January

Arresting TB: Contact Investigation & Release Planning
continuing education credits available 24 credit(s)
continuing education credits available 24 credit(s)

Date: 1/29/2018 - 1/31/2018
Time: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Eastern
Location: No. Central Health District Office
Instructor/speaker: Ellen Murray/Sue Lane/Tara Wildes/Marjorie McDermott
Format: Workshop
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 custody and medical 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.
Additional information: 
    Flyer - https://sntc.medicine.ufl.edu/Files/0CE Arresting TB CIRP Flyer Macon GA 2018.docx


February

Enhanced Skills for Public Health Corrections Liaisons
continuing education credits available 9 credit(s)
Date: 2/1/2018 - 2/1/2018
Time: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Eastern
Location: No. Central Health District Office
Instructor/speaker: Ellen Murray/Sue Lane/Tara Wildes/Marjorie McDermott
Format: Workshop
Controlling TB within jail and prison settings is a high priority for public health and corrections staff alike. This one-day course is designed for staff who fulfill the role of the “Public Health Corrections Liaison” or who work closely with public health and corrections facilities to control tuberculosis (TB). This interactive training based on national core competencies is intended to follow the three-day TB Contact Investigation and Release Planning course (offered Jan. 29-31, 2018). Attendees of this training learn from experts in the field about the key roles of the Corrections Liaison and acquire skills accessing and establishing strong collaborations between agencies. Homework, class activities, group exercises and a prison tour are included.
Additional information: 
    Flyer - https://sntc.medicine.ufl.edu/Files/1CE Enhanced Skills for PHCL Flyer Macon GA 2018.docx


March

SAVE THE DATE - 7th Annual TB Summit

Date: 3/22/2018 - 3/22/2018
Time: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM Central
Location: Verona, WI
Format: Lecture/didactic
One-day TB update training held at the EPIC campus in Wisconsin.


April

SAVE THE DATE - Comprehensive TB Course

Date: 4/23/2018 - 4/27/2018
Time: 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM Eastern
Instructor/speaker: SNTC Faculty
Format: Clinical course
This five-day intensive course will familiarize the clinician and healthcare worker with all the aspects of tuberculosis infection, disease and clinical care using an interdisciplinary and interactive approach. The curriculum is provided through lecture and 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.


SAVE THE DATE - TST Train-The-Trainer Course

Date: 4/28/2018 - 4/28/2018
Time: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Eastern
Instructor/speaker: Ellen Murray, PhD
Format: Train-the-trainer
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.


September

SAVE THE DATE - Comprehensive TB Course

Date: 9/10/2018 - 9/14/2018
Time: 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM Eastern
Instructor/speaker: SNTC Faculty
Format: Clinical course
This five-day intensive course will familiarize the clinician and healthcare worker with all the aspects of tuberculosis infection, disease and clinical care using an interdisciplinary and interactive approach. The curriculum is provided through lecture and 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.


November

SAVE THE DATE - Comprehensive TB Course

Date: 11/12/2018 - 11/16/2018
Time: 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM Eastern
Instructor/speaker: SNTC Faculty
Format: Clinical course
This five-day intensive course will familiarize the clinician and healthcare worker with all the aspects of tuberculosis infection, disease and clinical care using an interdisciplinary and interactive approach. The curriculum is provided through lecture and 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.