2014 Training Course Descriptions

Handling Mental Illness in the TB Patient(Webinar)

Intended for the registered nurse, clinician, and health care worker within the tasked with the care and case management of the TB patient suspected of, or confirmed, concurrent mental illness.

Introduction to Nurse Case Management(Online)

This course is intended for the registered nurse with less than one year TB experience and greater than 25% of job duties in TB case management including case identification, case management, and treatment of patients with tuberculosis infection or disease.

Managing TB in the Dialysis Patient(Webinar)

This course is intended for physicians, nurses, healthcare professionals, and support staff that are involved in the treatment or management of TB patients who are on renal dialysis.

MDR TB(Webinar and Stand-up)

For physicians and nurse experts who are actively engaged in the management of patients with, or at risk of, multi-drug resistant (MDR) tuberculosis.

Nurse Case Management(Stand-up)

This course is intended for nurses and public health staff who are actively engaged in the identification, case management, and treatment of patients with tuberculosis infection or disease.

Pediatric TB Intensive(Stand-up)

This course is intended for physicians and nurse experts with direct experience in the management of pediatric patients with, or at risk of, tuberculosis. This is not an introductory course. It is recommended that nursing participants attend a Nurse Case Management course prior to attending this course.

Refugee Updates(Webinar)

This webinar is intended for the registered nurse and clinical personnel including health educators, health care staff and surveillance specialists within the Heartland region.

TB Along the US/Mexico Border(Stand-up)

This conference targets physicians, nurse experts, and medical professionals who are actively engaged in the management of bi-national patients with, or at risk of tuberculosis.

TB and HIV Co-Morbidities(Webinar)

This webinar is intended for TB or HIV program staff and clinical personnel including physicians, nurses, and other healthcare staff who manage and treat patients infected with tuberculosis and HIV.

TB and Substance Abuse(Stand-up)

This course is intended for physicians, nurses, healthcare professionals, and support staff that are involved in the treatment or management of tuberculosis patients with substance abuse issues.

TB Contact Investigations(Stand-up)

This course is intended for registered nurses and other local health department workers who are tasked with conducting TB contact investigations and outbreaks.

TB in Corrections(Stand-up)

Designed for the registered nurse and other health care professionals who are tasked with the management of tuberculosis in correctional facilities at the local, state, and federal level.

TB in Vulnerable Populations(Stand-up)

This course is intended for healthcare professionals including nurses and support staff that are involved in the management of patients in vulnerable and underserved populations who have, or at risk of, tuberculosis.

TB Intensive(Stand-up)

This course is intended for physicians and nurse experts with direct experience in the management of patients with, or at risk of, tuberculosis. This is not an introductory course. It is recommended that nursing participants attend a Nurse Case Management course prior to attending TB Intensive.

TB Program Management(Stand-up)

This program targets the TB program manager who is actively engaged in the day-to-day responsibilities involved in supervising and managing a TB program at the local or jurisdictional level.

TB Updates(Stand-up)

This course is intended for the physician and TB medical consultant tasked with the management of patients with, or at risk of, tuberculosis.

The Use of IGRA's in Pediatric TB(Webinar)

TB program staff; clinical personnel; physicians, nurses, and other healthcare staff who diagnose and treat pediatric TB.

Understanding and Managing LTBI(Stand-up)

Targets local health department nurses and DOT workers who are tasked with the responsibility to identify and manage patients with, or at risk of LTBI.

UNIDOS Bi-national TB Conference(Stand-up)

This course is intended for clinicians that are actively engaged in the diagnosis and management of TB patients and suspects along the US-Mexico border.