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Webcast Hot Topics in TB! The Elderly and TB
Mar 12, 2020
This webcast is intended for healthcare professionals who are actively engaged in the identification, case management, and treatment of patients with latent TB infection or active TB disease.
Comprehensive guidelines for treatment of latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI) among persons living in the United States were last published in 2000 (American Thoracic Society. CDC targeted tuberculin testing and treatment of latent tuberculosis infection. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2000;161:S221–47). Since then, several new regimens have been evaluated in clinical trials. To update previous guidelines, the National Tuberculosis Controllers Association (NTCA) and CDC convened a committee to conduct a systematic literature review and make new recommendations for the most effective and least toxic regimens for treatment of LTBI among persons who live in the United States.
Screening and Treating TB Infection
Mar 24, 2020
This learning opportunity is designed to help clinicians identify when to screen for tuberculosis and how to treat TB infection.
TB Nurse Case Management
Mar 17-19, 2020
This course is intended for nurses and public health staff who are actively engaged in the identification, case management, and treatment of patients with tuberculosis infection or disease.
Introduction to TB Nurse Case Management Online
Jan 27, 2020
This course is intended for the registered nurse (RN), licensed practical/vocational nurse (LPN/LVN) with less than one year TB experience and greater than 25% of job duties dedicated to TB case management including case identification, case management, and treatment of patients with tuberculosis infection or disease. Participants must complete the CDC Self Study Modules 1‐9 and present a Certificate of Completion prior to the first session.
January 30, 2019
This webcast is intended for healthcare professionals who care for persons diagnosed with tuberculosis infection or disease and will provide them with knowledge to identify and apply appropriate interventions to manage patients with drug rash related to anti-TB medications.
In case you missed it, view Part 1: https://heartlandtbcenterseminar.adobeconnect.com/pmijtferfmd9