Chronic Pain and Opioids

Clinicians and their team members 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 16 session ECHO series is designed to help clinicians and their teams provide enhanced pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment for chronic pain in a primary care setting.

Topics will include: 

  • The biopsychosocial approach to managing pain

  • Understanding and assessing different types of pain

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

  • Evidence-based behavioral interventions for chronic pain

  • Managing opioid tapers

  • Identifying patients who may benefit from buprenorphine products

  • Distinguishing 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) and Maintenance of Certification (MOC) 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 disorder in the context of pain

    • Have difficult conversations

We will select up to 25 Oregon clinicians (MD, DO, ND, PA, and NP) to participate based on their interest in the program, geographic distribution, and ability to commit to attend the sessions. 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.  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 16.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Through the American Board of Medical Specialties (“ABMS”) ongoing commitment to increase access to practice relevant Continuing Certification Activities through the ABMS Continuing Certification Directory, Chronic Pain and Opioids has met the requirements as a MOC Part II CME Activity (apply toward general CME requirement) for the following ABMS Member Boards: Family Medicine, Preventive Medicine.

This program is registered for MOC through the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM)

 

Schedule

Tuesdays, noon - 1 p.m.
January 14 - May 5, 2020


Faculty:

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

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

  • Amy Maher, M.D., Pain Management Physican

  • Michelle Marikos, B.S., Peer Support Specialist For Chronic Pain

  • Elizabeth Tiffany, M.D., Addiction Psychiatrist/Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship Director UC Health/University of Cincinnati College of Medicine


Effective Systems for Treating Addiction in Primary Care

Primary care teams are cordially invited to participate in the Effective Systems for Treating Addiction in Primary Care ECHO, funded by SAMHSA’s MAT-PDOA grant program.

This 12 session ECHO series will help clinical teams build or improve systems of care that effectively treat addiction in a primary care setting.

Topics may include:

  • Team-based approaches

  • Administrative policies and protocols

  • Standardized processes and workflows for patient office visits

  • Processes to improve communication

  • Best practices for the exchange of health information

  • Trauma-informed systems of care

  • Community referral pathways

Benefits of participation include:

  • No cost to you or your facility

  • No cost to you continuing medical education (CME) and Maintenance of Certification (MOC) credits*

  • 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 who are in position to champion change in their organizations and provide care within the primary care setting. Teams might include: clinicians (prescribing MD, DO, NP, PA), nurses, social workers, pharmacists, nurse care managers, behavioral health specialists, administrators, and quality improvement specialists. Ideally staff will participate as part of a primary care team that includes a clinical champion 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 12.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Through the American Board of Medical Specialties (“ABMS”) ongoing commitment to increase access to practice relevant Continuing Certification Activities through the ABMS Continuing Certification Directory, Effective Systems for Treating Addiction in Primary Care has met the requirements as a MOC Part II CME Activity (apply toward general CME requirement) for the following ABMS Member Boards: Family Medicine, Preventive Medicine.

This program is registered for MOC through the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM)

 

Schedule

Second and Fourth Thursdays, noon - 1 p.m.
January 9 - June 25, 2020


Faculty:

  • Stacie Andoniadis, B.S., Primary Care Innovation Specialist, CareOregon

  • Brandon Lynch, M.D., Family Physician, Asante Physician Partners

  • Melissa Brewster, PharmD., Columbia Pacific CCO Pharmacist and PGY-1 Residency Program Coordinator, CareOregon

  • Heather Starbird, MA, QMHP, Behavioral Health Clinician, La Clinica


Nursing Facility Behavioral Health

Nursing facility staff are cordially invited to participate in the Nursing Facility Behavioral Health ECHO program, offered in partnership with the Oregon Department of Human Services and the Oregon Health Authority, Health Systems Division.

This 12-session ECHO series will build the skills and knowledge of participants by covering topics such as:

  • Drug-Drug Interactions

  • Depression

  • Trauma Informed Care

  • Creating Purpose/Caregiver Burnout

  • Independence in Self Care

  • Behavioral Interventions

Benefits of participation include:

No cost to you or your facility

  • No cost to you or your facility

  • No-cost continuing education credits for LTC administrators

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

Participation is by invitation only. We will select 15 nursing facility teams. Team members could include the following: Nursing Facility Administrator, Director of Nursing, social services, activity therapist, and a direct service staff member, such as a CNA. Teams will be selected based on their interest in the program, geographic distribution across the state, and ability to commit to attend the sessions.

Please note there will be a mandatory in-person kickoff event Wednesday, January 15th in Eugene where participants will meet the ECHO faculty, observe ECHO sessions in action and hear presentations from the faculty.

