Tuberculin Skin Test Training – Train the Trainer and TB Skin Test Practicum Teach Back – Guam 2017

May 30, 2017 to June 1, 2017

Course Directors: Stacey Rizza, M.D., Zelalem Temesgen, M.D., John Wilson, M.D., Richard Brostrom, M.D., M.S.P.H.

This course is free of charge and you will receive an access code in order to register.

This three-day intensive course will provide training that imparts the skills and materials needed for trainers to present a Mantoux Tuberculin Skin Test (TST) course.   It is designed to provide the learners with the information needed to deliver a training course for TB skin testing and/or certification.  On the third day of the course,  attendees will teach back the curriculum learned in days one and two to healthcare workers from Guam. This will include how to administer, read, and interpret tuberculin skin tests.

Jointly provided by Mayo Clinic School of Continuous Professional Development and Mayo Continuing Nursing Education.

Continuing Education Credit
Mayo Continuing Nursing Education is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education with distinction by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Participants can earn 12.25 ANCC nursing contact hours for attendance at the entire conference and completion of the teach back. 

Pacific Star Resort
627B Pale San Vitores Rd.
Tumon, 96913 Guam

This course is planned in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Curry International Tuberculosis Center, Heartland National TB Center, Mayo Clinic Center for Tuberculosis, Rutgers Global Tuberculosis Institute, and Southeastern National Tuberculosis Center.

For additional information visit: Mayo Clinic Center for Tuberculosis

Target Audience

This course is designed for Public Health & Infectious Disease MDs, RNs, Pharm.D., Public Health Professionals and Laboratory Technologists part of the United States Affiliated Pacific Islands Pacific Region (USAPI) in Guam

Learning Objectives

• Describe and apply the principles of adult learning to teaching the skill of tuberculin skin testing
• Specify the logistics of planning a TST training
• Identify appropriate training resources
• Demonstrate instructional skills during a trainer-learner simulation

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 12.25 ANCC
Event starts: 
05/30/2017 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
06/01/2017 - 5:00pm

Contact Us
Contact Phone:1-800-323-2688

Available Credit

  • 12.25 ANCC

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