Tuberculosis Clinical Intensive – Des Moines, IA 2017

Des Moines, IA US
October 16, 2017

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

Registration Fees: This course is free of charge.

This one-day intensive course will familiarize the primary care clinician with all aspects of tuberculosis infection, disease and clinical care using an interdisciplinary and interactive approach. The course is designed for primary care physicians who provide healthcare for patients with tuberculosis and may not have expertise in managing the disease.  The content includes all aspects of tuberculosis epidemiology, transmission, diagnosis, treatment, medication review and case management.  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. 

Jointly provided by Mayo Clinic School of Continuous Professional Development and Mayo Continuing Nursing Education.

For additional information visit: Mayo Clinic Center for Tuberculosis

Target Audience

This course is designed for Primary Care Providers, MDs, NP/PAs,  RNs, Infection Control Practitioners, and other health professionals working with tuberculosis.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, 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

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.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 6.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
Event starts: 
10/16/2017 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
10/16/2017 - 4:15pm
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Iowa Methodist Medical Center - Thompson Auditorium
1200 Pleasant Street
Des Moines, IA 50309
United States

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

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit 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 Commissionon Accreditation.

Jointly provided by Mayo Clinic School of Continuous Professional Development and Mayo Continuing Nursing Education.

Available Credit

  • 6.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
06/05/2017
Course expires: 
10/16/2018
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