12/21/17, Crossing Cultures
What is Project ECHO?
Project ECHO® (Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes) is an international telehealth initiative that connects the surgical specialists in the UW Department of Surgery with the primary care providers across the region. Via a regularly scheduled videoconference, UW specialists provide education and lead a collaborative discussion on submitted patient cases.
• Free CE credit*
• Collaboration and support from a network of UW specialists and other providers
• Patients can be treated for chronic and complex disease within their own community
• Improves access, no long waits to see a specialist
Interested in joining?
Tune in every third Thursday of the month at 2 PM for our series on Emergency Pediatric Care which focuses on emergency, acute care, and post-operative management of pediatric patients. This series is especially beneficial to emergency medicine, trauma, urgent care and paramedic health care providers. CE credit is available to those who attend the live teleconference.
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*CE credit is available to those who attend the live teleconference only.
CE credit is available to those who attend the live teleconference of our Project ECHO sessions.
In support of improving patient care, the University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Credit Designation Statements
American Medical Association (AMA)
The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP designates this live activity for maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) & Iowa Board of Nursing
The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 ANCC contact hours (1.2 Iowa contact hours). The University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Nursing is Iowa Board of Nursing provider 350.
Continuing Education Units (CEUs)
The University of Wisconsin–Madison, as a member of the University Continuing Education Association (UCEA), authorizes this program for 0.1 CEUs or 1 hours.