TB Training Roadmap-Diagnosis
Description: The Core Curriculum is intended for use as a self-study guide or reference manual for clinicians and other public health professionals caring for people with or at high risk for TB disease or infection. This chapter deals with targeted testing.
Description: The Core Curriculum is intended for use as a self-study guide or reference manual for clinicians and other public health professionals caring for people with or at high risk for TB disease or infection. This chapter deals with diagnosis of disease.
Organization: Institute for Medical and Nursing Education, Inc.
Description: This online tutorial provides practical information that will help nurses, technicians, and laboratory staff obtain and process IGRA specimens consistent with the approved labeling of the tests to assure high quality control and avoid unnecessary treatment referrals. Continuing education credits are available.
Format: Online tutorialLink
Description: Provides LTBI patients with a permanent record of their tuberculin skin test, chest x-ray and treatment status. Patients can carry the card at all times and show it whenever they are seen by a new healthcare provider. This card is available in PDF format and MS Word and is in multiple languages.
Format: Wallet-sized card and instructions
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Organization: Massachusetts Department of Public Health Division of Global Populations and Infectious Disease Prevention
Description:The goal of these materials is to teach patients about TB infection and to motivate them to start and complete treatment if diagnosed. The materials are designed to encourage provider-patient interactions for active learning through the process of testing and treatment decisions. There are four materials in this series and it is suggested to use the materials as a continuum, as they build upon each other.
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