Complex Endocrinology ECHO

ComplexEndocrinology

Discover how specialist and primary care collaboration in complex endocrinology
health care can benefit you and your patients.

Improve Access to Complex Care Treatment

Patients with complex medical conditions in New Jersey sometimes wait up to six months to see a specialist.
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Improve Patient Outcomes

Investing time to learn how to provide specialty treatment to your patients in your primary care office, where they are most comfortable, can improve patient outcomes.
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Grow Your Primary Care Practice Capacity

Research shows that providers who attend Project ECHO sessions increase their ability to treat patients and offer community resources and referrals to patients and caregivers. When multiple providers in one practice attend the same or different ECHOs, capacity to treat patients expands exponentially.

How to Participate

Access your ECHO clinics from anywhere, using your computer or mobile device.

  • Register for your Project ECHO of choice
  • 1 CME credit available per each 60-minute full session attended
  • No-charge consultation with a multidisciplinary team of specialists on active cases
  • Attend a minimum of 12 out of 48 ECHO clinic sessions over a period of one year
  • Present a minimum of one de-identified case per quarter
  • No homework
  • IT support available

Learning Objectives

After participating in ECHO, providers will be able to:

  • Effectively diagnose complex endocrinology disease states according to evidence-based guidelines
  • Formulate and implement acceptable treatment modalities for complex endocrinology disease states according to evidence-based guidelines
  • Identify and integrate comorbid conditions in complex endocrinology disease state treatment plans according to evidence-based guidelines
  • Identify and conduct appropriate community resource referrals for patients with complex endocrinology disease states and their caregivers

Complex Endocrinology ECHO Session Leaders

Stephen Schneider, MD, Endocrinologist
Louis Amorosa, MD, Endocrinologist
Jackie Plick, APN, Diabetes Educator
Mary Bridgeman, PharmD, Pharmacist
Laura Montenegro, MSW, LSW, Social Worker

Complex Endocrinology ECHO Curriculum

Thursdays 7:30-8:30 am

Month 1: Diabetes BLOCK 1
Month 2: Thyroid BLOCK 1
Month 3: Injectables/Insulin BLOCK
Month 4: Diabetes BLOCK 2
Month 5: Social Services BLOCK
Month 6: Thyroid BLOCK 2
Month 7: Diabetes BLOCK 3
Month 8: Metabolic Bone Disease BLOCK
Month 9: Diabetes BLOCK 4
Month 10: Pituitary BLOCK
Month 11: Diabetes BLOCK 5
Month 12: Obesity BLOCK

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AMA PRA CREDIT DESIGNATION: Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ per 60-minute session attended. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
ACCREDITATION: Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset is accredited by the Medical Society of New Jersey to provide CME for physicians.