ADOLESCENT REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH
ECHO PROGRAM

Resource Page

Welcome to the Resource Page for the Adolescent Reproductive Health (ARH) ECHO Program

Here you can find some of our favorite handouts and websites for teens, parents, educators, and health providers.

You can also scroll through clinical pearls for quick, case-based topic review, and sign-up for upcoming ECHOs.

Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs)

Best resource on STIs: CDC's STI Treatment Guidelines

Colorado-specific website for young people on STI/HIV/PrEP: www.beyoucolorado.org

Guttmacher Policy Report: STIs in Teens

Handout from CDC: Just Diagnosed

Handout about PrEP

American Cancer Society: Cervical Cancer Screening

SEX EDUCATION AND Condom Resources

The evidence behind national sex education standards

AAP article on the need/evidence for sex education (in clinic, school, and home)

Website: Working to institutionalize sex education - Wise Toolkit

Website: Free, downloadable k-12 sex education curriculum based on respect for young people - Advocates for Youth

Male Condom Handout - English

Male Condom Handout - Spanish

AAP Policy Statement on Condom Use

Website for tweens and parents: www.amaze.org

Website for teens, by teens: www.sexetc.org

Website for older teens: "Sex ed for the real world" www.scarleteen.com

Website for college-aged teens on all health topics: www.goaskalice.columbia.edu

Resources for Addressing Common Concerns in Adolescent Gynecology

ARH in Primary Care ECHO

Adolescent Reproductive Health in Primary Care is an ECHO series that offers clinically relevant topics for those who provide or are looking to build, expand and improve care to preteens through young adults. Once completed, participants will be able to evaluate and manage common conditions in adolescent reproductive health. Over the course of six sessions, the series will include an overview of adolescent reproductive health issues, best practices in adolescent contraception and common adolescent gynecology concerns.

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ARH Case conference

Looking for a fun way to stay up-to-date and connected? Adolescent Reproductive Health Case Conference is designed specifically for you! Previous participants of the ARH ECHO series are invited to weekly sessions on Thursdays from 12:15 - 12:45 PM to discuss cases or topics, which can be submitted up to three days in advance. Participants who register can attend sessions at any time. This ongoing series will allow participants to share de-identified, challenging cases for peer-to-peer and specialist consultation.

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ARH and contraception for nurses in primary care

This series will review important adolescent reproductive health topics such as taking an adolescent sexual health history, minor consent and confidentiality, and STIs in teens. It will also provide an overview of available contraceptive methods, patient-centered contraceptive counseling, and strategies for addressing common concerns and side effects of birth control methods.

CLICK HERE to register for summer series

About Eliza Buyers, MD

Dr. Eliza Buyers is an Obstetrician-Gynecologist who has practiced in the Denver metro area for the past 25 years. She is currently an Assistant Professor in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Colorado, and specializes in Adolescent Gynecology at Children’s Hospital Colorado. Her areas of research include improving the health care experience for adolescent patients, person-centered contraceptive counseling, reproductive health needs of adolescents with physical and developmental disabilities, Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, and non-contraceptive benefits of long-acting contraception. In 2019, she created ECHO Colorado's Adolescent Reproductive Health (ARH) program. Applying ECHO’s innovative platform for medical education, the ARH program develops expertise and community among providers, nurses, educators, and health professionals.

Dr. Buyers received her Medical Degree from Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia; previous to this, she graduated from Princeton University with a degree in Art History and Women’s Studies.

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About ECHO Colorado

ECHO Colorado leverages the knowledge and experience of geographically-diverse communities for workforce development and improved health for all. Our virtual ECHO series increase the capacity of health professionals by enabling specialists and frontline clinicians to meet in a collaborative focused on a particular clinical or public health-related topic. The result is the spreading of knowledge that positively impacts health equity across the state and beyond.

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