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March

register nowAdvanced Concepts in Pediatric TB – Pharmacotherapeutics
Date: 3/12/2015 - 3/12/2015
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Eastern
Instructor/speaker: Charles Peloquin
Format: Webinar
In part seven 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 the treatment of TB, including pharmacotherapeutics.


April

register nowAdvanced Concepts in Pediatric TB: Infection Control, Source Case, and CI
Date: 4/9/2015 - 4/9/2015
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Eastern
Instructor/speaker: Ana Alvarez
Format: Webinar
In part eight 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 TB infection control, source case, and CI.


register nowArresting TB: Contact Investigation and Release Planning
continuing education credits available 23.5 credit(s)
Date: 4/21/2015 - 4/23/2015
Time: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Eastern
Location: Central Florida Reception Center (CFRC)
Instructor/speaker: Tara Wildes, B.A., Ellen Murray, BSN, Sue Lane, RN, CCHP, Lauren Lambert, MPH, Roberto Hugh Potter, PhD
Cost: No Charge
Format: Workshop
THE DATE HAS CHANGED - PLEASE NOTE NEW DATE is 4/21 - 4/23/2015. This 3-day course focuses on key concepts for conducting contact investigation and release planning in a correctional setting to improve outcomes and halt further transmission of tuberculosis. The training is designed to enhance communication and collaboration between local health departments and corrections personnel to improve contact investigation outcomes. The content will provide tips to facilitate inmate release planning, with a goal of improving completion of treatment and minimizing transmission. Through role play, group discussion and exercises, participants will be able to identify TB cases and contacts, make referrals as appropriate, participate in various aspects of a corrections contact investigation, and ensure an inmate’s continuity of care upon release to the community or to other facilities.
Additional information: Flyer

May

register nowComprehensive Clinical TB Course
continuing education credits available 32.5 credit(s)
continuing education credits available 32.5 credit(s)
Date: 5/4/2015 - 5/7/2014
Time: 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM Eastern
Location: Gainesville, Florida
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: Directions to Straughn Center, Lodging

register nowTuberculin Skin Test Train-the-Trainer Course
continuing education credits available 7 credit(s)
Date: 5/8/2015 - 5/8/2015
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.
Additional information: Flyer

register nowTuberculin Skin Test Train-the-Trainer Course - Montgomery, AL
continuing education credits available 7 credit(s)
Date: 5/19/2015 - 5/19/2015
Time: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Central
Location: Montgomery County Health Department
Instructor/speaker: Ellen 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.
Additional information: Flyer, Driving Directions

December

Comprehensive Clinical TB Course
continuing education credits available 32.5 credit(s)
continuing education credits available 32.5 credit(s)
Date: 12/7/2015 - 12/10/2015
Time: 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM Eastern
Location: Gainesville, Florida
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.



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