Latent TB Infection: Montana's Final Frontier to TB Elimination

Latent TB Infection: Montana's Final Frontier to TB Elimination

75-Minute Webinar
Originally aired December 08, 2021

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Webinar Materials: https://www.currytbcenter.ucsf.edu/trainings/latent-tb-infection-montana...

 
This webinar was created for primary care providers in Montana who manage patients with latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI). This training focused on the fundamentals of latent tuberculosis diagnosis and treatment. This training also went over the epidemiology of LTBI in Montana and shared specific resources for primary care providers in Montana.


YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7XIAoQ0jRIg

*CME and CE units are not being offered for this recording and there is no participant evaluation.*

Objectives:

By the end of the webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Identify key populations at risk for TB infection based on current epidemiology data to inform and prioritize populations for testing and treatment
  • List recommended treatment options for LTBI and describe the advantages versus disadvantages to each to inform clinical judgment in choosing the optimum regimen for patient care
  • Identify reporting criteria and updated Administrative Rules for Montana (ARM) pertinent to LTBI to more effectively report TB diagnosis

Webinar Format: lecture, case studies, and Q & A using the Zoom webinar platform

Moderator:

Ryan Weight, MPH, CHP
Montana TB Program Manager, Communicable Disease Epidemiology
Montana Department of Public Health & Human Services

Presenter:

Robert Belknap, MD
Medical Director, TB Clinic/ Public Health Institute at Denver Health
Associate Professor of Medicine – Infectious Disease, Denver Health and Hospital Authority and Univ. of Colorado