DescriptionProject ECHO® is a lifelong learning and guided practice model that revolutionizes nursing education to provide best-practice specialty care and reduce health disparities. ECHO is led by an expert team that uses multi-point videoconferencing to conduct virtual learning sessions comprised of a short didactic followed by case presentations provided by participants.
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This tele-videoconferencing series guided by experts takes place bi-weekly over 10 modules (one-hour each) and will cover topics specific to school nurses, including:
Diabetes Management in Schools
Pediatric Seizure Disorders
Hypertension (new pediatric guidelines)
Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) + CRAFFT 2.0
Mental Health (depression/suicide prevention)
Dermatology: Safe at School? When to refer.
Return to Learn: Concussion Management
Motivational Interviewing (MI)
Practice Sessions using MI Techniques
Please note: School nurse participants will be asked to present a real world case to faculty and peers for direct feedback. Nurses will be awarded CNE credit per session and encouraged to have video on for attendance verification.
Following ten Wednesdays in 2019 (3-4pm):January 16th & 30th
February 13th & 27th
March 13th & 27th
May 8th & 22nd
MAHEC engages in evaluation activities to better understand the impact of our programs. By registering for this course, you agree that we may use your personal information in evaluative research regarding this program. Any reports published will be de-identified and reported in aggregate format.
School Nurses in North Carolina Carolina
- Identify interventions for assessing and managing dermatological conditions, hypertension, managing diabetes, mental health disorders, asthma, seizure disorders and concussion management
- Implement the Screening, Brief Intervention, Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) and CRAFFT 2.0 screening tools in schools
- Develop skills to conduct Brief Negotiated Interviews (BNI) and use motivational interviewing (MI) skills in student interviews, healthy behavior reinforcement conversations, brief interventions, and referrals during the SBIRT process
- Susan Alexander, MD
- Suzette LaRoche, MD
- Josh Schactman, MSW, LCAS-A, LCSW
- Aaron Vaughan, MD, CAQSM
MAHEC Project ECHO® for School Nurses (10 Bi-Weekly Modules)
3/27 3:00 PM–6/5 4:00 PM
The Mountain Area Health Education Center designates this entire continuing education activity as meeting the criteria for up to 1.0 CEUs as established by the National Task Force on the Continuing Education Unit.
1.000 CNE Contact Hours
Up to 10.00 CNE Contact Hours Activity # AP 008-1685 Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC) is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the North Carolina Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.