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Organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
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.
Organization: Curry International Tuberculosis Center (CITC)
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)
Year:Developed in 2006 and updated in December 2009
Description: This webinar provides information on how to effectively target test for tuberculosis (TB) as well as how to treat latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI). A question and answer guide, a printable PowerPoint slide file, and other useful resources are also included as supplemental materials.
Format: Webinar (59:14 minutes)
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)
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.
Organization:Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
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.
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.
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.
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