TB Training Roadmap-Hospitals & Nursing Homes

Selected Training and Resource Materials
Core Curriculum on Tuberculosis: What the Clinician Should Know. Chapter 8: Community Tuberculosis Control
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Organization: CDC

Year: 2011

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. In addition, the Core Curriculum includes a slide set designed to be useful in developing educational programs.

Format: Manual

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Guidelines for Environmental Infection Control in Health-Care Facilities

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Organization: CDC

Year: 2003

Description: This report reviews previous guidelines and strategies for preventing environment-associated infections in health-care facilities and offers recommendations. 

Format: MMWR Guidelines

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Guidelines for Preventing the Transmission of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Health-Care Settings, 2005

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Organization: CDC

Year: 2005

Description: These guidelines have been expanded to address a broader concept; health-care–associated settings go beyond the previously defined facilities. The term "health-care setting" includes many types, such as inpatient settings, outpatient settings, TB clinics, settings in correctional facilities in which health care is delivered, settings in which home-based health-care and emergency medical services are provided, and laboratories handling clinical specimens that might contain M. tuberculosis. 

Format: MMWR Guidelines

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Staying Safe: Preventing TB Transmission in Health Care Facilities

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Organization: Curry International Tuberculosis Center (CITC)

Year: 2014

Description: This webinar was created for nurses and other health care workers who interact with TB patients or who supervise staff working with TB patients in a health care facility.

Format: Webinar (48:36 minutes)

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Tuberculosis Infection Control: A Practical Manual for Preventing TB

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Organization: Curry International Tuberculosis Center (CITC)

Year: 2011

Description: This manual provides information about the guidelines and regulations pertaining to TB infection control, methods of reducing the risk of TB infection, and facility-specific guidelines for reducing the risk and dealing with potential exposure.

Format: Booklet

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