Tuberculosis Clinical Intensive – Casper, WY 2017

Course description

Course Directors: Stacey Rizza, M.D., Zelalem Temesgen, M.D., John Wilson, M.D.

This course is free of charge. 

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This 1-1/2 day intensive course will familiarize the clinician with all the aspects of tuberculosis infection, disease and clinical care using an interdisciplinary and interactive approach. The curriculum is provided through lecture and interactive case management sessions. The faculty is selected for their unique skills in encouraging interaction and building rapport with participants. The atmosphere is relaxed with an expectation that a free exchange of questions, comments and information will occur.  

Additional Information
 Course Program (PDF)

A block of rooms has been reserved.

Ramkota  Hotel
800 N. Poplar St.
Casper, WY  82602
(307) 266-6000
Please reference – TB Intensive Course

AMA Credit
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this live activity for a maximum of 10.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Continuing Education Credit
Participants can earn up to 10.75 ANCC nursing contact hours commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Mayo Continuing Nursing Education is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

ACPE Pharmacy Education Credit

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Mayo School of Continuous Professional Development is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. At the time of this printing, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine has not determined the number of knowledge-based pharmacy contact hours. 

This course is planned in conjunction with the Wyoming Department of Health: Public Health Division.

For additional information visit: Mayo Clinic Center for Tuberculosis

Target audience: 

This course is designed for physicians, nurses, pharmacists and other health care professionals, who are involved in the management of patients with tuberculosis (TB), supervise those who provide care for TB patients, or are TB control staff responsible for program management. 

Learning objectives: 

Upon conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:

  • Apply current advances for assessing risk, testing and treating latent TB infection to prevent development of disease 
  • Apply recommendations for the diagnosis and treatment of TB disease to prevent transmission and primary drug resistance
  • Identify appropriate TB infection control measures along the continuum of care to prevent transmission and future cases of TB
  • Describe approaches for managing adverse drug effects to anti-TB medications to minimize toxicity and ensure completion of therapy
  • Describe how primary care providers and community agencies can collaborate to prevent missed opportunities in the diagnosis and treatment of TB
  • Describe clinical presentation of TB disease in certain populations (e.g., Class B1 and B2 immigrant populations)

Attendance at this Mayo Clinic course does not indicate nor guarantee competence or proficiency in the performance of any procedures which may be discussed or taught in this course. 

Event date:

03/02/2017 - 7:45am
03/03/2017 - 12:30pm
Wyoming Oil & Gas Conservation Commission Building
2211 King Blvd.
Casper, WY 82602
United States
Credits & accreditation
  • 10.75 ACPE
  • 10.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 10.75 ANCC
Faculty & disclosure

Contact us:
Phone:  800-323-2688

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 10.75 ACPE
  • 10.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 10.75 ANCC
Event starts: 
03/02/2017 - 7:45am
Event ends: 
03/03/2017 - 12:30pm
Enrollments are closed.
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