Special Series ECHO Clinics

Project ECHO

Check clinic calendar for dates • 8–9 a.m.

Every once in a while, Project ECHO has the opportunity to bring something new and exciting to clinic participants, this comes in the form of what we call "Special Series" Clinics. They may occur quarterly, once a year, or even multiple days over a couple of weeks. This page is where we house copies of the presentations, forms, and additional resources that are associated with these Special Series Clinics. If you are searching for a past document that is not posted here, please contact Chris Marchand at cmarchand@med.unr.edu.

You can join the clinic directly by clicking this link or entering Meeting ID code 684 551 843.

The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine is a provider of continuing education credit through the Nevada State Board of Pharmacy. This program is approved for 1.00 hours of continuing education credit for pharmacists.

The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine approves this program for 1.00 hours of nursing continuing education credit.

Previous Special Series

September 2018

May 2018

March 2018

  • • No Clinic

December 2017


  • Guest presenter: Dr. Nevin Wilson

    More about the presenter: Dr. Nevin Wilson is board certified in Allergy & Immunology and he is currently serving as the first Chair of the UNLV School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics. Dr. Wilson's research has involved clinical management of asthma, the role of allergens in causing pediatric asthma and immune deficiency diseases. He has authored more one hundred publications, book chapters, and reviews. He is participating in developing the state of Nevada's first newborn screening program for Severe Combined Immune Deficiency (SCID). He treats both adults and children with allergic and immunologic disorders.

November 2017

  • • No Clinic

September 2017


  • Guest speaker: Dana Pardee, Director of Epidemiology Projects at The Fenway Institute
    Topic: Cultural Competencies in Transgender Health Care

    Dana Pardee photo

    More about the speaker: Dana Pardee received his degree in Community Health Sciences from the University of Nevada, Reno. He is currently the Director of Epidemiology Projects at The Fenway Institute at Fenway Health in Boston, MA. In this role, he oversees the development, implementation, and operations of multiple transgender health studies, with particular focus on preventive sexual health screening, and development and implementation of HIV prevention interventions with transgender individuals. Dana is also acts as a consulting trainer for the National LGBT Health Education Center at Fenway Health, and assists with the conduct of LGBTQ cultural competency trainings throughout New England.

    Dana is an out-and-proud transgender man who has been working on behalf of the transgender community for many years, both in Boston and in his home state of Nevada, where he helped conduct the first ever needs assessment of the transgender community in Nevada. Dana is passionate about promoting transgender health education, awareness, access, and compassion within the healthcare industry and beyond.

    Health Affairs Blog Article: Let's Adapt Health Care Quality Measures To Meet The Needs Of Transgender People


  • Guest speaker: Judy Henderson, Nevada Coalition to End Domestic and Sexual Violence
    Topic: Teen Relationship Abuse: What Is It? How Can I Help?

    This presentation is designed to increase the healthcare providers' knowledge and understanding about teen relationship abuse. Participants will learn ways to enhance services and increase the safety of their teen patients by learning how to conduct an assessment, intervene, document, and provide appropriate resources and referrals to community-based domestic and sexual violence advocacy programs.

    Resources:

August 2017


  • Guest speaker: Paul Snyder, MA, LADC
    Topic: Fetal Alcohol Syndrome: Signs, Diagnosis, and Resources

June 2017

  • • No Clinic
    Topic: TBD

March 2017

  • • No Clinic
    Topic: TBD

January 2017


  • Presenter: Debbie Saslow, Ph.D. - Director, Cancer Control Intervention for HPV Vaccination and Women’s Cancers
    Topic: ACIP 2 Dose HPV Vaccine

    In observation of Cervical Cancer Awareness Month, we will be having Dr. Debbie Saslow from the American Cancer Society joining us to discuss cancer control interventions and HPV vaccinations.

December 2016

  • • No Clinic
    Topic: TBD

November 2016

September 2016


  • Topic: HIV Screening Methods

August 2016

July 2016


  • Topic: Medical Marijuana in Nevada

June 2016

March 2016


  • Topic: Case Presentation Coaching

    This clinic will aim to help providers with methods of how to present patient cases during an ECHO Clinic. We will cover how to submit a case, the proper forms to use, as well as tips to help make presenting that case easier during a live ECHO clinic. We understand that there may be some trepidation when it comes to presenting cases, but we will be here to help you become more comfortable with this process.

January 2016


  • Topic: Skills Tune-up: Practical strategies for better use of patient care health information resources.

    This one hour online class is designed to improve a healthcare provider's access to high-quality medical information by exploring freely available health information resources online, including practice guidelines, clinical trials, drug information, ebooks, journals, and patient education materials. It will also discuss some simple yet effective techniques that will help to spend less time and get better results when searching the PubMed database for clinically relevant articles. It will focus in particular on the needs of rural healthcare teams that lack paid institutional access to online resources. The audience for this class includes physicians, nurses, physician assistants, and other allied health professionals who are involved in patient care. Offers one hour CME/CE credit.

May 2015


  • Topic: Gerontology Resources (Clinic and Telemedicine) and Chronic Diseases in the Elderly

April 2015


  • Medical Marijuana in Nevada
    Topic: Marijuana Pharmacology for Physicians

February 2015

January 2015

November 2014