Bridges to Build: TB Along the Border

Registration for this training ended on Sat, 10/01/2022 - 06:59

Time: 12:00 - 1:30pm Pacific Time. (All of our virtual trainings are in Pacific Time. If you are unsure about the time zone differences, please use the Time Converter)

Cost: There is no fee for this training.

Credit: This training is approved for up to 1.50 CME and nursing continuing education hours (see below). Certificates will be available approximately 12 weeks after the training.

Target Audience: This training is intended for healthcare professionals, tuberculosis survivors and anyone impacted by tuberculosis.

Description: This training focuses on the binational community’s experience, access to care and the quality of care they receive. We will share strategies for providers and programs to consider so that TB care for binational patients can be improved, leading to better health outcomes.

Training Objectives:

By the end of the training, participants will be able to:

  • identify the specific barriers that may prevent healthcare providers and their Binational patients from developing the trust and rapport needed for effective TB care
  • discuss strategies to overcome barriers to treatment and improve the clinic or TB care experience for Binational patients

Virtual Training Format: lecture, discussion, and Q&A



Jesus Palomera, MB
Health Education Specialist
Imperial County Public Health Department
El Centro, CA

Joaquin Cervantes, MD, MPH
Panel Physician
Clinica Medica Internacional
Ciudad Juarez, Mexico

Carlos Vera-Garcia, MD
CureTB Coordinator
US-Mexico Unit
Division of Global Migration and Quarantine
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
San Diego, CA

Jacqueline Cuen
Tuberculosis Peer Support Navigator and Tuberculosis Survivor
San Diego, CA

Stephanie Carter, MA, PhD

Director of Behavioral Health
Texas Center for Infectious Disease
Department of State Health Services
San Antonio, TX



Brenda Montoya Denison, RN, BSN
Tuberculosis Program Manager
Public Health Division - Tuberculosis Program
New Mexico Department of Health
Santa Fe, NM


The Curry International Tuberculosis Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. This training is approved for up to 1.50 continuing education hours.

The Curry International Tuberculosis Center designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The Curry International Tuberculosis Center is approved as a provider of continuing education by the California State Board of Registered Nurses, Provider Number CEP 12308. This training is approved for up to 1.50 continuing education hours. Board requirements prevent us from offering CE credit to people who arrive more than 15 minutes after the start of the training, or leave the training early. Therefore, partial credit will not be awarded.


The Curry International Tuberculosis Center is designated as a Tuberculosis Center of Excellence for Training, Education, and Medical Consultation (TB COE) via a funded cooperative agreement with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The Curry International Tuberculosis Center prioritizes learners from the western region of the United States which consists of seventeen jurisdictions: Alaska, Arizona, California (including Los Angeles, San Diego, and San Francisco), Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, Wyoming, and the U.S. Pacific Island Territories.


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