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 care
2) Apply principles of best practices on HIV care
3) Manage clinical complexity in treating HIV disease
Upcoming Conference Topics
Thursday, December 19, 2013 "PrEP Update"
Jared Baeten, MD, PhD
Thursday, January 9, 2014 "New Direct Acting Antiretrovirals"
John Scott, MD
Accreditation Statements - for live attendance only
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.
School of Nursing Professional Credit:
Professionals who wish to receive a contact hour certificate must complete a CE registration form, all course activities, and an evaluation.
A certificate for up to 60 contact hours will be awarded.
*Continuing Nursing Education at the University of Washington School of Nursing (UWCNE) is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
*UWCNE is approved as a clock hour provider by the Washington State Board of Education.
*Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #07218.
Psychologists: UWCNE qualifies as a Washington State CE program sponsor under the Washington Administrative Code, WAC 246-810-240(1).
Social Workers and Counselors: UWCNE qualifies as a Washington State CE program sponsor under WAC 246-810-620.
Other Disciplines: A certificate of contact hours earned will be awarded for use in documenting completion of this continuing education activity.