This is a free program for allied health professionals across all disciplines who want to improve their ability to care for people with the Ehlers-Danlos syndromes (EDS), hypermobility spectrum disorders (HSD), and associated symptoms and conditions. We will use a regional and system approach to cover the assessment and management of EDS, HSD, and associated symptoms and conditions across the life span.
This program is suitable for Physiotherapists, Podiatrists, Orthotists, Clinical Psychologists, Occupational Therapists, Speech and Language Therapists, Dieticians, and Nutritionists.
For full details, visit our dedicated EDS ECHO web page.
Please complete the application form below to apply for a place on Allied Health Professionals ECHO UK. Module 1 has been completed, this program will recommence with Module 2 in February 2021.
Module & Session Dates
|EDS ECHO Allied Health Professionals|
| Clinical Lead, Dr. Leslie Russek|
Wednesdays at 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm EST
| Module 2: Comorbidities in EDS and HSD – Across Lifespan (4 sessions)|
|Module 3: Head and Neck Injury and Dysfunction in EDS and HSD – Across Lifespan (3 sessions)|
|Module 4: Upper Quadrant Injury and Dysfunction in EDS and HSD (4 sessions)|
|Module 5: Lower Quadrant Injury and Dysfunction in EDS and HSD (3 sessions)||Session dates TBC|
|Module 6: EDS and HSD in Paediatrics||Session dates TBC|
|Module 1 (repeated): Introduction to Hypermobility Spectrum Disorders and Ehlers-Danlos Syndromes (3 sessions)|
The program content is currently only presented in English.
This is a virtual program, you will be sent a link to join the sessions which are run via the Zoom platform. You can catch up with the sessions you miss by watching our password protected recordings online which you will receive access to after attending your first live session. For all queries regarding EDS ECHO, please email our EDS ECHO Program Coordinator.
Each EDS ECHO session is worth 1.5 CME/CEU/CE credits, you will be sent a link to claim these after each session.
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by The Ehlers-Danlos Society and Project ECHO®. Project ECHO® is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
AMA Designation Statement
Project ECHO® designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Disclosure StatementProject ECHO®, in compliance with the ACCME Standards of Commercial Support, requires anyone who is in a position to control the content of an activity discloses all relevant financial relationships they have had within the last 12 months with a commercial interest related to the content of the activity. The Planners and Presenters of this activity disclose that they have no financial relationships with any commercial interest. Leslie Russek, MD; Stacey Simmonds.