2016 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 2016. The calendar will be updated with new information as trainings are scheduled, so please check back regularly for updates and additional information.

 

September 13-16
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.

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Registration is closed. Stay tuned for the dates of the spring 2017 course.

September 29
Manchester, NH
Global & Local Tuberculosis: Updates Relevant to Your Practice

The purpose of this training is to strengthen providers’ knowledge of TB diagnosis, treatment, and management. The conference will provide an opportunity to discuss current and emerging issues in TB, as well as perspectives for the resolution of challenges in the management of complex TB cases. Topics will include local epidemiology, the diagnosis and treatment of TB infection, managing drug resistant TB, refugee health and TB, regional resources and a panel discussion of health department services.  The format will include a combination of lectures and panel discussions. For additional information, please contact Jennifer K. Campbell at jennifer.k.campbell@rutgers.edu.

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October 12-13
Newark, NJ
TB Medical Consultant's 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.

November 2
Hartford, CT
Tackling Tuberculosis: A Playbook for Elimination

The purpose of this training is to strengthen providers’ knowledge of tuberculosis on key areas in the clinical and public health management of TB. For more information, please contact Patty Woods at patty.woods@rutgers.edu.

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November 3, 10 & 17
Web-based
Online Nurse Case Management

This interactive online course consists of three live web-based sessions. It will address specific aspects of TB case management from a nursing perspective using a case-based approach. The format will include videos, brief lectures, discussion boards, etc. Topics include effective communication, cultural competency, working with special populations, adherence, and incorporating nurse case management skills into a case management plan.  For more information, please contact Patty Woods at patty.woods@rutgers.edu.

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November 15
Augusta, ME
Preparing for the Future: Strategies for Management of TB

This conference will provide current updates for testing and treatment for TB infection, management of drug resistant TB, infection control practices, contact investigation, and DOT vs self-administered therapy for treatment of TB. It will also feature the experience of a person affected by TB. The format will include lectures with questions and answers, case studies and a panel discussion. It will also promote networking among colleagues, resource sharing and collaborations with partnering agencies. For additional information, please contact Arpita Jindani at arpita.jindani@rutgers.edu.

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Past Courses

Course Name
Date
Location
What's New Update: STI, HIV, TB & Hepatitis, Family Planning and Addictions February 29 Washington, DC
What's New Update: STI, HIV, TB & Hepatitis,Family Planning and Addictions
March 16
Cumberland, MD
Global is Local: Opportunities & Challenges to TB Elimination for New York City
March 21
New York, NY
Current Concepts in Clinical Care and Translational Science
March 22
Newark, NJ
Fostering Partnerships for TB Elimination in Philadelphia
March 24
Philadelphia, PA
TB Intensive Workshop
April 5-8
Newark, NJ
Tuberculosis in the School Setting: Collaborations in Care
May 4
Web-based
Online Nurse Case Management
April 28, May 5 & 12
Web-based
New England TB Clinician's Conference
June 2
Amherst, MA
Accelerating the Decline: Focusing on TB Infection and High Risk Populations
June 8
Harrisburg, PA
TB Interviewing for Contact Investigation
June 21-24
Newark, NJ