Trainings

Please note that applicants will be informed of their registration status within 1 week following the application deadline. In order to ensure a diverse group of participants from the target audience within the western region all applications are reviewed once the registration period closes and priority is not given to early applications.  For questions, please email us at CurryTBCenter@ucsf.edu 

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Optimizing Outcomes of Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis in High-Resource, Low-Incidence Settings 

February 22, 2017

Vancouver, BC, Canada

This 3-hour training is jointly sponsored by the 5 Regional Training and Medical Consultation Centers (RTMCCs). It will provide an overview of the medical management and case management of drug-resistant tuberculosis including a discussion of diagnostics, treatment options and monitoring, the management of contacts, and a panel discussion with clinical and programmatic perspectives on the use of the short course MDR regimen in high-resource, low-incidence settings. The training will take place in association with The Union-NAR End TB 2017 Conference and is an official pre-conference workshop.

Difficult Dilemmas and Cutting Edge Solutions: Advanced Topics in TB

March 8, 2017

Walnut Creek, California

This one-day training will take place following the California TB Controllers Association Health Equity and TB Elimination Conference on March 7th.

Tuberculosis Case Management and Contact Investigation Intensive 

March 27-30, 2017 

Oakland, California

This four-day training is intended for nurses and other licensed medical care providers who provide TB case management of patients with active or latent tuberculosis within the public health setting. 

Pediatric Radiology Webinar

May 5, 2017 (9:10-10:30 am Pacific Time)

Oakland, California

(Registration opening soon. Thanks for your patience.)

This webinar is intended for physician, nurses, other health professionals who diagnose and treat patients with tuberculosis.This 60-minute presentation followed by a 15-minute Q & A session will focus on the diagnosis and follow-up of pediatric cases along with reading of the chest x-rays.