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About the Program

Format: Community of practice, case-based education, video conferencing

Next offering: Register for the next cycle (April 22 to July 15, 2022 from 12:00pm to 1:30pm EST)

Time commitment: 90 minutes per week

Cost: Free

Mainpro+: 1 credit per hour, up to a total of 18

Highlights:

  • Benefits family physicians, nurse practitioners and regulated healthcare providers
  • Supports primary care practices, community clinics, hospitals and primary care settings
  • Provides support in screening, assessment, diagnosis, treatment and follow-up
  • Discuss complex cases with occupational health experts and other healthcare practitioners

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Help you care for your patients

ECHO Occupational and Environmental Medicine (OEM) aims to increase your capacity to treat and support patients with conditions that affect their ability to work or environmental exposures. The evidence-based curriculum covers mental health, substance use disorders and chronic pain topics.

Improve patient outcomes

This is a pilot program that runs from April 22 to July 15, 2022 from 12:00pm to 1:30pm EST. Participants gain knowledge and skills to manage complex patients and improve patient outcomes.

Benefits of the program

ECHO OEM is an "all teach, all learn" community of practice. It provides an opportunity for participants to discuss and receive recommendations on complex cases in a supportive environment with an interprofessional team of occupational health experts (expert hub) and participants from a variety of primary healthcare professions. Participants may register at any time.