CTCA 2006 ANNUAL CONFERENCE - A New Era in TB: Can We Replace the TST?

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CTCA 2006 ANNUAL CONFERENCE - A New Era in TB: Can We Replace the TST?

CTCA 2006 ANNUAL CONFERENCE: May 11-12, 2006
A New Era in TB: Can We Replace the TST?

http://www.ctca.org/conferences/index.html

In conjunction with CTCA's Annual Conference, the Francis J. Curry National TB Center, RTMCC, will present a course on case management and contact investigation on May 10. Please scroll down for details.
Registration

We are now taking registrations! Please visit www.acteva.com to register online.

If you prefer to register by fax, please complete this registration form and fax to CTCA at (510) 620-3058.

Draft Agenda
Thursday

8:00-9:00 Registration and Full Breakfast Buffet

9:00-9:05 Welcome by Orange County Acting Health Officer Hildy Meyers

9:05-9:15 Introduction: Allyson Tabor

9:15-10:15 Jayne Ash Memorial Keynote Address: Can We Replace the TST?

Dr. Charles L. Daley

10:15-10:45 Break, Vendors, Posters

10:45-11:30 Development of Guidelines for Using QuantiFERON-TB Gold Test:

Dr. Gerald Mazurek

11:30-12:15 State Address: Dr. Jennifer Flood

12:30-1:30 Awards Luncheon: Allyson Tabor

Renteln Award
Andy Lopez Award
Honorary Memberships

1:45-3:15 Breakouts

Applications of Genotyping in TB Control
Lab and Program Issues of In Vitro Diagnostic Testing
TB in the Foreign-born
Issues in HIV-TB Coinfection

3:15-3:45 Break, Vendors, Posters

3:45-5:15 Breakouts Repeat

5:30-6:30 Case/Radiograph Presentations

Friday

8:00-12:30 TB Controllers Meeting

8:30-12:15 NAHPF Membership Meeting

12:30-2:00 Mingle and Munch Membership Lunch

Information for Vendors

Letter to Vendors (.pdf)

Sponsorship Opportunities (.pdf)

Vendor Prospectus (.pdf)

Case Management and Contact Investigation Course on May 10th

For nurses, communicable disease investigators and medical social workers, this course covers TB case management and contact investigation. Participants learn:

-New CDC contact investigation guidelines

-To manage the care of patients with TB

-To promote adherence to treatment

This one-day training is an abbreviated version of the Francis J. Curry National TB Center's 4-day CMCI course. To apply, please visit the website of the Francis J. Curry National TB Center.
Doubletree Hotel - Anaheim - Orange County

100 The City Drive, Orange, California, United States 92868-3204
Tel: +1-714-634-4500 Fax: +1-714-978-2370

The Doubletree Hotel Anaheim - Orange County, located in the heart of Orange County just off I-5, is easily accessible from all freeways and is close to Southern California's major metro areas, business centers, the Anaheim Convention Center and popular tourist attractions. This full service hotel is only 20 minutes from Orange County's John Wayne Airport (SNA), or 45 minutes from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).

The hotel will be offering a special conference rate of $99 per night for reservations made prior to Monday, April 10. Please identify yourself as a CTCA conference participant when you call to reserve.
Travel Planning Resources

John Wayne Airport, Orange County, CA

Anaheim/Orange County Visitor and Convention Bureau