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Arresting TB: Best Practices for Controlling TB in Corrections - Las Vegas
6.25 credit(s)Date: 6/17/2015 - 6/17/2015
Time: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Pacific
Location: Clark County Government Center, Las Vegas, Nevada
Instructor/speaker: Ellen Murray, BSN, RN/Sue Lane, RN, CCHP/Camy Retzl, BSN, RN
Cost: No Charge
The Curry International TB Center and the SNTC collaborate to bring you best practices for recognizing and controlling tuberculosis (TB) in correctional settings. This course is designed to enhance communication and collaboration between the local health department and correctional facility staff, both medical and custody. Attendees join in group discussion and actively participate in exercises designed to foster skills for managing TB in correctional settings.
Additional information: Flyer
Advanced Concepts in Pediatric TB – Pharmacotherapeutics
Date: 6/18/2015 - 6/18/2015
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Eastern
Instructor/speaker: Charles Peloquin
In part seven of this 8-part series, the Pediatric ID Board Certifying Examination Content related to TB is presented by expert speakers via case-based, interactive live webinars. The series goes beyond basic TB concepts while following the pediatric ID guidelines. This session focuses on the treatment of TB, including pharmacotherapeutics.
Morbidity and Mortality Review
1.5 credit(s)Date: 6/23/2015 - 6/23/2015
Time: 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Eastern
Instructor/speaker: David Ashkin, MD; Megan Ninneman, PA
This case-based discussion led by TB experts provides a unique opportunity to learn about the medical management of tuberculosis. The presented cases represent those that are most complex and challenging from within the Southeastern United States and US territories.
Comprehensive Clinical TB Course
32.5 credit(s)Date: 10/19/2015 - 10/22/2015
Time: 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM Eastern
Location: Straughn IFAS Professional Developement Center
Format: Clinical course
This four-day intensive course will familiarize the clinician with all the aspects of tuberculosis infection, disease and clinical care using an interdisciplinary and interactive approach. The curriculum is provided through lecture, interactive case management sessions. The faculty is selected for their unique skill in encouraging interaction and building rapport with participants. The atmosphere is relaxed with an expectation that a free exchange of questions, comments and information will occur.
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Tuberculin Skin Test Train-the-Trainer Course - Gainesville, FL
7 credit(s)Date: 10/23/2015 - 10/23/2015
Time: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Eastern
Instructor/speaker: Ellen R. Murray, BSN, RN
Cost: No Charge
This one-day skill-building course provides the knowledge needed to plan, teach, and evaluate a Mantoux Tuberculin Skin Test (TST) course. The course content includes skills for planning and conducting a TST training, including adult learning principles and teaching strategies. The curriculum is provided through lecture and participatory activities, including practicum in TST administration and reading and instructional skills demonstration. Each participant must demonstrate proficiency in delivering course content plus administering and reading the TST. Participants will receive feedback from experienced trainers as they practice their skills. Topics include: adult learning principles for instructors, tips and tools to plan and conduct a successful TST training, and TST course curriculum review and demonstration.
Additional information: Flyer, Lodging