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

All of our trainings are free of charge. 

CITC Core Trainings

Click here to view the updated Core TB Training descriptions.

2024 Trainings

What California Civil Surgeons Need to Know about TB and Technical Instructions

March 6, 2024

Oakland, California [in-person training]

This training is intended for civil surgeons, and their medical staff in California, who complete medical examinations of applicants seeking to adjust their immigration status in the United States. Staff involved in latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI) reporting, health education, and linkage to care, may also benefit from this training.

(Apply now!)


UCSF Center for Tuberculosis and Curry International Tuberculosis Center (CITC) World TB Day Symposium and CITC 30th Anniversary

March 22, 2024

San Francisco, California [in-person or virtual participation]

This event is intended for all members of the tuberculosis community including healthcare professionals, researchers and advocates.

(Apply now!)


2024 HIV/STI/TB Clinical Update

June 2024 

Phoenix, Arizona [off-site, in-person training]

This training was intended for clinical healthcare providers (MD, DO, PA, NP, RN, MA). Due to limited space, priority is given to clinical healthcare providers practicing within the region.

(Application is currently unavailable, thanks for your patience.)


Tuberculosis Nursing Workshop - Seattle

July 9, 2024

Seattle, Washington [in-person training]

This training is intended for nurses, communicable disease investigators, and other licensed medical care providers who work with patients with TB.  

(Application is currently unavailable, thanks for your patience.)


Focus on LTBI - Seattle

July 10, 2024 

Seattle, Washington [in-person training]

This training is intended as an introductory training covering the basics of latent TB infection (LTBI) diagnosis and treatment for physicians, nurses, and other licensed medical care providers who manage patients at risk for TB. Interpretation of IGRAs (vs. tuberculosis skin test) and treatment regimen choices are discussed and there is an opportunity to apply this information in case discussions. 

(Application is currently unavailable, thanks for your patience.)


Tuberculosis Clinical Intensive - Seattle

July 11-12, 2024

Seattle, Washington [in-person training]

This training is intended for as an advanced training for physicians and clinical care providers who diagnose and/or treat patients with active tuberculosis. The training provides an overview of laboratory diagnostics, medical management, care of the pediatric patients, radiology, and management of drug-resistance and other advanced topics for the care of patients with tuberculosis. 

(Application is currently unavailable, thanks for your patience.)

Completed 2023 Trainings

UCSF Center for Tuberculosis and Curry International Tuberculosis Center World TB Day Symposium

March 24, 2023

San Francisco, California [in-person or virtual participation]

This event was intended for public health professionals who work with tuberculosis.

2023 HIV/STI/TB Clinical Update

April 7, 2023

Flagstaff, Arizona [off-site]

This training was intended for clinical healthcare providers (MD, DO, PA, NP, RN, MA). Due to limited space, priority is given to clinical healthcare providers practicing within the region.

TB Basics and Patient-Centered Care

May 31, 2023

[virtual training]       TB Case Management and Contact Investigation Core Training Module 1  

This training was an entry level session intended for nurses and other healthcare providers who are within their first year of providing TB case management services for active or latent tuberculosis.

Case Management for Latent TB Infection

July 6, 2023

[virtual training]       TB Case Management and Contact Investigation Core Training Module 2  

This training was intended for nurses and case managers who provide care to persons undergoing evaluation and/or treatment for latent TB infection (LTBI). It was an entry-level training for nurses/case managers within their first year or two of providing tuberculosis-related prevention and care services.

Tuberculosis Nursing Workshop - Seattle

July 11, 2023

Seattle, Washington [in-person training]

This training is intended for nurses, communicable disease investigators, and other licensed medical care providers who work with patients with TB.  

Focus on LTBI - Seattle

July 12, 2023 

Seattle, Washington [in-person training]

This training is intended as an introductory training covering the basics of latent TB infection (LTBI) diagnosis and treatment for physicians, nurses, and other licensed medical care providers who manage patients at risk for TB. Interpretation of IGRAs (vs. tuberculosis skin test) and treatment regimen choices are discussed and there is an opportunity to apply this information in case discussions. 

