News and Activities
Introduction to TB Contact Investigation
October 5, 12, 19 and 26, 2017
This course is intended for the health care professional with little to no experience in conducting a TB contact investigation. Participants must complete the CDC Self Study Modules 1-5 & 6-9 and present a Certificate of Completion prior to the first session.
TST Practicum: Train the Trainer
Sept. 19, 2017
This course is designed for the TB professional who is responsible for training staff and other health care workers on the proper placement and reading of the tuberculin skin test (TST).
Bi-State Infectious Disease Conference 2017
Oct. 20, 2017
Designed for public health personnel, family physicians, generalists, hospitalists, infectious disease specialists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, infection preventionists, correctional nurses, school nurses and dental assistants.
Screening for TB Infection
Sept. 20, 2017
This conference is designed for community providers who will be screening and treating patients for tuberculosis infection in the community.
Oct. 24-27, 2017
This course is intended for physicians, nurse practitioners, and registered nurses with direct experience in the management of patients, with, or at risk of TB. This is not an introductory course. It is required that nursing participants have a minimum of one year experience in TB case management and attend the TB Nurse Case Management course prior to attending TB Intensive.
Laboratory Updates on Interferon Gamma Release Assay (IGRA) Testing
August 18, 2017
This webinar is intended for the prescribing physician and healthcare staff who may be involved with the decision to utilize an interferon gamma release assay (IGRA) test in screening individuals for tuberculosis.