Special Series

Project ECHO

Check clinic calendar for dates • 12–1 p.m.
Next: Wednesday, June 3, 2020

From time-to-time 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. If you are searching for a past document that is not posted here, please contact Project ECHO Nevada at projectecho@med.unr.edu.

Upcoming HIV Special Series

This 3-part series will provide primary care providers in rural Nevada an increased understanding of the initiatives taking place in Nevada toward Ending the HIV Epidemic. The first webinar will highlight the work being done around Ending the HIV Epidemic, including a description of the tools we have available and a call to action for all primary care providers to engage in HIV prevention, screening and treatment. Following presentations will include updates and clinical expertise around HIV prevention strategies and treatment in the clinical rural setting.

Please register using the Online Sign-in Form found below in order to receive the Zoom connection information.

Continuing Medical Education (CME) Accreditation

The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

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

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

Upcoming Special Series

June 2020

  • • 12–1 p.m.
    Session held in partnership with the Nevada AIDS Education and Training Center

    If interested, please register here.

    Guest expert: Dr. Jacqueline Huynh, Assistant Professor, University of Nevada Reno

    Session Learning Objectives:

    • Define Criteria to determine patients who can benefit from PrEP for HIV prevention
    • Develop management strategy that describes initiation of PrEP for patients at risk of HIV infection
    • Determine other healthcare professions that should be involved in PrEP and define when a referral is appropriate

  • • 12–1 p.m.
    Guest speaker: Kirin Madden, M.D.

    If interested, please register here.

    Guest experts: Kirin Madden, MD, Southern Bands Health Center

    Session Learning Objectives:

    • Define Indian Health Services and the requirements of a patient-centered medical home
    • Develop ways to initiate routine HIV and Hep. C screening for all appropriate patients in practice
    • Discuss progress and lessons learned from screening implementation at patient-centered medical home