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Training Materials
Core Curriculum on Tuberculosis, Chapter 6: Treatment of Tuberculosis Disease

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Organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (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. This chapter deals with treatment of TB disease.

Format: Manual

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Self-Study Modules on Tuberculosis Module 4: Treatment of Latent Tuberculosis Infection and Tuberculosis Disease

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Organization: CDC

Year: 2015

Description: A series of educational modules designed to provide information about TB in a self-study format. This chapter deals with treatment of TB disease. Continuing education credits are available.

Format: Self-study modules

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Medical Management of Tuberculosis Webinar

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Organization: Curry International Tuberculosis Center (CITC)

Year: Originally developed in February 2006 and updated in November 2009

Description: This webinar provides information on how to manage treatment of tuberculosis (TB). A question and answer session, a printable PowerPoint slide file, and other useful resources are also included as supplemental materials.

Format: Online (32:08 minutes)

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Treatment of TB: Managing Adverse Drug Effects

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Organization: GTBI

Year: 2011

Description: Treatment of tuberculosis requires multi-drug combination therapy over a sufficient time period and all anti-TB medications are associated with a predictable incidence of adverse effects ranging from mild to severe. This web-based seminar discusses the management of medication side effects in TB patients to decrease the risk of toxicity and ensure completion of therapy.

Format: Webinar (60 minutes)

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Tuberculosis Drug-Induced Liver Injury

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Organization: CITC

Year: 2013

Description: This webinar was created for public and private clinicians and allied health personnel who work with tuberculosis (TB). It clarified key information that providers need to know when working with patients with compromised liver function due to taking TB medication.

Format: Webinar (60 minutes)

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Resource Materials

CDC Guidelines

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Organization: CDC Division of Tuberculosis Elimination

Year: Various

Description: This is a compilation of articles pertinent to the guidelines for treatment of TB

Format: Guidelines

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Management of the Active TB Patient at Risk of Hepatotoxicity

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Organization: Heartland National Tuberculosis Center (HNTC)

Year: 2010

Description: 1 page flow diagram for clinicians and healthcare providers

Format: Factsheet

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Treatment of Tuberculosis: Standard Therapy for Active Disease in Adults & Adolescents

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Organization: Global Tuberculosis Institute (GTBI)

Year: 2009

Description: This pocket-size drug treatment information card for clinicians provides information on the standard anti-tuberculosis therapy for active disease in adults, including dosages, daily and intermittent regimens, side effects, treatment information, and visual depictions of first-line medications.

Format: Pocket card

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Tuberculosis Adverse Drug Events

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Organization: HNTC

Year: 2010

Description: This information card lists possible adverse reactions and/or side effects patients may have to TB medication.

Format: Pocket Guide

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Tuberculosis Drug Information Guide, 2nd Edition

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Organization: CITC

Year: 2012

Description: The Tuberculosis Drug Information Guide, 2nd edition, is derived from Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis: A Survival Guide for Clinicians (2nd edition) produced in 2008. Two additional drugs, ofloxacin and clarithromycin (which are used primarily outside of the US), have been included. This Guide can help any physician, nurse, or pharmacist who participates in the management of patients with TB or LTBI.

Format: Manual

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Tuberculosis Medication Drug and Food Interactions

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Organization: Heartland National Tuberculosis Center (HNTC)

Year: 2010

Description: This information card provides information on the multiple significant drug interactions between TB medications; specifically, INH, rifampin, and other medications and the effect of the interaction. It also provides information on food interactions with first and second-line TB drugs.

Format: Information Card

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