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Presbyterian ECHO Frequently Asked Questions

Below is a list of frequently asked questions (FAQs) that many participants have before they particpate in their first ECHO clinic. If you have addtional questions, please contact ECHO@phs.org


Where do I sign up?

You will fill out a form to sign up for the clinics you want to participate in and receive information about. For each topic you choose, you will receive a welcome email. On the morning prior to clinic of your choice, you will receive a reminder email which will contain the agenda, didactic, and meeting link. Click on the meeting link and follow the prompts of Zoom to join the meeting.

How many continuing education credits (CEs) do I get per session?

  • Pain and Addictions – Up to 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit per clinic
  • Child Behavioral Health – Up to 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit per clinic
  • Motivational Interviewing – Up to 1.0 Clinical Nursing Education Credit per clinic
  • Cardiology – Up to 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit per clinic

What technology/equipment is needed to participate?

A computer or smart device, such as a cell phone or tablet, and an internet connection. We strongly encourage using a device that has a microphone and camera to be able to fully participate in the clinic.

Who is eligible to participate?

Any healthcare professional or provider can participate in an ECHO clinic. However, depending on the type of healthcare professional you are will determine the type of CE you qualify for.

How do I get my certificate of CEs?

With every clinic you participate in, you will receive a code that you can text or enter into the eeds app. This must be completed by midnight after the clinic. You will also need to complete the activity evaluation within a week to receive your certificate of credits.

Please note: Motivational Interviewing requires completing an evaluation form sent after clinic. You will need to complete this form and return within a week to the ECHO coordinator. Certificates will be emailed within a week.

Do I have to present a case?

Presenting a case is highly encouraged but is not required.

Does the case I present have to pertain to the clinics weekly/biweekly/monthly didactic topic?

No. Cases do not have to pertain to the upcoming clinic topic.

Can I bring guests to participate in the sessions with me?

Yes. If you do bring a guest, you will be asked to disclose this during introductions or via the chat feature if you join the clinic late.

Do I have to attend every session?

No. If you can’t attend an entire clinic session you are welcome to join for as long as your schedule allows.

What is the cost?

Attendance and participation in all ECHO clinics are free to all healthcare professionals and providers.