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 2022 training calendar. Please watch this page for updates regarding upcoming webinars and virtual trainings.

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Upcoming Courses

Fundamentals of Tuberculosis Contact Investigation

Course Dates
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October 06, 13, 20, 27
[virtual training]

This is a hybrid training with 4 live, virtual sessions. Participants will also be expected to complete self-paced homework assignments. This training will introduce learners to the fundamental concepts of TB contact investigations. Topics will include transmission and pathogenesis, deciding when to initiate an investigation, determining the start and end of the infectious period, prioritizing contacts, communication skills, and cultural and diversity considerations. This is a joint collaboration with the other Tuberculosis Centers of Excellence.
(Registration closed)

Focus on LTBI

Course Dates
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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.
(Registration closed)

Tuberculosis Clinical Intensive

Course Dates
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Oakland, California
[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. 
(Registration closed)

Advanced TB Topics: Next-Generation Diagnostics

November 7, 2022

[webinar]

This training is intended for physicians, nurses, and other health professionals who diagnose and treat patients with TB. The training provides an overview of exciting diagnostic test options for TB, both new and on the horizon.

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Achieving Treatment Completion for Drug-Susceptible TB: Rarely a Straight Path

February 2, 2022

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

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

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

March 24, 2022

[virtual event]

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

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TB Basics and Patient-Centered Care

March 30, 2022

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

This is the first in a series of virtual TB Case Management and Contact Investigation Intensive (CMCI) trainings occurring in 2022. 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.

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2022 HIV/STI/TB Clinical Update

April 7, 2022

[virtual training]

The annual HIV/STI/TB Clinical Update is a free 5-hour training for Arizona-based healthcare providers offered virtually in 2022. This online training will showcase the latest HIV/STI/TB surveillance data, updates of STI & PrEP treatment guidelines, and latent tuberculosis cases studies.

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Basics on Laboratory Diagnostic Tests for Active TB

April 28, 2022

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

This is the second in a series of virtual TB Case Management and Contact Investigation Intensive (CMCI) trainings occurring in 2022. 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.

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TB Contact Investigation & Interviewing Basics

May 10 & May 17, 2022

[virtual training]

This training is for California public health investigators and other public health staff who conduct or manage TB contact investigations. It will cover the basics of TB contact investigations (collecting patient information, determining an infectious period, prioritizing contacts, etc.) and interviewing (communication, preparation, re-interviews, etc.). Participants will apply what they learn in small group discussions to reinforce contact investigation and interviewing skills.

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Fundamentals of Medical & Case Management of Drug-Susceptible TB

May 18, 2022

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

This is the third in a series of virtual TB Case Management and Contact Investigation Intensive (CMCI) trainings occurring in 2022. 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 cover the fundamentals of medical and case management of patients with drug-susceptible tuberculosis. Participants will also apply what they learn to case scenarios to reinforce the concepts.

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Focus on LTBI - Seattle

June 13, 2022

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. 

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Tuberculosis Clinical Intensive - Seattle

June 14-15, 2022

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.  

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June 16, 2022

Seattle, Washington

[in-person training]

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

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Case Management for Latent TB Infection

June 23, 2022

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

This is the fifth in a series of virtual TB Case Management and Contact Investigation Intensive (CMCI) trainings occurring in 2022. 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.

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Achieving Treatment Completion for Drug-Susceptible TB: Rarely a Path You Can Count On

July 21, 2022

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

This is the fourth in a series of virtual TB Case Management and Contact Investigation Intensive (CMCI) trainings occurring in 2022. 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.

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Promoting Continuity of Care after Federal Custody

August 26, 2022

[webinar]

This webinar is intended for public health nurses, nurse case managers, and other healthcare personnel to promote continuity of tuberculosis care for patients who pass through the correctional system or federal custody. This webinar is part of a collaborative Nurse Education Series. 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 a tuberculosis nurse case conference series.

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Tuberculosis Contact Investigation

August 31-September 1, 2022

[virtual training]      TB Case Management and Contact Investigation Core Training Module 6  

This training is intended for public health nurses and other public health staff who conduct and/or oversee/manage TB contact investigations. Learn 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.

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CDC Tuberculosis Technical Instructions: What Civil Surgeons in California Need to Know

September 15, 2022

[virtual 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.

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Tuberculosis Contact Investigation Interviewing Skills Intensive

September 27-30, 2022

Oakland, California

[in-person training]

This training is for health professionals responsible for conducting tuberculosis contact investigation interviews. This training will consist of didactic lectures and small group activities focused on skill building for improved TB interviewing skills.

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