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TST Practicum: Train the Trainer

Four sites to choose from:

Dallas, TX
July 12, 2018
Dallas County Health & Human Services

San Antonio, TX
July 19, 2018
Texas Department of State Health Services:
Region 8

Midland, TX
July 25, 2018
Texas Department of State Health Services:
Region 9/10

Harlingen, TX
August 02, 2018
Texas Department of State Health Services:
Region 11

Sponsored by:
Heartland National TB Center

With the support of:
Texas Department of State Health Services


Catalina Navarro, RN, BSN
Heartland National TB Center

Debbie Onofre, RN, MSN
Heartland National TB Center

Jessica Quintero, M.Ed.
Heartland National TB Center

Delphina Sanchez, MA
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 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.

NO commercial support was given to Heartland National TB Center or UT Health Northeast for this educational program.

For more information, please contact:


Delphina Sanchez


Jessica Quintero

Jessica Quintero, M.Ed.
Heartland National TB Center
Jessica Quintero, M.Ed.
Heartland National TB Center


10:00-10:15 AM


10:15-10:30 AM


10:30-11:00 AM

Adult Learning Techniques

11:00-12:00 AM

Setting up a TST Workshop

12:00-1:00 PM


1:00-3:30 PM

*Using the Tuberculin Skin Test as a Diagnostic Tool with Practicum

3:30 PM


*Eligible for continuing education credit

Target Audience
This course is designed for the TB professional who is responsible for training staff and other health care workers on the proper placement and reading of the tuberculin skin test (TST).

Conference Goal
The goal of this training is to enhance the expertise of the local TB health care trainer. Participants effective adult learning techniques to teach other health care professionals how to use a TB skin test.

Conference Objectives
Using interactive lectures, case studies, and hands on TST skill building exercises, participants will  learn when and how to place a TB skin test, gain knowledge of adult learning principles, and gain skills in the planning and execution of a TST workshop for their own staff.

The format for this course will be lecture-style presentations with individual skill building practicum exercises. 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:
Registration open until full

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 to those within the Heartland region
which includes the following states: Arkansas, Iowa, Kansas,
Louisiana, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma,
South Dakota, Texas