Resources

2024 Calendar

28th

February

Screening and Treating Tuberculosis Infection

In-Person • San Antonio, Texas

The goal of this training is to build capacity with community providers by providing guidelines for screening and treating persons for TB infection.

Agenda Brochure

REGISTRATION CLOSED

20th

March

World TB Day - Webcast

Online

Join Heartland National Tuberculosis Center for our annual World TB Day webcast where we will have tuberculosis experts share their knowledge and expertise on the most up-to-date and cutting-edge information regarding TB in the state of Texas. This webcast is intended for physicians, nurses, and other healthcare personnel who are involved in TB care and prevention efforts.

9th

April

LEVEL 2: Essentials of TB Nurse Case Management Online

Online

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 (TB) infection or disease. This course is designed for the nurse case manager with more than 1 year of experience and greater than 50% of their time devoted to working in TB. It is recommended that participants attend Heartland's "Introduction to TB Nurse Case Management Online" course prior to attending this course.

2nd

May

Understanding the IGRA: What You Need to Know - Webcast

Online

This webcast is intended for physicians, nurses and public health staff who are actively engaged in the identification, case management, and treatment of patients with tuberculosis infection or disease. The goal of this webcast is to enhance the expertise of healthcare personnel to improve the prevention and control of tuberculosis through the effective treatment and management of their TB patients. This webcast will provide participants with most current information on CDC recommendations for screening individuals for tuberculosis (TB) using the IGRA test.

5th

June

LEVEL 3: Comprehensive TB Nurse Case Management

In-Person • San Antonio, Texas

The goal of this training is to provide a comprehensive training experience covering skills essential for the nurse case manager responsible for the care of patients diagnosed with tuberculosis. This course will go beyond the basic nurse case management curriculum to enhance the participant's ability to be accountable for all facets of case management. This course is designed for the nurse case manager with more than 3 years of experience and greater than 50% of their time devoted to working in TB; it is not a requirement to have attended a Level 1 or 2 course to qualify. Upon registration, participants with less than 3 years of experience must have attended a previous Level 1 or 2 course within the last 2 years in order to qualify.

11th

July

Screening and Treating Tuberculosis Infection

In-Person • San Antonio, Texas

The goal of this training is to build capacity with community providers by providing guidelines for screening and treating persons for TB infection.

12th

July

Tuberculin Skin Test (TST) Practicum

In-Person • San Antonio, Texas

This course is designed for the TB professional who is responsible for the proper placement, reading, and interpretation of the TST and is also responsible for conducting a TST training for their institution.

16th

July

TB Intensive

In-Person • San Antonio, Texas

This course is intended for physicians, nurse practitioners, and registered nurses with experience in the management of patients with, or at risk of TB within the state of Texas. This is not an introductory course. It is required for nursing participants to have a minimum of one year experience in TB case management and to have attended one of the TB Nurse Case Management courses prior to attending TB Intensive.

6th

August

LEVEL 4: TB Nurse Case Management Intensive

In-Person • San Antonio, Texas

This course is intended for nurses and public health staff with 5 years of experience or more who are actively engaged in the identification, case management, and treatment of patients with tuberculosis infection or disease. This course is designed for the nurse case manager with more than 5 years of experience and greater than 50% of their time devoted to working in TB; it is not a requirement to have attended a Level 1, 2, or 3 course to qualify. Upon registration, participants with less than 5 years of experience must have attended a previous Level 2 or 3 course within the past 2 years in order to qualify.