Aug 7, 2019

ECHO Colorado partners with Invest in Kids to offer opioid series for Nurse-Family Partnership in Colorado

ECHO Colorado and its newest partner, Invest in Kids, are partnering to offer Nurse-Family Partnership Nurses Treating Opioid Use Disorder, a learning series for Nurse-Family Partnership

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ECHO Colorado and its newest partner, Invest in Kids, are partnering to offer Nurse-Family Partnership Nurses Treating Opioid Use Disorder, a learning series for Nurse-Family Partnership nurses and supervisors. The new series will launch in October and will build the capacity of NFP nurses to address the unique needs of mothers and children impacted by OUD in order to ensure positive pregnancy and birth outcomes and healthy childhood growth and development.

Invest in Kids brings research-based, proven programs into communities across the state. Its efforts focus on the specific needs of children in low-income families, with the hope of seeing every child in Colorado thrive. Invest in Kids partners with community leaders, care providers, and donors to work toward this goal. Only those programs able to demonstrate the highest level of standards, a research-proven track record of success, and a promise of significant impact become Invest in Kids’ programs.

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Jul 29, 2019

Hepatitis C Learning Series Participants No Longer Need to Consult with Specialist

It’s official! Providers who attend and complete the Hepatitis C ECHO learning series do not need to consult with an infectious disease specialist, gastroenterologist, or hepatologist

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It’s official! Providers who attend and complete the Hepatitis C ECHO learning series do not need to consult with an infectious disease specialist, gastroenterologist, or hepatologist for approval on the Prior Authorization Request if the patient is without cirrhosis.

Colorado Medicaid has made this determination and added ECHO Colorado to the Prior Authorization Request, which applies to learners who attended the Hepatitis C in Primary Care learning series in 2019 and beyond.

Registration opens August 5 for the next cohort of Hepatitis C in Primary Care, with weekly sessions on Wednesdays, 12:00 to 1:00 pm, September 25 to October 16. The series is intended for primary care providers in Colorado who are looking to gain knowledge in the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of Hepatitis C. Click here for more information.

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Jul 9, 2019

ECHO Colorado Seeking Senior Project Coordinator

The Senior Project Coordinator position will be responsible for technical support and general administrative management of multiple concurrent in-progress ECHO series. This position will be responsible

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The Senior Project Coordinator position will be responsible for technical support and general administrative management of multiple concurrent in-progress ECHO series. This position will be responsible for the beginning-to-end organization and implementation of content development, project logistics, and providing customer service and support to all those engaged in current ECHO series. Primary job functions include: providing advanced user support, building relationships with ECHO series participants, providing technical assistance, and providing live support in current ECHO sessions. The project coordinator will be part of a fast-paced workplace and diverse multidisciplinary team, requiring effective communication skills. Working collaboratively with program leadership to determine strategic goals, this position will work independently to implement tasks and timelines to accomplish those goals.  Additional responsibilities will include providing administrative and organizational assistance to development teams and partners associated with the larger ECHO initiative. Click here to apply.

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Jun 20, 2019

Colorado Center for Nursing Excellence Highlights ECHO at HRSA Site Visit

ECHO Colorado’s Assistant Director, Kory Thomas was invited to present alongside implementation partners at the Colorado Center for Nursing Excellence to represent the four cohorts of

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ECHO Colorado’s Assistant Director, Kory Thomas was invited to present alongside implementation partners at the Colorado Center for Nursing Excellence to represent the four cohorts of “Foundations in Precepting” ECHO learning series. They highlighted this program among their many other impactful efforts.

Formed in 2002, the Colorado Center for Nursing Excellence is the only neutral, nursing workforce-focused organization operating from a system- and state-wide perspective while at the same time working “on the ground” with over 175 clinical and educational partners from all segments of Colorado’s healthcare workforce pipeline.

ECHO Colorado and the Colorado Center for Nursing Excellence collaborate to offer “Foundation Skills for Entry-level Preceptors,” a free, five-week virtual learning series that offers introductory skills designed for those clinicians interested in a role as a clinical educator within their practice.

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