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TB Skin Test Practicum

San Antonio, TX
March 19, 2015

Being held at
Heartland National
TB Center
On the Campus of
Texas Center for
Infectious Disease

2303 Southeast Military Drive
San Antonio, Texas 78223

Sponsored by

Heartland National TB Center


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

Jessica Quintero, BAAS
Director of Education & Training
Heartland National TB Center

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.

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 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 2.0 contact hours.

For more information, please contact:

Jessica Quintero


Thursday, March 19, 2015
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 availability

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:
March 2, 2015
Origination Date: October 16, 2014
Expiration Date: October 16, 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).