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Opioids, Pain and Substance Use Disorders Program

In 2019, the CDC reported an average of 130 opioid-related deaths every day in the US—signifying more people are now dying from opioid use than either car accidents or gun violence.

ECHO Idaho’s longest running program is designed to help you learn best practices for treating patients with chronic pain, opioid use disorder or other substance use disorders. Led by some of Idaho’s most prominent pain and addiction experts, we connect you with peers throughout the state to talk about what is working with patients struggling with addiction and to receive feedback on challenging cases. These sessions open up a space for clinicians to share knowledge and resources for identifying and treating pain, opioid use disorder and other substance use disorders.

When

Virtual sessions meet second and fourth Thursdays

11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Pacific time / 12:15–1:15 p.m. Mountain time

ECHO Idaho's full series schedule is available here.

Audience

The target audience is primary care providers (MD, PA, NP, RN, etc.), but all clinicians are welcome, including behavioral health and addiction/recovery specialists.

Cost

Participation in ECHO Idaho is free for clinicians and organizations.

Register

Please register here for the ongoing sessions.

Once you register, you’ll receive convenient, day-of Zoom access direct to your inbox – join us as your schedule allows.

Not a fan of emails? Sign up for day-of reminder texts for this session.

Benefits

  • Professional Development: Participants gain new skills and competencies for managing patients.
  • Creating Community: Clinician teams can increase professional satisfaction and decrease isolation, thus creating a sense of community.
  • Increased Patient Satisfaction: Patients can continue to work with their trusted clinician instead of traveling long distances to be seen by a specialist.
  • Improved Quality of Care: Healthcare professionals who participate in ECHO increase their knowledge and self-efficacy.
  • No-Cost Accredited Continuing Education: ECHO Idaho offers free accredited continuing education credits (CE). CE credit is available for participating in live sessions only, not for watching recorded sessions. To learn about a session's CE offerings, claim CE and provide feedback, please log in to Eeds. To learn more about the University of Idaho, WWAMI’s continuing education accreditation and offerings, visit our CE webpage.

ECHO Idaho Provides Opioid Education


ECHO Idaho is led by the University of Idaho and the WWAMI Medical Education Program.

Contact Project ECHO

Physical Address:

Idaho Water Center
322 E. Front Street, Ste. 222
Boise, ID 83702

Phone: 208-364-4698

Fax: 208-364-3178

Email: echoidaho@uidaho.edu