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2024 Calendar

26th

June

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.

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27th

June

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 tuberculin skin test (TST).

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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. 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 TB Nurse Case Management Level 3 or 4 course to qualify. Upon registration, participants with less than 5 years of experience must have attended a previous TB Nurse Case Management Level 3 or 4 course within the last 2 years in order to qualify.

1st

August

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.

13th

August

LEVEL 4: TB Nurse Case Management Intensive

In-Person • San Antonio, Texas

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. The goal of this educational activity is to provide participants with essential knowledge and opportunities to develop and enhance skills for managing the spectrum of common to advanced cases of patients with TB and improving clinical outcomes. 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 TB Nurse Case Management Level 2 or 3 course to qualify. Upon registration, participants with less than 5 years of experience must have attended a previous TB Nurse Case Management Level 2 or 3 course within the last 2 years in order to qualify.

21st

August

TB Contact Investigation

In-Person • San Antonio, Texas

This course is intended for healthcare personnel responsible for conducting TB contact investigations The goal of this course is to provide information and education about contact investigation as a TB elimination strategy and emphasize its importance as a primary means of TB prevention. The course's format will include lecture presentations, case scenario analysis, and skill building exercises with audience participation and discussion.