2014-2015 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 2014 and the beginning of 2015. The calendar will be updated with new information as trainings are scheduled, so please check back regularly for updates and additional information.


2014 Courses

December 4, 11 & 18
TB Case Management for Nurses

This web-based course will cover nurse case management of TB patients and include the topics of nursing process, effective communication, cultural competency, working with special populations, adherence, and developing a case management plan.  Participants should have an understanding of the fundamentals of tuberculosis epidemiology, transmission, and treatment prior to registering for this course.  The course will utilize live and recorded lectures, discussions and exercises.  Each live session lasts 90 minutes. Participants must be committed to attend all 3 sessions and complete the offline work.  For additional information, please contact Ms. Rajita Bhavaraju at bhavarrr@rutgers.edu.

The course is full. Please contact us to be put on our waiting list for next year's offering.


2015 Courses

January 27
Baltimore, MD
What's New Update: STI, HIV, TB & Hepatitis, Family Planning and Addictions

This conference will focus on the integration efforts that support a collaborative healthcare approach. Current medical updates in services for STDs, HIV, TB, hepatitis, family planning and addictions will be discussed. This course has been designed for physicians, clinicians, nurses, counselors, educators, case managers, and intervention specialists working in family planning, addictions, TB/STD/HIV agencies and other programs. For more information, please contact bhavarrr@rutgers.edu.


Previous 2014 Courses

Course Name Date Location
Clinical Update: Meeting the Challenges of Managing TB with New Tools of the Trade
February 26
Boston, MA
Annual World TB Day Conference: One City. World World. Zero TB.
March 21
Long Island City, NY
TB Intensive
April 7-11
Newark, NJ
Strategies and Approaches for Video-based Directly Observed Therapy (DOT)
May 1
Annual Nurse's Day Conference
May 9
Long Island City, NY
TB Contact Investigation Interviewing Skills Refresher Course
May 15
Philadelphia, PA
TB Contact Investigations in Congregate Settings
May 20
Annapolis, MD
TB Contact Investigations in Congregate Settings
May 21
Silver Spring, MD
TB Intensive
July 15-18
Newark, NJ
TB Contact Investigation Interviewing Workshop
July 24 & Aug 12-14
Concord, NH
TB Intensive

September 9-12

Newark, NJ
Rhode Island Tuberculosis Update September 23
Providence, RI
TB Program Management
October 1
Annapolis, MD
Pennsylvania TB Clinician's Meeting
October 2
Harrisburg, PA
TB Medical Consultant's Meeting October 15-16
Newark, NJ
November 6
Hartford, CT