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TST Practicum

San Antonio, TX
October 16, 2014

Being held at

Texas Center for Infectious Disease
Building 501

2303 SE Military Dr.
San Antonio, Texas 78223

Sponsored by:

Heartland National TB Center


Debbie Onofre, RN, BSN
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 may include discussion of the unlabeled use of a product or a product under investigational use but will be discussed further by the presenter.

CDC does not accept commercial support. NO commercial support was given to Heartland National TB Center or the UT Health Northeast for this educational program.

For more information, please contact:

Delfina Sanchez

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.
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.

NO commercial support was given to Heartland National TB Center or UT Health Northeast for this educational program.


Thursday, October 16, 2014

2:00 pm Registration

2:15 pm Welcome

2:30 pm Using the Tuberculin Skin Test as a Diagnostic Tool with Practicum

4:30 pm Adjourn

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
San Antonio, TX 78205
Reservations: (210) 212-5200

La Quinta Inn San Antonio Alamo Dome South
3180 Goliad Road
San Antonio, TX 78223
Reservations: (210) 337-7171

*State rates are not guaranteed and are subject to

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.

Deadline to register is:
October 6, 2014
Origination Date: October 14, 2014
Expiration Date: October 14, 2016

Space is limited to 12 participants.


Register on-line at:

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