South Australian ECHO Program

Supporting primary healthcare providers to manage complex patient presentations by sharing knowledge, disseminating best practices, supporting integrated care and building communities of practice.

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About the South Australian ECHO Program

-- Extension for Community Health Outcomes --

Join an interactive and reflective professional support and learning community!

Through didactic presentation and case-based discussion, the ECHO program aims to build communities of practice to support primary healthcare providers gain knowledge and confidence to manage patients with complex conditions in their own local communities.

Below are our current and upcoming ECHO networks:

Alcohol and Other Drugs (AOD) ECHO Network
Sept – Dec 2021

Click here to learn more and register to be a part of this community of practice
Neurology ECHO Network
**Commencing February 2022**

Have your say in the curriculum development in our needs assessment survey!!
Click here to register your interest and we will be in touch once registrations open
Cardiology ECHO Network
Coming in 2022

Click here to register your interest and we will be in touch once registrations open
Gastroenterology ECHO Network
Coming in 2022

Click here to register your interest and we will be in touch once registrations open

CPD Eligibility

RACGP

Reviewing Performance Accredited Activity (Category 1)

RACGP members who attend at least 4 ECHO sessions will receive 40 points for a Reviewing Performance activity under the Peer-Group Learning model. Points will be allocated to eligible participants at the end of the ECHO series.

Participants who do not attend a minimum of 4 ECHO sessions to qualify for Cat 1 points will be provided with a certificate of attendance for the session(s) they attended to self-log in their CPD portal.

ACRRM

Performance Review Activity

ACRRM members will receive 1 point as a Case Discussion Credit for each 1-hour ECHO session that they attend. Points will be allocated to at the end of the ECHO series.

Other participants

All participants will be provided with a certificate of attendance for the ECHO session(s) that they attend to claim CPD points/hours with their respective CPD Home.

Certificates will be sent at the end of the ECHO series. If you require your certificate for sessions that you attend before the ECHO network series concludes, please email your request to ECHO@sapmea.asn.au.

Not heard of Project ECHO® before?

The ECHO model was developed in 2003 and has since spread to 180 countries and over 3,700 ECHO Programs worldwide. SAPMEA is the first ECHO Hub established in South Australia to deliver the ECHO model to our local healthcare community.

Learn more about the Project ECHO® movement here.

Learn how ECHO sessions work here.

For questions and enquiries, please contact the ECHO Coordinator at ECHO@sapmea.asn.au.

This project is supported with funding from Wellbeing SA

Contributing partners:

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