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.

About Eliza Buyers, MD

Dr. Eliza Buyers (she/her) is an adolescent gynecologist who has practiced in the Denver metro area for over 25 years. She is the Director of Teen and Community Programs at Boulder Valley Health Center, a community reproductive and sexual health clinic in Boulder, CO. In addition to caring for young people in the clinic, she leads their youth programs that deliver comprehensive sex ed to thousands of students each year, and the REAL Youth Council focused on Reproductive Justice, Education, Advocacy and Leadership. In 2019, Eliza created ECHO Colorado's Adolescent Reproductive Health program to expand access to reproductive health care in the pediatric primary care and community setting. This program has expanded to include an online community of practice for people who work with youth. 

CONTACT ELIZA

ARH FOR NURSES and health professionals

This series is an overview of essential topics in adolescent reproductive health. It focuses on the importance of person-centered care when caring for young people. Content includes taking an adolescent health history, minor consent and confidentiality, sexually transmitted infections, menstrual periods, contraception and strategies for addressing common concerns and side effects of contraceptive methods. NCPD offered.

Starts April 4. CLICK HERE to register.

ECHO ON-DEMAND: ARH FOR NURSES, EDUCATORS AND PEOPLE WHO WORK WITH YOUTH

This six-module series provides updated and relevant information about adolescent reproductive health to support youth and their families. Content includes gender and sexuality, reproductive anatomy and physiology, contraception, STIs, laws related to minor consent and confidentiality, and best practices in sexual health education. NCPD and CE for Educators is offered.

More information HERE

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. CME is offered.

Coming this fall.

ECHO ON-DEMAND: ARH in Primary Care

This online course designed to fit your schedule and pace. The six-module series is for primary care providers who want 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. In addition to a didactic teaching video, each session offers relevant clinical resources that support providers in integrating best practices immediately. CME is offered.

CLICK HERE to register

COMMUNITY OF PRACTICE ON ADOLESCENT REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH

This monthly series is for health care providers, educators and anyone who works with young people and wants to share and discuss reproductive health topics. It's an opportunity for participants to share de-identified situations and cases for peer-to-peer and specialist consultation. Recent topics include when to start birth control after emergency contraception, metformin to treat PCOS, addressing the side effects of contraception, amenorrhea and more. Cases or topics can be submitted up to three days in advance. 

Upcoming sessions: February 22, March 7, March 21

CLICK HERE to register

ARH Clinical Pearls

ARH Clinical Pearls are released monthly. Each one reviews a specific reproductive health topic and offers related, relevant resources.

SIGN UP to receive the monthly Clinical Pearls email

CLICK HERE for Clinical Pearls

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.

CLICK HERE for upcoming and ongoing ECHO series

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