Application Deadline October 16, 2020 – AAP Mild Traumatic Brain Injury ECHO

>Application Deadline October 16, 2020 – AAP Mild Traumatic Brain Injury ECHO

Application Deadline October 16, 2020 – AAP Mild Traumatic Brain Injury ECHO

The American Academy of Pediatrics is recruiting up to 25 primary care practices to join a 6-month learning collaborative aimed to improve access to quality healthcare for children and youth with mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI). Practices in rural settings are especially encouraged to apply. 

Practices will engage in the ECHO (Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes) modelTM, a telementoring platform that leverages video conference technology to connect experts with primary care teams in local communities, fostering an “all teach, all learn” approach.

Online application has been extended through October 16, 2019.

October 2019
Onboarding

October 2019 – March 2020
Monthly ECHO sessions, monthly chart reviews, prepare case review form as needed, test changes to improve access to quality healthcare for patients with mTBI

March 2020
Complete post evaluation survey, participate in focus group


Benefits of participating:

  • Improve access to quality care for patients with mTBI
  • Increase knowledge regarding best practices for diagnosing and managing mTBI
  • Learn new quality improvement (QI) methods and track improvement through monthly data collection to achieve desired outcomes in your practice
  • Network and problem solve with others
  • Participating pediatricians will have the opportunity to earn American Board of Pediatrics Part 4 Maintenance of Certification (MOC) credit (pending approval)

Who should apply:

Practices providing primary care who:

  • Want to improve the quality of care for their patients who have experienced mTBI
  • Can assemble a team of members that may include:
    A primary care physician
    A nurse
    An additional team member such as front office person, practice manager, or care coordinator
  • Provide primary care to patients 0-25 years of age with mTBI symptoms, such as dizziness, headache, confusion and/or fatigue

Contact Amy Shah, ECHO Manager at ashah@aap.org for any questions.

This project was supported by the Cooperative Agreement Number, NU38OT000282, funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Its contents are solely the responsibility of the  faculty and do not necessarily represent the official views of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention or the Department of Health and Human Services.