Children’s Project ECHO

Project ECHO logoChildren’s Project ECHO (Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes) is a tele-mentoring model which works to improve capacity by linking expert specialist teams with participants from a variety of professional backgrounds through teleECHO™ clinics. Project ECHO allows for the sharing of knowledge in real time utilizing technology, clinical management tools and case-based learning.

Children’s Project ECHO launched in 2017 in collaboration with numerous partners and has offered learning series around the topics of childhood obesity, mental and behavioral health, and sports medicine to-date.

See the individual series pages below for more information and to register.

Project ECHO: Depression in the Primary Care Setting

All healthcare providers and medical staff are invited to join in Children’s Project ECHO for a five-part learning series on depression in the primary care setting. Hour-long sessions will be aimed at taking a deeper dive in depression topics to improve participant knowledge of screening and evaluation of depression. This online learning series will build on the initial behavioral health series offered in fall 2018- spring 2019.

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Project Firstline ECHO: COVID-19 Infection Prevention & Control

The Nebraska Chapter of AAP and Children’s Hospital & Medical Center are proud to collaborate on a new Project ECHO series addressing infection prevention and control, as well as risk recognition and communications, during these challenging times.

Primary care providers throughout Nebraska are welcome to participate. See IPC ECHO page for more information.

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Project ECHO: Addressing Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) in School Health

New series starting January 13, 2021. School nurses, school staff, and community health partners across Nebraska are invited to join.

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Project ECHO: Treating Anxiety in the Primary Care Setting

All health care professionals and community partners throughout Nebraska are welcome and highly encouraged to participate in teleECHO™ clinics, including: physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, mental health practitioners, social workers, and other related staff in primary care offices. This online learning series will build on the initial series offered in fall 2018 - spring 2019.

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Project ECHO: Special Sessions

Children’s special session ECHOs offers timely clinical updates and best practices on a variety of health topics.

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Archived Project ECHO Series



Fall 2019 – Spring 2020: School Health

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Fall 2019 – Winter 2020: Child Abuse & Neglect

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Summer 2019: Sports Medicine

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Fall 2018 – Spring 2019: Behavioral Health

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Fall 2017 – Spring 2018: Childhood Obesity

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What To Do Next

Thank you for your interest in Children’s Project ECHO program. Please contact us with any questions.

Melissa Walker, MS
Operations Specialist
Children’s Center for the Child and Community
(402) 955-6879

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