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College of Nursing

Continuing Education and Development for Nurses

Tuberculosis Symposium

June 13 - 14, 2013
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Saskatoon Inn

Continuing Education and Development for Nurses is pleased to announce the 2nd Annual Tuberculosis Symposium. We are proud to offer this event in collaboration with TB Control Saskatchewan, Population and Public Health Services, Saskatoon Health Region; and the TB Program, First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB), of Health Canada, along with a planning committee of other TB stakeholders. This is an exciting initiative designed to help educate doctors, nurses, nurse practitioners, administrators and other health care providers on this important topic. 

This conference will increase knowledge and awareness of Tuberculosis prevention and management among primary health care professionals.TB Logo

Objectives:

The objectives of this conference are:

  • To provide an epidemiological perspective of Tuberculosis in Canada and Saskatchewan.
  • To enable delegates to identify strategies to improve prevention, service delivery, and clinical practice in communities.
  • To build and strengthen the relationship between Tuberculosis programs and the primary care network.
  • To enhance future collaboration, partnership, and action in Tuberculosis.
  • To share expertise in addressing Tuberculosis prevention and management.

Topics covered in this year's symposium will include a review of the national and provincial TB Strategy, Contact Tracing (with patient perspective), Drug Resistance, Co-morbid Conditions, TB and HIV, TB Mental Health and Addictions, TB and DNA Fingerprint Analysis, Pediatric TB, and more.


Poster Viewing

Posters can be viewed during the opening night reception June 13, as well as, during breaks on
June 14.

Topic Areas: submission may include any aspect of Tuberculosis prevention and management. Priority will be given to submissions which address the conference theme and objectives.

Speakers Page

Speakers Presentations - This page is now closed. For inquires please contact us.

Symposium Agenda

Symposium Brochure

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The twitter hash tag is: #13TB

Conference Supporters

Contact Selene Daniel-Whyte

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