Available Programs

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

 

Adult Psychiatry II

Primary care clinicians are cordially invited to participate in the Adult Psychiatry II 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:

  • Personality Disorders

  • Borderline Personality Disorder

  • Psychosis

  • Schizophrenia

  • Dementia

  • Adult Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

  • Insomnia

Benefits of participation include:

  • No cost to you or your facility

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

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

  • 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. Other healthcare professionals will be accepted as space permits. This is the second course in a two-part adult psychiatry certificate program; participants who attended part 1 of the course 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.
September 12 - December 5, 2019


Faculty:

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

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

  • Rebecca Castner, PharmD, Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice , College of Pharmacy, OHSU

  • Alana Willman, PharmD, Clinical Pharmacist, OHSU


Geriatrics Behavioral Health in an Age-Friendly Health System

Primary care teams are cordially invited to participate in the Geriatrics Behavioral Health in an Age-Friendly Health System ECHO program, sponsored by the Oregon ECHO Network.

This 12-session ECHO program will build the capacity of primary care clinicians and their teams to diagnose and treat common outpatient geriatric patient care issues. Topics may include:

  • Diagnosis and treatment of dementia, depression, and anxiety

  • Pain management

  • Insomnia management (pharmacological and non-pharmacological)

  • Mobility in older adults with mental health diagnoses

  • Advance care planning processes

Benefits of participation include:

  • No cost to you or your facility

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

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

  • Actionable, evidence-based guidance on psychotropic and pain medications

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 nurses, behavioral health specialists, medical assistants, practice managers, 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

Second and fourth Tuesdays, 7:30 - 8:30 a.m.
September 10, 2019 - March 24, 2020


Faculty:

  • Laura K. Byerly, M.D., Assistant Professor of Medicine, School of Medicine, OHSU

  • Jamie M. Caulley, D.P.T.. Clinical Advancement Program (CAP) Lead- Balance, Oregon Region Senior Health Program Clinical Liaison, Providence Health & Services

  • Elizabeth Eckstrom, M.D., M.P.H., Professor of Medicine, School of Medicine, OHSU

  • Alaina Ena, R.N., M.N. Geriatric Nurse Specialist, OHSU

  • Janet Holboke, M.S.W, L.C.S.W., Older Adult Behavioral Health Clinical Coordinator, Greater Oregon Behavioral Health, Inc

  • Natsuki Kobotera, Pharm.D, B.C.P.S. Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Providence Elder at Home.


Hepatitis C: Treatment and Elimination

Clinicians and their teams are cordially invited to participate in the Hepatitis C: Treatment and Elimination ECHO program, funded by SAMHSA State Opioid Response (SOR) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) grant funding.

This 16 session ECHO series will help build or improve systems of care that effectively treat hepatitis C in the primary care setting. Topics will include:

  • Diagnosis, screening, and treatment of hepatitis B & C

  • Identifying populations most at-risk for transmission of hepatitis C

  • Prevention of transmission and re-infection

  • Assessing fibrosis and cirrhosis

  • Designing a team-based care approach to hepatitis C treatment

  • Recognizing liver-related complications

Benefits of participation include:

  • No cost to you or your facility

  • The opportunity to present your tough patient or system-level 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:

    • Build a treatment program at the community level

    • Develop systems, protocols, and policies to support treatment

    • Cultivate leadership buy-in

We will select 15-20 clinical teams to participate based on interest, geographic distribution throughout Oregon, and ability to commit to the sessions. Clinical teams will include at least one prescribing clinician (MD, DO, PA, NP) and up to two other supporting staff who are in a position to develop new systems and processes to support care delivery. Other supporting staff could include a pharmacist, practice manager, quality improvement manager, behavioral health specialist, nurse care manager, or medical assistant. This course is part of the OHSU Addiction Medicine ECHO certificate program; participants who express interest in completing the certificate program will receive priority access.

