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Date: March 19, 2021
Time: 1:00 - 4:00 pm Eastern
COURSE DESCRIPTION & OVERALL GOAL
This virtual conference will address the TB prevention and elimination efforts in New York City, in the United States, and across the globe. Topics will include the global impact of COVID-19 on TB, the CRUSH-TB Trial, and the state of TB in NYC.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
The webinar is open to physicians, nurses, public health staff, and other health care workers who manage patients at risk for or diagnosed with TB infection or disease.
WHY COURSE IS NEEDED
As the incidence of TB continues to decline, maintaining clinical expertise is particularly challenging especially as the cases are more complex to diagnosis and manage. Ongoing training and education are important for clinicians so they can develop and enhance skills in the diagnosis of TB, follow recommended treatment guidelines, and interact effectively with public health agencies.
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be better able:
In order to meet the learning objectives and receive continuing education credits, participants are required to attend the webinar and complete an evaluation.
CONTINUING EDUCATION INFORMATION
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences and the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
CME: Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
CNE: This activity is awarded 2.5 contact hour (60 minute CH). Nurses should only claim those contact hours actually spent participating in the activity.
There is no charge to attend this webinar but pre-registration is mandatory.
Registration to participate here. Applicants will receive notification of their enrollment status via email.
There is limited space for the webinar and acceptance will be on a firstcome, first-serve basis. If you register and are unable to participate, we would appreciate you informing us so that others may be accommodated. For additional information, please contact Olivia Dupont at email@example.com
Funding for this course was made possible in part by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services, nor does the mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. government.
Joseph Burzynski, MD, MPH
Aakriti Pandita, MD
Jason Stout, MD
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