Pediatric TB Radiology: It's Not Black and White

Dates: May 5, 2017

Registration Begins: 
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 8:15am
Registration Ends: 
Monday, April 24, 2017 - 12:00am
Training Format: 
Webinar

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Webinar Date: Friday, May 5, 2017
Webinar Time: 9:10 am - 10:30 am (Pacific Time)
Application Deadline: Monday, April 24, 2017
Enrollment is limited and pre-registration is required. To apply, please click the Apply button at the bottom of this screen. Note that you will be asked to log in if you haven't already done so. Applicants will receive an email response that includes instructions for accessing the webinar information and materials. Once enrolled, you will be able to view webinar access instruction and materials in the teal Materials box on the right of this page (you must be logged in to view materials).

Cost: There is no fee for this training.

Credit: This training is approved for up to 1.25 continuing education hours (see
below). Certificates will be available approximately 12 weeks after the training.
Target Audience: Physician, nurses, other health professionals who diagnose and treat patients with tuberculosis.

Description: This 60-minute webinar presentation (followed by a 15-minute Q & A session) will focus on the diagnosis and follow-up of pediatric cases along with reading of the chest x-rays.
Training Objectives:
By the end of the training, participants will be able to:

  • Differentiate common radiographic features of pediatric TB from other common lung diseases to best evaluate and ensure accurate, timely diagnosis in this population
  • Interpret pediatric TB radiographic changes during the course of treatment to inform clinical-decision making and improve management of young patients
  • Be familiar with normal chest radiographic findings and variations in the pediatric population to improve accuracy when reviewing radiographs for purposes of tuberculosis diagnosis and management 
  • Recognize common TB manifestations on chest radiographs by age group to make accurate diagnoses based on these readings      

Faculty:
   Ann Loeffler, MD
   ID Pediatrician/Pediatric Hospitalist
   Randall Children's Hospital at Legacy Emanuel
   Portland, OR

   Thienkhai Vu, MD
   Associate Clinical Professor
   University of California, San Francisco
   San Francisco, CA

System Requirements:

  Visual:

  • Computer with Internet connection

Audio:

  • Audio streaming via the computer (preferred), or
  • Phone

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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 1.25 continuing education hours.

The Curry International Tuberculosis Center designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.25 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 1.25 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.

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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.