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Tuberculosis Education for Health Care Professionals

The TB Treatment and Control Clinic is committed to providing free, cutting edge and relevant TB education to health care professionals, corrections personnel and the general public.

Our current projects include in-service training at correctional institutions and major local hospitals, student rotations at the clinic, regular educational conferences and educational films.

A clinic staff member will educate groups from five to 500 people free of charge. No CEUs or CMEs are available at this time.

For more information about scheduling an educational event, contact Laurie Hickstein at (702) 759-1370 or email TBClinic@snhd.org.

Online Courses

TB 101 for Health Care Workers

A web-based course designed to educate health care workers about basic concepts related to TB prevention and control in the United States. The target audience for the course includes newly hired TB program staff and health care workers in areas related to TB (such as individuals who work in correctional facilities or HIV/AIDS clinics).

The CDC is accredited to provide continuing education for various professions. Continuing Education (CE) is offered free of charge.

TB 101 is available at www.cdc.gov/tb/webcourses/tb101/default.htm.

Online Resources

Publications

TB Statistics

What’s New in TB 2012

The What’s New in TB 2012 presentation was held on March 19, 2012 at the Southern Nevada Health District to update our community partners about the status of tuberculosis in Clark County.

Program Presentations

  • Tuberculosis and Pediatrics
  • New Treatment Regimens for Latent TB Infection
    • John Middaugh, MD — Southern Nevada Health District
  • Interferon-Gamma Release Assay (IGRA) testing
  • Pharmacy Reporting Laws
  • Clark County TB Statistical Updates

Educational Videos

Youtube Video: On the Lake: Life & Love in a Distant Place

Contact Information

Phone: (702) 759-1370

 

Updated on:  May 22, 2019

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