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SPOTLIGHT: Tuberculosis (TB)

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Learning products and resources designed to educate and assist the public health community and others with an interest in TB.

Learning Products

Basic Chest Radiology for the TB Clinician (Self Study Module)

  • Provides the basics of how to read chest radiographs and covers basic anatomy, disease patterns, and TB specific presentations

Core Curriculum on Tuberculosis: What the Clinician Should Know Continuing Education
Intended for use as a self-study reference for clinicians and other public health professionals caring for persons with or at high risk for TB disease or infection

Includes a slide set designed to be useful in developing educational programs

Effective TB Interviewing for Contact Investigation

  • A series of four modules, including an overview of the TB interview for contact investigations, basics of communication and patient education, cultural competency, and special interview circumstances

ID 202: Tuberculosis (TB) Training Program Continuing Education

Designed to educate health care workers about how to safely care for patients who have been exposed to or have TB disease

Places special emphasis on protecting the health of the health care worker

Introduction to the TB Cohort Review Process

  • Provides TB program leaders, managers, and clinicians with the necessary knowledge and skills to lead TB cohort reviews in their program areas

Latent Tuberculosis Infection (LTBI) Webinar and Case Studies

  • Provides information about LTBI, treatment issues, toxicities, and HIV/TB co-infection

Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis (MDR TB) and Extensively-Drug Resistant (XDR) TB Webinar Continuing Education

  • Provides information on the epidemiology, prevention, diagnosis and treatment of MDR and XDR TB

Self-Study Modules on Tuberculosis: Modules 1-5 Continuing Education

  • Series of five print-based modules covering epidemiology, transmission, pathogenesis, diagnosis, infection control, and treatment of TB infection and disease for health professionals, nurses, outreach workers, and clinicians

TB 101 for Health Care Workers Continuing Education

  • Designed to educate health care workers about basic concepts related to TB prevention and control in the United States

TB Prevention in the HIV-infected Patient: Screening, Testing, and Treatment of Latent TB Infection

  • Includes slides, audio narration, and interactive questions, and provides information on how to screen, test, and treat human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected patients for latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI)


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Information regarding training products and resources featured in the Spotlight was provided by

  • TrainingFinder Real-time Affiliate Integrated Network (TRAIN), a free service of the Public Health Foundation
  • Division of Tuberculosis Elimination
  • Page last reviewed: March 6, 2013
  • Page last updated: March 6, 2013
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