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TB Skin Test Practicum

Texas Center for Infectious Disease

2303 SE Military Dr.
San Antonio, TX

September 24, 2015

Sponsored by:
Heartland National TB Center 


Debbie Onofre, RN, BSN
Heartland National TB center
Jessica Quintero, BAAS
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.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention isaccredited as a provider of Continuing Nursing Educationby the American Nurses Credentialing Center’sCommission on Accreditation.

This activity provides 2.0 contact hours.

CDC, our planners, and our presenters wish to disclose they have no financial interests or other relationships with the manufacturersof commercial products, suppliers of commercial services, or commercial supporters. Planners have reviewed content toensure 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 HealthNortheast for this educational program.

For more information, please contact:

Jessica Quintero


Thursday, September 24, 2015

2:002:15 PM           Registration

2:152:30 PM           Welcome

2:304:30 PM           Using the Tuberculin Skin Test as aDiagnostic Tool with Practicum

4:30 PM                     Adjourn

Target Audience
This course is designed for the TB nurses and other allied health care workers responsible for the administration and interpretation of the tuberculin skin test.

Conference Goal
The goal of this training is to provide an indepth educational and training experience for the nurses or health care worker responsible for screening, administering, and interpreting the tuberculin skin test.

Conference Objectives
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to discuss tuberculin skin testing and practice in the application of the TST.

The format for this course will be lecturestyle presentations, with individual skill building practicum.There will be ample time for questions and answers.

Origination Date: October 16, 2014
Expiration Date: October 16, 2016 


*Drury Inn & Suites Riverwalk
201 N. St. Mary’s Street
San Antonio, TX 78205
Reservations: (210) 212-5200

**Holiday Inn Express and Suites
8222 City Base Landing
San Antonio, TX 78235
Reservations: (877) 410-6667
State rates are not guaranteed and are subject to availability.
*Based on participant recommendations
**Based on proximity to training site

There is no charge to attend this workshop but pre-registration is mandatory.

Deadline to register is:
September 11, 2015

Space is limited to 12 participants.

Register on-line at:

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

This course is open those with in the Heartland regionwhich include the following states: Arizona, Arkansas,Kansas, Louisiana, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico,Oklahoma, Texas