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

 

July 16
Web-Based
Best Practices in TB Control: Changing the Conversation: Human Rights and the Power of Words in Tuberculoisis Care

This webinar will describe the human rights-based approach for patient –centered tuberculosis (TB) care and highlight the power of the words we use while caring for patients.  Strategies for reducing stigmatizing language will be shared, as well as for empowering those affected by TB to share their voices. For additional information, please contact Jennifer K. Campbell at jennifer.k.campbell@rutgers.edu.

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September 15-18
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, TB and diabetes, 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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Sept. 29-30
Rehoboth, DE
Mid-Atlantic TB Intensive

This 2 day workshop provides comprehensive information on the principles and application of TB diagnosis and treatment, as well as the management of TB in special populations. For additional information, please contact Jennifer K. Campbell at jennifer.k.campbell@rutgers.edu.

September 29
Albany, NY
New York State TB Update

The purpose of this training is to strengthen providers’ knowledge of tuberculosis. For additional information, please contact Arpita Jindani at aj525@njms.rutgers.edu.

October 1
Burlington, VT
Management of Contacts to TB Cases

This training will cover public health and clinical approaches to assessing, evaluating and managing contacts to persons with suspected or confirmed pulmonary TB. Topics will include transmission and pathogenesis, contact investigation procedure and protocols, interviewing contacts, and clinical assessment of contacts. For additional information, please contact Patty Woods at patty.woods@rutgers.edu.

October 21-22
Newark, NJ
TB Medical Consultants 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.

October 29
Worcester, MA
Massachusetts Regional TB Update

The purpose of this training is to strengthen providers’ knowledge of tuberculosis. For additional information, please contact Patty Woods at patty.woods@rutgers.edu.

December
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 Jennifer K. Campbell at jennifer.k.campbell@rutgers.edu.

 

 

Past Courses

Course Name Date Location
March 16
Baltimore, MD
March 16
Online
Annual World TB Day Conference: A Patient Centered Approach to TB Control: Current Perspectives and Future Visions
March 20
Long Island City, NY
Exploring Multidisciplinary Approaches to Complex Health Problems: The Global Tuberculosis Epidemic
March 24
New Brunswick, NJ
TB Intensive Workshop
April 14-17
Newark, NJ
New England Clinician's Conference
May 7
Worcester, MA