Resources

Calendar

3rd

January

Introduction to TB Nurse Case Management Online

Online

The goal of this course is to provide an introductory training experience covering the basic elements, knowledge, and skills essential for the nurse case manager responsible for the care of patients with active TB disease and their contacts. This course also provides new nurses with the foundation necessary to attend Heartland’s TB Nurse Case Management course.

8th

March

TB Contact Investigation Interviewing Skills Course

San Antonio, TX

The goal of the course is to improve the TB contact investigation and interviewing skills to increase proficiency of new and experienced healthcare personnel responsible for conducting TB contact investigations.

24th

March

World TB Day From the Heartland News Desk Webcast

San Antonio, TX

Topics discussed will include The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on TB Numbers and Deaths, Non-HIV TB Related Immune Reconstitution Inflammatory Syndrome (IRIS), Study 31 Implementation – Important Considerations, New Terminology for XDR-TB, Listening to Patient Voices.

29th

March

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.

4th

May

Kansas Infectious Disease Symposium (KIDS) Pre-conference

Overland Park, KS

An informative 2-day event where you'll hear regional and national experts from the public and private sector discuss emerging public health issues. Expand your knowledge of how infectious diseases are contained and managed. Connect with local, state and federal partners to share the latest information on disease prevention and how to improve health outcomes.

16th

June

TB in Children and Pregnant Patients: For Clinicians, by Clinicians

Part 1: A Review of TB Technical Instructions for Panel Physicians

This webcast series is intended for panel physicians who examine, evaluate and provide clearance for immigrants, refugees, and adoptees to the U.S. The series is also open to U.S. providers who may see children after being evaluated overseas.

21st

June

TB Contact Investigation: Interviewing Skills Course

San Antonio, TX

The target audience for this course are healthcare personnel responsible for conducting TB contact investigation interviews.

30th

June

Introduction to TB Nurse Case Management Online

Online

This course is intended for registered nurses (RN) and licensed practical/vocational nurses (LPN/LVN) with less than one year of tuberculosis (TB) experience and greater than 25% of job duties dedicated to TB case management, including case identification and treatment of patients with TB infection or disease.

14th

July

TB in Children and Pregnant Patients: For Clinicians, by Clinicians

Part 2: Global Epidemiology of TB in Children, Adolescents and Pregnant Patients

This webcast series is intended for panel physicians who examine, evaluate and provide clearance for immigrants, refugees, and adoptees to the U.S. The series is also open to U.S. providers who may see children after being evaluated overseas.

10th

August

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.

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1st

September

TB in Children and Pregnant Patients: For Clinicians, by Clinicians

Part 3: IGRAs, the TST, and treatment of TB Infection

This webcast series is intended for panel physicians who examine, evaluate and provide clearance for immigrants, refugees, and adoptees to the U.S. The series is also open to U.S. providers who may see children after being evaluated overseas.

13th

September

TB Contact Investigation 101

Little Rock, AR

This webcast series is intended for panel physicians who examine, evaluate and provide clearance for immigrants, refugees, and adoptees to the U.S. The series is also open to U.S. providers who may see children after being evaluated overseas.

29th

September

TB in Children and Pregnant Patients: For Clinicians, by Clinicians

Part 4: Radiology of TB in Children, Adolescents and Pregnant Patients

This webcast series is intended for panel physicians who examine, evaluate and provide clearance for immigrants, refugees, and adoptees to the U.S. The series is also open to U.S. providers who may see children after being evaluated overseas.

Registration Open September 16, 2022

20th

October

TB in Children and Pregnant Patients: For Clinicians, by Clinicians

Part 5: Clinical Presentation, Evaluation and Treatment of TB Disease in Children, Adolescents and Pregnant Patients

This webcast series is intended for panel physicians who examine, evaluate and provide clearance for immigrants, refugees, and adoptees to the U.S. The series is also open to U.S. providers who may see children after being evaluated overseas.

Registration Open October 7, 2022

25th

October

A Deeper Dive into TB Nurse Case Management (Pilot)

San Antonio, TX
Oct 25-27

This course is intended for nurses and public health staff with 1 year of experience or more who are actively engaged in the identification, case management, and treatment of patients with tuberculosis infection or disease.

28th

October

St. Louis, MO

The annual conference is designed to provide continuing education for health care professionals from Missouri and Illinois. It provides the most current information for disease intervention, detection, prevention, control and preparedness pertaining to infectious disease in order to provide optimal healthcare to our patients and to our community.

28th

October

Tuberculin Skin Test (TST) Practicum

San Antonio, TX

This course is designed for the TB professional who is responsible for the proper placement, reading, and interpretation of the tuberculin skin test (TST).

17th

November

TB in Children and Pregnant Patients: For Clinicians, by Clinicians

Part 6: U.S. Experience After Immigration

This webcast series is intended for panel physicians who examine, evaluate and provide clearance for immigrants, refugees, and adoptees to the U.S. The series is also open to U.S. providers who may see children after being evaluated overseas.

Registration Open November 4, 2022

5th

December

Pacific Islands Tuberculosis (TB) Controllers Association (PITCA) Conference

Honolulu, Hawaii

This conference is designed for staff involved in TB management, prevention, and control from each of the USAPI jurisdictions and Hawaii, as well as Representatives from various agencies including the CDC, Australian Respiratory Council, Diagnostic Laboratory Services, and World Health Organization.