Tuberculosis Clinical Intensive – Rochester, MN 2016

Rochester, MN US
November 30, 2016 to December 1, 2016

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

Registration Fees: This course is free of charge.

This two-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.  This year marks the 4th year of the TB Clinical Intensive in Rochester.

Program Schedule

Lodging and Accommodations
Double Tree by Hilton Hotel Rochester
150 South Broadway
Rochester, MN 55904

Book Reservations
Reserve your room by November 6 to receive special rate.

Request: TB Intensive Room Block

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

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 14.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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

Participants can earn up to 14.75 ANCC nursing contact hours to commesurate with the extent of their paticipation in the actiity.

ACPE Pharmacy Education Credit
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, 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. 

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. In addition to health department staff, individuals who work in the following settings would benefit from attending this workshop: hospital infection control, college or university health, correctional facilities, long-term care facilities, immigrant and refugee health, or practice in the community.

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
  • Explain how primary care providers and community agencies can collaborate to prevent missed opportunities in the diagnosis and treatment of TB
  • Describe the new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention TB Treatment and Prevention Guidelines 

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: 
  • 13.75 ACPE
  • 14.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 14.75 ANCC
Event starts: 
11/30/2016 - 7:45am
Event ends: 
12/01/2016 - 4:15pm
Mayo Clinic - Leighton Auditorium
200 First Street SW
Rochester, MN 55905
United States

Available Credit

  • 13.75 ACPE
  • 14.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 14.75 ANCC

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