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This guide, intended for nurses who are responsible for case management of patients with TB, provides information on the TB case management process and how it is applied when caring for patients and implementing essential activities for controlling TB. The guide describes the rationale for and activities of TB case management, patient-centered strategies for improving adherence, and TB in special circumstances, ranging from people with HIV to those in correctional settings. Case studies, ‘tricks of the trade’ from experienced TB nurse case managers, sample tools, and resource lists are used to reinforce messages, offer practical guidance, and provide supplemental information.
The tools from the guide are available below in Microsoft Word and can be modified as needed:
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