Program Schedule

PW4
2014 IDSA TB Workshop $

Wednesday, October 8, 2014: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Room: The Pennsylvania Convention Center: 107-AB
Center for Global Health Policy

Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to:

  • describe recommendations for diagnosing and managing non-tuberculosis mycobacteria, based on best available evidence
  • discuss evidence-based recommendations for diagnosing and managing TB infection and disease in children in the US and abroad
  • discuss existing and changing challenges to global TB control and progress toward improvements
  • describe current TB control improvements in rapid diagnostics and new LTBI treatment strategies and associated challenges

Target Audience: Scientists, Researchers, Public health practitioners, Pharmacists, Nurses, Members-in-training, Lab personnel, Investigators, Infectious diseases physicians, Infectious diseases pediatricians, HIV specialists, HIV clinicians, Health care workers, Fellows, Epidemiologists, Clinicians, Academicians

Tracks: Pediatric ID, HIV-STD-TB, Global ID, Adult ID

Pre-Meeting Workshop Moderator:  Carol D. Hamilton, MD, MHS, Duke University Medical Center

CME Credits: Maximum of 4 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM

ACPE Credits: No CPE credit is offered for this session.

ACPE Number:

Disclosures:

C. D. Hamilton, None

A. Ahmed, None

K. L. Winthrop, Insmed Inc.: Scientific Advisor, Research grant

C. Hamilton, None

C. Ho, None

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