For 2019, ECHO Chronic Pain/Opioids will be offering an evening series, that will focus on Buprenorphine/naloxone in Primary Care.

Please join us for our 4 part evening ECHO series on Buprenorphine/Naloxone prescribing.

Date Time Topic
Mon  7 Oct, 2019 7:00-8:30 pm How to identify opioid use disorder
Mon 21 Oct, 2019 7:00-8:30 pm How to start a patient on buprenorphine/naloxone
Mon 28 Oct, 2019 7:00-8:30 pm Stabilization, maintenance & long term treatment
Mon 4 Nov, 2019 7:00-8:30 pm Managing pain in patients who are on  buprenorphine/naloxone

It will consist of:

  • A didactic by our interprofessional team (Physiatrist, Neurologist, Family medicine and others) and
  • Real de-identified patient cases from participants.

About the case presentations:

  • Do you have a challenging B/N patient case?
  • Do you have questions about a patient that you want to prescribe B/N or would like support with one of your patients on B/N?
  • Sign up to have your case presented at the session to get the support you need with  your patient
  • This will help other providers with similar cases

About the series:

  • Open to all health care providers (You do not have to be a registered ECHO participant to join)
  • No cost to participants (Fully funded by the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care)
  • You can earn CPD Credits* (2 MainPro+ credit per hour)
  • Online (Video-conferencing) Event
  • Session materials will be shared the weekday prior to the session.

*Pre & post survey questionnaire are mandatory to receive CPD credits but not to attend the session.

You will be contacted by an ECHO staff regarding an optional research study.

Click here to register



    • What you need to participant:
      – A computer with a stable internet connection, a webcam and microphone  OR
      – An iOS/Android mobile device and phone connection for audio only.                                                           What is ECHO?
      ECHO is an interactive educational video conference workshop, linking an interprofessional expert “hub” team with healthcare participants.Sessions are broken into 2 parts.1. A didactic lecture presentation is given by the inter-professional expert team.
      2. Patient case(s) provided by participants. These are real patient cases that you, as participants would like assistance with. Other participants and the expert team provide mentoring and support to the provider, so that the patient can get the care he/she needs.*All patient cases are anonymous. Please do not share any patient identifying information. If you wish to present a patient   case or would like more information on presenting a patient case, please contact Gina Marinakos at  When you register to attend an evening session, an agenda will be sent to you the weekday prior to the session. The agenda will have the learning materials, a link to connect to the session and a link to the post-feedback survey.