Office of Infectious Disease Services

2011 Infectious Disease Training & Exercise

July 27-29, 2011

Arizona State University Memorial Union
Tempe, AZ

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

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.

PRESENTATIONS

NOTE: Additional presentations will be posted as they become available.

Partners

 
ADHS ASU Greater Valley Area Health Education Center American Lung Association
T-SPOT.TB PDI CareFusion AZPHA