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 2021 training calendar. Please watch this page for updates regarding upcoming webinars and virtual trainings.

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Focus on LTBI - Seattle

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.

(Registration closed)

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Tuberculosis Contact Investigation

August 5, 2021

[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.

(Registration closed)

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Tuberculosis Clinical Intensive - Seattle

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. 

(Registration closed)

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Tuberculosis Nursing Workshop - Seattle

August 24, 2021

[virtual training]

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

(Registration open)

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TB Basics and Patient-Centered Care

August 26, 2021

[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 during the second 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.

(Registration open)

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Basics on Laboratory Diagnostic Tests for Active TB

September 13, 2021

[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 during the second 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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Focus on LTBI

Fall (Oct/Nov)

[training format: TBD]

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

Fall (Oct/Nov)

[training format: TBD]

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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Tuberculosis Nurse Case Conference Webinar Series - Topic TBD

October 2021 

[webinar]

This webinar is intended for tuberculosis nurses, nurse case managers, and public health nurses who manage tuberculosis patients. 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.

(Application not yet available; thanks for your patience)

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

    February 24, 2021
    [virtual training]

    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.

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    Tuberculosis Contact Investigation

    March 11, 2021

    [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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    World TB Day Webinar 

    March 24, 2021

    [webinar]

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

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    TB Basics and Patient-Centered Care

    April 12, 2021

    [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 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.

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    2021 HIV STI TB Clinical Update

    April 13, 2021

    [virtual training]

    The annual HIV/STI/TB Clinical Update is a free 4-hour training for Arizona-based healthcare providers offered virtually in 2021. This online training will showcase the latest HIV/STI/TB surveillance data, an overview of Disseminated Gonococcal Infection (DGI), information on HIV testing & treatment during COVID-19, clinical recommendations for LTBI testing & treatment in health care centers, the latest TB screening requirements of healthcare personnel, and the current challenges in TB testing & treatment during COVID-19.

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    Bridges to Build: Improving TB Care for African American Patients 

    April 27, 2021 

    [webinar]

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

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    Basics on Laboratory Diagnostic Tests for Active TB

    April 28, 2021

    [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 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.

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    Fundamentals of Medical & Case Management of Drug-Susceptible TB

    May 21, 2021

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

    June 3, 2021

    [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 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.

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

    June 17, 2021

    [virtual training]

    This training is intended for civil surgeons, and their medical staff, who complete medical examinations of applicants seeking to adjust their immigration status in the United States.

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    Case Management for Latent TB Infection

    June 28, 2021

    [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 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.

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