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.

 

 

January-December
Web-based
TB Grand Rounds
TB Grand Rounds are a series of web-based lectures that include a wide range of relevant topics in the TB arena. This lecture series is open to health professionals from the Northeast region. For additional information, please contact Arpita Jindani at arpita.jindani@rutgers.edu.
Winter
Maryland
What's New Update: STI, HIV, TB & Hepatitis, Family PLanning and Addictions

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 Anita Khilall at anita.khilall@rutgers.edu

Winter
Web-based
Best Practices in TB Management: Implementing the 3HP Regimen in Specialized Locations
This webinar will highlight how the 3HP regimen for latent TB infection is being implemented in settings such as schools, correctional facilities and homeless shelters.  For additional information, please contact Jennifer K. Campbell at jennifer.k.campbell@rutgers.edu.
March 27
New York City
Annual World TB Day Conference

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.

March 28
Newark, NJ
Rutgers World TB Day Symposium

This symposium will coincide with World TB Day. The focus will include clinical aspects of TB care and prevention as well as the basic science of TB research. The topics will cover efforts towards prevention and elimination along with patients’ perspectives of TB.  For more information, please contact Patty Woods at patty.woods@rutgers.edu

April 4-7
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 includes lectures, interactive discussions, small group work, and case studies.  For more information, please contact Arpita Jindani at arpita.jindani@rutgers.edu.

Spring
Vermont
Vermont 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 additional information, please contact Jennifer K. Campbell at jennifer.k.campbell@rutgers.edu.

April 27
Web-based
TB Expert Network

This webinar will include a panel of TB experts discussing the challenges and strategies for treating complicated cases of tuberculosis. For more information, please contact Arpita Jindani at arpita.jindani@rutgers.edu.

Spring
Web-based
Medical Update Webinar: Diagnostic Dilemmas

This webinar will highlight challenges in the diagnosis of tuberculosis. For additional information, please contact Jennifer K. Campbell at jennifer.k.campbell@rutgers.edu.

Spring
Web-based
New Jersey TB Update

This webinar will address effective strategies and approaches for collaborating with school nurses in TB management. For more information, please contact Patty Woods at patty.woods@rutgers.edu.

May
New England
New England TB Clinician's Conference

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 Patty Woods at patty.woods@rutgers.edu.

May 4, 18 & 22
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 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.

June 27-29
Massachusetts
New England TB Intensive Workshop

This three-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 includes lectures, interactive discussions, small group work, and case studies.  For more information, please contact Anita Khilall at anita.khilall@rutgers.edu

September 20-23
Newark, NJ
TB IntensiveWorkshop

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 includes lectures, interactive discussions, small group work, and case studies.  For more information, please contact Arpita Jindani at arpita.jindani@rutgers.edu.

May 4, 18 & 22
Web-based
TB Case Management for Nurses

This webinar will highlight challenges in the diagnosis of tuberculosis. For additional information, please contact Jennifer K. Campbell at jennifer.k.campbell@rutgers.edu.

Fall
New York State
New York 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 additional information, please contact Jennifer K. Campbell at jennifer.k.campbell@rutgers.edu.

Fall
Baltimore, MD
Baltimore 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 Patty Woods at patty.woods@rutgers.edu.

Fall
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 more information, please contact Arpita Jindani at arpita.jindani@rutgers.edu.

Fall
New Jersey
TB Interviewing for Contact Investigation

This course for nurses and other health care workers provides an overview of TB contact investigations, including transmission and pathogenesis of tuberculosis and practical strategies for TB interviewing. The format includes lectures, interactive discussions, role-play activities and case studies. For more information, please contact Arpita Jindani at arpita.jindani@rutgers.edu.

Fall
Massachusetts
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 Patty Woods at patty.woods@rutgers.edu.

Fall
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 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.