TB Contact Investigation Interviewing Skills Course

November 28, 2023 to December 1, 2023

This course offers Live (in-person) only

Course Director: James Gaensbauer, M.D., M.S.

November 28 - December 1, 2023 - Mayo Clinic - Rochester, Minnesota

The TB Contact Investigation Interviewing Skills Course is designed as an interactive, skill-building training to improve the abilities of both new and experienced staff who are responsible for conducting TB contact investigation interviews. The course provides an overview of the contact investigation process, basic communication and interviewing skills, and
opportunities to apply those skills in role play activities.

Target Audience

This course is designed for nurses, nurse practitioners, physicians, physician assistants, social workers, and healthcare personnel working in a public health setting.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Identify the purpose and objectives of a TB contact investigation.
  • Describe core concepts and skills required to conduct a TB contact investigation using a systematic approach.
  • Demonstrate effective communication and interviewing skills to gather relevant medical and social history while adhering to appropriate ethical considerations.
  • Describe ways to confront and solve problems that may arise during the interview process.
  • Summarize how to conduct a contact assessment confidentially using effective communication techniques.

Attendance at any Mayo Clinic course does not indicate or guarantee competence or proficiency in the skills, knowledge or performance of any care or procedure(s) which may be discussed or taught in this course.

Course summary
Event starts: 
11/28/2023 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
12/01/2023 - 4:30pm

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Mayo Clinic Siebens 4
Rochester, MN 55902
United States

Click here to make a reservation in the block of rooms being held at the Kahler Grand Hotel. 

Reservations must be made on or before Monday, November 13, 2023.

All travel and lodging expenses are the sole responsibility of the individual registrant.

Other Healthcare Professionals:
A record of attendance will be provided to all registrants for requesting credits in accordance with state nursing boards, specialty societies or other professional associations.

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