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Breath PA TB Conference

March 21, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

March 21, 2019
Alloy 26
Nova Place
100 S Commons Suite 102
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
8 a.m. -12:00 p.m.

Conference Objectives: 

Target Audience:

Health care providers involved in diagnosis or management of patients with tuberculosis, including physicians, nurses, respiratory therapists, infection control practitioners, and public health staff.



Speakers/Presentation Topics:

Moderator:  Bruce A. Bush, MD

8:00 a.m.

8:30 a.m.
Welcome and Introduction of Guests
Carla Conrad, M.S., RRT- NPS
Executive Director, Breathe Pennsylvania

9:00 a.m.
Dr. Johnathan Biehler

10:30 a.m.

10:45 a.m.
Patient Presentation

TB Risk Assessment

12:00 p.m.
Closing Remarks/Evaluations/Adjournment – Bruce Bush, MD



Breathe Pennsylvania and the University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing together with the Global Tuberculosis Institute at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey are collaborating to plan this learning activity.  Professional nurses registered, attending and completing the evaluation for this activity may receive a maximum of 2.5 continuing nursing education contact hours. The University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses 
Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (PO229).

Respiratory therapists attending the entire conference and completing the evaluation tool will be awarded 2.5 continuing education contact hours by the Continuing Respiratory Care Education (CRCE) system of the American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC).


March 21, 2019
8:00 am - 12:00 pm