The Tuberculosis Education Program in Indiana was created by a joint effort of the American Lung Association in Indiana, The Indiana State Department of Health, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and many dedicated health professionals.
The American Lung Association in Indiana, in conjunction with the Indiana State Department of Health, performs administrative duties surrounding TB validation classes intended for health care professionals to give TB skins tests and follow-up evaluations.
The American Lung Association in Indiana holds CDC updates when applicable, and a TB Track of the LUNG FORCE Expo every other year to update health care professionals with the latest educational information available.
The American Lung Association in Indiana has the following products available for purchase for Trainers and Instructors who have met the requirements to maintain an active membership with the American Lung Association in Indiana TB Program.
- TB Basic Competency Validation Card*
- TB Instructor Manual
- TB Instructor Course Validation Card*
- Instructor Renewal (Nov. 1st through April 15th)
You may also download the Product Order Form for cash or check payment.
The American Lung Association of Indiana, in conjunction with the Indiana State Department of Health, performs administrative duties surrounding TB validation classes intended for health care professionals to give TB skin tests and follow-up evaluations.
We have Instructors and Trainers located throughout the State of Indiana who teach the following programs:
To add an Upcoming Course to our site, please fill out this form.
Basic Tuberculosis Education Program
The participant must successfully complete the ISDH free IN-TRAIN online course at https://in.train.org. Select ISDH TB Basic Course #1084082. He/she must then successfully complete the American Lung Association in Indiana TB Competency Validation Check-off session within 60 days. Find a location and contact the instructor for times and fees. This card is valid for three years.
Instructor Tuberculosis Education Program
This course is designed to teach the instructor candidate how to instruct the American Lung Association in Indiana TB Competency Validation. All materials, procedures and policies for leading the skills demonstration of administration, reading, and recording of Mantoux TSTs will be covered. The need to carefully assess and meet the needs of each Basic Participant is stressed. You must hold the Basic TB Competency Validation Card for six months and hold either an Indiana Professional License or a 4-year degree in a health-related major to be eligible to take this class.
The following forms may be used by American Lung Association TB Program Instructors and Trainers for program administration. The resources and contact information are also listed below for program partners or those seeking further information.
- TB Product Order Form
- TB Basic Course Roster
- TB Participant Evaluation
- TB Instructor Course Roster
- TB Instructor Course Registration Form
- TB Instructor Information Sheet
- Current TB Instructor Manual
- TB Instructor Course Evaluation
- Patient Consent For Exam and Treatment
- Statement of Financial & Resource Support
- TB Annual Symptoms Evaluation
- TB Skin Test Patient Questionnaire
Mailing Address: American Lung Association
115 W. Washington St, Suite 1180-S,
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Phone: 317-210-8553 or toll-free 800-LUNG-USA
Page last updated: March 27, 2020