The 51st Semi-Annual Denver TB Course (4-day course) October
October 15, 2014, 8:00 AM
Molly Blank Conference Center at National Jewish Health Main Campus
1400 Jackson St.
Denver, CO 80206
Since the introduction of effective chemotherapy, many changes have come about in the management of tuberculosis (TB). Most important have been the shift from sanatoria-based to general hospital and clinic-based treatment and the knowledge that active disease can reliably be prevented among those who are latently infected. With the development of effective drugs for TB, the significant advances in bacteriology, and increased knowledge about the treatment of latent TB infection, the approach to tuberculosis control has become increasingly sophisticated.
The Denver TB Course, offered every year in both April and October, provides a broad overview of active and latent TB including its epidemiology, transmission, pathogenesis, diagnosis, treatment and management. The purpose of this course is to present this body of knowledge to general internists, epidemiologists, preventative medicine, public health, infectious disease and chest specialists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, registered nurses and other health care providers who will be responsible for the management and care of patients with tuberculosis.
October 15, 8:00 AM - October 18, 12:30 PM
This is an all day event