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Treatment of TB in Correctional Facilities along the U.S. & Mexico Border

A Web-based Seminar

Wednesday June 24, 2015 

1:00pm - 2:30pm EST
12:00pm - 1:30pm CST
11:00am - 12:30pm MST
10:00am - 11:30pm PST

Sponsored by

Heartland National TB Center
In Collaboration with:
Texas/Oklahoma Aids Education & Training Center

Presented By: 

Catalina Navarro, RN, BSN
Heartland National TB Center

For more information, please contact:

Josie Gonzalez

Target Audience
This webinar is intended for corrections clinical staff, Federal Training Center Collaborative (FTTC), U.S.Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and healthcare staff who treat and manage patients withtuberculosis in the correctional facilities.

Upon completion of this training, participants will be able to:

  • Explain the trends in epidemiology related to TB disease in correctional settings along the US-Mexico border
  • Describe the management of tuberculosis disease in correctional settings along the USMexicoborder
  • Describe the challenges involved in the release and transfer of inmates across country borders


  • Enrollment is limited to 400 lines
  • Group viewing is strongly encouraged! Organizations that wish to set up a group viewingdesignate one person to be the point of contact to apply for the course. That person willreceive connection information as well as sign in sheets, and any additional informationnecessary for participation.
  • Registration and participation is FREE for this workshop but preregistration is mandatory.
  • Applicants will receive notification of their enrollment status via email (unlessotherwise requested).

Viewing Requirements
To access and view this live webcast, you will need a computer with internet access and audiocapabilities (or a computer and phone line preferably with a speaker or teleconferencing system). It isrecommended 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.

Continuing Education Credit

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

Continuing education for this activity is pending. See final announcement for details.

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

NO commercial support was given to Heartland National TB Center or the University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler for this educational program.

There is no charge to attend this workshop but
preregistration is mandatory.

Deadline to register is:
June 22, 2015
Register on-line at:

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