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OkDCN ECHO – Special Session – COVID Update: A Discussion of New COVID Variants and Precautions & Infection Control

  • Categories: Echo, Health Professionals, Oklahoma Dementia Care Network, Senior Health

About This Event

  • Event Type:Seminar
Details:

Topic: COVID Update
Presenter: Dr. Dale Bratzler, DO MPH, Interim Dean, Hudson College of Public Health, OU Chief COVID Officer
When: Wednesday, July 27, 10:30 a.m. via Zoom | Thursday, July 28, 10:30 a.m. via Zoom

Join Oklahoma Dementia Care Network and Dale Bratzler, DO, MPH, Interim Dean, Hudson College of Public Health and OU Chief COVID Officer, for A COVID-19 update. You do not have to work in a long-term care facility to take part in this training session. This session is open to anyone who would like additional information on the new variants of COVID-19 currently circulating in Oklahoma.

What is Project ECHO?

A collaborative model of medical education for health professionals that empowers nursing home team members, especially in rural communities, to provide specialty geriatric care to more people.

  • Interactive
  • Co-management of Cases
  • Collaborative Problem Solving
  • Peer-to-Peer Learning

The format of an ECHO is a case presentation presented by a community provider followed by a 15-minute didactic presented by an ECHO Hub Team. There is no cost to join an ECHO session. FREE CMEs are provided to healthcare professionals.

How are Patient Care Needs Addressed?

Training nursing homes through HIPPA-compliant, technology-enabled collaborative learning.

  • Addressing geriatric health concerns
  • Conducting regular sessions to discuss specialized topics relevant to nursing homes
  • Using case-based learning to determine best treatment options

This project is supported by the Health Resource and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number U1QHP33082. Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official view of the Health Resources and Services Administration or the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

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Registration
  • Price: Free
  • Registration Instructions: Online
Event Coordinator
Oklahoma Dementia Care Network okdcn@ouhsc.edu