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SAVE THE DATE - 2016 TB Conference

TB conference banner 2016

CONFERENCE GOAL: To provide advanced information to health care providers on the challenges of TB elimination in the local, national and global context.

OBJECTIVES:

  • Identify current strategies for TB diagnosis and management of latent infection and disease in diverse communities.
  • Heighten awareness of the challenges of preventing and managing TB.
  • Highlight innovations in TB diagnosis and care.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Health and social service professionals, and others in such fields as medicine, nursing, public health, community health, infection control, institutional health, communicable disease and correctional services, working with populations at high risk of tuberculosis.

CONFERENCE FEES
Early Bird Full Conference (up to Oct 24, 2016): $400
Early Bird Daily (up to Oct 24, 2016): $275
General Full Conference (after Oct 24, 2016): $450
General Daily (after Oct 24, 2016): $325
Student Full Conference: $250
Student Day Rate: $175
Monday, November 14 with conference registration: $25
Monday, November 14 only: $50

WHERE
Chelsea Hotel, Toronto, 33 Gerrard St, Toronto ON.
Reservations: 416-595-1975 or 1-800-243-5732
Special Conference Rate: $149.00 + tax (Single/Double occupancy)

REGISTRATION
A detailed program package and registration will be available on-line during the summer and through the fall. For more information contact  registration@eventives.ca.
Watch for the Call for Poster Abstracts, which will be available early summer. This conference is an initiative of The Lung Association’s Tuberculosis Committee.


CALL FOR POSTER SUBMISSIONS

 

PRELIMINARY PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS
• TB Elimination in Canada • TB in Native Populations • Nunavut Study • LTBI Treatment and Screening
• New Drugs, Treatments and Shorter Regimens • MDR Treatment and Outpatient Management
• Pediatric LTBI • Jae Yang Memorial Lecture • Hard-to-Reach Populations, The New York Experience

CONCURRENT SESSIONS:
Immigration Screening and Follow-up Best TB Practices in LTC Homes
Laboratory Issues-New Products/New Testing

PRE-CONFERENCE SESSIONS:
TB 101 Genotyping and its public health application




**NEW** 5th edition of Tuberculosis guidelines: Information for Health Care Providers (booklet)

 

for a copy of the 5th edition of TB booklet, click on the image below

5th edition of TB booklet cover

 

2014 tuberculosis conference presentations

 

day one - tuesday, november 18, 2014


The Legacy of TB in Canada's Residential Schools - The Importance of Looking Back

Dr. Paul Hackett

TB in a Colorado High School
Carolyn Bargman

Peel Public Health Conducts its Largest Tuberculosis School Contact Investigation
Ha Nguyen

Building Relationships with First Nations People in Ontario: The Effect on Tuberculosis Control in Ontario
Kim Daly and Dr. Christine Kennedy

Using Genotyping Fingerprinting in TB Contact Investigations
Dr. Elizabeth Rea

Protecting Corporate Reputation and Combating Negativity
Brady Wood

Latent Tuberculosis: Perspectives from the Bench and Beyond
Dr. Howard Song

Meeting the Challenge: Managing the Practical Aspects of TB Infection in an Acute Care Hospital
Dr. Matthew Muller


day two - Wednesday, november 19, 2014


Interpreting the Black & White: A Review of the Radiographic Findings of TB
Dr. Ambrose Lau

To view the Program, click here.

 

 

Tuberculosis Education & Resources

 

Ontario Telemedicine Network (OTN) Broadcast Archives

May 30, 2013 Diagnosis and Treatment of Active TB Disease
Presenter:
Julie Seemangal, RN, HBA, BScN, MN,
TB Case Manager, TB Disease Management Program, St. Michael’s Hospital, Toronto

Other Tuberculosis Resources

Click Here to learn more about tuberculosis.

 

 

 

 
 
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