Fundamentals of Medical & Case Management of Drug-Susceptible TB

Registration Begins: 
Monday, April 19, 2021 - 9:00am
Registration Ends: 
Friday, April 30, 2021 - 5:00pm
Training Format: 
Webinar

Training Date: Friday, May 21, 2021  [virtual training offered via Zoom]

Training Time: 12:00 - 2:15 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 2.25 nursing continuing education hour (see below). Certificates will be available approximately 12 weeks after the training.

Target Audience: This training is intended for nurses and case managers who provide care for TB patients within the public health setting.  It is 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.

Description: This 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.

This virtual training is part of the Curry Center’s Tuberculosis Case Management and Contact Investigation Intensive (CMCI) core training. The 2021 virtual CMCI series 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. For more information about this series, and other core training opportunities, please see visit our website or email us at CurryTBCenter@ucsf.edu.

Training Objectives:

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

  • describe the recommended treatment regimens and first-line medications for drug-susceptible TB (DS-TB) disease
  • identify the common first-line anti-TB medications side effects and recommended monitoring
  • describe evaluation and treatment of side effects of first-line anti-TB medications
  • describe several components of the TB case management model
  • identify and prioritize the objectives of TB case management
  • identify the components of a clinical evaluation of a patient with TB

Virtual Training Format: interactive lecture, case studies and Q&A/discussion

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Presenters:

Ann Scarpita, RN, BSN, MPH
TB Nurse Consultant
Tuberculosis Program
Colorado Department of Disease Control and Response
Denver, CO

Randall Reves, MD, MS
Denver Public Health
Denver, CO

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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 2.25 continuing education hour. 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.

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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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Important: For your application to be considered, we require completion of the enrollment questions. To begin, please click Apply. Complete the enrollment questions that appear on the next page. To finish, click Submit.