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.
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 email@example.com.
This webinar will discuss practical aspects of the case management of children and adolescents with latent TB infection (LTBI) and TB disease. The webinar will highlight the importance of evaluating and treating children for LTBI and TB disease, factors that influence adherence to TB treatment and strategies for overcoming barriers to improve the effectiveness of treatment. For additional information, please contact Patty Woods at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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This conference will provide current updates for testing and treatment for TB infection, management of drug resistant TB, infection control practices, contact investigation, and DOT vs self-administered therapy for treatment of TB. It will also feature the experience of a person affected by TB. The format will include lectures with questions and answers, case studies and a panel discussion. It will also promote networking among colleagues, resource sharing and collaborations with partnering agencies. For additional information, please contact Arpita Jindani at email@example.com.