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TST Practicum

April 3, 2014

Being held at
Heartland National TB Center
On the campus of
Texas Center for Infectious Disease
2303 SE Military Drive
San Antonio, Texas 78233

Sponsored by:
Heartland National TB Center


Debbie Onofre, RN, BSN
Nurse Consultant
Heartland National TB Center

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accredited as a provider of Continuing Nursing Education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

This activity provides 1.2 contact hours.

CDC, our planners, and our presenters wish to disclose they have no financial interests or other relationships with the manufacturers of commercial products, suppliers of commercial services, or commercial supporters. Planners have reviewed content to ensure there is no bias. Presentations will not include any discussion of the unlabeled use of a product or a product under investigational use.
CDC does not accept commercial support. NO commercial support was given to Heartland National TB Center or UT
Health Northeast for this educational program.

The vision of Heartland National TB Center is to provide excellence, expertise, and innovation in training, medical consultation, and
product development to reduce the impact of tuberculosis in our region.

OUR Mission
The mission of the Heartland National TB Center is to build capacity with our partners. We will share expertise in the treatment and
prevention of tuberculosis by: developing and implementing cutting edge trainings, delivering expert medical consultation, providing
technical assistance, and designing innovative educational and consultative products.

For more information, please contact:
Delfina Sanchez


Thursday, April 3, 2014
3:00pm      Registration
3:20pm      Welcome
3:30pm      Using the Tuberculin Skin Test as a Diagnostic Tool with Practicum
4.45pm      Questions and Answers, Evaluation, and Awarding CNE’s


Target Audience/Prerequisites
This training targets nurses and other allied health care workers responsible for the administration and interpretation of the tuberculin skin test.

Live event presented in a lecture format with skill building exercises.

Conference Goal
The goal of this training is to provide an in-depth educational and training experience for the nurse or health care worker who is responsible for
screening, administering and interpreting the tuberculin skin test.

Conference Objectives
Upon course completion, participants will be able to discuss tuberculin skin testing and practice in the application of the TST.

Drury Inn & Suites Riverwalk
201 N. St. Mary’s Street
Reservations: (210) 212-5200

La Quinta Inn San Antonio
Alamo Dome South
3180 Goliad Road
Reservations: (210) 337-7171

SATrans Airport Shuttle Service
Shuttle tickets are sold at the baggage claim
area, at Terminal 1 and Terminal 2 and are
approximately $47 one-way.
For more information please contact SATrans
at 210-281-9900.

Or visit the website at:

Taxi service is also available at the airport.

There is no charge to attend this workshop but
pre-registration is mandatory and space is limited
to 12 participants.
Registration Opens: February 17, 2014
Closes: March 27, 2014
Origination Date: July 20, 2012
Expiration Date: July 20, 2014

Register on-line at:

Applicants will receive notification of their enrollment
status via e-mail (unless otherwise requested).