This one and a half-day intensive course will familiarize the public health nurse, MDs and other public health staff with an overview of tuberculosis infection, disease and clinical care using an interdisciplinary and interactive approach. The curriculum is provided through lecture and interactive case management sessions. The faculty is selected for their unique skill in encouraging interaction and building rapport with participants. The atmosphere is relaxed with an expectation that a free exchange of questions, comments and information will flow and occur throughout the sessions.
This course is designed for nurses who are involved in the management of patients with TB, supervise those who provide care for TB patients, or are TB control staff. In addition to health department staff, individuals who work in the following settings would befit from attending this workshop: hospital infection control, college or university health, correctional facilities, long term care facilities, immigrant & refugee health, or practice in the community.
Upon conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:
Course Credit Information:
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 9.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Mayo Continuing Nursing Education is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
Participants can earn up to 9.0 ANCC contact hours.
Guest rooms have been reserved att he special rate of $83.00 per night for attendees and their guests at the Little America Hotel & Resort for those who register by July 15, 2015. The room block is under the Wyoming Department of Health.
Little America Hotel - Cheyenne
2800 West Lincolnway
Cheyenne, WY 82009
Reservations Toll free 800-445-6945
About the Mayo Clinic Center for Tuberculosis:
The Mayo Clinic Center for Tuberculosis Training and Medical Consultation Center (RTMCC) is funded via a cooperative agreement with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Our RTMCC prioritizes learners from the northern region which consists of eleven states: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, Wisconsin and Wyoming.