Upcoming Events

Below is a list of conferences, meetings and educational materials related to tuberculosis control and prevention. 

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Upcoming Events / Training

Educational Materials

Training

TB or Not TB: Case Management in Missouri New!
Tuberculosis (TB) training for local public health agencies (LPHAs) and other Health Care Providers is being offered at various locations across the state. The Department of Health and Senior Services’ TB Program staff will provide information and education about basic concepts related to TB prevention and control. Topics covered will include information and activities related to TB diagnosis, management of LTBI and active TB disease, and treatment options for TB, the refugee program, Diagnostic Services Program, and financial assistance available to LPHAs. This is a one and a half day course and participation in the course is a required pre-requisite to participation in the Drug Resistant TB Management class that will be offered later in the year. Registration is free, but required, as class size is limited and printed materials are offered to all participants. If you would like to attend, please complete and email the registration form to Diana Winder at diana.winder@health.mo.gov or fax to (573) 526-0234 by February 20, 2017. If you have questions or need more information regarding this training, please call Diana Winder at 573-526-5832.

 

TB Contact Investigation Training New!
TB Contact Investigation training is being offered by the Department of Health and Senior Services TB Program. This is a two day skill-building workshop that will focus on improving the abilities of staff that are responsible for conducting TB contact investigation interviews. The training will provide an overview of the contact investigation process, basic communication and interviewing skills. For an overview of the course content, please see the agenda. If you would like to attend, please complete and email the registration form to Diana Winder at diana.winder@health.mo.gov or fax to 573-526-0234 by March 7, 2016. If you have questions or need more information regarding this training, please call Diana Winder at 573-526-5832.

TB Orientation for LPHAs and Other Health Care Providers New!
TB Orientation training for LPHAs and other Health Care Providers is being offered at various locations across the state. The Department of Health and Senior Services’TB Program staff will provide information and education about basic concepts related to TB prevention and control. Topics covered will include information needed for TB diagnosis, management of LTBI and active TB disease, and basic treatment options for TB. Registration is free, but required, as class size is limited to ensure that sufficient handouts are available. If you would like to attend, please complete and email the registration form to Diana Winder at diana.winder@health.mo.gov or fax to 573-526-0234 by February 29, 2016. If you have questions or need more information regarding this training, please call Diana Winder at 573-526-5832.