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TB Skin Test Practicum

El Paso, TX
April 8, 2015

Being held at
Texas Department of State Health Services Region 9/10
2nd Floor
Conference Room 250

401 East Franklin
El Paso, Texas 79901

Sponsored by

Heartland National TB Center
In Collaboration with
Texas Department of State Health Servies

FACULTY

Catalina Navarro, RN, BSN
TB Nurse Consultant and Educator
Heartland National TB Center

Delphina Sánchez, MA
Training Specialist II
Heartland National TB Center

OUR VISION
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 cuttngedge trainings, delivering expert medical consultation, providing technical assistance, and designing innovative educational and consultative products.

DISCLOSURE
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 the UT Health Northeast for this educational program.

CONTINUING EDUCATION
CNE: 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.

The activity provides 2.0 contact hours.

To obtain contact hours, participants must verify their attendance by signing in each day and by completing an evaluation for each session attended along with an  overall course evaluation.

For more information, please contact:
LEAD EDUCATOR

Delphina Sanchez
delphina.sanchez@uthct.edu
210-531-4528

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.

AGENDA

Wednesday, April 08, 2015

Session One: ENGLISH

8:008:15 am      Registration
8:158:30 am      Welcome & Introductions
8:3010:30 am    Using the Tuberculin Skin Test as a Diagnostic Tool with Practicum
10:30 am            Adjourn

Session Two: BILINGUAL

10:4511:00 am  Registration

11:0011:15 am  Welcome & Introductions
11:151:15 pm    Using the Tuberculin Skin Test as a Diagnostic Tool with Practicum
1:15 pm             Adjourn

Session Three: SPANISH

2:302:45 pm    Matriculación

2:453:00 pm    Bienvenida y Presentaciones
3:005:00 pm    Utilizando la Prueba de la Tuberculina como una Herramienta de Diagnóstico con
                       Práctica

5:00 pm           Conclusion

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

Format
The format for the training will include lecture presentation, video presentation, pre and post testing, and skill building exercises.

Conference Goal
The goal of this training is to provide an indepth 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 the application of the TST.

RECOMMENDED LODGING
Holiday Inn Express Central
409 East Missouri
TEL: 19155443333

Hilton Garden Inn El Paso/University:
111 West University Avenue
TEL: 19153512121

Wyndham Airport:
2027 Airway Boulevard
TEL: 19157784241

*State rates are not guaranteed and are subject to availability.

REGISTRATION

There is no charge to attend this workshop but
preregistration is mandatory and space is limited
to 12 participants per session.
There are 3 sessions available to choose from,
please select one when registering.

Deadline to register is:
March 24, 2015
Origination Date: September 23, 2014
Expiration Date: September 23, 2016

 

Register on-line at:
www.heartlandntbc.org/training.asp

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