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Office of Infectious Disease Services
2011 Infectious Disease Training & Exercise
July 27-29, 2011
Arizona State University Memorial Union
This 3-day infectious disease training introduced participants to a variety of topics in infectious disease including: vaccine preventable diseases; nosocomial infections; tuberculosis and sexually transmitted diseases; vector-borne and zoonotic diseases; food-borne diseases; and information on outbreaks and investigations. Participants obtained the most current infectious disease information and had the opportunity to network with a variety of partners including state and local health, infection control practitioners, public and community health nurses, health educators, epidemiologists, sanitarians, correctional facility representatives, animal control agencies, preparedness coordinators, laboratorians, border health counterparts, and university faculty and students. Sessions were led by experts in the field of infectious disease with emphasis on current trends. Participants were encouraged to forge connections with partners and exchange information and knowledge of current infectious disease topics.
Attendees: Please complete the online evaluation of the training & exercise.
Continuing Education Units are now available and you can apply online.
- Nursing: provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP12830 for up to 18 Contact Hours July 27th - 7.25; July 28th - 6.0; July 29th (Table top exercises) - 4.75
- Physicians: Elective credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians. This Live activity, Office of Infectious Disease Services 2011 Infectious Disease Training & Exercise, with a beginning date of July 27, 2011, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 21.00 Elective credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- Registered Sanitarians: The 3-day training and exercise qualifies for 13.0 CEU hours (13.25 CEU's) for Registered Sanitarians. The breakout is as follows: Day 1 / July 27, 2011: 7.25 CEU hours Day 2 / July 28, 2011: 6.0 CEU hours; TOTAL: 13.25 CEU hours
- Certified Health Education Specialists: CHES Number 01017. Maximum Contact Hours approved: 18.5 hours Arizona Public Health Association Provider Number: MEP 2286 The breakout is as follows: Day 1 / July 27, 2011: 7.25 CEU hours. Day 2 / July 28, 2011: 6.5 CEU hours; Day 3 / July 29, 2010: 4.75 CEU hours.
- Nursing Home & Healthcare Administrators: 7.0 Continuing education credits have been approved by the Board of Examiners of Nursing Care Institution Administrators & Assisted Living Facility Managers. These CE units are only available for those who participate in the Healthcare Facility Strategic Planning Session on July 29th, 2011.
NOTE: Additional presentations will be posted as they become available.
- Program Collaboration and Service Integration: Panel & Case Studies (this presentation will not be posted)
Renuka Khurana, MD, MPH - Clinical Services Director, Maricopa County Department of Public Health &
John Post, MD - McDowell Clinic Medical Director, Maricopa County Department of Public Health
- Foodborne Illness Estimates and Trends: 2011
Joli Weiss, PhD - Epidemiologist, Arizona Department of Health Services
- Bird Reservoirs and Mosquito Vector Studies - CDC EpiAid 2010
Craig Levy, MS, BS - Epidemiologist, Maricopa County Department of Public Health
- Malaria Prevention, Recognition, and Treatment
Peter Kelly, MD, FACP- Infectious Disease Specialist, Arizona Department of Health Services
- Faces of Meningitis
Leslie Maier, BA- Secretary/Treasurer, National Meningitis Association
- HCV Treatment in 2011: Integrating New Therapies Into Current Treatment Algorithms
Anne Moore, FNP-c - Hepatology Nurse Practitioner, Liver Disease Center at Banner Good Samaritian Medical Center
- Prevention of Heroin Related Infectious Diseases (this presentation will not be posted)
David Greenberg, MD, MPH- Addiction and Pain Medicine
- Pertussis: Clinical Disease, Diagnosis, Treatment, Epidemiology and Prevention 2011
James Cherry, MD- Pediatric Infectious Disease, University of California Los Angeles Medical Center
- The Human Scourge That Refuses to Go Away - Malaria Update 2011
Michael Fink, BA, BS, MA - Epidemiologist, Arizona Department of Health Services
- Coccidiodomycosis in the United States
Julie Harris, PhD, MPH - Epidemiologist - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Mycotic Disease Branch
- How to be NHSN Prepared: Surgical Site Infections
Janette Biom, RN, CIC - Banner Thunderbird Medical Center
- Emerging Vector-borne Diseases: Focus on Arboviral Disease Threats to Arizona
Risk Factors for West Nile Virus Infection During an Outbreak- Arizona 2010
J. Erin Staples, MD, PhD - Medical Epidemiologist at the Arboviral Disease Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Fort Collins, CO
- Interesting Case Extra - pulmonary Tuberculosis and Infection Control
Ayesha Bashir, MD, MPH - Deputy TB Control Officer, Arizona Department of Health Services
- Overview of Pesticide Resistance
Kirk Smith, Ph.D. - Vector Control, Maricopa County Environmental Services
- Program Collaboration and Service Integration
National HIV/AIDS Strategy Implementation
Judy Norton, BS - Office Chief & AIDS Director, Arizona Department of Health Services
- TB & HIV: Opportunities for Prevention & Intervention
Seema Sewell, MPH, CHES - Program Manager HIV Services - Maricopa County Department of Public Health
- Legal and Policy Issues Concerning Expedited Partner Therapy (EPT)
James Hodge, JD, LL.M - Lincoln Professor of Health Law and Ethics, Director of Public Health Law & Policy Program - Arizona State University Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law
- Response to Syphilis Outbreak
Kerry Kenney, BA - Senior Public Health Advisor, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
- Tuberculosis Testing and Laboratory Updates
Stephanie Kreis - Bacteriology/Microbiology/Parasitology Supervisor, Arizona State Public Health Laboratory
- Coccidioidomycosis: Clinical Presentation (this presentation will not be posted)
Janis Blair, MD - Infectious Disease Specialist - Mayo Clinic Scottsdale
- The Why for Surveillance and the Antibiograms?
Mike Saubolle, PhD - Medical Director of Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center
- Evaluation of Tetravalent Meningococcal Conjugate Vaccine Effectiveness: Project Status Report
Clarisse Tsang, MPH – Epidemiologist - Arizona Department of Health Services
- Envenomations of the Southwest
Daniel Brooks, MD - Co-Medical Director, Banner Poison & Drug Information Center, Department of Medical Toxicology, Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center
- Fatal Amebic Encephalitis Caused by Transplant-Transmitted Balmuthia mandrillaris – Arizona 2010
Chukwuma Mbaeyi, BDS, MPH- Epidemic Intelligence Service Officer, Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion
- Emerging Infectious Diseases (EID): The Returning Traveler
John Leander Po, MSc, MD, PhD- President of the Arizona Infectious Disease Society (ARIDS), Chair of the Infectious Disease Section at Banner Estrella Medical Center, and Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Arizona College of Medicine in Phoenix
- Bed Bugs: Will You Be A Bed Bug's Midnight Feast?
Dawn Gouge, PhD- Associate Professor & Associate Specialist, Urban Entomology at the University of Arizona's Maricopa Agriculture Center
- Next Generation of Molecular Epidemiology & Diagnostics
David Engelthaler, MS- Director of Programs & Operations, T-Gen North