Focus on LTBI

Dates: October 17, 2017

Registration Begins: 
Monday, June 26, 2017 - 9:00am
Registration Ends: 
Thursday, August 3, 2017 - 11:45pm
Training Format: 
Off-site
Location: 
California Endowment
2000 Franklin Street
Oakland, CA 94612

Time: 8:30 am - 4:15 pm [Registration/Start Pre-test: 8:00 - 8:30 am]

Application Deadline: August 3, 2017 [Notification of status in training usually takes 2-5 business days after deadline]

Enrollment is limited and pre-registration is required. To apply, please click the Apply button at the bottom of this screen and then complete the questions on the enrollment form. Note that you will be asked to log in if you haven't already done so. Applicants will be informed of their registration status within a few days of the application deadline. Directions and hotel information will be included with acceptance emails. 

Cost: There is no fee for this training.

Credit: This training is approved for up to 4.75 continuing education hours (see below). Certificates will be available approximately 12 weeks after the training.

Target Audience: This training is intended as an introductory course covering the basics of latent TB infection (LTBI) diagnosis and treatment for physicians, nurses, and other licensed medical care providers who manage patients at risk for TB.

Topics covered include:

  • Identification of high-risk populations for targeted TB screening
  • Interpretation and use of IGRAs for diagnostic testing
  • LTBI treatment options

Training Objectives (partial list):
By the end of the training, participants will be able to:

  • identify key populations at risk for TB infection based on current epidemiology
  • explain the different LTBI testing and treatment options and how to apply current guidelines for improved LTBI management

Training Format:
Includes lecture, discussion, and case presentations.

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The Curry International Tuberculosis Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. This training is approved for up to 4.75 continuing education hours.

The Curry International Tuberculosis Center designates this educational activity for a maximum of 4.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The Curry International Tuberculosis Center is approved as a provider of continuing education by the California State Board of Registered Nurses, Provider Number CEP 12308. This training is approved for up to 6 continuing education hours. Board requirements prevent us from offering CE credit to people who arrive more than 15 minutes after the start of the training, or leave the training early. Therefore, partial credit will not be awarded.

The Curry International Tuberculosis Center is designated as a Regional Tuberculosis Training and Medical Consultation Center (RTMCC) via a funded cooperative agreement with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The Curry International Tuberculosis Center prioritizes learners from the western region of the United States which consists of thirteen jurisdictions: Alaska, California (including Los Angeles, San Diego, and San Francisco), Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and the U.S. Pacific Island Territories.

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Important:

In order for your application to be successfully submitted, you must complete the questions on the enrollment form, which will appear after you click the Apply button. Completion of these questions is required for your application to be considered for acceptance.