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    TB and Refugee Health Services Branch

    MC 1939
    P.O. Box 149347
    Austin, TX 78756-9347

    Phone: 512-533-3000
    Fax: 512-533-3167


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TB Presentations

TB New Staff Orientation 
October 26-27, 2016
Austin, TX

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  1. TB and Refugee Health Services Branch Overview (2.7 MB)
    Sandra Morris, M.P.H.
    TB and Refugee Health Services Branch Manager
    Texas Department of State Health Services
  2. TB in Texas (3.5 KB)
    TB Surveillance Overview (193 KB)
    Contact Investigation Reporting (1.7 MB)
    Miranda Fanning, M.P.H.
    TB/HIV/STD Epidemiology and Surveillance Group Manager
    Texas Department of State Health Services
  3. Field Safety for TB Staff (2.1 MB)
    Elizabeth Foy, R.N., B.S.N.
    TB and Hansen's Disease Nurse Consultant
    Texas Department of State Health Services
  4. EPI Team Support (434 KB)
    Tomas Rodriguez, M.A.
    CDC Public Health Advisor 
    Texas Department of State Health Services
  5. The Texas TB Registry System (1.9 MB)
    Justin Irvin
    Data Reporting Manager
    Texas Department of State Health Services
  6. Congregate Settings Program (1.4 MB)
    Raiza Ruiz, B.A.A.S., C.P.M.
    Texas Department of State Health Services
  7. TB Laboratory Services (928 KB)
    TB Applications Scientist
    Texas Department of State Health Services
  8. TXPHIN: TB Reporting (953 KB)
    Erica Mendoza
    Texas Department of State Health Services
  9. TB Program Evaluation (810 KB)
    Sergio Noyola
    Texas Department of State Health Services
  10. QuantiFERON-TB Testing (928 KB)
    Pushker Raj, Ph.D.
    Manager, Serological Analysis Group
    Texas Department of State Health Services
  11. Overview of TB Case Registry Activities (772 KB)
    Maria G. Rodriguez
    Texas Department of State Health Services

 


Tuberculosis Reporting for Correctional Facilities in Texas: Law, Procedures and Best Practices
October 20, 2015
Austin, TX

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  1. Framework for TB Prevention and Care in Texas Correctional Facilities (454 KB)
    Raiza M. Ruiz, BAAS, CPM
    Congregate Settings Coordinator
    Texas Department of State Health Services
  2. Laws and Standards for TB Prevention and Care in Chapter 89 Correctional and Detention Facilities (1.0 MB)
    Daniel Coy
    Public Health and Prevention Specialist
    Texas Department of State Health Services
  3. Public Health Information Network (PHIN) (714 KB)
    Daniel Castillo
    Public Health and Prevention Specialist
    Texas Department of State Health Services
  4. Overview of the Texas Commission on Jail Standard (1.3 MB)
    Shannon Herklotz
    Assistant Director
    Texas Commission on Jail Standards
  5. TB Surveillance Overview (642 KB)
    Miranda Leathers Fanning, MPH
    TB/HIV/STD Epidemiology and Surveillance Group Manager
    Texas Department of State Health Services


Genotyping Meeting
August 15, 2014

  1. Genotyping 101 (Microsoft PowerPoint File 1.1 MB)
    Laura Lane, MPH, CPH; Epidemiologist
    Texas Department of State Health Services
  2. Role of the State Laboratory in Genotyping (Adobe PDF File 237 KB)
    Ken Jost, M(ACP); Tuberculosis Application Scientist
    Texas Department of State Health Services
  3. Surveillance - From Patient to CDC (Microsoft PowerPoint File 228 KB)
    Miranda Fanning, MPH; TB/HIV/STD Epidemiology and Surveillance Group Manager
    Texas Department of State Health Service
  4. All Together Now (Microsoft PowerPoint File 717 KB)
    Laura Lane, MPH, CPH ; Epidemiologist
    Texas Department of State Health Services
  5. Uses of Genotyping (Microsoft PowerPoint File 174 KB)
    Laura Lane, MPH, CPH ; Epidemiologist;
    Texas Department of State Health Services
  6. Responsibilities (Microsoft PowerPoint File 99 KB)
    Laura Lane, MPH, CPH; Epidemiologist
    Texas Department of State Health Services
  7. Hidalgo County Outbreak (Microsoft PowerPoint File 4.2 MB)
    Gloria Salinas, RN; Program Manager
    Hidalgo County Health and Human Services


Key Topics for Nurses in TB Clinical Practice
August 13-14, 2014

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  1. National Tuberculosis Nurse Coalition Update (696 KB)   
    Barbarah Martinez, R.N., B.S.N.
    Chief Nurse
    Houston Department of Health and Human Services
  2. Standing Delegation Orders Update (397 KB)
    Lisa Cornelius, M.D., M.P.H.
    Infectious Diseases Medical Officer
    Texas Department of State Health Services
  3. a. Use of Social Media in Contact Investigations (2.4 MB)
    b. Disease Intervention Specialist Performance Standards (162 KB)
    Sydney Minnerly, M.A.
    Partner Services Coordinator
    TB/HIV/STD/Hepatitis Prevention & Care Branch
    Texas Department of State Health Services
  4. Children vs. Adults:  Differences in TB Presentation and Case Management (2.37 MB)
    Jeffery Starke, M.D.
    Department of Pediatric Medicine, Infectious Disease
    Texas Children's Hospital
  5. A Case Study: Pediatric Nurse Case Management (636 KB)
    Barbarah Martinez, R.N., B.S.N.
    Chief Nurse
    Houston Department of Health and Human Services
  6. Surveillance in Texas (1.0 MB)    
    Miranda Leathers Fanning, M.P.H.
    Group Manager
    TB/HIV/STD Epidemiology and Surveillance
    Texas Department of State Health Services
  7. Pharmacy Orders and Reconciliation of TB Medications (685 KB)
    Jose Reyes
    Program Specialist
    Tuberculosis and Refugee Health Services Branch
    Texas Department of State Health Services
  8. CDC Quarantine station and "Do Not Board Orders" ̶  Part 1 & 2 (3.5 MB)         
    Miguel Escobedo, M.D., M.P.H.
    Medical Officer
    CDC US-MX Border Unit

 

Last updated November 21, 2016