Curriculum and Schedule
Northwest AETC, in collaboration with Project ECHO, launched a new online clinical education and case consultation service in Winter 2012 (NW AETC ECHO). This series is co-provided by the University of Washington School of Medicine, Continuing Medical Education, and School of Nursing, Continuing Nursing Education. Clinicians who are selected to participate receive:
- Mentorship from an interdisciplinary team of HIV specialists in infectious disease, internal medicine, psychiatry, pharmacy, and nursing/case management
- Weekly clinical updates (see topic list) on latest strategies in HIV care (see topic list)
- Free, consultations on specific patients on their panel, with written recommendations from infectious disease, psychiatry, and pharmacy faxed within 24 hours
- Free software to allow weekly video connection from PC's directly to specialists team
- Access to specialist clinicians between weekly sessions for emergent needs
- Contact with other clinicians caring for HIV patients in underserved settings
Schedule of HIV Clinical Updates
1) Recognize the continuum of HIV care2) Apply principles of best practices on HIV care
3) Manage clinical complexity in treating HIV disease
Upcoming Conference Topics
Thursday, April 18, 2013
Robert Harrington, MD
Thursday, April 25, 2013
"Grief and Burnout Part I"
Paula Cox-North, MD
|4/2/12||Jennifer Magnani, LICSW||Improving Adherence: Motivational Interviewing|
|3/9/12||Chris Behrens, MD||HIV TB Co-infection Initial: Management|
|3/6/12||David Hachey, PharmD||Acute Side Effects from Antiretroviral Medication|
|2/12/12||David Hachey, PharmD||Adherence: Improving Outcomes and Long-term Success|
The University of Washington School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Washington School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 60 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. (Each session is 1.5 credits)
Nurses and Nurse Practitioners: Up to 60.0 contact hours will be awarded.
* The University of Washington School of Nursing (UWSON) is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
* The UWSON is approved as a clock hour provider by the Washington State Board of Education.
* Provider is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #07218.
Psychologists: This offering meets the requirements for continuing education for psychologists in Washington State. The conference is co-provided by the UWSON which qualifies as a CE program sponsor under the Washington Administrative Code, WAC 246-924-240(1).
Social Workers: This offering is co-provided by the UWSON which qualifies as a CE program sponsor under the Washington Administrative Code, WAC 246-809-610.
Other Disciplines: A certificate will be awarded for use in documenting attendance at this continuing education program co-provided by the UWSON.
Contact Hour Certificate (Optional): A contact hour certificate for the number of hours earned (up to 60.0) will be awarded based on attendance and completion of semiannual online evaluations. At the end of the year, participants will receive an attendance sheet from Project ECHO–NW AETC and a form to submit to request an accredited certificate. A $40 recording fee is required for the certificate. If a certificate is needed prior to the end of the year, you may request an attendance sheet for sessions attended to date. Each certificate requested requires an attendance sheet and the recording fee. Records will be kept for six years.