Caravanning with Community Partners to Provide LTBI Care

Dates: March 13, 2019

Registration Begins: 
Friday, January 25, 2019 - 9:15am
Registration Ends: 
Friday, February 15, 2019 - 11:45pm
Training Format: 
Off-site
Location name: 
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Sonoma Wine Country
Location: 
1 Doubletree Drive
Rohnert Park, CA 94928

This training will be conducted in association with the California TB Controllers Association (CTCA) Educational Conference: Roadtrip to TB Elimination: Packing the Essentials, which will take place at the same venue on March 12, 2019. Separate registration is required.

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Time:  8:30 am to 4:30 pm [registration: 8:00 to 8:30 am]

Application Deadline: February 15, 2019  [Notification of status in training usually takes 2-4 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. 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 other information will be included with acceptance emails. 

Cost: There is no fee for this training. Breakfast, lunch, and coffee will be provided.

Credit: This training is approved for up to 6.00 continuing education hours (see below). Certificates will be available approximately 12 weeks after the training.

Target Audience: This training is for health care professionals who manage patients with or at risk for TB.

Training Topics (partial list):

  • Assessing provider needs around LTBI care delivery
  • Strategies for building community provider capacity to test and treat 
  • Coalition Building 
  • Approaches for measuring practice change
  • Facilitating move to shorter LTBI treatment regimens-What does it take?
  • Medical codes and national measures for LTBI
  • Useful tools and resources to support practice change 

Presenters (partial list): 

  • Leeanna Allen, MPH, CHES
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Alex Coleman, MPH
    Washington County Department of Heallth & Human Services
  • Holly Howard, MPH
    California Department of Public Heallth
  • Scott Lindquist, MD, MPH
    Washington State Department of Heallth
  • Tessa Mochizuki, MPH
    TB Free California, California Department of Public Health
  • Randall Reves, MD, Msc
     University of Colorado Denver, Denver Public Health
  • Neha Shah, MD, MPH
    TB Free California, California Department of Public Health
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Lauri D. Thrupp, MD
    University of California, Irvine
  • Emily Tomich, MSN candidate
    University of California, Irvine

 

Hotel Room Reservations: A guestroom block is available at the The DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Sonoma Wine Country for $143 per night. The cutoff date for guestroom reservations is Friday, February 8, 2019. Please reserve early.

Airport Shuttle  available (OAK/SFO Airport to/from Hotel): Airport Express Shuttle (OAK: ~$70; SFO: ~$70), reservations are required (make sure to review schedule).

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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 6.00 continuing education hours.

The Curry International Tuberculosis Center designates this educational activity for a maximum of 6.0AMA PRA Category 1 Credits 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 6.00 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 Tuberculosis Center of Excellence for Training, Education, and Medical Consultation (TB COE) 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 seventeen jurisdictions: Alaska, Arizona, California (including Los Angeles, San Diego, and San Francisco), Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, Wyoming, and the U.S. Pacific Island Territories.