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IC@N Project ECHO

Integrated Care at NEOMED (IC@N)

About IC@N

A virtual learning community for continuing education, professional consultation and video-mentoring.

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IC@N exists to support and enhance the integration of primary and mental health care by creating an interprofessional virtual learning community where the workforce has an opportunity to learn collaboratively and improve the health and quality of life for clients and families they serve. Integrated primary and mental health care is shown to reduce burnout and enhance professional satisfaction, while Project ECHO offers clinicians a sense of professional community and reductions in feelings of professional isolation and increased abilities and confidence for managing complex cases.

photo showing thank you cards sent to ECHO presenters

IC@N is based on the Project ECHO model for distance learning and consultation developed at the University of New Mexico. Project ECHO has been a great success with the clinicians who use it. Project ECHO combines the best elements of grand rounds, learning communities and telemedicine consultations.

IC@N sessions take place every Friday at noon, EST. Sessions are online using the Zoom videoconferencing platform for an interactive community experience. IC@N services are FREE. We would love for you to join us! Reach us at IntegratedcareECHO@neomed.edu

IC@N offers no-cost continuing medical education credit (AMA PRA Category 1) to physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners, as well as Continuing Education (1.0 CE) and Continuing Professional Education (1.0 CE) credits to Ohio licensed RNs, LPNs, Psychologists, Counselors and Social Workers who attend consultation session. Northeast Ohio Medical University designates this live activity for a maximum of 46.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits (TM). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

IC@N is a public service offered by the Best Practices in Schizophrenia Treatment (BeST) Center at Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED).

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) through the co-sponsorship of Northeast Ohio Medical University and the Department of Family Medicine. Northeast Ohio Medical University is accredited by the ACCME and the ACPE to provide continuing education for physicians and pharmacists.