NTNC Mission

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.

NTNC Objectives

  1. Develop and provide a collective voice for nurses working in TB control activities to advance and advocate TB elimination throughout the nation.
  2. 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.
  3. Work with coordinating organizations to define the public health nurse role and functions in TB.
  4. Through NTCA, advocate for positions, policies, laws, and means to advance TB control and elimination activities at state, local, and territorial levels.
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