 

Schedule

Every other Thursday, 12 - 1 p.m..
October 17, 2019 - June 11, 2020


Faculty:

  • Andrew Seaman, M.D., Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics School of Medicine, OHSU

  • Lauren Myers, M.M.S.c., PA-C, Instructor of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology School of Medicine, OHSU

  • Lisa Nelson, PharmD., Pharmacist, Central City Concern


Responsible Opioid Prescribing in Dentistry

Dentists and other dental professionals are cordially invited to participate in the Responsible Opioid Prescribing in Dentistry ECHO (Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes) program, funded by the SAMHSA State Targeted Response to the Opioid Crisis grant program.

This 6-session program will build the capacity of dentists and their teams to increase responsible opioid prescribing . Topics may include:

  • The Role of Dentistry and Dental Prescribing in the Opioid Epidemic

  • Patient’s Perceptions of Dental Pain and the Need for Opioids

  • Identifying Patients with Substance Use Disorder

    • The PDMP: What Is It and How Does It Work?

    • Screening Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT)

  • Pharmacological and Non-pharmacological Alternatives to Opioids

  • Dental Pain Management of Patients on Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) (Buprenorphine and Methadone)

  • Naloxone: Should this Medication be in my Medical Emergency Kit?

Benefits of participation include:

  • No cost to you or your facility

  • No cost to you continuing dental education (CDE) credits*

  • The opportunity to present your tough cases and receive feedback from a multidisciplinary team including general dentists, dental specialists, an addiction medicine physician, a social worker and your peers

  • Share and learn with other dental professionals and a multidisciplinary team of specialists on how to:

    • Effectively and safely manage oral pain

    • Identify and manage patients who have substance use disorder

We will select up to 25 OHSU School of Dentistry faculty, OHSU dental preceptors, and OHSU School of Dentistry residents to participate based on their interest in the program, geographic distribution throughout the state, and ability to commit to attend the sessions. OHSU dental preceptors are encouraged to invite one other staff member such as a behavioral health specialists, dental assistants, or practice managers to participate in the sessions with them.

*Accreditation: OHSU School of Dentistry is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professional in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.

Credit: OHSU School of Dentistry designates this activity for 6 continuing education credits.

 

Schedule

First and third Thursdays, 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.
September 19 - December 5, 2019

Richie Kohli, B.D.S., M.S. (D.P.H.), Associate Professor, Department of Community Dentistry, OHSU

Karan J. Replogle, D.D.S., M.S., Associate Professor of Endodontics School of Dentistry, OHSU

Barry Taylor, D.M.D., F.A.G.D., Assistant Professor of Restorative Dentistry, School of Dentistry, OHSU

Franci Stavropoulous, D.D.S., Associate Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, School of Dentistry, OHSU

Harjit Sehgal, B.D.S., M.S., Assistant Professor of Periodontics, School of Dentistry, OHSU

Rosemarie Hemmings, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Community Dentistry, School of Dentistr, OHSU

Brandon Maughan, M.D. Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, School of Medicine. OHSU

Megan Herink, PharmD., Clinical Assistant Professor, College of Pharmacy, OSU/OHSU

Andrea Gough-Goldman, M.D., M.P.H., Addiction Medicine Physician, CODA Inc.


Substance Use Disorder in Ambulatory Care

Prescribing clinicians and their team members are cordially invited to participate in the Substance Use Disorders in Ambulatory Care ECHO program, funded by the SAMHSA State Targeted Response to the Opioid Crisis grant program.

This 12 session ECHO series will help clinicians and their teams identify and treat substance use disorders in a primary care setting. Topics may include:

  • Opioid Use Disorder (OUD) and other Substance Use Disorders (Benzodiazepine, Alcohol, Tobacco)

  • Buprenorphine Basics and Induction Basics

  • Assessing and Treating Co-occurring Mental Illness and OUD

  • Naltrexone, Methadone, and other medications for the treatment of addictions

Benefits of participation include:

  • No cost to you or your facility

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

  • 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

    • Provide evidence-based use of medications for the treatment of addictions

    • Coordinate mental and physical health services for those with OUD and other substance use disorders

