Available Programs

Registration for all programs will close one week before the first session.

 

Adult Psychiatry I

Primary care clinicians are cordially invited to participate in the Adult Psychiatry I ECHO program, sponsored by the Oregon ECHO Network.

This 12 session ECHO series will cover the diagnosis, pharmacological, and non-pharmacological treatment of the following conditions:

  • Major Depressive Disorder

  • Bipolar Disorder

  • Anxiety Disorder

  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Benefits of participation include:

  • No cost to you or your facility

  • No cost to you continuing medical education (CME) credits*

  • No cost to you maintenance of certification (MOC) part 2 credits for family medicine and internal medicine physicians*

  • Actionable, evidence-based guidance on psychotropic medications

We will select up to 30 clinicians (MD, DO, ND, PA, and NP) to participate in this program. Clinicians will be selected based on their interest in the program, geographic distribution across the state, and ability to commit to attend the sessions. This is the first course in a two-part adult psychiatry program; participants who commit to participating in both series will receive priority access.

*Accreditation: Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit: OHSU School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 12.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

Schedule

Thursdays, 7:30-8:30 a.m.
April 4-June 20, 2019


Faculty:

  • Jonathan Betlinski, M.D., Associate Professor of Psychiatry, OHSU School of Medicine

  • Ruth S. Tadesse R.N., M.S., Assistant Professor, OHSU School of Nursing

 

Dementia 360

Primary care teams are cordially invited to participate in the Dementia 360 ECHO program, funded by the Oregon ECHO Network.

This 12-session ECHO series will help clinical teams build or improve systems of care that effectively diagnose and treat dementia in a primary care setting. Topics may include:

  • Dementia types (Alzheimer’s, Lewy Body, Vascular)

  • Labs and Scans

  • Cognitive and functional assessment

  • Behavioral symptoms

  • Family assessment and resources

  • Elder abuse and neglect

  • Driving issues and when to report to the DMV

Benefits of participation include:

  • No cost to you or your facility

  • No cost to you continuing medical education (CME) credits*

  • No cost to you maintenance of certification (MOC) part 2 credits for family and internal medicine physicians*

  • The opportunity to present your workflow and systems challenges, and receive feedback from a multidisciplinary team of specialists and your peers.

We will select up to 10 primary care teams to participate based on their interest in the program, geographic distribution throughout Oregon, and ability to commit to attend the sessions. Prescribing clinicians (MD, DO, NP, PA) are encouraged to invite up to two other staff members who are in a position to champion change in their organizations, such as practice managers, behavioral health specialists, nurses, medical assistants, and quality improvement specialists.

*Accreditation: Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit: OHSU School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 12.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

Schedule

Wednesdays, 12-1 p.m.
April 3-June 19, 2019


Faculty:

  • Allison Lindauer, Ph.D., N.P., Director, Outreach, Recruitment & EducationLayton Aging and Alzheimer's Disease Center

  • Deborah Messecar, M.P.H, Ph.D., R.N., Assistant Professor, OHSU School of Nursing

  • Andrew Natonson, M.D., M.S., Assistant Professor of Neurology, OHSU School of Medicine

  • Katherine Wild, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Neurology, OHSU School of Medicine; Associate Professor of Psychiatry, OHSU School of Medicine


Chronic Pain and Opioids

Clinicians are cordially invited to participate in the Chronic Pain and Opioids ECHO program, funded by the SAMHSA State Targeted Response to the Opioid Crisis grant program.

This 12-session ECHO series will include the following topics:

  • Understanding and assessing different types of pain

  • Appropriate and ethical treatment plans for patients with opioid use disorder

  • Evidence-based behavioral interventions for persistent pain

  • Managing opioid tapers

  • Identify patients who may benefit from buprenorphine products

  • Distinguish between opioid dependence and opioid use disorder

Benefits of participation include:

  • No cost to you or your facility

  • No cost to you continuing medical education (CME) credits*

  • No cost to you maintenance of certification (MOC) part 2 credits for family medicine and internal medicine physicians*

  • The opportunity to present your tough cases and receive feedback from a multidisciplinary team of specialists and your peers

  • Share and learn with other clinicians, practices, and a multidisciplinary team of specialists on how to:

    • Assess substance use disorders

    • Have difficult conversations

We will select up to 25 clinicians (MD, DO, PA, and NP) to participate based on interest and geographic distribution throughout Oregon. Clinicians are encouraged to invite one other staff member such as behavioral health specialists, nurses, medical assistants, or practice managers to participate in the sessions with them.

