TB Basics and Patient-Centered Care

Registration Begins: 
Monday, March 15, 2021 - 9:00am
Registration Ends: 
Thursday, April 1, 2021 - 5:00pm

Training Date: Monday, April 12, 2021  [virtual training offered via Zoom]

Training Time: 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm 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 2.00 nursing continuing education hours (see below). Certificates will be available approximately 12 weeks after the training to participants who complete the entire training and evaluation.

Target Audience: This training is an entry level session intended for nurses and other healthcare providers who are within their first year of providing TB case management services for active or latent tuberculosis.

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:

  • list the four strategies that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends for public health agencies to implement in order to control and prevent tuberculosis (TB)
  • identify several characteristics that distinguish active TB disease from latent TB infection (LTBI)
  • appropriately apply the American Thoracic Society TB classifications
  • apply insights gained upon hearing the journey through diagnosis and treatment from a TB survivor to improve delivery of TB care to patients in their setting
  • describe a model for improving linkage to TB care being implemented in southern California to improve patient outcomes

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



Cherie Stafford, MSN, MPH
Nurse Coordiantor
TB Control Program
Office of Disease Integration and Services
Arizona Department of Health Services
Phoenix, AZ

Jacqueline Cuen
Tuberculosis Peer Support Navigator
San Diego, CA


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 2.00 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.


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.

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.