To advise and support the TB control officials of state, local, and territorial governments by providing, within NTCA, a coordinated nursing perspective on issues vital to the success of TB prevention and control programs.
- Develop and provide a collective voice for nurses working in TB control activities to advance and advocate TB elimination throughout the nation.
- Support the development and implementation of education and training standards at the federal, state, and local levels to ensure a common body of knowledge applicable to the elimination of TB.
- Work with coordinating organizations to define the public health nurse role and functions in TB.
- Through NTCA, advocate for positions, policies, laws, and means to advance TB control and elimination activities at state, local, and territorial levels.