Self-Study Modules on Tuberculosis (Modules 1-5)
Course Number: SS3035
The Self-Study Modules on Tuberculosis, 1-5 is a course that provides basic information on TB for health care staff who work on the frontlines of TB prevention and control. The course consists of five modules on the following topics: Transmission and Pathogenesis of Tuberculosis, Epidemiology of Tuberculosis, Targeted Testing and the Diagnosis of Latent Tuberculosis Infection (LTBI) and Tuberculosis Disease, Treatment of Latent Tuberculosis Infection (LTBI) and Tuberculosis Disease, and Infectiousness and Infection Control.
TARGET AUDIENCE: The target audiences for this course are outreach workers, nurses, physicians, administrators, health educators, and students from a variety of settings, including: TB programs, managed care organizations, homeless shelters, migrant clinics, substance abuse facilities, nursing and medical schools, and other facilities serving persons with or at risk for TB.
MATERIALS: The participant can access the materials at the CDC/DTBE website http://www.cdc.gov/tb.
Print-based versions of these materials can also be ordered on the CDC/DTBE website. If the participant would like a print-based version of the modules by mail, they can request one through the CDC/DTBE online order form at http://www2.cdc.gov/nchstp_od/piweb/tborderform.asp.