2017 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 2017. The calendar will be updated with new information as trainings are scheduled, so please check back regularly for updates and additional information.

 

 

January-December
Web-based
TB Grand Rounds
This regularly scheduled series highlights case presentations and lectures on a wide range of relevant topics in TB, including clinical, public health, laboratory and research perspectives. Healthcare professionals from the Northeast region are encouraged to participate. For additional information, please contact Arpita Jindani at arpita.jindani@rutgers.edu.
September 12-15
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, drug resistance, TB-HIV co-infection, TB in children and adolescents, and key aspects of patient management. The format will includes lectures, interactive discussions, small group work, and case studies.  For more information, please contact Arpita Jindani at arpita.jindani@rutgers.edu.

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September 28
New Brunswick, NJ
New Jersey TB Update

This conference will provide current updates in TB and address local strategies and approaches for TB prevention and care in New Jersey. For more information, please contact Amy Lewis at lewisa1@rutgers.edu.

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October 3, 10 & 17
Newark, NJ
TB Interviewing for Contact Investigation

This conference will provide an opportunity to discuss current issues in TB, including recent advances and key areas in the diagnosis, treatment and management of TB.  For more information, please contact Anita Khilall at anita.khilall@rutgers.edu

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October 13
Rochester, NY
New York TB Update

This annual meeting of TB consultants in the northeast is by invitation only and will include updates on new and emerging issues in diagnosis and management of TB. For more information, please contact Anita Khilall at anita.khilall@rutgers.edu

October 19 & 20
West Orange, NJ
TB Medical Consultants Meeting

This conference will provide an opportunity to discuss current issues in TB, including recent advances and key areas in the diagnosis, treatment and management of TB.  For more information, please contact Arpita Jindani at arpita.jindani@rutgers.edu.

November 1
Baltimore, MD
Baltimore TB Update

This skills-building course is designed for healthcare workers to improve abilities in conducting TB contact investigation interviews. The training will provide an overview of the TB contact investigation process and TB interview and participants will have an opportunity to apply these skills in role play activities. For more information, please contact Arpita Jindani at arpita.jindani@rutgers.edu.

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November 2, 9 & 16
Web-based
TB Case Management for Nurses

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 cultural competency, assessing and improving adherence, TB contact investigations, working with special populations, and incorporating nurse case management skills as part of patient-centered TB care. For more information, please contact Arpita Jindani at arpita.jindani@rutgers.edu.

November 14
Worcester, MA
Massachusetts TB Update

This conference will provide an opportunity to discuss current issues in TB, including recent advances and key areas in the diagnosis, treatment and management of TB.  For more information, please contact Anita Khilall at anita.khilall@rutgers.edu.