Tricks of the Trade: Strategies for Pediatric TB Case Management

This webinar discusses practical aspects of the case management of children and adolescents with latent TB infection (LTBI) and TB disease. It highlights the importance of evaluating and treating children for LTBI and TB disease, factors that influence adherence to TB treatment and strategies for overcoming barriers to improve the effectiveness of treatment.

 

Handouts:

Tricks of the Trade: Strategies for Pediatric TB Case Management
Lillian Pirog, RN, BSN, PNP & Suzanne Tortoriello, RN, MSN, APN

Resources:

Pediatric Drug Card

TB Handbook for School Nurses

Targeted Tuberculin Skin Testing and Treatment of Latent Tuberculosis: Infection in Children and Adolescents. Pediatrics Vol 114 No 4 2004.

Children Getting their own anti-TB drugs soon

Children with TB getting better treatment - rapid roll-out of the new child friendly medicines in 27 countries

Child Friendly Medicines