Children’s Project ECHO

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

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, physical therapists, social workers and other related staff in primary care and hospital settings.

Children’s Hospital & Medical Center is accredited by the Nebraska Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Children’s Hospital & Medical Center designates each live activity for a maximum of one (1.00) AMA PRA Category/CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Children’s Project ECHO launched in 2017 in collaboration with numerous partners and has offered a variety of learning series around the topics of childhood obesity, mental and behavioral health, and others.

See upcoming and archived series pages below for more information.

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: 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



Spring – Summer 2021: Depression In The Primary Care Setting

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Winter 2021: Addressing Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) In School Health

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Fall 2020: Treating Anxiety In The Primary Care Setting

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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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