Trainings for Civil Surgeons
Civil Surgeons and Status Adjustors: A Bridge to Tuberculosis Prevention
Thursday, March 19, 2020
9:30 AM – 4:00 PM
University of Southern California; Los Angeles, CA
California civil surgeons and their medical staff who complete medical examination forms for applicants seeking to adjust their status.
Training topics will include:
The role of the civil surgeon in TB prevention
TB Technical Instructions
How to complete the USCIS I-693 form
LTBI testing and ruling out active disease
LTBI reporting requirements and the CalREDIE surveillance system
There is no cost to attend this training. Participants will be able to earn 4.25 CME credits at no
charge. To register, please follow this link.
CDC Technical Instructions: What Civil Surgeons in California Need to Know
April 29, 2020 (9:00 AM – 4:30 PM) – April 30, 2020 (9:00 AM – 4:00 PM)
Oakland Federal Building; 1301 Clay St, 2nd Floor Theater, Oakland, CA 94612
This training is intended for civil surgeons, and their medical staff, who complete medical examinations of applicants seeking to adjust their immigration status in the United States
Strengthen the capacity of civil surgeons in California to complete medical examinations of applicants seeking to adjust their immigration status in the United States
Articulate the Centers for Disease Control’s (CDC’s) TB Elimination goals and describe current progress in achieving TB elimination in the United States and in California
Identify gaps in current TB prevention efforts and ways in which clinicians can contribute to TB elimination in California
Registration is open from February 3, 2020 to April 3, 2020. Please follow this link to register.
There is no cost to attend this training. This training is approved for up to 10 continuing education hours (credit amount subject to change with agenda finalization – please see website for more information)
California Department of Public Health TB Control Branch Webinars: