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EProject ECHO Logo Missouri Telehealth Network with Asthma Ready in Columbia MOnroll now! Join IAE on your lunch hour for CME credit!

There is NO cost to participate!

  • Asthma Ready® Communities (ARC) is partnering with the Missouri Telehealth Network to offer IMPACT Asthma ECHO® (IAE). To learn more about the ECHO program go to
  • Impact Asthma ECHO® uses multipoint videoconferencing technology through the Internet to provide category 1 CME (Continuing Medical Education) for MD/DO. Others may be able to get non-CME credit for continuing education activity for participating in ECHO. Please check with your licensing/accrediting organization to learn whether they will accept CME transcripts for credit. We will be happy to assist you with providing documentation, based on completion of the CME surveys. CEU through case-based learning sessions over the lunch hour (12:00 – 1:30 pm). The free software works with most camera-equipped PCs/MACs, laptops and smart phones. Go to to download software now.
  • IAE includes 1.5 hr. weekly video call sessions featuring 2 primary care case presenters, many other learners and the support team. Anyone on the call can discuss the cases. Recommendations are developed and shared with the group. Finally, a session leader reviews a priority: 1) Monitoring Asthma Risk and Impairment, 2) Applying Best Practices, 3) Assessing and Monitoring Triggers, or 4) Engaging Preventative Services in your Community.
  • The support team includes a pediatric pulmonologist, asthma-focused pediatrician, environmental scientist, social work scientist, asthma nurse practitioners, school nurse asthma champions, certified asthma educators from around the state and an advisory panel with an epidemiologist and many state asthma leaders.
  • Community clinicians who present cases also benefit from working with a local asthma champion on the call who follows-up with clinics throughout the year to provide ARC training and support at no cost.
  • ARC programs enhance the readiness of health care professionals to provide cost-efficient care that is compliant with Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Asthma: Expert Panel Report 3. For parents and caregivers, ARC programs support key steps to improve asthma control in infants and children.
  • Medicaid patient panel reports are provided to presenters to support case-based learning and quality improvement. Reimbursement under new Medicaid funding for preventive asthma services will be supported. There will be six IAE cycles per year running in the months of September, October, January, February, May and June. Additional, optional follow-up sessions at 4-6 month intervals will be scheduled with clinics that receive panel reports to review cases, assess progress and determine needs.
  • ENROLL NOW! Call 573-884- 8629 or email [in the subject line type] Enroll ECHO

Please block out your calendars from noon until 1:30 pm for one of the following cycles:

  • Cycle 1: September
  • Cycle 2: October
  • Cycle 3: January
  • Cycle 4: February
  • Cycle 5: May
  • Cycle 6: June

Asthma Care — Routine in My Practice

This survey is for participants in training and education programs provided by Asthma Ready Communities, including Project ECHO.


Download the 2017 Asthma Ready ECHO Brochure

2017 Asthma ECHO flyer (PDF)

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Asthma Ready® Communities, University of Missouri Healthcare, Child Health-Pulmonary Department Columbia, MO 65201, Phone: 573-884- 8629; Fax: 573-882- 6126; email: Julie Patterson at or Ben Francisco at