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Syphilis in Pregnancy Program

Led by a panel of experts, ECHO Idaho helps participants learn best practices for responding to the rise of syphilis rates during pregnancy in Idaho. Connect with colleagues from around the state to ask questions and learn best practices from experts in the field. 

ECHO Idaho’s Syphilis in Pregnancy series will create a dialogue among clinicians about treating this infectious disease and help identify resources statewide. Each session features critical updates from team members, case-based learning and didactic presentations.

When

Join us for this 3-part series, noon to 1 p.m. Mountain time, Wednesdays: August 12, August 26 and September 9.

Audience

The target audience is family practice, pediatric and OB/GYN physicians, NPs, PAs and nursing staff.

However, all clinicians are welcome, including social workers, care coordinators and others.

Cost

Participation in ECHO Idaho is free for clinicians and organizations.

Participate

Join on an ongoing basis and attend sessions as you are able. You’ll have the opportunity to claim CME up to 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ and receive a certificate by completing a survey for each live session attended.

Registration

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 CME: ECHO Idaho offers free continuing medical education credits to participants. CME credit is available for participating in live sessions only, not for watching recorded sessions.

Physicians

The University of Idaho, WWAMI Medical Education Program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Idaho, WWAMI Medical Education Program designates each live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Physician Assistants

For the purpose of re-licensure, the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ issued by organizations accredited by the ACCME (Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education). To be considered continuing education, the session(s) are required to be germane to your practice. Final acceptance of the credit for recertification resides with your state board. 

Nurse Practitioners and Registered Nurses

For the purpose of re-licensure, the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Board and American Nurses Credentialing Center accept AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ issued by organizations accredited by the ACCME (Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education). To be considered continuing education, the session(s) are required to be germane to your practice. Final acceptance of the credit for recertification resides with your state board.

Social Workers, Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists

The Idaho Division of Occupational and Professional Licenses recognizes the University of Idaho, WWAMI Medical Education Program as an approved provider of continuing education. To be considered continuing education, the session(s) are required to be germane to your practice.

Participants from states outside of Idaho are welcome and encouraged to attend! Please check with your state certification and licensure boards for specific considerations regarding claiming continuing education for participation in ECHO Idaho programs.

Alcohol and Drug Counselors (CADC/ACADC/CPS)

The Idaho Board of Alcohol and Drug Counselor Certification (IBADCC) recognizes the University of Idaho, WWAMI Medical Education Program as an approved provider of continuing education.

 

ECHO Idaho is led by the University of Idaho and the WWAMI Medical Education Program. ECHO Idaho’s Syphilis in Pregnancy program is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $577,976 with zero percentage financed with nongovernmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.

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