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Lyme Disease Conference for Health Professionals Nov 11 in San Francisco

Phyllis C. Mervine pcm at pacific.net
Thu Oct 19 05:12:31 EST 2000

Risk, Prevention, Diagnosis, Treatment

November 11, 2000	California Pacific Medical Center
9:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.	2333 Buchanan Street
4 CME/CEU	San Francisco CA

Public forum following, see below.

· Lucia Hui, M.S., Senior Public Health Biologist, CA Vector Borne
Disease Section
Lyme Disease in California & a Personal Account

· Robert Lane, Ph.D., Professor of Entomology, University of California,
Ecology & Epidemiology of LD in California

· Brian Fallon, M.D., Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Columbia
Neuropsychiatric Manifestations of LD in Children & Adults

· Raphael Stricker, M.D., Internal Medicine/Hematology, Union Square
Medical Associates
Diagnosis & Treatment

· Jyotsna Shah, Ph.D., Vice President of Research, IGeneX, Inc.
Laboratory Testing for TBD's

OBJECTIVES:  Participants will be able to:
· estimate the risk of acquiring tick-borne diseases (TBDs) in CA.
· state the ecology of ticks and what stages are most infectious.
· describe how to avoid LD and other TBDs.
· identify the tests used for diagnosed TBDs.
· identify the spectrum of manifestations of LD.
· rate the options in the clinical management of TBDs.
· develop strategies for dealing with difficult cases.
· explain the neurological & psychiatric manifestations of LD in
children & adults

CONTINUING EDUCATION:  Physicians, Dentists, Veterinarians, Pharmacists,
Nurses, Vector, and Auxilliaries.

CA DHS is an approved provider of continuing education for: 
· Vector 4 units Category C continuing education units
· Pharmacists 4 units by the Accreditation Evaluation Service of the CA
Pharmacists Association
· Physicians 4 units Category 1 CME credit towards CA Medical
Association Certificate 
· Nursing 4.7 CEU contact hours
· Dental 4 units by the California State Board of Dental Examiners
· This course meets the requirements for 4 hours of continuing education
credit in jurisdictions which recognize AAVSB's RACE approval program,
including California. 

Sponsored by:
· California Department of Health Services
· California Pacific Medical Center
· Lyme Disease Resource Center
· SmithKline Beecham
· IGeneX Inc.
· SCS Limited

For more information contact: (650) 964-6356 or www.lymedisease.org 

 Formatted registration form is available on the website.     

Registration form
Discipline: (M.D., vector) 				
License #: 						
State/Zip Code: 					
Telephone  (	     ) 					
	FAX (	     ) 					
E-mail address: 					
	Amount enclosed $ ___________ 
Tuition does not include parking fees.

Physician, Dentist  & Veterinarian 
$65  	Pre-Registration (Received prior to Nov. 3rd )
$85	Registration (Received after Nov. 3rd )
Medical Student, Nurse, Pharmacist, Public Health Officer, Veterinary
Tech, Physician Assistant & Dental Auxiliary Tuition
$55	Pre-Registration (Received prior to Nov. 3rd )
$75	Registration (Received after Nov. 3rd )
For 3 or more persons from one office/agency registering at the same
time, reduce tuition by $10.

Please make checks payable to:  LDRC.
Mail to:	Lyme Disease Resource Center
	P.O. Box  707
	Weaverville CA 96093

PUBLIC FORUM FOLLOWING - 3 - 4:30 pm, same location, suggested donation
$5. Registration begins at 2:30pm.
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