October

Contact Investigation and Interviewing Skills Course
Date: 10/24/2017 - 10/26/2017
Time: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Eastern
Location: Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade
Format: Lecture/didactic
The TB Contact Investigation Interviewing Skills Course is designed as an interactive, skill-building training to improve the abilities of both new and experienced staff that are responsible for conducting TB contact investigation interviews. The course provides an overview of the contact investigation process, basic communication and interviewing skills, and opportunities to apply those skills in role play activities.
Additional information: 
    Draft Agenda - http://rtmcc.medicine.ufl.edu/Files/CI Course Agenda_October 2017.doc


TB Vaccine Development: Where Are We and What Needs to be Done?
continuing education credits available 1.5 credit(s)
continuing education credits available 1.5 credit(s)

Date: 10/24/2017 - 10/24/2017
Time: 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Eastern
Location: Online
Instructor/speaker: Dr. Josephine Clark-Curtiss, PhD
Cost: No Charge
Format: Webinar
View Web Site:  https://ufmedicine.adobeconnect.com/tbvaccine/


TST 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 - http://rtmcc.medicine.ufl.edu/Files/017PSECCRaleighCopy of Area hotels and restaurants.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.
Additional information: 
    Draft Agenda - http://rtmcc.medicine.ufl.edu/Files/Comprehensive TB Course_November 2017_Agenda DRAFT.docx
    Hotel Options - http://rtmcc.medicine.ufl.edu/Files/November Clinical Course Lodging .docx