Geriatric and Age-Friendly TeleECHO offers:

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

Learn more about the University of North Dakota’s Project TeleECHO – Geriatric and Age Friendly Care offering, including topic overviews and continuing education

All sessions will be recorded. Healthcare providers in North Dakota and South Dakota are invited and encouraged to attend.

[button link="https://und.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_6zHyIVRXN2bKML3"] Register for the University of ND TeleEcho Sessions[/button]

[button link="https://gpqin.wufoo.com/forms/great-plains-qin-event-registration/"] Register for the Great Plains QIN Huddles[/button]

Upcoming Schedule of Events [schedule is subject to change] 

September 8, 2020 – Medication Update
September 15, 2020 – Great Plains QIN Huddle 

October 13, 2020 – Depression in Older Adults
October 20, 2020 – Great Plains QIN Huddle 

November 10, 2020 – Decisional Making Capacity
November 17, 2020 – Great Plains QIN Huddle 

** The Geriatric TeleEcho Sessions are offered the second Tuesday of each month from 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. CT [Registration Required]
** The Great Plains Quality Innovation Network huddles are offered the third Tuesday of each month from 12:00 – 12:45 p.m. CT

The 4Ms Framework
The 4Ms Framework is an evidence-based model that Great Plains Quality Innovation Network will be using for our Great Plains Quality Care Coalition. The model focuses on four key elements What Matters, Medication, Mentation and Mobility.Learn about the key components of the Age Friendly Health Systems 4Ms Framework.

Sep
8
Tue
2020
University of North Dakota Geriatric and Age Friendly Care TeleEcho: Medication Update
Sep 8 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

health

Open to healthcare providers in North Dakota and South Dakota

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
Upcoming Schedule

October 13, 2020 – Depression in Older Adults
November 10, 2020 – Decisional Making Capacity

** Sessions are offered the second Tuesday of each month from 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. CT

[button link="https://und.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_6zHyIVRXN2bKML3"] Register for the UND Geriatric TeleEcho Session[/button]

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.

Aug
21
Fri
2020
University of North Dakota Diabetes TeleECHO: Weight Management
Aug 21 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Sign, diabetes just ahead

Brought to you by the University of North Dakota Center for Rural Health. Healthcare professionals in North Dakota and South Dakota are invited to participate.

Many communities lack access to diabetic care specialty services that could benefit them. Access to diabetes care improves the quality of life for patients and residents. The goal of this teleECHO™ is to improve access to care for patients with complex diabetes and other endocrine conditions in rural and underserved communities. The focus of the teleECHO program is to build and strengthen capacity of best practice care among primary care and other providers supporting patients with endocrine disorders.

Weight Management in Diabetes and Prediabetes (Lifestyle)
August 21, 2020

Sessions are held the 3rd Friday of each month from 12:00 – 1:00 pm CT
Registration closes one hour prior to the start of each teleECHO clinic.

Learn more. Get registered.

Objectives

Learn about best practices and evidence-based care for patients with complex medical conditions through didactic and case presentations. Participants will be able to:

  • Effectively diagnose endocrinology disease states according to evidence-based guidelines
  • Formulate and implement acceptable treatment modalities according to evidence-based guidelines
  • Acquire new skills, competencies, and best practices in diabetes care
  • Present your de-identified cases for collaborative discussion and guidance
Diabetes Care TeleECHO Offers
  • Free continuing education credits for healthcare professionals
  • Collaboration, support, and ongoing learning with subject-matter experts and healthcare staff
  • New ways to support patients in their home community

Learn more. Get registered.

Aug
18
Tue
2020
Great Plains QIN Huddle: Prescription for Physical Activity [Geriatric and Age Friendly Care TeleEcho]
Aug 18 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm

team-thought-bubbles

The Great Plains Quality Innovation Network team will host a ‘Huddle’ after each Project TeleEcho – Geriatric and Age Friendly Care session hosted by the University of North Dakota. These huddles will further the discussion on how each topic relates to the 4Ms framework and how to incorporate into your area of practice. We will answer questions and offer assistance and resources. The Great Plains QIN Huddles are scheduled the third Tuesday of the month from 12:00 – 12:45 p.m.

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 Geriatric and Age-Friendly TeleECHO offers:

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

Learn more about the University of North Dakota’s Project TeleECHO – Geriatric and Age Friendly Care offering, including topic overviews and continuing education

All sessions will be recorded. Healthcare providers in North Dakota and South Dakota are invited and encouraged to attend.

[button link="https://und.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_6zHyIVRXN2bKML3"] Register for the University of ND TeleEcho Sessions[/button]

[button link="https://gpqin.wufoo.com/forms/great-plains-qin-event-registration/"] Register for the Great Plains QIN Huddles[/button]

Upcoming Schedule of Events [schedule is subject to change] 

August 11, 2020 – Prescription for Physical Activity
August 18, 2020 – Great Plains QIN Huddle 

September 8, 2020 – Medication Update
September 15, 2020 – Great Plains QIN Huddle 

October 13, 2020 – Depression in Older Adults
October 20, 2020 – Great Plains QIN Huddle 

November 10, 2020 – Decisional Making Capacity
November 17, 2020 – Great Plains QIN Huddle 

** The Geriatric TeleEcho Sessions are offered the second Tuesday of each month from 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. CT [Registration Required]
** The Great Plains Quality Innovation Network huddles are offered the third Tuesday of each month from 12:00 – 12:45 p.m. CT

The 4Ms Framework
The 4Ms Framework is an evidence-based model that Great Plains Quality Innovation Network will be using for our Great Plains Quality Care Coalition. The model focuses on four key elements What Matters, Medication, Mentation and Mobility.Learn about the key components of the Age Friendly Health Systems 4Ms Framework.

Aug
11
Tue
2020
University of North Dakota Geriatric and Age-Friendly TeleECHO: Prescription for Physical Activity
Aug 11 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

health

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
Upcoming Schedule

September 8, 2020 – Medication Update
October 13, 2020 – Depression in Older Adults
November 10, 2020 – Decisional Making Capacity

** Sessions are offered the second Tuesday of each month from 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. CT

[button link="https://tinyurl.com/GeriatricECHO"] Register for the UND Geriatric TeleEcho Sessions[/button]

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.

Jul
28
Tue
2020
CMS COVID-19 Office Hours Calls
Jul 28 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

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CMS COVID-19 Office Hours Calls (Tuesdays from 4:00 – 5:00 PM CT)

Office Hour Calls provide an opportunity for hospitals, health systems, and providers to ask questions of agency officials regarding CMS’s temporary actions that empower local hospitals and healthcare systems to:

  • Increase Hospital Capacity – CMS Hospitals Without Walls;
  • Rapidly Expand the Healthcare Workforce;
  • Put Patients Over Paperwork; and
  • Further Promote Telehealth in Medicare

Toll Free Attendee Dial In: 833-614-0820; Access Passcode: 1492795

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