Premeeting Workshop:
PW6. TB Workshop: TB Prevention at Home and Abroad ($)
Wednesday, October 7, 2015: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Room: San Diego Convention Center, 1--AB
Center for Global Health Policy

Learning Objectives:

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

  • measure reduced TB transmission in clinics and hospitals based on evidence-based recommendations
  • describe more effective methods of diagnosis and treatment of TB among dually infected (TB-HIV) individuals
  • employ an evidence-based approach for deciding who, what, and how to screen and treat latent TB infection

Target Audience: Scientists, Researchers, Public health practitioners, Pharmacists, Nurses, Members-in-training, Infectious diseases physicians, Infectious diseases pediatricians, Infection preventionists, Hospital epidemiologists, Hospital administrators, HIV specialists, HIV clinicians, Healthcare workers, Fellows, Epidemiologists, Clinicians, Academicians

Tracks: Pediatric ID, HIV-STD-TB, Global ID, Epidemiology and Infection Control, Adult ID

Pre-Meeting Workshop Moderators:  Carol D. Hamilton, MD, MHS, FIDSa, FHI 360 and Richard Chaisson, MD, FIDSA, Johns Hopkins University

Presentations:
9:00 AM
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Double Trouble: Managing HIV-related TB
Richard Chaisson, MD, FIDSA

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

ACPE Credits: ACPE 4.0 knowledge-based contact hours (0.4 CEU) of pharmacy CE

ACPE Number: 0221-9999-15-143-L01-P

Disclosures:

C. D. Hamilton, None

R. Chaisson, Merck: Consultant and Shareholder , Consulting fee

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