Breathe Pennsylvania

2020 Tuberculosis Conference Registration

Breathe Pennsylvania

Please join us for Breathe Pennsylvania’s 7th Annual Tuberculosis Education Conference. Registration for this conference is free. To register, add the "item" to your cart, and proceed to checkout. In addition, please indicate what type of CEUs you'll require (nursing, respiratory therapist, or none) in the "notes to seller" section.
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Conference details: 
March 12, 2020
Hilton Garden Inn- Pittsburgh University Place
3454 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
8:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m.
 
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AGENDA:

7:30 a.m.
Registration

8:00 a.m.
Welcome and Introduction of Guests
Carla Conrad, M.S., RRT- NPS
Executive Director, Breathe Pennsylvania
8:30 a.m.
Barriers and Approaches to Diagnosis and Treatment of Latent Tuberculosis Infection

Neil Schluger, M.D., Professor of Medicine, Epidemiology and Environmental Health Sciences, Columbia University   

10:15 a.m.

2019 Healthcare Practitioner Screening Guidelines Update with Case Studies
Lynn Sosa, M.D., TB/STD Control Medical Director, Deputy State Epidemiologist, Connecticut Department of Public Health 

11:00 a.m.
Tuberculosis Management: A TB Patient’s Point of View

Diane Doult, BA, PMP, TB Patient Advocate, We are TB

11:30am
Closing Remarks/Evaluations/Adjournment
Bruce Bush, MD
Board Member, Breathe Pennsylvania


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Breathe Pennsylvania and the University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing are collaborating to present the 2020 Breathe PA Tuberculosis Education Conference.  Nurses participating in the conference and completing the evaluation tool may receive a maximum of 2.75 continuing nursing education contact hours. The University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing is an accredited provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Respiratory therapists attending the entire conference and completing the evaluation tool will be awarded 2.75 continuing education contact hours by the Continuing Respiratory Care Education (CRCE) system of the American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC).