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Paediatric Project ECHO

Paediatric Project ECHO

Paediatric Project ECHO

Changing the world by connecting healthcare providers.

Changing the world by connecting healthcare providers.

Changing the world by connecting healthcare providers.

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Operated by the Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids).

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Obtain CME credits, case-based learning, and more at no cost. Sessions are accessed online via videoconferencing. Sessions include didactic presentations and an interactive discussion of de-identified patient cases. Read more on our FAQ page.

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  • September 24, 2020

    12:00 pm 1:00 pm

    Motivational Interviewing Practice Boosters (2 of 3) - Obesity Management Session #3.9

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Paediatric Project ECHO

Paediatric Project ECHO offers community-based healthcare providers with access to specialty knowledge, an interprofessional network, and a community of practice to support the delivery of best-practice care to their paediatric patients. We specialize in the following:

ECHO Spotlight

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Overview of Pain in Children & Youth | Pain #4.1

Learning Objectives At the end of this session, participants will be able to: Describe the context of chronic…
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Menstrual suppression in children with medical complexity | CC #3.8

Learning Objectives: To discuss when it is appropriate to consider menstrual suppression in medically complex individuals To review…
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Pain at end-of-life | PC #3.9

Learning Objectives: Define pain and its subtypes​ Explain an approach to evaluating pain in children​ Describe treatment modalities…

How the Program Works

Our mission is to integrate interprofessional specialist teams and community healthcare providers. By providing a convenient online environment to share and discuss best practices, we aim to empower community healthcare providers to safely and effectively care for paediatric patients with specific conditions. Here’s how we do it:

  1. Healthcare providers register for 1-4 curricula, at no cost
  2. Registrants access curated resources and attend sessions
  3. Each session has: a didactic presentation, a patient case presentation, and a discussion
  4. Community healthcare providers take lessons learned back to their practice

About Paediatric Project ECHO

Paediatric Project ECHO aims to connect community healthcare providers to expand knowledge and build capacity in the area of Pain Management, Obesity Management, Palliative Care* and Complex Care. This model uses a combination of interactive videoconferencing, educational presentations, and hands-on workshops to enhance learning and build a supportive community of practice.

All healthcare providers are invited to participate at no cost.

*The Palliative Care program is operated in collaboration with the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO).

Here’s what our participants say:

As I live and work in a smaller centre without quick and easy access to the larger pediatric centres, the virtual model of ECHO allows me to participate regularly while continuing my clinical duties.

Pediatric Hematologist/Oncologist Kingston Health Sciences Centre May 28, 2020