Nurse Case Management



MARCH 31-APRIL 1, 2010


Being held at

Highway Patrol

Training Academy

2055 East Iron Avenue

Salina, Kansas 67401


Sponsored by

Heartland National TB Center

Kansas Department of Health and Environment

DHHS Nebraska

The University of Kansas Medical Center


Continuing Education

CNE: The University of Kansas Medical Center Area Health Education Center East, as an approved provider of continuing education by the Kansas State Board of Nursing, presents this offering for a maximum of ## contact credit hours applicable for relicensure of RNís, LPNís, and LMHTís.




Day 1: March 31, 2010

8:00- 8:15am Registration and Pre-test

8:15-8:30am Welcome and Introductions

8:30- 9:00am *Program and Contact

Investigation Evaluation

9:00-10:00am *Diagnosis and Medical Case

Management of LTBI

10:00- 10:15am BREAK

10:15-11:30am *Managing Non-Adherent

Contacts and Patients:

Case Studies

11:30- 12:30pm LUNCH

12:30- 1:15pm *TB Contact Investigation Basics

1:15- 2:15pm Principles of Case Management

2:15-2:30 pm BREAK

2:30- 4:00pm Diagnosis and Medical Case

Management of TB Disease

4:00- 5:00pm TB Medications and Adverse


5:00- 5:15pm Questions and Answers

Day 2: April 1, 2010

8:00- 8:15am Sign- in

8:15- 9:15am Medical Complications for TB

Diagnosis and Treatment


9:15- 10:15am TB Radiology for Nurses

10:15-10:30am BREAK

10:30-11:30am TB and HIV

11:30- 12:30pm LUNCH

12:30- 1:45pm Laboratory Role in TB Diagnosis

and Treatment

1:45- 2:45pm Pediatric TB

2:45-3:00pm BREAK

3:00-4:00pm Infection Control

4:00- 4:30pm TB Nurse Case Management


4:30-4:45pm Post-test

4:45- 5:00pm Questions and Answers,

Evaluation, and Adjournment.


*Please note: Presentations with an asterisk will be presented at both Contact Investigation and Nurse Case Management Trainings, duplicate hours for these presentations will not be awarded.


NO commercial support was given to Heartland National TB Center or the University of Texas

Health Science Center at Tyler for this educational program.


Target Audience

This course is intended for TB program managers, TB nurse case managers and Local Health Department nurses responsible for the management of patients with, suspects of, tuberculosis.



The format for this conference will include lecture presentations, panel discussions, case studies and hands-on skill building exercises. There will be ample time for questions and answers.


Conference Goal

The goal of the conference is to provide an in-depth training experience covering the knowledge and skills essential for overseeing the treatment and care of a patient with tuberculosis disease or latent TB infection. The workshop is formatted to go beyond basic TB information and to enhance the participantís ability to be accountable for all facets of TB nurse case management.


Conference Objectives

Upon course completion, participants will be able to competently: describe the diagnosis and treatment of TB infection and TB disease; define the role of a TB nurse case manager; employ best practice activities for TB nurse case management; identify indicators of non compliant patients; discuss effective monitoring and evaluation procedures for the successful treatment of a TB patient; critically analyze effectiveness of TB nurse case management processes; and evaluate patient adherence and understanding of the importance of treatment completion.



Virginia Dowell, RN, BSN

Thor Elliott, MLT (ASCP), AAF

Kristin Gall, RN, MSN

Phil Griffin, BBA, CPM

Pat Infield, RN, BSN

Garold Minns, MD

Jessica Quintero, BAAS

Barbara Seaworth, MD

Jennifer VandeVelde, CHES

Additional Faculty to be announced



The University of Kansas Medical Center Area Health Education Center East is wholly responsible for registration. Registration is limited to 25 participants. Registration at the door will be accepted only if space is available. Pre-registration is your only guarantee of space, lunch, refreshments, and handouts material.

To register go to: Complete Registration forms can be mailed, faxed, or phoned into:


PO Box 296

Pittsburg, Kansas 66762

Phone: (620) 235-4040

Faxed: (620)235-4041

Deadline to register is:

March 19, 2010

Applicants will receive notification of their enrollment status via e-mail (unless otherwise requested).


Recommended Lodging

Holiday Inn Express

201 East Diamond Drive

Salina, Kansas 67401

(785) 827-9000

State Government Rate: $75.00

Candlewood Suites

2650 Planet Avenue

Salina, Kansas 67401

(785) 823-6939

State Government Rate: $69.00

Country Inn & Suites

2760 South Ninth Street

Salina, Kansas 67401

(785) 827-1271

Government Rate: $70.00


For more information, please contact:

Jessica Quintero



Kansas Highway Patrol Training Academy


2055 East Iron Avenue

Salina, Kansas 67401



The Kansas Highway Patrol Training Academy dress code includes: Departmental uniform or casual attire (includes jeans/Dockers). Apparel unacceptable for wear includes: shorts and tank tops. Additionally, headgear shall not be worn indoors. Exceptions to the above would be the issued Kansas Highway Patrol headgear. Clothing with obscene, vulgar, or suggestive logos, printing, or wording are never in good taste and will not be tolerated. Personal attire and demeanor shall reflect the highest standards. The Training Director may require any person in violation to leave the premises until the deficiency is corrected.


Food and Drink

Food is not permitted in any classroom or dormitory room. Drinks may be taken into classrooms with the exception of the computer lab and auditoriums. No noncontracted food items allowed in classrooms, dorm, auditoriums, or cafeteria.


Directions to the Kansas Highway Patrol Training Academy

I-70 Access: Exit from I-70 at the Ohio Street exit, (exit #253), and travel south to Iron Avenue, turn left on Iron Avenue, drive east to the top of the hill, and turn left into the KHP Training Academy parking lot. I-35 Access: May processed to I-70 and follow the above routs, or exit at the Crawford Street exit, (exit # 92), onto Crawford and proceed west through town to the Crawford and Ohio Street intersection, turn left on Ohio street, drive to Iron Avenue, (next intersection), turn right, drive to the top of the hill, turn left into the KHP Training Academy parking lot.