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Molly Blank Conference Center | Denver, USA
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Specialty: Immunology
Dates: From Apr, 4, 2018 to Apr, 7, 2018
Location: Denver, USA
Type: Course
Registration Cost: From 455 to 780 USD
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Molly Blank Conference Center

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Physicians: National Jewish Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

National Jewish Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 23 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses: Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 12724, for 27.1 contact hours.

*Credit hours are subject to change pending final approval of the agenda.

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  • Medical_Professionals
  • Medical_students
  • Nurses
Event Overview
Welcome message:

Since the introduction of effective chemotherapy, many changes have come about in the management of tuberculosis (TB). Most important have been the shift from sanatoria-based to general hospital and clinic-based treatment and the knowledge that active disease can reliably be prevented among those who are latently infected. With the development of effective drugs for TB, the significant advances in bacteriology, and increased knowledge about the treatment of latent TB infection, the approach to tuberculosis control has become increasingly sophisticated.

The Denver TB Course provides a broad overview of active and latent TB including its epidemiology, transmission, pathogenesis, diagnosis, treatment and management. The purpose of this course is to present this body of knowledge to general internists, epidemiologists, preventative medicine, public health, infectious disease and chest specialists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, registered nurses and other health care providers who will be responsible for the management and care of patients with tuberculosis.


Course Highlights:

Epidemiology of tuberculosis

Transmission and pathogenesis

Diagnosis and treatment of tuberculosis including MDR/XDR-TB

Diagnosis and treatment of latent tuberculosis infection

Emphasis on vulnerable populations such as pediatric and HIV co-infection

Contact Investigation Workshop lead by physicians, TB nurses and outreach workers


CME Credits 23 | Nursing Contact Hours 27.1


Learning Objectives:

Discuss the epidemiological features which are associated with increased risk for tuberculosis.

Explain the clinical manifestations of tuberculosis and how they differ in unique patient populations such as pediatrics or HIV co-infection.

Recognize the tools available for diagnosis of tuberculosis and their differences, advantages, and possible shortcomings.

Formulate a treatment regimen for a patient with drug susceptible or drug resistant tuberculosis while understanding the pharmacokinetics and potential toxicities of that regimen.

Discuss the importance and performance of contact investigation among persons exposed to new cases of communicable TB.

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Verification of Fellowship Status Form (required)

Breakfast, lunch, and snacks are included in the fees.

If you are having problems registering, please call 800.844.2305 or 303.398.1000 or email



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Online Abstract Submission:

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Please note: Hotel rates are based on availability.

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 Office of Professional Education , National Jewish Health

Phone: 800-844-2305 or 303-398-1000


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 Office of Professional Education , National Jewish Health

Phone: 800-844-2305 or 303-398-1000


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