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.

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The COVID-19 crisis has impacted the availability of CITC faculty and our community of learners for the 2020 and 2021 training calendar. Please watch this page for updates regarding upcoming webinars and virtual trainings.

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IUATLD NAR Post Graduate Course (in collaboration with TB COEs)

February 24, 2021
[virtual]

This course will explore the dynamic and essential role of the laboratory in the diagnosis and management of persons with tuberculosis. This training is jointly sponsored by the Curry International Tuberculosis Center, Heartland National Tuberculosis Center, Rutgers Global Tuberculosis Institute, and the Southestern National Tuberculosis Center and is a post graduate course preceding the IUATLD NAR Conference.

(Registration available via IUATLD NAR)

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Tuberculosis Contact Investigation

March 11, 2021

11:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Pacific time
[virtual training]

This training is intended for public health nurses and other public health staff who conduct and/or oversee/manage TB contact investigationsLearn and practice the essential steps and timelines in a tuberculosis (TB) contact investigation for tuberculosis. Note: This training is TB-specific and will not cover methods for a COVID-19 contact or case investigation.

(Registration closed)

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World Tuberculosis Day Webinar 

March 24, 2021

10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Pacific time
[webinar]

This event is intended for healthcare professionals who work with tuberculosis.

(Application not yet available; thanks for your patience)

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TB Basics and Patient-Centered Care

April 12, 2021

[virtual training]

This is the first in a series of virtual TB Case Management and Contact Investigation Intensive (CMCI) trainings occurring during the first half of 2021. 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.

(Application not yet available; thanks for your patience)

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Bridges to Build: Improving TB Care for African American Patients 

April 27, 2021 

Time: 12:00 - 1:30 p.m. Pacific Time
[webinar]

This training is intended for healthcare professionals, tuberculosis survivors and supporters who provide care for the tuberculosis community.

(Application not yet available; thanks for your patience)

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Basics on Laboratory Diagnostic Tests for Active TB

April 28, 2021

[virtual training]

This is the second in a series of virtual TB Case Management and Contact Investigation Intensive (CMCI) trainings occurring during the first half of 2021. 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. This 2-hour training will review the basics of TB diagnostic tests, and give participants an opportunity to apply what they learn to case scenarios in small group practice sessions. Please note this training will cover diagnostic methods for Active TB; IGRAs will not be covered.

(Application not yet available; thanks for your patience)

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Fundamentals of Medical and Case Management of TB

May 2021

[virtual training]

This is the third in a series of virtual TB Case Management and Contact Investigation Intensive (CMCI) trainings occurring during the first half of 2021. 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.

(Application not yet available; thanks for your patience)

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Achieving TB Treatment Completion

May-June 2021

[virtual training]

This is the fourth in a series of virtual TB Case Management and Contact Investigation Intensive (CMCI) trainings occurring during the first half of 2021. 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..

(Application not yet available; thanks for your patience)

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Case Management for Latent TB Infection

June 2021

[virtual training]

This is the fifth in a series of virtual TB Case Management and Contact Investigation Intensive (CMCI) trainings occurring during the first half of 2021. 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..

(Application not yet available; thanks for your patience)

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Focus on LTBI

August 3, 2021

[virtual 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 not yet available; thanks for your patience)

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Tuberculosis Clinical Intensive

August 9-10, 2021

[virtual 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 not yet available; thanks for your patience)

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Leadership in TB Public Health (title TBD)

TBD 2021
[webinar]

This training is intended for anyone working in TB public health who would like to improve their leadership skills. 

(Application not yet available; thanks for your patience)

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Tuberculosis in 2020: New Tools in the Toolbox

February 26 / Off-site training

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Focus on LTBI

October 15, 2020
[virtual 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.

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Tuberculosis Clinical Intensive

October 19-21, 2020
[virtual 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. 

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Tuberculosis Nurse Case Management: Pandemic Woes

October 23, 2020
[webinar]

This training is intended for tuberculosis nurses, nurse case managers, and other healthcare personnel who case manage patients with active tuberculosis. The 4 Tuberculosis Centers of Excellence for Training, Education, and Medical Consultation (TB COEs) have partnered with the National Tuberculosis Nursing Coalition (NTNC) to offer this collaborative nurse case conference series. 

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Basic Lab Methods: A Virtual Training for TB Case Managers

December 3, 2020
[virtual training]

This training is intended for nurses and nurse case managers who provide care for TB patients within the public health setting. This 2-hour training will review the basics of TB diagnostic tests, and give participants an opportunity to apply what they learn to case scenarios in small group practice sessions.
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How to Be Informed on Class Bs

December 8, 2020
[webinar]

This training will provide an overview of follow-up and evaluation activities for persons arriving to the U.S. with a class B notification for a TB condition.