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Perinatal Substance Use Disorder Program

Led by a panel of experts, ECHO Idaho helps participants learn best practices for treating patients with perinatal substance use disorder, connect with peers from around the state to discuss what really works and get feedback on difficult patient cases. These sessions create a dialogue among clinicians about best practices and resources for identifying and treating perinatal substance use disorder.

Commitment

Sessions are on the second and fourth Wednesdays from noon to 1 p.m. MT, March 11 – July 22, 2020.

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, addiction recovery specialists and others. 

Cost

Participation in ECHO Idaho is free for clinicians and organizations.

Schedule

Sessions are on the second and fourth Wednesdays from noon to 1 p.m. MT, March 11 – July 22, 2020.

Date Proposed Topic
3/11/20 Substance Use and Mental Health in Pregnancy: Overview and Screening
3/25/20 Perinatal Mood Disorders
4/8/20 Perinatal Anxiety Disorders
4/22/20 MAT in Pregnancy
5/13/20 Medications and Substances in Pregnancy: Exposure and Risk
5/27/20 Marijuana Use in the Perinatal Period
6/10/20 Labor and Pain Management Considerations 
6/24/20 Neonatal Abstinence: Identification and Treatment
7/8/20 Social Work and Legal Implications / Resources
7/22/20 Postpartum Considerations: SUD Treatment, Plans for Sobriety and Parenting

Registration

Benefits

  • Professional Development: Participants gain new skills and competencies for managing patients.
  • Creating Community: Increase professional satisfaction and decrease isolation.
  • 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: Participation in ECHO Idaho is eligible for free continuing medical education credits.

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.

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