*Accreditation: Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit: OHSU School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 12.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

Schedule

Tuesdays, 12-1 p.m.
April 9-June 25, 2019


Faculty:

  • Jonathan L Robbins M.D., M.S., Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, OHSU School of Medicine

  • Catriona Buist Psy.D., Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, OHSU School of Medicine

  • Elizabeth Tiffany, M.D. , Medical Director SATP & Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship Director at Portland VA Medical Center

  • Amy Maher, M.D., Pain management physician, Asante Physician Partners

  • Michelle Marikos, Certified Peer Support Specialist, Oregon Pain Guidance


Substance Use Disorders in Hospital Care

Clinicians and hospital staff are cordially invited to participate in the Substance Use Disorders in Hospital Care ECHO program, funded by the SAMHSA State Targeted Response to the Opioid Crisis grant program.

This 12-session ECHO series will help build or improve systems of care that effectively treat addiction in a hospital care setting. Topics may include:

  • Understanding substance use disorder: Brain disease of addiction

  • Pharmacotherapy for opioid use disorder, including buprenorphine and methadone

  • Community SUD treatment settings

  • Acute pain management in a patient with substance use disorder

  • Managing challenging hospital behaviors: active drug use in the hospital

  • Management of long term IV antibiotics and PICC lines in patients with SUD

  • Peers in hospital settings

  • Trauma-informed care in a hospital setting

Benefits of participation include:

  • No cost to you or your facility

  • No cost to you continuing medical education (CME) credits*

  • No cost to you maintenance of certification (MOC) part 2 credits for family and internal medicine physicians*

  • The opportunity to present your challenging cases and system needs, and receive feedback from a multidisciplinary team of specialists and your peers

We will select up to 40 clinicians and hospital staff who are in a position to champion change in their organizations and provide care to hospitalized adults with SUD. Clinicians (prescribing MD, DO, NP, PA), nurses, social workers, pharmacists, discharge planners, behavioral health specialists, administrators, and quality improvement specialists are encouraged to register. Ideally staff will participate as part of hospital-based teams that includes a clinician and one or more other staff member. Participants will be selected based on their interest and geographic distribution throughout Oregon.

*Accreditation: Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit: OHSU School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 10.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

Schedule

Wednesdays, 12-1 p.m.
April 10-June 26, 2019


Faculty:

  • Honora Englander, M.D., Associate Professor of Medicine,
    Medical Director, Community & Clinical Integration, OHSU School of Medicine

  • Jessica Gregg, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor of Medicine,
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, OHSU School of Medicine

  • Jackie Sharpe, PharmD., BCPS, Clinical Supervisor for Medicine, OHSU School of Medicine.

  • Stacey Mahoney., L.CSW, CADC. Social Worker or OHSU Impact Team

  • Seah Mahoney, PWS, CRM, Peer Support Specialist for OHSU Impact Team

  • Brittney Caldera, R.N., M.S.N., M.B.A. OHSU Nurse Manager

 

proposed program:

Dermatology in Primary Care: Skin Cancer and Melanoma

Offered in concert with the OHSU Department of Dermatology, this ECHO would be for primary care clinicians to learn to identify, diagnose, and treat patients with skin cancer and melanoma. Currently dates and times are TBD. We will be in touch with interested participants as those details become available.

 

Schedule

TBD

 

Upcoming Programs — Fall 2019

These programs are currently in the planning stage. Please contact us if you would like to receive information on these programs when they are ready to launch.

Adult Psychiatry II

Geriatrics Behavioral Health

Substance Use Disorders in Ambulatory Care

Substance Use Disorders in Hospital Care

Past Programs or Registration Closed

These programs are currently closed. However, Oregon ECHO Network may offer ECHO programs on similar topics in the future. Please contact us if you would like to receive information about programs like these in the future.


Effective Systems for Treating Addiction in Primary Care

2019. This 12-session ECHO was designed to help clinical teams build or improve systems of care that effectively treat addiction in a primary care setting.

Nursing Facility Behavioral Health

2018-2019. This 24-session program is designed to support front-line nursing facility staff to better manage behavioral disturbance in older adults.

Child Psychiatry

2017-2018. The Child Psychiatry ECHO was designed to enhance the ability of primary care clinicians to identify and treat mental health issues in children.

Hepatitis C and Liver Care ECHO

2017-2019. Supports clinicians in learning how to diagnose and treat individual patients with Hepatitis C and other liver diseases as well as build a treatment program at the community level.

EOCCO Community Health Worker Quality Improvement

2017. This 7-session program focused on the optimization of the community health worker role across a variety of settings and ensuring financial sustainability.

Team-Based Care

2016. This 5-session program was designed to support clinical teams who were working to integrate behavioral health specialists within the primary care setting.

Child Development

2015-2016. This program was designed for primary care clinicians to better support children and adolescents with developmental and behavioral concerns.