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Project ECHO® (Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes) is a successful, innovative medical education and mentoring program that builds PCP skills and improves access to and capacity for specialty care. Project ECHO® originated at the University of New Mexico and is a movement to demonopolize knowledge and amplify the capacity to provide best practice care for underserved people all over the world. It uses existing technologies to nurture sustainable learning collaboratives, connecting an interdisciplinary team of experts with primary care providers in rural and underserved communities.

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Continuing Medical Education Credits

CME credits will be provided to physicians and certifications of attendance will be provided for other medical/health care professionals. To participate please register for upcoming or future sessions. All attendees requesting continuing education credits must complete the online evaluation. If you prefer, you can submit a fillable PDF which can be emailed back to nakasone@hawaii.edu.

The Hawai`i Consortium for Continuing Medical Education is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. ECHO is sponsored by the Hawaii State Rural Health Association, Hawaii AHEC, Pacific Basin Telehealth Resource Center. In partnership with Geriatric Project ECHO and with support from Project ECHO.

National Association of Social Workers Continuing Education Credits

This program is approved by the National Association of Social Workers – Hawaiʻi Chapter for up to 1 Social Work continuing education contact hour(s).

Registration is Required for Each Session to Attend

Please Note: After registering, the connection information for the webinar will be sent to you by email.

Case Presentation

If you would like to share a case presentation, please fill the online form. You can also download the form and email to mbriao@hawaii.edu.

ECHO Evaluation

CME credits or certificate of attendance are only issued to those who complete the evaluation.

You can complete the evaluation in one of two ways:
By filling out the Google Form or you may download the fill-able PDF and email back to Jon Nakasone at nakasone@hawaii.edu.


Date Topic Speaker
05/13/2021 SBAR: Fever, Sepsis or COVID? TBA
06/10/2021 SBAR: Shortness of Breath TBA

Schedule in PDF


Video Archive

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April 8, 2021:Adherence, Monitoring and Data Elements
March 11, 2021: Improving the Process with PDSA: Addressing Social Engagement by Mary Erikson, RN
February 11, 2021:Creating Flowcharts: Streamlining Your Process for Telemedicine by Joy Yadao RN
January 14, 2021:Understanding Root Causes: Identifying outbreak contributors beyond contact tracing
December 10, 2020: Interdisciplinary Teamwork at the Management Level
November 12, 2020: Fostering Staff Confidence and Morale
October 8, 2020: Effective Communication with Staff and Families

A Dysphagia (Swallowing Difficulty) and Aging: Caregiver Empowerment Video Series was produced and translated to different languages using grant funds and can be viewed on YouTube. The video was produced by the Pacific Islands Geriatric Education Center and Department of Geriatric Medicine, John A. Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii.

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John A. Burns School of Medicine
University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa