Tuberculosis Section (TB)

Train the Trainer: TB Update and Skin Test Certification

NOTE: This class does not cover any content regarding TB disease, testing or treatment. The focus of this class is on presentation skills and organization of a standardized State TB Update and Skin Test Certification class.

WHAT: Train the Trainer: TB Update and Skin Test Certification Course.
Learn how to teach the standardized state course.

WHEN: See calendar on "Education and Training Opportunities" page.
WHERE: 2 Peachtree St. NW
Atlanta, GA 30303

COST: There is no fee charged for this course.
REGISTRATION: Download the registration form here.

Prerequisites:

  1. Be currently TST certified by the state or in the process of certification
  2. Have clinical experience in administrating, measuring and interpreting tuberculin skin tests

Objectives:

Upon completion of this workshop, participants will be able to:

  1. Locate resources needed to develop and present TB training.
  2. Demonstrate the ability to prepare material for presentation.
  3. Demonstrate oral presentation skills.
  4. Demonstrate giving and receiving constructive feedback.
  5. Plan, present & document the standardized state course “TB Update and Skin Test Certification Workshop.”

Expectations:

  • Each participant has a thorough knowledge about TB disease, transmission, treatment and testing.
  • Each participant will be assigned a topic prior to the class and will be expected to prepare and present a 5 minute presentation at the beginning of this class.
  • Each participant will receive constructive critiques of their presentation and will provide constructive critiques to the other participants during the class.
  • Each participant will schedule, prepare and present the state standardized “TB Update and Skin Test Certification Workshop” under the supervision of a state TB Nurse Educator/Consultant within 1 year from the date of this class.
  • Each participant will offer, schedule, prepare & present TB training within their facility and will notify the Georgia TB Program of such trainings.

If interested in becoming an instructor, complete and fax the registration form to 404-463-3460 or email tbnurse@dhr.state.ga.us with date of initial certification and latest renewal date.

For more information email tbnurse@dhr.state.ga.us or call 404-657-2634