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Webinars - Continuing Education Credits

Activity Number:
WD1249

Activity Title:
Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis (MDR TB) and Extensively-Drug Resistant (XDR) TB — Webinar August 17, 2007

Format:
Webinars: web-based

Enduring Material Origination:
September 17, 2007

Renewal Date:
September 17, 2012

Expiration Dates:
September 17, 2010

Presented By:
Division of Tuberculosis Elimination, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in joint sponsorship with the Francis J. Curry National Tuberculosis Center, Heartland National Tuberculosis Center, Southeastern National Tuberculosis Center, and the New Jersey Medical School Global Tuberculosis Institute.

Location:
Web-based course

Program Description

The Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis (MDR TB) and Extensively-Drug Resistant (XDR) TB: A Web-based Seminar was originally held on August 17, 2007. The web-based seminar was presented by the Division of Tuberculosis Elimination, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in joint sponsorship with the Francis J. Curry National Tuberculosis Center, Heartland National Tuberculosis Center, Southeastern National Tuberculosis Center, and the New Jersey Medical School Global Tuberculosis Institute.

Learning Objectives:

At the end of the webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the global and national epidemiology of MDR and XDR TB
  • Describe the development of drug-resistant TB
  • Describe the laboratory diagnosis of drug-resistant TB
  • List the general principles of treatment of MDR and XDR TB
  • Discuss the challenges in managing contacts of MDR and XDR TB cases
  • Identify resources for education, training, and expert consultation on management and treatment of MDR and XDR TB

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Target Audience

State and local TB program staff and other clinicians who diagnose and treat TB 

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Faculty and Credentials

Webinar Agenda and Faculty

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Disclosure Statement

In compliance with continuing education requirements, all presenters must disclose any financial or other associations with the manufacturers of commercial products, suppliers of commercial services, or commercial supporters as well as any use of unlabeled product(s) or product(s) under investigational use. CDC, our planners and  the presenters for this seminar do not have financial or other associations with the manufacturers of commercial products, suppliers of commercial services, or commercial supporters. This presentation does not involve the unlabeled use of a product or product under investigational use, with the exception of Dr. Seaworth's discussion on Treatment of MDR/XDR TB. She will be discussing fluroquinolone and Linezolid therapy for MDR and XDR TB which are not FDA approved for this use. There was no commercial support for this activity.

Support/Funding:

Division of Tuberculosis Elimination, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in joint sponsorship with the Francis J. Curry National Tuberculosis Center, Heartland National Tuberculosis Center, Southeastern National Tuberculosis Center, and the New Jersey Medical School Global Tuberculosis Institute.

Contact Information:

Amera Khan, ARKhan@cdc.gov

Hardware/Software:

Equipment: a computer with access to the internet to webinars (both webcast and web-on-demand viewing) and a telephone (webcast only)

Materials:

Powerpoints

Prerequisites:

None

Fees:

None

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Continuing Education:

Method of Participation:

Web-based Course

Continuing education credits for participating in this webinar are available through the CDC Training and Continuing Education Online.

Available credits for this webinar include

1.5 CME (for physicians)
1.5 CME (attendance for non-physicians)
1.5 CNE (for nurses)
.15 CEU (for other professionals)
1.5 CHES (for certified health education specialists)

To receive credits you must complete an online evaluation for the webinar.

To complete online evaluation:

Go to the CDC Training and Continuing Education Online.

  • If you have previously registered, click on Participant Login and login.
  • If you have not registered as a participant, click on New Participant to create a user ID and password

Once logged on to the CDC Training and Continuing Education Online website, you will be on the Participant Services Page.

  • Click on Search and Register.
  • In the Key Word Search field enter the course number: WD1249.
  • Click View.
  • Click on the Course Information Page link: Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis (MDR TB) and Extensively-Drug Resistant (XDR) TB Seminar (Webinar) - August 17, 2007 (WD1249)

On the Course Information Page

  • Scroll down to Register Here. 
  • Click on the type of CE credit that you would like to receive and then Submit.
  • Three demographic questions will appear. Complete the questions and then Submit.
  • For the Course Verification Code, enter: mdrxdrtb.

Complete the Course Evaluation.

A record of your conference completion will be located in the Transcript and Certificate section.

If you have any questions or problems contact:
CDC/ATSDR Training and Continuing Education Online
1-800-41TRAIN or 404-639-1292
Email at ce@cdc.gov

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Accreditation

CME
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME®) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Non-physicians will receive a certificate of participation.

CNE:
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accredited as a provider of Continuing Nursing Education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

CECH:
Sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a designed provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc.  This program is designed for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) to receive up to 1.5 Category 1 CECH in health education.  CDC provider number GA0082.

CEU:
The CDC has been approved as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET), 1760 Old Meadow Road, Suite 500, McLean, VA 22102.  The CDC is authorized by IACET to offer 0.15 ANSI/IACET CEU’s for this program.

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