Calendar : 2019 Courses

5

Feb

Introduction to TB Nurse Case Management (Online)

Online - Disclosure Statement

Feb 5, 12, 19, 26

The goal of this course is to provide an introductory training experience covering basic elements, knowledge and skills essential for the registered nurse or LVN/LPN responsible for the care of patients with active TB disease and their contacts. The course will provide new nurses with the foundation necessary to attend Heartland's TB Nurse Case Management course. Participants must complete the CDC Self Study Modules 1-9 and present a Certificate of Completion prior to the first session. 

26

Mar

Screening for TB Infection

Belton, TX

Mar 26

This conference is designed for community providers who will be screening and treating patients for tuberculosis infection in the community.

28

Mar

SE Texas World TB Day Pre-Conference Medical Forum

Houston, TX

Mar 28

The pre-conference medical forum is a workshop hosted the evening prior to the 2019 Southeast Texas World TB Day Conference. Physicians will receive instruction from subject-matter expert providers on the topics of Tuberculosis and Ethics. Examples of presentation topics are "Latest Recommendations for Treatment of TB Infection" and "Ethical Considerations for Persons with TB." Additionally, physicians will have the opportunity to meet with expert presenters and ask questions of local health departments, for the purpose of receiving guidance on disease surveillance and reporting.

29

Mar

SOUTHEAST TEXAS WORLD TB DAY CONFERENCE 2019

Houston, TX

Mar 29

The conference is a joint effort between three TB programs from state, county and city health departments. This conference will offer real-world, clinical evidence to a diverse audience including physicians, mid-level providers, nurses, epidemiologists, public health and infectious disease specialists and other health care providers who are responsible for the management, reporting and care of patients with tuberculosis.

4

Apr

Central College Health Association Conference

Kansas City, MO

Apr 4-6

This conference is a partnership between the Central College Health Association and Heartland National TB Center. The conference is intended for college health professionals seeking to increase patient satisfaction in the areas affecting today’s college campuses.

30

Apr

TB Nurse Case Management

San Antonio, TX

Apr 30 - May 2

This course is intended for nurses and public health staff who are actively engaged in the identification, case management, and treatment of patients with tuberculosis infection or disease.

16

May

"Let's Hash Out the Drug Rash"

Webinar

May 16

This webinar is intended for healthcare staff who care for persons diagnosed with tuberculosis infection or tuberculosis disease.

28

May

Introduction to TB Nurse Case Management: An On-line Course

May 28 - June 18

The goal of this course is to provide an introductory training experience covering basic elements, knowledge and skills essential for the registered nurse or LVN/LPN responsible for the care of patients with active TB disease and their contacts. The course will provide new nurses with the foundation necessary to attend Heartland's TB Nurse Case Management course. Participants must complete the CDC Self Study Modules 1-9 and present a Certificate of Completion prior to the first session.

15

Jul

Clinical TB Intensive

Houston, TX

Jul 15-17

This course is designed for physicians, nurses and public health staff who are actively engaged in the identification, case management, and treatment of pediatric and adolescent patients with tuberculosis infection or disease.

18

Jul

Clinical PediatricTB Intensive

Houston, TX

Jul 18 - Accreditation Statement

This course is intended for physicians, nurse practitioners, and registered nurses with direct experience in the management of patients, with, or at risk of TB. This is not an introductory course. It is required that nursing participants have a minimum of one-year experience in TB case management and attend the TB Nurse Case Management course prior to attending TB Intensive.

18

Jul

Clinical PediatricTB Intensive - Live Webcast

Houston, TX

Jul 18

This course is intended for physicians, nurse practitioners, and registered nurses with direct experience in the management of patients, with, or at risk of TB. This is not an introductory course. It is required that nursing participants have a minimum of one-year experience in TB case management and attend the TB Nurse Case Management course prior to attending TB Intensive.

20

Aug

TB Nurse Case Management

San Antonio, TX

Aug 20 - 22

This course is intended for nurses and public health staff who are actively engaged in the identification, case management, and treatment of patients with tuberculosis infection or disease.

23

Aug

TB Skin Testing: A Practical Approach (FULL)

San Antonio, TX - Accreditation Statement

This course is designed for the TB professional who is responsible for training staff and other health care workers on the proper placement and reading of the tuberculin skin test (TST).

Aug 23

 

11

Sept

MDR Case Management: Skill Immersion

San Antonio, TX

Sept 11-12

 

21

Oct

Introduction to TB Nurse Case Management (Online)

Online - Accreditation Statement

Oct 21 - Nov 20

The goal of this course is to provide an introductory training experience covering basic elements, knowledge and skills essential for the registered nurse or LVN/LPN responsible for the care of patients with active TB disease and their contacts. The course will provide new nurses with the foundation necessary to attend Heartland's TB Nurse Case Management course. Participants must complete the CDC Self Study Modules 1-9 and present a Certificate of Completion prior to the first session. 

31

Oct

TB Skin Testing: A Practical Approach

San Antonio, TX

Oct 31

This course is designed for the TB professional who is responsible for training staff and other health care workers on the proper placement and reading of the tuberculin skin test (TST).

8

Nov

Bi-State Infectious Disease Conference

St. Louis, MO

Nov 8

 

13

Nov

2019 Binational TB Program Symposium

South Padre Island, TX

Nov 13-14

This workshop is intended for physicians, nurse experts, and medical professionals who are actively engaged in the management of binational patients with or at risk of multi‐drug resistant (MDR) tuberculosis (TB).

5

Dec

Diagnosis & Treatment of TB Infection in Children: Where are we now?

Online

Dec 5

This webcast is designed for physicians, nurses and public health staff who are actively engaged in the diagnosis and treatment of pediatric patients with tuberculosis (TB) infection.