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Pediatric Autism

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention states that 1 in 54 children in the United States have autism spectrum disorder (ASD), meaning that over 8,000 Idaho children are estimated to have ASD. American Academy of Pediatric guidelines state that early diagnosis and early intervention have significant outcomes.   

Led by a panel of subject matter experts in pediatric family practice, pediatric psychiatry, developmental pediatrics, pediatric psychology, speech pathology, patient care coordination and parent advocacy, our 12-part series will help enhance your competencies and provide the opportunity to learn best practices for screening and treating ASD in pediatric care. 

Participating in ECHO Idaho also helps you connect with other peers statewide to identify approaches and resources for advancing patient care and receive insightful feedback on patient cases. These sessions are designed to be collaborative, engaging and immediately applicable to your practice.

 

When

Series launch is Thursday, January 13, 2022.

Virtual sessions meet second and fourth Thursdays

Noon to 1 p.m. Pacific time / 1-2 p.m. Mountain time

ECHO Idaho's full series schedule is available here.

Audience

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

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 claim CE and provide feedback, please log in to Eeds. To learn more about the University of Idaho, WWAMI’s continuing education accreditation, visit our CE webpage.

MOC Part IV (MDs/DOs) and AAPA Category 1 PI-CME (PAs) will be offered upon completion of additional activities that supplement each of the 12, one-hour sessions. For more information, email echoidaho@uidaho.edu.

To learn more about credit types and how to claim continuing education from ECHO Idaho, please visit our continuing education webpage.

 

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