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Basics of MDR-TB Clinical Care: Online Video Series

Basics of MDR-TB Clinical Care: Online Video Series

The Basics of MDR-TB Clinical Care: Online Video Series is comprised of a series of short, online lectures presented in easy to digest segments. The first three installments are now available and the complete series will cover major topics pertaining to epidemiology, diagnosis, treatment regimens, monitoring and case management, side-effects, prevention and isolation, treatment of contacts, and special situations.

Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis: A Survival Guide for Clinicians, 3rd edition

Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis: A Survival Guide for Clinicians, 3rd edition

First released in 2004, the Guide is a joint publication of CITC and the Tuberculosis Control Branch of the California Department of Public Health. It contains information and user-friendly tools and templates for use by any clinician who participates in the management of patients with drug-resistant TB. The 10 chapters and 4 appendices cover major topics pertaining to epidemiology, diagnosis, laboratory issues, treatment, medications, pediatrics, co-morbidities and special situations, monitoring and case management, adverse reactions, and treatment of contacts.

Exploding Head Zone -- The Interface of Molecular and Growth-Based Drug Susceptibility Testing

Date: January 25, 2017

Exploding Head Zone webinar

This 75-minute training was created for physicians, nurses, and other health professionals who diagnose and treat patients with TB. The training focused on how to put together results from both conventional growth-based and molecular methods of TB drug susceptibility testing (including conflicting or contradictory results) to request further testing and/or design optimal treatment regimens for TB patients. This is part of Curry's On-Demand Webinar series.

Nurse Case Management of Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis

Date: May 20, 2015

Nurse Case Management of Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis

This 75-minute training was created for nurses, doctors, and other licensed medical professionals and public health professionals involved in managing cases of drug-resistant tuberculosis and evaluating contacts to drug-resistant tuberculosis cases. This 60-minute presentation will be followed by a 15-minute Q and A session. The training will focus on the case management of drug-resistant tuberculosis and evaluation of contacts to drug-resistant TB cases. This is the part of Curry's On-Demand Webinar series.