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Diagnosis of TB Laboratory: Live Webcast

Wednesday, November 12, 2014
9:15 AM10:15 AM PST
10:15 AM11:15 AM MST
11:15 AM12:15 PM CST
12:15 PM2:15 PM EST

Being held at

Sponsored by:

Heartland National TB Center

Ken Jost, BA
Tuberculosis Application Scientist
Texas Department of State Health Services

System Requirements: To access and view this training event, you will need a computer with internet access. Audio for this web based training will be thru your computers speakers. It is recommended that you check your system for compatibility and connectivity prior to the event; instructions to test your system will be sent with confirmation of participation. If you have any questions about connectivity or audio please contact delfina.sanchez@uthct.edu.

Group viewing is encouraged!  For organizations that wish to set up a group viewing, designate one person to be the point of contact to apply for the course. That person will receive connection information as well as sign in sheets, and any additional information necessary for participation.

To access and view this live webcast, you will need a computer with internet access and audio capabilities (or a computer and phone line preferably with a speaker or teleconferencing system).

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 cuttngedge 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 the University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler (UT Health Northeast) for this educational program.

For more information, please contact:

Delfina Sanchez

Target Audience
This course is intended for physicians, nurse practitioners and registered nurses with direct experience in the management of patients with, or at risk of, tuberculosis. This is not an introductory course. It is recommended that nursing participants attend a Nurse Case Management course prior to attending TB Intensive.

Conference Goal
The goal of this training is to educate health care providers in identifying and treating patients with latent tuberculosis infection and patients with tuberculosis disease by reviewing the current epidemiology, pathogenesis, identification, and treatment of tuberculosis including issues that complicate treatment such as mental health issues and co morbidities.

Conference Objectives
Using lecture presentation participants will be able to discuss the impact of TB in the life of persons with TB.

The format for this course will be a web based lecturestyle presentation. There will be ample time for questions and answers.
There is no charge to attend this workshop but pre-registration is mandatory.

Deadline to register is:
November 11, 2014
Origination Date: October 7, 2014
Expiration Date: October 7, 2016

Space is limited to 400 lines.


Register on-line at:

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