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December 2, 2021 ( 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM )
December 3, 2021 (10:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
COURSE DESCRIPTION & OVERALL GOAL
This meeting provides an opportunity for TB Medical Consultants from the Northeast United States to meet with their state counterparts, receive updates on current topics in TB, and discuss challenges in the diagnosis and management of TB patients. Consultants from the region will also share clinical experiences and discuss cases for input from colleagues.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
This meeting is designed for physicians who serve as TB medical consultants for TB programs in the Northeastern Region of the United States. Physicians who provide TB medical consultation may also attend.
WHY COURSE IS NEEDED
As the incidence of tuberculosis continues to decline, maintaining clinical and public health expertise in TB is particularly challenging. Therefore, ongoing training and education are important for healthcare providers to enhance skills in TB diagnosis, 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 Tuberculosis Centers of Excellence for Training, Education, and Medical Consultation. 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 4.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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.
Alfred Lardizabal, MD
Amee Patrawalla, MD
Shu-Hua Wang, MD
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