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Veteran Care for Substance Use Disorders

About the Series

ECHO Idaho’s Veteran Care for Substance Use Disorders series provides a virtual platform for clinicians and public health professionals to understand how substance use is affecting the Veteran population across the state of Idaho.

Led by an interdisciplinary panel of experts specializing in substance use, psychiatry, addiction medicine, social work, and counseling, this series helps participants learn and implement best practices for treating Veteran patients with substance use disorders by engaging in interdisciplinary conversations and case-based learning. These hour-long, virtual sessions are a convenient and interactive form of learning designed to be immediately applied to your current practice.

Patient Case Form

Noon to 1 p.m. Mountain time, second and fourth Tuesdays from March 12 - August 27 of 2024.

ECHO Idaho's full series schedule is available here.

The Veteran Care for Substance Use Disorders series equips learners from all medical disciplines, including primary care providers (MD, DO, PA, NP, RN, PharmD), counselors, social workers, psychologists, community members, and public health professionals, with strategies to address substance use among the Veteran population.

Participation in ECHO Idaho is free.

Please register here for the ongoing sessions.

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

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

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.

Professional Development: Participants gain new skills and competencies for managing patients.

Virtual Community: Connect with other clinicians and administrators in Idaho experiencing the demands and confusion surrounding emerging infectious diseases. Increase professional satisfaction, decrease feelings of isolation and curate a virtual community.

Increased Patient Satisfaction: Hone skills and resources that allow patients 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 Idaho increase their knowledge and self-efficacy.

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

This publication was made possible by PS19-1901 from CDC. Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of the Department, CDC, University of Idaho, WWAMI Medical Education Program, nor Project ECHO Idaho. February 17, 2023.

Contact Project ECHO

Physical Address:

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

Phone: 208-364-4072

Fax: 208-364-3178

Email: echoidaho@uidaho.edu