When TB is the Least of Their Worries: Corrections

Activity Details

Free
2020
9/30/2020
12/21/2022
Any time

Contact Information

352-273-7682
352-273-9275
2055 Mowry Rd
Ste 250
Gainesville, Florida 32610

Presented by

Connie Haley, MD

Consulting Faculty

Department of Medicine

University of Florida

Ellen Murray, PhD, BSN, RN

Nurse Consutant

Department of Medicine

University of Florida

 

Target Audience

The course is designed for physicians, nurses, pharmacists, and field staff who interact with corrections and tuberculosis patients.

Price

Free

Program Description

This course is a 3 credit hours online course for healthcare professionals. This course is in modular segments and includes updates on risk of progression from TB infection to active disease in corrections, importance of training providers and custody, health issues that increase reactivation, coordination between public health and corrections, factors that may influence delayed identification and treatment, and continuity of care between corrections and public health. Register now to take this course at your own pace!

Requirements for Successful Completion

  • This CME activity consists of an educational component (lecture videos in an electronic format, which is followed by a quiz and an interactive case study).
  • Certificates are awarded upon successful completion (80% proficiency) of the course.
  • In order to receive credit, participants must complete the activities in their entirety.
  • The University of Florida College of Medicine will report CME credit to CE Broker when applicable.
  • Participants must complete online evaluation of the course in order to obtain CE/CME certificate.

Learning Objectives

As a result of participation in this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Identify three factors that influence the increased risk of tuberculosis (TB) infection in correctional facilities to prevent TB disease and enable earlier diagnosis.
  • Manage individuals with TB disease and infection in a correctional setting and after release to improve patient outcomes.
  • Describe how TB in correctional facilities affects the general community to prevent transmission of M. tuberculosis among released inmates and their contacts.

Registration

  • Participants must have basic knowledge of tuberculosis.
  • The course is free, but you must pre-register by clicking the green button that says "enroll in this activity"

Faculty Disclosure

Connie Haley disclosed that she has no relevant financial relationships. No one else in a position to control the content of this activity has any financial relationships to disclose.

Ellen Murray disclosed that she has no relevant financial relationships. No one else in a position to control the content of this activity has any financial relationships to disclose.

CME Advisory Committee Disclosure

Conflict of interest information for the CME Advisory Committee members can be found on the following website: https://cme.ufl.edu/disclosure/.

Continuing Medical Education Credit

Accreditation: The University of Florida College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit: The University of Florida College of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 3 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Release Date: September 28, 2020

Expiration Date: September 27, 2022

Continuing Education

North Florida AIDS Education and Training Center is a Florida Board of Nursing, Clinical Social Work, Marriage, Family Therapy, Mental Health Counseling, Pharmacy and Dentistry approved provider of continuing education. CE Broker Provider ID #50-21098. For questions regarding CE or CME, please contact our Continuing Education Coordinator at aetc@medicine.ufl.edu

North Florida AIDS Education and Training Center designates this enduring material for this program meets the requirements for up to 3.00 contact hours. This program is registered in CE Broker, course number. Participants should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure information and potential conflicts of interest: North Florida AIDS Education and Training Center (NF AETC) holds the standard that its continuing education programs should be free of commercial bias and conflict of interest. It is the policy of the NF AETC that each presenter and planning committee member of any CE activity must disclose any significant financial interest/arrangement or affiliation with corporate organizations whose products or services are being discussed in a presentation. All commercial support of an educational activity must also be disclosed to the conference attendees. Each individual with influence over content has completed a disclosure form indicating that neither they nor members of their immediate family have any financial interest, arrangement, or affiliation in any amount that could be perceived as a real or apparent conflict of interest related to the content or supporters involved with this activity within the past 12 months.

Bibliographic Source

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2006) Prevention and Control of Tuberculosis in Correctional and Detention Facilities, Recommendations from CDC. MMWR. 55/RR-9; 1-54.

Questions

For more information, contact SNTC at sntc@medicine.ufl.edu or 888-265-7682.