 

Schedule

Second and Fourth Wednesdays, 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
January 15 - June 24, 2020


Faculty:

  • Susan S. Rose, Ph.D., N.P. Gerontologist, Legacy Health

  • Maureen Nash, M.D., Geriatric Psychiatrist, Medical Director, Providence Elder Place

  • Sarah Foidel, O.T.D., O.T.R./t, Occupational Therapist, Assistant Professor, Pacific University

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

  • Joanne Rader, R.N, M.N., Nurse Expert, Independent Consultant


Pain Management and Substance Use Disorders Dental ECHO

Dentists and other dental professionals are cordially invited to participate in the Pain Management and Substance Use Disorders Dental ECHO 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:

  • 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

  • Difficult Conversations with Patients

  • Harm Reduction

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

  • Systems and Protocols, Diversion, and Disposal of Medications

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, an emergency room physician, a social worker, a pharmacist, 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 community-based dentists, 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. Community-based dentists and OHSU dental preceptors are encouraged to invite one other staff member, such as a behavioral health specialist, dental assistant, or practice manager 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

12:30 - 1:30 p.m, January 16, February 6, February 20, March 12, March 19, and April 2, 2020.

FACULTY:

  • 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

  • Eli Schwarz, DDS, PhD, MPH, Professor and Chair of the Department of Community Dentistry at the School of Dentistry

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

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

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

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

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

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


Parkinson ECHO

Clinicians and health professionals who work in primary care, skilled nursing facilities, community-based mental health, and rehabilitation settings are cordially invited to participate in the Parkinson ECHO program, funded by the Parkinson’s Foundation.

This 6-session ECHO series will build the capacity of clinicians and their teams to diagnose and treat Parkinson Disease (PD) and address common issues that occur because of a Parkinson diagnosis.

Topics may include:

  • Differential diagnosis of PD and related conditions

  • Treating motor and non-motor symptoms of PD

  • Cognitive effects of PD, including depression and anxiety

  • Safety concerns and improving team-based care, including fall risks, safety at home, and driving

  • Hospitalization and PD

  • Advanced stage PD medication management and palliative care

Benefits of participation include:

  • No cost to you or your facility

  • No cost to you continuing medical education (CME) and Maintenance of Certification (MOC) credits*

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

    • The role of team-based care for managing PD patients at all stages

    • How to assess family members for burden and discuss options for support

    • When to refer to rehabilitation therapy and advanced surgical treatments

  • The opportunity to receive feedback from a multidisciplinary team of specialists and your peers, and build a local care team network

We will select up to 40 clinicians, behavioral health specialists, pharmacists, nurses, or medical assistants who work in primary care, skilled nursing facilities, community-based mental health, and rehabilitation settings. Participants will be chosen to participate based on their interest in the program, geographic distribution throughout Oregon, ability to commit to attend the sessions, commitment to share the information they learn with others, and willingness to present at least one case. Prescribing clinicians (MD, DO, ND, NP, PA) from primary care practices are especially encouraged to register.

*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 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Through the American Board of Medical Specialties (“ABMS”) ongoing commitment to increase access to practice relevant Continuing Certification Activities through the ABMS Continuing Certification Directory, Parkinson ECHO has met the requirements as a MOC Part II CME Activity (apply toward general CME requirement) for the following ABMS Member Boards: Family Medicine, Preventive Medicine.

This program is registered for MOC through the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM)

 

Schedule

Every other Wednesday, noon - 1 p.m.
January 22 - April 1, 2020


Faculty:

  • Lisa Mann, R.N., B.S.N., M.A., Team Care Coordinator, Education Director, OHSU Parkinson Center and Movement Disorders Clinic

  • Jeff Kraakevik, M.D., Associate Professor, Movement Disorders Specialist, OHSU Parkinson Center and Movement Disorders Clinic

  • Jenny Wilhelm, D.P.T., Physical Therapist, Research Coordinator, OHSU Neurological Rehabiliation, OHSU Gait and Balance Lab


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 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 12.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Through the American Board of Medical Specialties (“ABMS”) ongoing commitment to increase access to practice relevant Continuing Certification Activities through the ABMS Continuing Certification Directory, Substance Use in Hospital Care ECHO has met the requirements as a MOC Part II CME Activity (apply toward general CME requirement) for the following ABMS Member Boards: Family Medicine, Preventive Medicine.

This program is registered for MOC through the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM)

 

Schedule

Wednesdays, noon - 1 p.m.
January 8 - March 25, 2020


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


Upcoming Programs — Spring 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.

Adult Psychiatry I

Child Psychiatry

Pediatric ECHO

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.

2019-2020

Adult Psychiatry/psychiatry Medication Management

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

Geriatrics Behavioral Health in an Age-Friendly Health System

This 12-session ECHO was designed to help primary care clinicians and their teams to diagnose and treat common outpatient geriatric patient care issues.

Hepatitis C: Treatment and Elimination

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.

Responsible Opioid Prescribing in Dentistry

This 6-session ECHO was created to support the capacity of dentists and their teams to increase responsible opioid prescribing

Substance Use Disorder 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.

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 Disorder 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 Disorder 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 Disorder 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.

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