Calendar

Calendar

March 2019

Conference: Philadelphia World TB Day Conference

Date: March 25, 2019
Location: Drexel University, Nesbitt Hall, 3215 Market Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Notes: In commemoration of World TB Day, this conference will address TB prevention and control efforts for the city of Philadelphia and surrounding areas. Topics will include current epidemiological TB trends in Philadelphia, current updates in TB, patient perspective, and homelessness and TB. The didactic lectures will include time for discussion to engage participants and enhance interaction. For more information, see the GTBI Training Calendar.
Sponsor: Rutgers Global TB Institute.

Conference: Screening for TB Infection

Date: March 26, 2019
Location: Temple, Texas
Notes: This conference is designed for community providers who will be screening and treating patients for tuberculosis infection in the community. For more information, see the HNTC website.
Sponsor: Heartland National TB Center.

April 2019

Conference: 8th Annual TB Summit

Date and Time: Thursday, April 4th, 2019 8:30am – 4:00pm
Location: Epic Campus, Verona, Wisconsin
Notes: For more information and to register, see the SNTC web page for the event.
Sponsor: Public Health Madison & Dane County, the Wisconsin State TB Program, and Southeastern National TB Center.

Course: TB Nurse Case Management

Date: April 9-10, 2019
Location: San Antonio, Texas
Notes: This course is intended for nurses and public health staff who are actively engaged in the identification, case management, and treatment of patients with tuberculosis infection or disease. For more information, see the HNTC website.
Sponsor: Heartland National TB Center.

Course: TB Intensive Workshop

Date: April 9-12, 2019
Location: Newark, New Jersey
Notes: 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 and 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, see the GTBI Training Calendar.
Sponsor: Rutgers Global TB Institute.

2019 National TB Conference

Date: April 23-26, 2019
Location: Atlanta Marriott Marquis, Atlanta, GA
Notes: Registration is open, and hotel reservations can be made at the conference hotel’s online reservation site.
Sponsors: National TB Controllers Association and the Association of Public Health Laboratories.

May 2019

Online Course: TB Case Management for Nurses

Date: May 2, 9, 16 and 23, 2019
Notes: This interactive online course consists of four 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 and discussion. Topics include documentation for case management, TB contact investigation, patient-centered care, management of TB in special situations, improving adherence and managing adverse drug reactions. For more information, see the GTBI Training Calendar.
Sponsor: Rutgers Global TB Institute.

June 2019

Course: Focus on LTBI

Date: June 25, 2019
Location: Seattle, Washington
Notes: This training is intended as an introductory course covering the basics of latent TB infection diagnosis and treatment for physicians, nurses, and other licensed medical care providers who manage patient at risk for TB. For more information, see the CITC Trainings Page.
Sponsor: Curry International TB Center.

Course: Tuberculosis Clinical Intensive

Date: June 26-27, 2019
Location: Seattle, Washington
Notes: This training is intended as an intensive clinical course for experienced physicians, nurses, and other licensed medical care providers who diagnose and treat active TB disease. For more information, see the CITC Trainings Page.
Sponsor: Curry International TB Center.

Course: Focus on TB Infection

Date: June 27, 2019
Location: Hartford, Connecticut
Notes: This training will review key concepts for screening, testing and treatment of TB infection, including considerations for interpreting test results, choosing an appropriate regimen, and providing patient education. This training is designed for providers who are involved in the diagnosis and treatment of persons with TB infection, including individual working in primary care settings.
For more information, see the GTBI Training Calendar.
Sponsor: Rutgers Global TB Institute.

Course: Tuberculosis Nursing Workshop

Date: June 28, 2019
Location: Seattle, Washington
Notes: This training is intended for nurses, communicable disease investigators, and other licensed medical care providers who work with TB patients. For more information, see the CITC Trainings Page.
Sponsor: Curry International TB Center.

September 2019

Conference: Pacific Island TB Controllers (PITCA) Conference

Date: September 9-12, 2019
Location: Koror, Palau
Notes: This 4-day conference will convene tuberculosis experts from throughout the Pacific Islands and United States mainland to engage in learning and discussion on the management and control of TB and provide training and networking opportunities for TB professionals in the Pacific Island region. The conference is comprised of plenary sessions and breakout sessions with tracks for clinicians, nurses, laboratory staff, and program managers.For more information, see the GTBI Training Calendar.
Sponsor: Rutgers Global TB Institute.

Course: TB Intensive Workshop

Date: September 24-27, 2019
Location: Newark, New Jersey
Notes: 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 and 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, see the GTBI Training Calendar.
Sponsor: Rutgers Global TB Institute.