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Understanding the TB Cohort Review Process: Instruction Guide (2006)

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Available from CDC Division of Tuberculosis Elimination

  • Effective TB Interviewing for Contact Investigation: Facilitator-Led Training Guide
    An interactive, skill-building guide designed to improve the knowledge and proficiency of TB staff responsible for conducting the TB interview. The guide is intended for facilitators who will be conducting TB interviewing courses.
  • Effective TB Interviewing for Contact Investigation: Self-Study Modules
    A series of 4 modules, including an overview of the TB interview for contact investigations, basics of communication and patient education, cultural competency, and special interview circumstances.
  • Effective TB Interviewing for Contact Investigations DVD
    This 67-minute DVD demonstrates successful interviewing strategies with TB patients and is designed to enhance the knowledge and skills of health care workers who are responsible for conducting TB interviews with patients as part of contact investigations.
  • Self-Study Modules on Tuberculosis 6-9
    A continuation of the Self-Study Modules on TB series, these four modules cover contact investigations and outbreak investigations, patient rights and confidentiality, and managing patient and promoting adherence.
  • Find TB Resources
    Use this site to search for TB education and training materials, submit TB materials for inclusion in the database, find out how to order TB materials, locate funding opportunities, get information about TB organizations, find out about upcoming events, sign up for TB-related electronic mailing lists and digests, and locate TB-related Web links.


Available from New Jersey Medical School Global Tuberculosis Institute at Rutgers


  • Tuberculosis Case Management for Nurses: Self-Study Modules
    These four self-study modules provide an overview of public health nursing and discuss the fundamentals of TB case management, leadership skills of the nurse case manager and management of the pediatric patient. Each module contains review questions and references.
  • TB Simulated Patients: A Training and Resource Guide for Contact Investigation
    The manual describes the methods for utilizing patient scenarios for interviewing training and provides accompanying materials for the roles of the index patient, interviewer and supervisor/observer. The patient roles encompass a variety of life circumstances to provide the interviewer with opportunities for multiple skills development. Also included are guidelines for the supervisor to develop training, evaluate and provide feedback to new and experienced interviewers.


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