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Training Materials
Core Curriculum on Tuberculosis, Chapter 5: Treatment for Latent Tuberculosis Infection

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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 infection.

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 infection. Continuing education credits are available.

Format: Self-study modules

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Sharing the Care: Working Together on LTBI Treatment and Management

 

Organization: Curry International Tuberculosis Center (CITC)

Year: 2014

Description: This training was created for physicians and other licensed medical professionals who diagnose and treat latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI). The training focused on risk assessment, diagnosis, and treatment options for LTBI. The 75-minute presentation was followed by a 15-minute Q & A session.

Format: Webinar (80 minutes)

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New Treatment Regimen for Latent Tuberculosis Infection

 

Organization: CDC

Year: 2012

Description: In this podcast, Dr. Kenneth Castro, Director of the Division of Tuberculosis Elimination, discusses the December 9, 2011 CDC guidelines for the use of a new regimen for the treatment of persons with latent tuberculosis infection.

Format: Podcast (3:16 minutes)

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Strategies for Ensuring Adherence to LTBI Treatment

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Organization: GTBI

Year: 2008

Description: Explores successful and innovative approaches to ensuring adherence to LTBI treatment. Sound principles of behavioral science, flexibility, and a patient-centered approach are essential. Hands-on experts will explain how they are successful and how to tailor approaches to your own programs and patient populations. Case presentations are included.

Format: Webinar

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Targeting TB Testing and Treatment of Latent TB Infection

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Organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Year: 2011

Description: The slide set provides an overview of the current recommendations for the treatment of latent tuberculosis. The target audience for this slide set is primary health care providers.

Format: PowerPoint presentation

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Treatment of LTBI Multimedia Video

LTBI Card: Patient's TB Testing and Treatment Record

Organization: GTBI

Year: 2013

Description: This video discusses diagnosing Latent Tuberculosis Infection (LTBI).  It discusses treatment regimens, including the new 12-dose regimen, recent guidelines, special circumstances, adverse effects and adherence.

Format: Video (15:09 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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Diagnosis and Treatment of Latent Tuberculosis Infection (LTBI)

Diagnosis and Treatment of LTBI Pocket Card

Organization: GTBI

Year: 2012

Description: This pocket-sized drug treatment card for clinicians provides information on diagnosis of latent tuberculosis infection and therapy options and recommendations for infected patients.

Format: Pocket Card

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Latent Tuberculosis Infection (LTBI) Mobile Application for Health Care Providers

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Organization: CDC

Year: 2013

Description: The Latent TB Infection (LTBI): Guide for Diagnosis and Treatment mobile application for health care providers makes it easy to find CDC’s latest LTBI recommendations on your iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch, or Android device. When your device is connected to wireless or cellular service, the content is updated automatically to ensure you always have the most up-to-date information.

Format: App

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Latent Tuberculosis Infection: A Guide for Primary Health Care Providers

 

Organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Year: 2010

Description: This guide is intended for primary care providers who care for individuals and populations who may be at risk for infection with Mycobacterium tuberculosis.

Format: Booklet

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LTBI Card: Patient's TB Testing and Treatment Record

LTBI Card: Patient's TB Testing and Treatment Record

 

Organization: GTBI

Year: 2004

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

This material is available on-line only.
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Management of Latent Tuberculosis Infection in Children and Adolescents: A Guide for the Primary Care Provider

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Organization: GTBI

Year: 2009

Description: This handbook is a resource for primary care providers. Topics include targeted testing, risk assessment, and treatment of LTBI in children and adolescents. Originally developed in 2004, this product was updated in 2009 to include the most recent recommendations found in the American Academy of Pediatrics 2009 edition of the Report of the Committee on Infectious Diseases (Red Book). A one-page addendum describing an additional treatment option was added in 2014.

Format: Booklet

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Additional documents (forms):

  • 508 Compliant Version [PDF]
  • Booklet Version [PDF]
TB Infection Patient Educational Materials

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Organization: Massachusetts Department of Public Health Division of Global Populations and Infectious Disease Prevention

Year: 2014

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.

Format: Factsheets

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