Core Curriculum on Tuberculosis: What the Clinician Should Know
The Core Curriculum is intended for use as a self-study guide and reference manual for clinicians and other public health professionals caring for people with or at high risk for TB disease or infection.
The Core Curriculum is available in both print and interactive forms below.
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Table of Contents
- Introduction and Table of Contents (PDF 456KB)
- Chapter 1: Overview of Tuberculosis Epidemiology in the United States (PDF 665KB)
- Chapter 2: Transmission and Pathogenesis of Tuberculosis (PDF 760KB)
- Chapter 3: Testing for Tuberculosis Infection and Disease (PDF 407KB)
- Chapter 4: Diagnosis of Tuberculosis Disease (PDF 638KB)
- Chapter 5: Treatment for Latent Tuberculosis Infection (PDF 197KB)
- Chapter 6: Treatment of Tuberculosis Disease (PDF 505KB)
- Chapter 7: Tuberculosis Infection Control (PDF 794KB)
- Chapter 8: Community Tuberculosis Control (PDF 163KB)
- Appendix A: Glossary (PDF 94KB)
- Appendix B: Answers to the Study Questions (PDF 77KB)
- Appendix C: PowerPoint Slide Set (PDF 4.8MB)
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Text only version (PDF 376 KB)
The Interactive Core Curriculum on Tuberculosis: What the Clinician Should Know provides clinicians and other public health professionals with information on diagnosing and treating latent TB infection and TB disease. The target audience of the course is clinicians caring for people with or at high risk for TB disease.
Continuing education (CE) credits are offered free of charge for various professions.
- Page last reviewed: September 1, 2012
- Page last updated: July 9, 2013
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