2016 Training Calendar

Global Tuberculosis Institute (GTBI) web-based seminars are open to all participants in the United States.  For in-person courses, GTBI prioritizes participants from the Northeast Region (Baltimore, Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York City, New York State, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Rhode Island, Vermont, and Washington, DC), which is served by GTBI.

Below is our training calendar for 2016. The calendar will be updated with new information as trainings are scheduled, so please check back regularly for updates and additional information.

 

April 28, May 5,8
Web-based
Online Nurse Case Management

This interactive online course consists of three live web-based sessions. It will address specific aspects of TB case management from a nursing perspective using a case-based approach. The format will include videos, brief lectures, discussion boards, etc. Topics include effective communication, cultural competency, working with special populations, adherence, and incorporating nurse case management skills into a case management plan.  For more information, please contact Patty Woods at patty.woods@rutgers.edu.

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May 4
Web-based
Tuberculosis in the School Setting: Collaborations in Care

This webinar will address effective strategies and approaches for collaborating with school nurses in TB management. For additional information, please contact Jennifer K. Campbell at jennifer.k.campbell@rutgers.edu.     

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Summer
Web-based
Medical Update Webinar

This webinar will highlight challenges in the diagnosis of tuberculosis. For additional information, please contact Jennifer K. Campbell at jennifer.k.campbell@rutgers.edu.

June 2
Amherst, MA
New England TB Clinician's Conference

This conference will provide an opportunity to discuss current issues in TB, including recent advances and key areas in the diagnosis, treatment and management of TB. For additional information, please contact Anita Khilall at anita.khilall@rutgers.edu.

June 21-24
Newark, NJ
TB Interviewing for Contact Investigation

This four-day workshop for healthcare workers is an interactive, skill-building training to improve the abilities of both new and experienced staff who are responsible for conducting TB contact investigation interviews. The course provides an overview of the contact investigation process, basic communication and interviewing skills, and opportunities to apply those skills in role play activities.  For additional information, please contact Jennifer K. Campbell at jennifer.k.campbell@rutgers.edu.

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September 13-16
Newark, NJ
TB Intensive Workshop

This four-day workshop for clinicians provides comprehensive information on the principles and application of TB diagnosis and treatment, as well as the management of TB in special populations. Topics include transmission & pathogenesis, diagnosis and treatment, infection control, drug resistance, TB-HIV co-infection, TB in children and adolescents, and key aspects of patient management. The format includes lectures, interactive discussions, small group work, and case studies.  For additional information, please contact Jennifer K. Campbell at jennifer.k.campbell@rutgers.edu.

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September 29
Concord, NH
Regional TB Update

The purpose of this one-day training is to strengthen providers’ knowledge of tuberculosis. For additional information, please contact Jennifer K. Campbell at jennifer.k.campbell@rutgers.edu.

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October 12-13
Newark, NJ
TB Medical Consultant's Meeting

This annual meeting of TB consultants in the northeast includes updates on new and emerging issues in diagnosis and management of TB. For additional information, please contact Anita Khilall at anita.khilall@rutgers.edu.

November 2
Hartford, CT
Tackling Tuberculosis: A Playbook for Elimination

The purpose of this training is to strengthen providers’ knowledge of tuberculosis on key areas in the clinical and public health management of TB. For more information, please contact Patty Woods at patty.woods@rutgers.edu.

November 3, 10 & 17
Web-based
Online Nurse Case Management

This interactive online course consists of three live web-based sessions. It will address specific aspects of TB case management from a nursing perspective using a case-based approach. The format will include videos, brief lectures, discussion boards, etc. Topics include effective communication, cultural competency, working with special populations, adherence, and incorporating nurse case management skills into a case management plan.  For more information, please contact Patty Woods at patty.woods@rutgers.edu.

Fall
Maryland
TB Update for College Health Settings

This one-day workshop for healthcare providers working in a college health setting will provide comprehensive information on the principles of screening for tuberculosis infection in college students, treatment options and strategies for collaboration with the TB program. For more information, please contact Patty Woods at patty.woods@rutgers.edu.

Fall
Web-based
Best Practices in TB Control

This web-based seminar will address highlight effective strategies and approaches in TB management for TB program staff. For additional information, please contact Jennifer K. Campbell at jennifer.k.campbell@rutgers.edu.

Fall
Web-based
Medical Update Webinar

This web-based seminar will highlight relevant clinical issues for the diagnosis and medical management of tuberculosis. For additional information, please contact Anita Khilall at anita.khilall@rutgers.edu.

 

 

 

Past Courses

Course Name
Date
Location
What's New Update: STI, HIV, TB & Hepatitis, Family Planning and Addictions February 29 Washington, DC
What's New Update: STI, HIV, TB & Hepatitis,Family Planning and Addictions
March 16
Cumberland, MD
Global is Local: Opportunities & Challenges to TB Elimination for New York City
March 21
New York, NY
Current Concepts in Clinical Care and Translational Science
March 22
Newark, NJ
Fostering Partnerships for TB Elimination in Philadelphia
March 24
Philadelphia, PA
TB Intensive Workshop
April 5-8
Newark, NJ