Tuberculosis Clinical Intensive - Seattle

July 13-14, 2023

Seattle, Washington [in-person training]

This training is intended for as an advanced training for physicians and clinical care providers who diagnose and/or treat patients with active tuberculosis. The training provides an overview of laboratory diagnostics, medical management, care of the pediatric patients, radiology, and management of drug-resistance and other advanced topics for the care of patients with tuberculosis. 

Fundamentals of Medical & Case Management of Drug-Susceptible TB

August 23, 2023

[virtual training]       TB Case Management and Contact Investigation Core Training Module 3  

This training was intended for nurses and case managers who provide care for TB patients within the public health setting. It was an entry-level training for nurses/case managers who are within their first year or two of providing TB case management for patients with active tuberculosis.

Bridges to Build: TB in the Asian & Asian American Community

September 7, 2023

[webinar]

The Bridges to Build series originated on a call to action to focus on cultural and structural humility, as well as meeting patients where they are. The past two iterations have focused on TB in African American patients and TB in Binational patients. This training focuses on the Asian and Asian American (A/AA) community’s experience, access to care and the quality of care they receive. This training will focus on how the historical (and ongoing) experience of anti-Asian racism impacts A/AAs' access to care and the quality of care they receive. We will share specific strategies for clinicians and programs to consider so that TB care for A/AA patients can be improved, leading to better health outcomes.

Focus on LTBI 

September 15, 2023

Oakland, California [in-person training]

This training is intended as an introductory training covering the basics of latent TB infection (LTBI) diagnosis and treatment for physicians, nurses, and other licensed medical care providers who manage patients at risk for TB. Interpretation of IGRAs (vs. tuberculosis skin test) and treatment regimen choices are discussed and there is an opportunity to apply this information in case discussions.

NOTE: The Fall Tuberculosis Clinical Intensive - usually offered the same week as the Focus on LTBI training - was NOT be offered in 2023. 

Achieving Treatment Completion for Drug-Susceptible TB

September 27, 2023

[virtual training]      TB Case Management and Contact Investigation Core Training Module 4  

This training was intended for nurses and case managers who provide care for TB patients within the public health setting. It was an entry-level training for nurses/case managers who are within their first year or two of providing TB case management for patients with active tuberculosis.

Pediatric Tuberculosis

October 4, 2023

Santa Cruz, California [in-person training]

This event is planned in collaboration with the California Tuberculosis Controllers Association. This half-day training is intended for healthcare professionals who manage patients with or at risk for TB. Pre-registration is required, please note that there is a separate registration process for the October 4th CITC training and the 2023 CTCA Educational Conference on October 3rd.

Toward Equity: Tools for Collaborative TB Case Management and Contact Investigation

October 24, 2023

[virtual training]      TB Case Management and Contact Investigation Core Training Module 5  

This training is part of a series of virtual TB Case Management and Contact Investigation Intensive (CMCI) trainings occurring in 2023. These trainings are part of the Curry Center’s CMCI core training, which is designed for tuberculosis case managers and public health nurses who deliver case management services to patients with active or latent TB within the public health setting.

Navigating Mental Health and Tuberculosis: Soft Landing Please!

November 9, 2023

[virtual training]

This training is intended for public health nurses, nurse case managers, and other healthcare personnel to promote TB care for patients with mental health needs. This training is part of a collaborative Nurse Education Series. The 4 Centers for Excellence for Training, Education, and Medical Consultation (TB COEs) have partnered with NTNC to offer a tuberculosis nurse case conference series.

Tuberculosis Program Manager's Intensive

November 13-16, 2023

Oakland, California [in person]

This four-day training is intended for managers who have responsibility for TB program services in their health departments. The training is based on the Essential Components of a TB Program document.