20NE013 - MAHEC Project ECHO® for School Nurses (8-Part Video Teleconference Series)

Nov 6–Dec 18, 2019 Nursing

20NE013 - MAHEC Project ECHO® for School Nurses (8-Part Video Teleconference Series)


Project 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.

New to the ECHO model? Click here to find out how Project ECHO® is changing the world.

This video teleconferencing series guided by experts takes place bi-weekly over 8 modules (one-hour each) and will cover topics specific to school nurses, including:

Diabetes Management in Schools
Pediatric Seizure Disorders
Hypertension (new pediatric guidelines)
Mental Health (depression/suicide prevention)
Dermatology: Safe at School? When to refer.
Return to Learn: Concussion Management
Motivational Interviewing (MI)

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.

Module Dates

Following eight Wednesdays in 2019 (3-4pm):

Note: must login at 2:50 pm for attendance

September 11 & 25
October 9 & 23
November 6 & 20
December 4 &18

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.

Target Audience

School Nurses in North Carolina


  • Identify interventions for assessing and managing dermatological conditions, hypertension, diabetes, mental health disorders, asthma, seizure disorders and concussions.
  • Use Motivational Interviewing (MI) skills in student interviews, healthy behavior reinforcement conversations, brief interventions, and referrals during the SBIRT process


  • Susan Alexander, MD
  • Suzette M. LaRoche, MD
  • Josh Schactman, MSW, LCAS, LCSW
  • Aaron Vaughan, MD, CAQSM


MAHEC Project ECHO® for School Nurses (8-Part Video Teleconference Series)
11/6 3:00 PM–12/18 4:00 PM


.800 CEU

0.1 units per 1 hour session; max of 0.8 units available

The Mountain Area Health Education Center designates this entire continuing education activity as meeting the criteria for 0.80 CEUs as established by the National Task Force on the Continuing Education Unit.

8.000 CNE Contact Hours

1 credit hour per session; max of 8 credit hours available

8.00 CNE Contact Hours Activity # AP 008-1766 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. Participants must attend the entire session to receive credit.


$130.00 Registration Fee
Applies 9/5/19–12/18/19
Register Brochure / Registration Form