Dementia ECHO Program: For Health Care Workers and Caregivers

2nd Thursday of the Month @ 12-1pm MT beginning September 9th (Clinical)

4th Thursday of the Month @ 12-1pm MT beginning September 23rd (Caregiver Support)

Description
The Dementia ECHO is designed to support I/T/U clinicians and caregivers to strengthen the knowledge and care around dementia for our tribal patients. Sessions are open to all. Sign up >

Participants
I/T/U clinicians and staff serving American Indian and Alaska Native people throughout Indian Country, Title VI programs and facility staff, staff of tribal skilled nursing facilities and assisted living, as well as caregivers of those with a neurocognitive disorder or who provide caregiving services for elders, staff who educate caregivers in Indian Country, and all those who are interested in providing high quality care to patients with dementia are invited to attend.

To Join
Simply click on this Zoom link 5 minutes before the session begins (or at any time during the session): Zoom link >

Program Faculty and Staff
The Dementia Program faculty are experts in geriatrics, pharmacology, quality improvement, nursing, behavioral health, social work, Tribal in-home care services, aging, and palliative care. Faculty includes: Blythe Winchester, Eric Metterhausen, Bruce Finke, Brandi DoyleJennifer Carson, and Dave Baldridge.

Present a Case
If you would like to present a patient case to receive best practice treatment recommendations, complete the clinical clinical case presentation form, or the caregiver support case form and submit it to the contact indicated on the form.

Continuing Education Offered 
Complete brief online registration and evaluation forms following completion of the session to receive CME, CNE or CPE credits.

Technical Assistance & Capacity Building
Indian Country ECHO offers a free, confidential service designed to help IHS, tribal, and urban (I/T/U) providers and administrators optimize clinic policies, enhance care delivery, and build capacity to prevent and treat complex medical conditions. Get technical assistance >

Program Contact
For additional information about the Dementia ECHO Program contact echo@npaihb.org.