TB 101

Date: June 10 - September 9, 2021
Location: Online

This 14-part webinar series will provide an introduction to the fundamentals of TB. Topics will include TB transmission, epidemiology, testing and treatment of LTBI, diagnosis and treatment of TB disease, pediatrics, contact investigations, case management, infection control, and managing adverse drug reactions.

This webinar series is open to nurses, public health field staff, and other professionals who are new to TB and are involved in the care of patients at risk for or diagnosed with TB infection or disease.

This webinar series will build upon basic TB concepts and it is recommended that participants review the following resources:

It is recommended that individuals join all of the sessions for a more comprehensive overview of TB. However, some may choose to join individual sessions based on availability. For the best learning experience, participants are required to join the session by video and bring questions based on the recommended reading.

The dates for the live sessions are as shown below. Archives of past sessions can be accessed by clicking the appropriate title below.

Date & Time Topic Speaker Handouts
Thurs. June 10 | 11 AM-12 PM ET Transmission and Pathogenesis Christopher Vinnard, MD Session1_Handout
Thurs. June 17 | 11 AM-12 PM ET Epidemiology of Tuberculosis Shona Smith, MPH Session2_Handout
Thurs. June 24 | 11 AM-12 PM ET Testing for Latent TB Infection (LTBI) Darlene Morse, MSN Session3_Handout
Thurs. July 1 | 11 AM-12 PM ET Testing and Treatment of LTBI in Children Suzanne Tortoriello, RN Session4_Handout
Thurs., July 8 | 11 AM-12 PM ET Treatment of LTBI Amee Patrawalla, MD Session5_Handout
Thurs. July 15 | 11 AM-12 PM ET Diagnosis of TB Disease John Bernardo, MD Session6_Handout
Thurs. July 22 | 11 AM-12 PM ET Diagnosis and Treatment of TB Disease in Children Nicole Salazar-Austin, MD Available upon request
Thurs. July 29 | 11 AM-12 PM ET Interpreting Lab Results Max Salfinger, MD Session8_Handout
Thurs. Aug. 5 | 11 AM-12 PM ET Treatment of TB Disease Alfred Lardizabal, MD Session9_Handout
Thurs. Aug. 12 | 11 AM-12 PM ET Case Management and Treatment Adherence Danielle Orcutt, MPH, RN Session10_Handout
Thurs. Aug. 19| 11 AM-12 PM ET Managing Adverse Events Henry Fraimow, MD Session11_Handout
Thurs. Aug. 26| 11 AM-12 PM ET TB Infection Control

Patty Woods, MSN
Jane Carter, MD

Thurs. Sep. 16 | 11 AM-12 PM ET Fundamentals of Contact Investigation Dawn Tuckey, MPH  
Thurs. Sep. 23 | 11 AM-12 PM ET Special Circumstances in Contact Investigation Tracina Cropper  

These weekly webinar sessions will be hosted via Zoom. Please use the following connection information to join the webinar sessions.

Join webinar session: https://rutgers.zoom.us/j/95358902496?pwd=eWIzYm1uZC9zalBLQk1ZcVRhdEJCUT09
Meeting ID: 953 5890 2496
Password: tb101