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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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August

register nowTB and Tobacco: Pharmacotherapy for Tobacco Cessation
continuing education credits available 1 credit(s)
continuing education credits available 1 credit(s)
Date: 8/22/2017 - 8/22/2017
Time: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Eastern
Location: Online
Instructor/speaker: Cathy Cook, LCSW, CTTS
Cost: No Charge
Format: Webinar
This 1-hour webinar is the fourth in a series of webinars that updates TB Healthcare providers with the latest information regarding the link between tobacco and tuberculosis as reported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO).


register nowEnhanced Skills for Public Health Corrections Liaisons
Date: 8/25/2017 - 8/25/2017
Time: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Eastern
Location: Miami-Dade County Health Department
Instructor/speaker: Ellen Murray, PhD, BSN; B. Sue Lane, RN, CCHP; Sherrie Arnwine, RN
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 August 22-24, 2017). 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

September

register nowComprehensive TB Course
Date: 9/18/2017 - 9/22/2017
Time: 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM Eastern
Location: Straughn IFAS Extension Professional Development Center
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.
Additional information: Lodging, Draft agenda

register nowTST Train-the-Trainer Course - FL
continuing education credits available 7.0 credit(s)
Date: 9/23/2017 - 9/23/2017
Time: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Eastern
Location: Emerging Pathogens Institute - SNTC
Instructor/speaker: Ellen R. Murray, PhD, BSN, RN
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, Draft Agenda, Lodging

October

register nowTST Train-the-Trainer Course - North Carolina
continuing education credits available 7.0 credit(s)
Date: 10/25/2017 - 10/25/2017
Time: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Eastern
Location: Wake Community College - Public Safety Education Center
Instructor/speaker: Ellen Murray, PhD, BSN, RN
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: Area Hotels and Restaurants

November

register nowComprehensive TB Course
Date: 11/13/2017 - 11/17/2017
Time: 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM Eastern
Location: Straughn IFAS Extension Professional Development Center
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.



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