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The following events are organized by date. You can also view events by topic.     Non-SNTC events can be viewed here.

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If you experience difficulty registering for a course, please contact SNTC at 888-265-SNTC.

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September

Delivering Culturally Competent Patient Education and Care to Tuberculosis Program Clients
continuing education credits available 5.0 credit(s)
Date: 9/3/2014 - 9/3/2014
Time: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM Central
Location: Montgomery County Health Department
Instructor/speaker: Megan Finnegan, Sara Segerlind, MPH, and Joan Mangan, PhD, MST
Cost: No Charge
Format: Workshop
This interactive training will introduce participants to the issues of demographic changes and health disparities within the U.S. and will focus on the provision of culturally competent care and services within TB Control. Through exercises and group discussion particpants will have increased understanding of the role of providing culturally competent care to TB clients. Registration is only available via the attached Registration Form. Please fax, email or mail to Megan M. Finnigan per the instructions on the attached Registration Form.
Additional information: Registration Form, Flyer

register nowTB Morbidity & Mortality Review
continuing education credits available 1.5 credit(s)
continuing education credits available 1.5 credit(s)
Date: 9/9/2014 - 9/9/2014
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Eastern
Location: SNTC
Instructor/speaker: David Yost, MD ; Janelle Rossington, MSc
Format: Webinar
This case-based discussion led by TB experts provides a unique opportunity to learn about the medical management of tuberculosis. The presented cases represent those that are most complex and challenging from within the Southeastern United States and US territories.


register nowAdvanced Concepts in Pediatric TB: Latent TB Infection
Date: 9/11/2014 - 9/11/2014
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Eastern
Instructor/speaker: Nizar Maraqa, MD
Format: Webinar
In part two of this 8-part series, the Pediatric ID Board Certifying Examination Content related to TB is presented by expert speakers via case-based, interactive live webinars. The series goes beyond basic TB concepts while following the pediatric ID guidelines. This session focuses on latent TB infection.


October

register nowArresting TB: Best Practices for Controlling TB in Corrections - Louisville, Kentucky
continuing education credits available 6.25 credit(s)
continuing education credits available 6.25 credit(s)
Date: 10/2/2014 - 10/2/2014
Time: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Eastern
Location: Hotel Louisville
Instructor/speaker: Ellen R. Murray, BSN, RN and Brenda S. Lane, RN, CCHP
Cost: No Charge
Format: Workshop
This course highlights best practices for recognizing and controlling tuberculosis (TB) in correctional settings and is designed to enhance communication and collaboration between the local health department and correctional facility staff, both medical and custody. Attendees join in group discussion and actively participate in exercises designed to foster skills for managing TB in correctional settings.


register nowComprehensive Clinical TB Course
continuing education credits available 32.5 credit(s)
continuing education credits available 32.5 credit(s)
Date: 10/6/2014 - 10/9/2014
Time: 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM Eastern
Location: SNTC
Cost: No Charge
Format: Clinical course
This four-day intensive course will familiarize the clinician with all the aspects of tuberculosis infection, disease and clinical care using an interdisciplinary and interactive approach. The curriculum is provided through lecture, interactive case management sessions. The faculty is selected for their unique skill in encouraging interaction and building rapport with participants. The atmosphere is relaxed with an expectation that a free exchange of questions, comments and information will occur.
Additional information: Flyer, Directions and Lodging

register nowTuberculin Skin Test Train-the-Trainer Course
continuing education credits available 7 credit(s)
Date: 10/10/2014 - 10/10/2014
Time: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Eastern
Location: SNTC
Instructor/speaker: Ellen R Murray, BSN, RN
Cost: No Charge
Format: Lecture/didactic
This one-day skill-building course provides the knowledge needed to plan, teach, and evaluate a Mantoux Tuberculin Skin Test (TST) course. The course content includes skills for planning and conducting a TST training, including adult learning principles and teaching strategies. The curriculum is provided through lecture and participatory activities, including practicum in TST administration and reading and instructional skills demonstration. Each participant must demonstrate proficiency in delivering course content plus administering and reading the TST. Participants will receive feedback from experienced trainers as they practice their skills. Topics include: adult learning principles for instructors, tips and tools to plan and conduct a successful TST training, and TST course curriculum review and demonstration.


register nowAdvanced Concepts in Pediatric TB - Diagnosis: Old and New Diagnostic Tools & Challenges
Date: 10/23/2014 - 10/23/2014
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Eastern
Instructor/speaker:  Entesar Husain, MD
Cost: No Charge
Format: Webinar
In part three of this 8-part series, the Pediatric ID Board Certifying Examination Content related to TB is presented by expert speakers via case-based, interactive live webinars. The series goes beyond basic TB concepts while following the pediatric ID guidelines. This session focuses on diagnostics.


November

register nowAdvanced Concepts in Pediatric TB - Clinical Manifestations and Work Up
Date: 11/13/2014 - 11/13/2014
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Eastern
Instructor/speaker: Amina Ahmed, MD
Cost: No Charge
Format: Webinar
In part four of this 8-part series, the Pediatric ID Board Certifying Examination Content related to TB is presented by expert speakers via case-based, interactive live webinars. The series goes beyond basic TB concepts while following the pediatric ID guidelines. This session focuses on clinical manifestations.


December

register nowComprehensive Clinical TB Course
continuing education credits available 32.5 credit(s)
continuing education credits available 32.5 credit(s)
Date: 12/8/2014 - 12/11/2014
Time: 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM Eastern
Location: SNTC
Format: Clinical course
This four-day intensive course will familiarize the clinician with all the aspects of tuberculosis infection, disease and clinical care using an interdisciplinary and interactive approach. The curriculum is provided through lecture, interactive case management sessions. The faculty is selected for their unique skill in encouraging interaction and building rapport with participants. The atmosphere is relaxed with an expectation that a free exchange of questions, comments and information will occur.
Additional information: Flyer , Directions and Lodging

register nowTuberculin Skin Test Train-the-Trainer Course
continuing education credits available 7 credit(s)
Date: 12/12/2014 - 12/12/2014
Time: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Eastern
Location: SNTC
Instructor/speaker: Ellen R. Murray, BSN, RN
Cost: No Charge
Format: Workshop
This one-day skill-building course provides the knowledge needed to plan, teach, and evaluate a Mantoux Tuberculin Skin Test (TST) course. The course content includes skills for planning and conducting a TST training, including adult learning principles and teaching strategies. The curriculum is provided through lecture and participatory activities, including practicum in TST administration and reading and instructional skills demonstration. Each participant must demonstrate proficiency in delivering course content plus administering and reading the TST. Participants will receive feedback from experienced trainers as they practice their skills. Topics include: adult learning principles for instructors, tips and tools to plan and conduct a successful TST training, and TST course curriculum review and demonstration.



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