A National Webinar in Collaboration with the California Department of Public HealthOregon State University Student Health ServicesTB Program, Oregon Health Authorityand the Washington State Department of Health

TB Free in the University and College Setting

Date: December 6, 2018

Time: 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

Application deadline: November 30, 2018

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: This training is intended for student health employees within the university and college setting.

Description: This 75-minute webinar will discuss TB and LTBI testing and treatment for international students in the university and college setting. The webinar will review updates to the American College Health Association (ACHA) TB guidelines, review LTBI treatment options, and discuss a successful model for LTBI screening and treatment in the University setting.

Learning Objectives:

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

  • Identify key populations at risk for TB infection and TB disease based on current epidemiology data and use this information to prioritize these populations for testing and treatment
  • Describe the current ACHA guidelines for “TB Screening and Targeted Testing of College and University Students” and utilize this information to improve patient outcomes in this population
  • Explain the different LTBI treatment options in order to optimize patient care
  • Identify the essential components of an effective TB screening & LTBI treatment program in the college and university setting to inform clinical decision-making and enhance patient 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 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 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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Optional:

You will have the opportunity to submit questions to the presenters on the next screen, which will appear after you click the Apply button. The webinar presenters will address as many of these questions as possible during the training.