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TB-129 Arresting TB: Understanding the Culture of Corrections

Enrollment DeadlineSectionCourse FormatStart/End Dates Details Instructor(s)Speakers
Archived Webinar Self-paced Courses Ongoing
Tara Wildes   Ellen Murray, PhD, BSN, RN  

Course Description

This webinar discusses the culture of corrrections and TB.


Upon completion of this training, participants will be able to . . .

  • Discuss the general administrative structure of correctional systems and inmate medical programs.
  • Describe the different jail and prison cell classifications and the implications for TB prevention.
  • Describe the “prisonization” of staff and inmates.
  • Define the opportunities for enhanced collaboration between public health TB programs and corrections medical and security staff.

Target Audience:

  • TB program and clinical staff in public health, especially those responsible for working closely with corrections personnel (medical and security).

Slides:  https://sntc.medicine.ufl.edu//Content/Webinars/SupportingDocs//Arresting%20TB%20-%20080813%20-%20FINAL.pdf



Keywords:  TB, Tuberculosis, active TB disease, MTB, M. tb, M. tuberculosis, Mycobacterium tuberculosis, MTB complex, M. tuberculosis complex, Latent TB infection, LTBI, Department of Corrections, Prisons, Jails, Detention Centers, ICE




Average Completion Time

1.5 hours



Associated Programs (Explain)

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Course Competencies

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