Nursing Home COVID-19 Action Network ECHO

Program goal

  • Preventing COVID-19 from entering nursing homes via staff, visitors, and residents.
  • Should the virus enter the nursing home, preventing greater spread amongst patients, staff, and visitors.
  • Providing best-practice care and treatment for residents who test positive for COVID-19.
  • Protecting staff from infection and ensuring best-practice safety measures to help staff build confidence in their work, feel safe from infection, and support staff retention. 
  • Ensuring that residents who are dying from COVID-19 can safely receive visitors. 

About the Nursing Home ECHO

The Nursing Home COVID-19 Action Network (CAN) ECHO provides education to healthcare professionals and staff on the best ways to prevent, reduce the spread, and provide treatment to residents if they contract the COVID-19 virus. Education will be provided in ways to ensure the safety of the staff to support staff retention. If a resident is dying from COVID-19, knowledge and application of best practice care procedures ensures residents can safely receive visitors at that time.

Who should attend?

  • Physicians
  • Physician Assistants
  • Registered Nurses
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Certified Nursing Assistants
  • Practice Managers
  • Clinicians with leadership/management roles
  • Administrators

Meet our team

  • Greg Mayer, MD
  • Kendie Tilden, ADON
  • Misty Beaver, RN, C-NE
  • Alison Reuter, PsyD
  • Mark Heisler, PharmD
  • Lindsey Cunningham, QI Specialist

Community Partners:
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Institute for Healthcare Improvement
ECHO Institute

Program Contact:
Adrienne Madhavpeddi
Director, ASU ECHO

Clinic Coordinators:
Maria Hanlin

Alison Essary

General ECHO Inquiries:

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