Project ECHO Series

Learn more about Nationwide Children’s Hospital’s ECHO groups for providers and families.

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Series for Providers

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Autism ECHO Autism allows health care providers to increase their confidence in identifying, treating and managing patients with autism in their own practices. Learn More
Behavioral Health Primary Care This ECHO series supports primary care providers in the assessment and management of behavioral health concerns for their patients. Learn More

Pediatric Health 

Pediatric Health ECHO helps community-based clinicians provide high quality, safe and effective care and treatment for children with specialized health care conditions. Some series included are Pediatric Pain, Constipation, Tourette Syndrome and Tic Disorders, Cerebral Palsy and more. Learn More
RUBI ECHO RUBI improves clinicians’ comfort and knowledge with a manualized parent-training program (RUBI), shown to be effective for children with autism and other disabilities.  Learn More

Series for Families and Caregivers

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Family ECHO Family ECHO connects families and caregivers with a team of experts to learn about and discuss topics such as improving and managing behaviors, self-care, family supports and resources.  Learn More
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In support of improving patient care, Nationwide Children’s Hospital is jointly accredited by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for the healthcare team. (1.0 ANCC contact hours; 1.0 ACPE hours; 1.0 CME hours)

Nationwide Children’s Hospital has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 1.0 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. Approval is valid for 2 years from the date of the activity. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

As a Jointly Accredited Organization, Nationwide Children’s Hospital is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. Nationwide Children’s Hospital maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course receive 1.0 continuing education credits.

Continuing Education (CE) credits for psychologists are provided through the co-sponsorship of the American Psychological Association (APA) Office of Continuing Education in Psychology (CEP). The APA CEP Office maintains responsibly for the content of the programs.

Nationwide Children's ECHO Outreach

Nationwide Children's faculty also participate on national ECHO teams. Learn more about ECHO Outreach below.

National ECHO Teams- Nationwide Children's Participation

ECHO Center Development

As the prevalence of autism spectrum disorder increases, so do demands for specialty services. ASD specialty centers report varying infrastructure and service delivery processes creating large variations in care. The Autism Treatment Network (ATN), consisting of 12 specialty centers throughout North America has a focus on developing and disseminating best practices for the core and associated medical and mental health conditions in ASD.  ATN centers disseminate these findings directly to community providers using the Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes (ECHO) model. This project expands the use of the ECHO model by bringing together ASD specialty care teams with the goal of sharing common challenges, learnings and successes within practice protocols, unique business management ideas, and standardized and novel treatment and prescribing procedures.

Nationwide Children's Faculty: Eric Butter, PhD

ECHO Autism: Transition to Adulthood

Transition to Adulthood aims to help pediatric and adult practitioners care for their patients with autism spectrum disorder and ease the process of transition to adult healthcare. This virtual learning opportunity allows primary care teams to share complex cases and receive cutting-edge, expert advice from top autism specialists in an “All Teach, All Learn” model.

Nationwide Children's Faculty: Amy Hess

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