Tuberculosis Clinical Intensive – Rochester, MN 2017

Rochester, MN US
November 13, 2017 to November 14, 2017

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. This year marks the 5th year of the TB Clinical Intensive in Rochester.

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 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

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: 
  • 13.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
Event starts: 
11/13/2017 - 7:45am
Event ends: 
11/14/2017 - 4:15pm
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Mayo Clinic - Leighton Auditorium
200 First Street SW
Rochester, MN 55905
United States

Lodging and Accommodations
Double Tree by Hilton Hotel Rochester
150 South Broadway
Rochester, MN 55904
507-281-8000
Book Reservations
Reserve your room by October 30 to receive special rate.

Request: TB Intensive Room Block

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 13 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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

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

Nursing contact hours (accredited) will be offered.

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.   Participants should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Available Credit

  • 13.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
11/13/2016
Course expires: 
11/13/2018
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