ECHO Sessions: Real-Time Sharing, Learning, and Collaboration 

The Massachusetts COVID-19 Infection Control Hub led by Mass Senior Care and Hebrew SeniorLife is launching an interactive and collaborative community of practice for 300 nursing homes to advance improvements in COVID-19 preparedness, safety and infection control. This National Nursing Home COVID-19 Action Network is supported by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), and in collaboration with Project ECHO and the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI). 

Each cohorts will be participating in weekly ECHO sessions for the next 16 weeks. The PowerPoint slides from these sessions are included below. 

Preventing and Limiting the Spread of COVID-19 in Nursing Homes - Session 1

Guidance and Practical Approaches for Use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) During COVID-19 - Session 2

Infection Prevention and Management: Approaches to Cohorting during
- Session 3 

COVID-19 Vaccine Management - Session 4

COVID-19 Testing - Session 5

Managing Social Isolation during COVID 19: Perspectives
on Staff and Residents - Session 6

Advance Care Planning in the time of COVID 19 - Session 7