Tuberculosis and Non-TB Mycobacterial Infections – What Primary Care Physicians Need to Know
Type: Session Therapeutic: Infectious Disease
Saturday May 12 10:00am to 11:00am Location: Lecture Hall 2 Credits: 1 Mainpro+
Attendees will learn core principles regarding the epidemiology, presentation, management and risk management of Mycobacterial infections, specifically TB and MAC. The focus will be on practical tools and strategies for the primary care physician.
Define the epidemiology of TB and MAC, including which primary care patient groups are at risk.
Learn risk management tools for TB and MAC, including infection control principles.
Understand medical management strategies for TB and MAC.
Camille Lemieux BScPhm, ACPR, MD, CCFP, FCFC, LLB, MPH, CIC Camille Lemieux was an infection control physician at the University Health Network Infection Prevention and Control team from 2006-2017. She completed her pharmacy training at the University of Toronto, law school at the University of Ottawa, medical school at Queen’s University, and most recently her Master of Public Health at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health. In addition to practicing both medicine and law, Camille worked at the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care in the aftermath of SARS. Currently she is deputy chief of family medicine at the University Health Network and a family physician in the Toronto Western Family Health Team. She is also physician director of Infection Prevention and Control Canada, and co-chair of the Public Health Ontario antimicrobial stewardship advisory committee.