The Denver TB Course Materials from April 9-12, 2014

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Day One, Wednesday, April 9th

8:00 - 8:30 am Registration & Breakfast     
8:30 - 8:45 am Welcome & Pre-test Shannon Kasperbauer, MD  
8:45 - 9:00 am The History of National Jewish Health Charles Daley, MD Download
9:00 - 9:30 am The History of Tuberculosis Michael Iseman, MD Download
9:30 - 10:20 am Epidemiology Randall Reves, MD Download
10:20 - 10:40 am Break    
10:40 - 11:20 am Transmission of M. Tuberculosis Robert Belknap, MD Download
11:20 - 12:10 pm Immunopathogenesis Edward Chan, MD Download
12:10 - 1:00 pm Lunch    
1:00 - 1:30 pm Diagnostic Evaluation Shannon Kasperbauer, MD Download
1:30 - 2:20 pm CXR Interpretation Jonathan Chung, MD Download
2:20 - 3:00 pm Laboratory Services Max Salfinger, MD Download
3:00 - 3:20 pm Break    
3:20 - 4:10 pm Laboratory Services  Max Salfinger, MD  
4:10 – 4:30 pm TB Jeopardy    
4:30 - 5:30 pm Optional Laboratory tour    

 

Day Two, Thursday, April 10th

7:30 – 8:00 am Breakfast    
8:00 - 8:30 am Challenging Cases Christopher Czaja, MD Download
8:30 - 9:00 am Tuberculin Skin Test Charles Daley, MD Download
9:00 - 9:40 am Interferon-gamma Release Assays Charles Daley, MD Download
9:40 - 10:30 am Treatment of LTBI/BCG Vaccination Nicholas Walter, MD Download
10:30 - 10:50 am Break    
10:50 - 11:40 am Treatment of TB Randall Reves, MD Download
11:40 - 12:30 pm Drug Side Effects/Toxicity Gwen Huitt, MD Download
12:30 - 1:20 pm Lunch    
1:20 - 2:10 pm Applied Pharmacokinetics Shaun Gleason, PharmD Download
2:10 - 2:50 pm Adherence/Directly Observed Therapy Nicholas Walter, MD Download
2:50 - 3:10 pm Break    
3:10 - 3:50 pm Challenging Cases Robert Belknap, MD Download
3:50 - 4:30 pm Ask the Experts    
4:30 – 5:30 pm Optional Laboratory tour    

 

Day Three, Friday, April 11th

7:30 – 8:00 am Breakfast    
8:00 - 9:00 am TB and HIV Co-infection William Burman, MD Download
9:00 - 9:50 am Extra-pulmonary TB Shannon Kasperbauer, MD Download
9:50 - 10:10 am Break    
10:10 - 10:50 am Pediatric TB John Ogle, MD Download
10:50 - 11:20 am Pediatric TB Cases John Ogle, MD Download
11:20 - 12:20 pm MDR/XDR-TB Gwen Huitt, MD Download
12:20 - 1:00 pm Lunch    
1:00 - 2:45 pm

Contact Investigation/
Public Health Workshop´╗┐

Robert Belknap, MD
David Cohn, MD
Luz Arenas, RN
Carolyn Bargman, RN
Alejandro Perez, DIS
Ana Tellez
N/A
2:45 - 3:15 pm Break    
3:15 - 4:00 pm Infection Control Christopher Czaja, MD Download
4:00 – 4:30 pm                TB Jeopardy    

 

Day Four, Saturday, April 12th

7:30 – 8:00 am Breakfast    
8:00 - 8:30 am Challenging Cases Charles Daley, MD Download
8:30 - 9:30 am Slow Growing Mycobacteria Charles Daley, MD Download
9:30 - 9:50 am Break    
9:50 - 10:40 am Rapidly Growing Mycobacteria Shannon Kasperbauer, MD Download
10:40 - 11:30 am Surgery John Mitchell, MD Download
11:30 - 11:45 pm Post Test    
11:45 – 12:15 pm Wrap-up and X-Ray Contest Results Michael Iseman, MD  

CME/CE OPPORTUNITIES 


Best Practice in Collaboration Award
 
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