May

TB and Tobacco: What You Need to Know
Date: 5/2/2017 - 5/2/2017
Time: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Eastern
Instructor/speaker: Stefani Nixon, MPH, CPH, CHES, CTTS
Format: Webinar


Tuberculin Skin Test - Train-the-Trainer Course - Mobile, AL
continuing education credits available 7.0 credit(s)
Date: 5/10/2017 - 5/10/2017
Time: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Central
Location: Mobile CHD - Teen 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: 
    Flyer - http://rtmcc.medicine.ufl.edu/Files/0FLYER - 2017 AL - TST TTT - with CE.docx


Kentucky TB Update for Physicians and Clinicians
continuing education credits available 5.0 credit(s)
continuing education credits available 5.0 credit(s)

Date: 5/11/2017 - 5/11/2017
Time: 10:30 AM - 5:00 PM Eastern
Location: UK Albert B. Chandler Hospital, Pavilion A
Format: Clinical course
This clinical TB course update provides in-depth TB knowledge through case review and didactic lecture. The TB update will familiarize TB healthcare workers in Kentucky with new tools used in the diagnosis and treatment of TB infection through lecture, discussion, and practical application used in cases. Challenging cases will be discussed to ensure participants know how to approach the diagnosis and treatment of TB.
Additional information: 
    Flyer - http://rtmcc.medicine.ufl.edu/Files/02017 Kentucky Tuberculosis Update for Physicians and Clinicians.pdf


August

Arresting TB: Contact Investigation and Release Planning

Date: 8/22/2017 - 8/24/2017
Time: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Eastern
Location: South Florida
Instructor/speaker: Ellen Murray, PhD, BSN/Sue Lane, RN, CCHP/Tara Wildes
Cost: No Charge
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.


Enhanced Skills for Public Health Corrections Liaisons

Date: 8/25/2017 - 8/25/2017
Time: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Eastern
Location: Coming Soon
Instructor/speaker: Ellen Murray, PhD, BSN; B. Sue Lane, RN, CCHP; Tara Wildes, BA; 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 May 23-25, 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 jail tour are included.


September

Comprehensive 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 - http://rtmcc.medicine.ufl.edu/Files/Homewood Suites Lodging.pdf


November

Comprehensive 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.