Thank you for your interest in becoming a TST Instructor! 

 

TST Instructor Candidate Requirements

  • TST Instructor candidates must be either an RN, LPN, NP, PA, MD, or DO and have experience in Tuberculosis Control.
  • Be knowledgeable in all aspects of TB including history, epidemiology, transmission, pathogenesis, diagnosis, treatment and prevention.
  • Have experience administering, reading and interpreting TB skin tests.
  • Be TST certified for at least 24 months prior to applying.
  • Hold a current TST certification.

 

Application Process

The Instructor application review and approval process can take up to 30 days.  Once the approval process is complete, you will be notified by email and provided further instructions. Please Note:  During the approval process timeframe, you are INELIGIBLE to schedule or conduct a TST Workshop. 

Consequences for conducting a workshop prior to completion of the review process and approval date, will include, but are not limited to:

  • Disqualification of the applicant from becoming a TST Instructor.
  • Disqualification of all workshop participants from a class held before the instructor was approved from obtaining continuing education and TST certification.

 

Please contact us with any questions.

 

 


FastTrack Recertification Information

To be eligible for the FastTrack Recertification an Instructor must:

  • Have taught a total of four (4) courses over 24 months having opened two (2) of the required four (4) workshops to the public OR taught 6 Private workshops

  • Be an instructor in good standing

  • Complete the FastTrack Recertification form this form includes the application, Biographical Data and Conflict of Interest all in one

 

Non-FastTrack Recertification Information

For those that are not eligible for the FastTrack Recertification an Instructor must:

  • Be eligible per TST Candidate Guidelines

  • Register for and complete a TST workshop

  • If you feel you need a refresher on the TTT please attend a TTT course or contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

For general Instructor information, view the How to Become an Instructor page.

 

HOW TO BECOME A MASTER REGIONAL TRAINER

 

Thank you for your interest in becoming a Master Regional Trainer (MRT)! Here is what you need to know in order to complete the process.

What is a MRT?

Master Regional Trainers (MRTs) are responsible for guiding and advising the MDHHS TB Control Unit on required annual updates to the TST and TTT PowerPoints. MRTs vote on waiver requests and MRT Candidate Applications, as well as participant in bi-monthly conference calls with the MDHHS TB Control Unit staff. The need for more MRTs is growing and we look forward to YOU joining this group!

MRT Requirements


MRTs must:

  • Agree to hold at least one TTT Workshop, open to the public, every 12 months

  • Participate in calls with other MRTs and State TB Control Unit.

Qualifications


A MRT candidate must be an active, certified TST Instructor, in good standing, that is responsible for training others in both TST and TTT. Candidates must meet all of the following criteria to become and remain an MRT:

 

  • Be TST Certified

  • Have at least five years’ experience working in TB Control

  • Be a TST Instructor for a minimum of 24 months prior to becoming a MRT

Application Requirements


If you are interested in becoming an MRT, please complete the following and submit to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.:

 

  • A resume or CV that shows a minimum of five years’ experience in TB Control

  • TST Master Regional Trainer Application

  • Be prepared to complete the Biographical Data/Conflict of Interest online form, if applicable (link to the online form will be emailed after approval, if needed)

The MRT application review and approval process can take up to 60 days. Once the approval process is complete, you will receive an email with further instructions. Please note that during the approval process timeframe, you are INELIGIBLE to schedule or conduct a TTT workshop.

 

Please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with any questions