2014 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 preliminary training calendar for 2014. The calendar will updated with new information as trainings are scheduled, so please check back regularly for updates and additional information.

 

May 1
Web-Based
Strategies and Approaches for Video-based Directly Observed Therapy (DOT)

The purpose of this webinar is to share experiences and resources regarding the use of video-based DOT. The format will include an overview, describe implementation stategies and share case studies and outcomes form a diverse group of healthcare workers in various settings.

Brochure

Registration for this webinar is closed. The archive will be available online shortly after at this link.

May 9
Long Island City, NY
Annual Nurses Day Conference

Offered in conjunction with the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Bureau of Tuberculosis Control, this full day conference for TB nurses will include updates and topics relevant to their work with TB patients. This course is specific to NY City Health Department nurses and is by invitation only.

May 15
Philadelphia, PA
TB Contact Investigation Interviewing Workshop-Refresher

This course will provide an update on TB contact investigation. For additional information, please contact Jennifer K. Campbell at  jennifer.k.campbell@rutgers.edu.

Brochure

May 20
Annapolis, MD
TB Contact Investigations in Congregate Settings

This ½ day course will cover key elements of conducting tuberculosis contact investigations in congregate settings.  The course will include a review of contact investigation principles and rationale for conducting contact investigations in congregate settings as well as key steps in planning and conducting these investigations.  This course will also be offered in Silver Spring, MD. For more information  contact Nisha Ahamed at ahamedni@njms.rutgers.edu

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May 21
Silver Spring, MD
TB Contact Investigations in Congregate Settings

This ½ day course will cover key elements of conducting tuberculosis contact investigations in congregate settings.  The course will include a review of contact investigation principles and rationale for conducting contact investigations in congregate settings as well as key steps in planning and conducting these investigations.  This course will also be offered in Annapolis, MD. For more information  contact Nisha Ahamed at ahamedni@njms.rutgers.edu

Brochure

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July 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, and key aspects of patient management. The format includes lectures, interactive discussions, small group work, and case studies.  For additional information, please contact Anita Khilall at khilalan@njms.rutgers.edu.

August 12-14
Concord, NH
TB Contact Investigation Interviewing Workshop

This skills building training is for staff who are responsible for conducting TB contact investigations. Topics will include overview of contact investigation concepts, essentials of communication, and interviewing skills and congregate setting investigations. In addition to lectures, there will be multiple group activities and practice interviews. For additional information, please contact Anita Khilall at khilalan@njms.rutgers.edu.

September 8-12
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.

September 23
Providence, RI
TB Update

This conference will cover topics of current clinical significance including contact investigation, management of TB and co-morbidities, diagnosis and treatment of latent TB infection and infection control. For additional information, please contact Rajita Bhavaraju at bhavarrr@rutgers.edu.

Fall
Connecticut
TB Update

This training will provide updates on current topics in tuberculosis to increase provider awareness and knowledge of TB. For additional information, please contact Jennifer K. Campbell at jennifer.k.campbell@rutgers.edu.

October 15-16
Newark, NJ
TB Medical Consultant's Meeting

This meeting for physicians who are TB medical consultants for TB programs in the northeast includes updates on new and emerging issues in diagnosis and management of TB. Registration is by invitation only. Consultants will present cases for discussion with colleagues. For additional information, please contact Anita Khilall at khilalan@njms.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 Anita Khilall at khilalan@njms.rutgers.edu

 

 

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