TB Program Management

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					TB Program Management

May 11-13, 2010  Hickory Knob State Resort Park  McCormick, South

Target Audience
This course was developed specifically for mid-level tuberculosis program managers at the state, regional/district, and local
levels who have frequent interactions with frontline staff. Optimally, course participants should have occupied a TB
program management position for at least one month and possess a basic knowledge of TB.

Course Description
This course was designed to improve the planning and managerial capabilities of TB program managers throughout the
southeast. It was structured to include lectures, discussions, case presentations, role playing, and group exercises and is
taught by SNTC staff and affiliate faculty throughout the region.

Topics Include
   Role of the program manager                                          Targeted testing/special populations
   Principles of TB control                                             TB case management
   Program evaluation                                                   TB contact investigations guidelines
   TB surveillance and epidemiology                                     Legal and ethical issues
   Program planning and funding                                         Infection control
   Leadership and employee development                                  Crisis and emergency risk communication
   Training and education

   Enrollment is limited to 25 participants from the southeastern region; South Carolina TB Program staff have filled 20
   Five spots are available for participants from other States within the southeastern region.
   Registration materials and application are available on the SNTC website.
   Although registration is free, pre-registration is required.
   To earn CE, you must participate in the entire course. No partial credit is provided.

Continuing Education
Continuing education credits have been applied for.

For more information, contact Kristina Ottenwess at 888.265.SNTC.

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