  • Open access to all references and resources

We will select up to 40 clinicians and primary care staff who are in a position to champion change in their organizations. Clinicians (prescribing MD, DO, NP, PA), nurses, social workers, pharmacists, behavioral health specialists, practice managers, and quality improvement specialists are encouraged to register. Ideally staff will participate as part of a primary care team that includes a clinician and one or more other staff member. Participants will be selected based on their interest, geographic distribution throughout Oregon, and ability to commit to the sessions. This course is part of the OHSU Addiction Medicine ECHO certificate program; participants who express interest in completing the certificate program 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

Tuesdays, 12 - 1 p.m.
September 10 - December 3, 2019


Faculty:

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

  • Philip Korthuis, M.D, M.P.H., Associate Professor of Medicine, School of Medicine, OHSU

  • John Mahan, M.D. Addiction Medicine Psychiatrist, Jackson County Mental Health

  • Sean Mahoney, PWS, C.R.M. Peer Support Specialist for OHSU Impact Team

  • Kim Oveson, M.S. CADCII, Director of Behavioral Health, La Clinica

  • Melissa Weimer, D.O., M.C.R., FASAM, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Yale School of Medicine, Yale University


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 build provider knowledge and systems capacity to treat addiction in hospital settings. Topics may include:

  • Understanding substance use disorder: Brain disease of addiction

  • Medications for opioid use disorder, including buprenorphine and methadone

  • Community SUD treatment settings

  • Acute pain management in a patient with substance use disorder

  • Managing active drug use in the hospital

  • Harm reduction and overdose prevention

  • Trauma-informed care

Benefits of participation include:

  • No cost to you or your facility

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

  • 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. This course is part of the OHSU Addiction Medicine ECHO certificate program; participants who express interest in completing the certificate program 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 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.
September 18 - December 11, 2019


Faculty:

  • Honora Englander, M.D., Associate Professor of Medicine,
    Division of Hospital Medicine
    , School of Medicine, OHSU

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

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

  • Stacey Mahoney, LCSW, CADC, Social Worker for OHSU Impact Team

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


 

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 — Winter 2020

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.

Chronic Pain and Opioids

Effective Systems for treating Addiction in Primary Care

Nursing Facility Behavioral Health

Substance Use Disorders in Hospital Care

Past Programs

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.

2018-2019

Adult Psychiatry/psychiatry Medication Management

This program was designed to support primary care clinicians who are managing patients with mental health conditions.

Child Psychiatry

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

Dementia 360

This 12-session ECHO series was designed to help clinical teams build or improve systems of care to effectively diagnose and treat dementia in the primary care setting. 

Effective Systems for Treating Addiction in Primary Care

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.

Hepatitis C and Liver Care ECHO

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.

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.

Persistent Pain and Opioid/Chronic Pain and Opioids

This 12-session ECHO program will help primary care teams build their capacity to diagnose, treat, and manage patients with chronic pain and opioid use disorder.

Substance Use in Ambulatory Care

This 12 session ECHO series was designed to help clinicians and their teams identify and treat substance use disorders in a primary care setting.

Substance Use in Hospital Care

This 12-session series was designed to build provider knowledge and systems capacity to treat addiction in hospital settings. 

2017-2018

Adult Psychiatry/psychiatry Medication Management

This program was designed to support primary care clinicians who are managing patients with mental health conditions.

Hepatitis C and Liver Care ECHO

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.

Substance Use in Ambulatory Care

This 12 session ECHO series was designed to help clinicians and their teams identify and treat substance use disorders in a primary care setting.

2016-2017

Adult Psychiatry/psychiatry Medication Management

This program was designed to support primary care clinicians who are managing patients with mental health conditions.

Child Psychiatry

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

EOCCO Community Health Worker Quality Improvement

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

2015-2016

Adult Psychiatry/psychiatry Medication Management

This program was designed to support primary care clinicians who are managing patients with mental health conditions.

Child Development

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

Team-Based Care

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

2014-2015

Adult Psychiatry/psychiatry Medication Management

This program was designed to support primary care clinicians who are managing patients with mental health conditions.