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.

 

March 16
Baltimore, MD
What's New Update: STI, HIV, TB & Hepatitis, Family Plannng and Addiction

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 Nisha Ahamed at ahamedni@rutgers.edu.  

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March 16
Web-Based
Medical Update: The Intersection between TB and Mental Health

This webinar will explore the relationship between TB and mental health, including an overview of the epidemiology, current areas of research, relevant medical and psychosocial dimensions, and approaches for clinical and TB control practice. Case examples will highlight challenges in managing TB patients with mental health issues, with a focus on recognizing and screening for mental illness and patient-centered interventions. For additional information, please contact Anita Khilall at anita.khilall@rutgers.edu.

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March 20
Long Island City, NY
Annual World TB Day Conference: A Patient Centered Approach to TB Control: Current Perspectives and Future Visions

This annual World TB Day Conference is a free educational event geared toward health care providers who diagnose and manage the care of individuals with latent TB infection and TB disease. For additional information, please contact Jennifer K. Campbell at jennifer.k.campbell@rutgers.edu.

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March 24
New Brunswick, NJ
Exploring Multidisciplinary Approaches to Complex Health Problems: The Global Tuberculosis Epidemic

This symposium will describe the global burden of tuberculosis, explore different factors that contribute to global health issues, and discuss how a range of different disciplines can contribute to solutions, using tuberculosis as an example. For additional information, please contact Nisha Ahamed at ahamedni@rutgers.edu

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Spring
Web-Based
Best Practices in TB Control

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

April 14-17
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 anita.khilall@rutgers.edu.

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Spring
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 DJ McCabe at mccabedj@njms.rutgers.edu.

May
Massachusetts
New England Clinician's Conference

This conference will provide an opportunity to discuss current issues in TB, including recent advances, the use of IGRAs, TB in special populations, and the management of drug resistant disease. For additional information, please contact Anita Khilall at anita.khilall@rutgers.edu.

Fall
Massachusetts
Regional TB Update

The purpose of this training is to strengthen providers’ knowledge of tuberculosis.
For additional information, please contact DJ McCabe mccabedj@njms.rutgers.edu.

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.

October
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.

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.

 

 

Find TB. Treat TB. Working together to eliminate TB. World TB Day, March 24 http://www.cdc.gov/tb/events/WorldTBDay/default.htm