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Pediatric Tuberculosis

Registration for this training ended on Fri, 09/29/2023 - 19:00

**If you are interested in attending the general CTCA 2023 Educational Conference: Focus on TB Care and Prevention Through Health Equity Strategies (see agenda) on October 3, 2023, please note that a separate registration process is required. Please visit the following link: https://ctca.org/upcoming-mtgs/.

 

CITC Application Deadline: Wednesday, September 27, 2023

Enrollment is limited and pre-registration is required. To apply, please click the Apply button at the top of this screen. Note that you will be asked to log in if you haven't already done so.

Training Date: Wednesday, October 4, 2023  [this is an in-person training, with no remote participation option]

Training Time: 8:00 - 12:00 pm Pacific Time.

Cost: There is no fee for this training.

Credit: This training is approved for up to 3.5 continuing education hours (see below). Certificates will be available approximately 12 weeks after the training.

**Coffee, tea and drinks will be provided. Food will not be provided.

Training Location: Courtyard by Marriott Santa Cruz, 313 Riverside Avenue, Santa Cruz, California

Hotel Block: Courtyard by Marriott Santa Cruz

Book your group rate here for 2023 CTCA Conference ($128 USD) ASAP and by 9/10/2023 deadline. There are a limited number of rooms at this rate.

**As this is a smaller hotel, if you must cancel your reservation after 9/10/2023, please alert Judith Thigpen (jthigpen@ctca.org) before cancelling your reservation, so that we may preserve the rate for another participant.

 

Topics Covered Include:

  • Pediatric evaluation; diagnosing TB in pediatrics
  • Distinguishing between LTBI vs active TB disease
  • Window prophylaxis; which regimen to use by age
  • Strategies for pediatric treatment administration

Training Objectives (partial list):

By the end of this training, participants will be able to:

  • explain the key differences in clinical presentation, infectiousness, and diagnosis (including interpretation of x-rays) in children versus adults to best evaluate and ensure timely diagnosis in this population
  • state the differences in treatment of TB and LTBI in children to achieve optimum pediatric patient outcomes
  • list techniques to make children's medication dosing more effective and implement these techniques in their pediatric patients

Training Format:
Includes lecture, discussion and case presentations.

 

Faculty:

Ann M. Loeffler, MD
Assistant Health Officer, Santa Clara County (CA) Public Health,
Clinical Assistant Professor, Oregon Health & Sciences University

Scott Nabity, MD, MPH
Medical Officer
Field Services Branch, Division of TB Elimination, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
TB Control Branch, California Department of Public Health

Shom Dasgupta-Tsinikas, MD, FAAP
Senior Physician & Medical Director
Tuberculosis Control Program
Los Angeles County Department of Public Health

Kristen Wendorf, MD, MS
Public Health Medical Officer, Division of Communicable Disease Control, Center for Infectious Diseases
California Department of Public Health

Rachel Sherrick, BSN, RN, PHN
Public Health Nurse, Disease Control & Prevention Division
Santa Barbara County Department of Public Health

 

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 3.5 continuing education hours.

The Curry International Tuberculosis Center designates this educational activity for a maximum of 3.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. 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 3.5 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.

Course Dates
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Registration Dates
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Training Format
On-site
Total Hours
4.00
Location

Courtyard by Marriott Santa Cruz
313 Riverside Avenue
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
United States

Training Material

Pediatric Tuberculosis

This half-day, in-person training is planned in collaboration with the California Tuberculosis Controllers Association.

 

Hotel Block: Courtyard by Marriott Santa Cruz

Book your group rate here for 2023 CTCA Conference ($128 USD) ASAP and by 9/10/2023 deadline. There are a limited number of rooms at this rate.

**As this is a smaller hotel, if you must cancel your reservation after 9/10/2023, please alert Judith (jthigpen@ctca.org) before cancelling your reservation, so that we may preserve the rate for another participant.

Pediatric TB Resource Page (Curry International Tuberculosis Center)

Training Materials
Training agenda
Pediatric TB and LTBI_Slide Set
A Case for Source Case Investigation_Slide Set
Pediatric Medication Administration for Tuberculosis_Slide Set
Pediatric TB Cases_Slide Set
WeAreTB Flyer
Learning objectives
Disclosure page
Credit page
Warmline Medical Consultation
CDPH Toolkit for Responding to TB Exposures in Neonatal Hospital Settings