COVID-19 Nursing Home ECHO

ECHO sessions will be held on the 3rd Thursday of each month from 1:00-2:00pm EST starting January 20th, 2022 through June 15th, 2023. 


A monthly interactive education session in which Nursing Facility staff, residents and family members convene to discuss and address concerns brought on by the COVID pandemic. Topics are flexible and will be adapted to the needs and wishes of the participants but are scheduled to include:

  • Innovative solutions to Workforce challenges
  • Social Isolation
  • Vaccine Hesitancy
  • Burnout and Compassion Fatigue
  • Advance Care Planning


Learning Outcome:

 At the conclusion of this learning activity, (at least 75% of) participants will be able to discuss best practices in caring for the physical and mental health of individuals living in nursing facilities during the COVID-19 pandemic.  


Dartmouth-Hitchcock is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Dartmouth-Hitchcock designates this live activity for a maximum of 18.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Nursing Continuing Education Council is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

This educational activity carries 18.0 contact hours.

Session/Title Date
1 - Overcoming Workforce Challenges in the Times of COVID-19 1/20/2022
2 - Impacts of Burnout in the Workforce 2/17/2022
3 - Change of Shift Report: A Crucial 30 Minutes! 3/17/2022
4 - Compassion Fatigue 4/21/2022
5 - Enlarging the Care Team 5/19/2022
6 - Working with Travelers and Agency Staff 6/16/2022
7 - Increasing Joy in Work 7/21/2022
8 - Rewards and Recognition 8/18/2022
9 - Loss and Grief 9/15/2022
10 - Delayed Loss and Grief 10/20/2022
11 - Social Isolation 11/17/2022
12 - Strategies for Increasing Social Connectedness 12/15/2022
13 - Strategies for Increasing Social Connectedness_2 1/19/2023
14 - Advance Care Planning 2/16/2023
15 - Advance Care Planning_2 3/16/2023
16 - Advance Care Planning_3 4/20/2023
17 - Depression in the Nursing Home 5/18/2023
18 - Dead or Alive 6/15/2023
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