Spokane TB Clinical Intensive

Dates: September 11, 2018

Registration Begins: 
Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 12:00pm
Registration Ends: 
Tuesday, August 14, 2018 - 12:00am
Training Format: 
Off-site
Location name: 
Enduris Training Center
Location: 
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Airway Heights, WA .

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If you have any questions, please contact:

Ladna Farah (Ladna.Farah@kingcounty.gov)

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Training Time: 8:30am - 3:30pm  [Registration Starts: 7:45 - 8:30 am]

Application Deadline: August 14, 2018 [Notification of status will come from Ladna Farah]

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 5.50 continuing education hours (see below). Certificates will be available approximately 12 weeks after the training.

Target Audience: This training is intended for physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners who provide care for patients with tuberculosis.

Topics covered include:

  • epidemiology of TB
  • diagnosis, management, and treatment of TB
  • the role of health department
  • diagnosis and treatment of LTBI
  • pediatric TB and radiology

Training Objectives:

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

  • describe populations at risk for TB disease and TB infection in order to increase the accuracy of the patient’s diagnosis.
  • identify key clinical findings that lead to early diagnosis of active TB in order to initiate TB treatment and isolate the patient in a timely manner.
  • describe clinical TB assessment to identify those who should be tested for TB infection, and understand how to interpreter the test results.
  • describe treatment options for patients with latent TB infection
  • identify unique characteristics of active TB and latent TB infection in pediatric patients to optimize their medical care

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 5.50 continuing education hours.

The Curry International Tuberculosis Center designates this educational activity for a maximum of  5.50 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 5.50 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 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.

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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. Please do NOT click the back arrow button or close the window, otherwise your access to the questions will be closed. Completion of these questions is required for your application to be considered for acceptance.
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