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.

 

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

May 7
Worcester, MA
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.

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.

Sept. 29-October 1
Rehoboth, DE
Regional TB Intensive

This 2.5 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 Anita Khilall at anita.khilall@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 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.

 

 

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