Substance Abuse and Tuberculosis

 

Oklahoma City,
Oklahoma

 

November 17, 2010

 

Being held at

 

Francis Tuttle, Rockwell Campus

Construction Trades Building

Room 101 North

 

12777 North Rockwell Avenue

Oklahoma City, OK 73142

 

Sponsored By:

 Heartland National TB Center

 

And

 Oklahoma State Department of Health

Oklahoma City-County Health Department

Mid-America ATTC

 

 

REGISTRATION

There is no charge to attend this workshop but pre-registration is mandatory and space is limited
to
50 participants. Deadline to register is: October 29, 2010

Register at: www.heartlandntbc.org/training.asp

 

NO commercial support was given to Heartland National TB Center or the University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler for this educational program.

 

AGENDA

November 17, 2010

8:00 am Registration

8:20 am Welcome

8:30 am Epidemiology of Substance Abuse and Tuberculosis

9:15 am Kinds of Substance Abuse

10:00 am Understanding the Addictive

Personality

10:45 am Break

11:00 am Substance Abuse and Mental Illness

11:45 am-1:00 pm Lunch

1:00 pm Drug Interactions

1:45 pm Adherence Issues

2:45 pm Break

3:00 pm Co-morbidities that Impact
Managing TB

3:45 pm Working with Partners:
Connecting Patients to
Resources

4:30 pm Questions and Answers;
Awarding of CEUs

 

Target Audience

This course is intended for physicians, nurses, healthcare professionals, and support staff that are involved in the treatment or management of tuberculosis patients with substance abuse issues.

Format

The format for this conference will include lecture presentation and case scenario analysis with audience discussion and participation. There will be ample time for questions and answers.

Conference Goal

The goal of the conference is to share information and strategies to assist in the treatment and management of TB among patients that suffer from substance abuse.

Conference Objectives

Using highly interactive lectures, case studies and other types of learning exer­cises, participants will be able to: discuss the epidemiology of the overlap of tuberculosis and substance abuse; describe the different types of substance abuse; identify the psychosocial factors of an addictive personality and discuss their implication in TB case management and treatment; describe the physiological effects of substance abuse that increase the risk of TB infection and disease; list the impact mental illness has on substance abuse and the management of the patient; discuss drug interactions that impact the TB patient; identify the barriers and strategies to promote TB treatment adherence; describe co-morbidities that impact TB case management; and identify ways to connect patients to local resources for TB and substance abuse.

 Recommended Lodging

La Quinta Inn and Suites

4829 Northwest Expressway

(405) 773-5575‎

$78 per night

 

Fairfield Inn & Suites

5700 Northwest Expressway

(405)-470-8484

$82 per night

 

 

FACULTY

 

Lisa Armitige, MD, PhD

Heartland National TB Center

 

Phillip Lindsey, MD

Oklahoma Department of Health

 

Stephanie Marrs

Okalahoma City County Health Department

 

Karina Forrest-Perkins, MA

Mid-Atlantic ATTC

 

Jessica Quintero, BAAS

Heartland National TB Center

 

Mary Long, MPHS

Heartland National TB Center

 

Diane Wermy

Oklahoma City County Health Department

 

 

 

 

 

Continuing Education

CNE: Heartland National TB Center is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Texas Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

 

Heartland National TB Center will offer up to 6.50 Nursing Continuing Education Credits for successful completion of this educational activity.

 

To obtain contact hours, participants must complete and return the Attendance Verification Form and a participant evaluation form.

 

OUR VISION

The vision of Heartland National TB Center is to provide excellence, expertise, and innovation in training, medical consultation, and product development to reduce the impact of tuberculosis in our region.

 

For more information, please contact:

 

Robert Granger

Robert.granger@uthct.edu

210-531-4509