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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 nowTuberculin Skin Test Train-the-Trainer Course
continuing education credits available 7.0 credit(s)
Date: 11/5/2014 - 11/5/2014
Time: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Eastern
Location: NC Crime Commission Building - Raleigh, NC
Instructor/speaker: Ellen R. Murray, BSN, RN and Ann Jackson, 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 nowCase Disussion - Enhanced Interviewing Skills for Public Health
Date: 11/12/2014 - 11/12/2014
Time: 2:00 AM - 4:00 AM Eastern
Location: University of Florida
Instructor/speaker: Philip Houston and Ann Landes
Format: Case presentation
Join former CIA agent and author Philip Houston and motivational interviewing expert Ann Landes, PhD, for a discussion of interviewing techniques that can be utlizied by healthcare professionals and public health staff. Through cases and panel discussion, learn tips to obtain the information you need from patients/clients and detect deception.


register nowWebinar - Enhanced Interviewing Skills for Public Health
Date: 11/12/2014 - 11/12/2014
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 AM Eastern
Location: Webinar
Instructor/speaker: Philip Houston
Format: Webinar
Join former CIA agent and Macmillan publishing house author Philip Houston for a discussion of interviewing techniques that can be utlizied by healthcare professionals and public health staff. Learn tips of the trade from this “Spy The Lie” author to obtain the information you need from patients/clients and detect deception.


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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