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Continuing Education Opportunities

CDC's TB 101 for Health Care Workers

The CDC's TB 101 for Health Care Workers is designed to educate health care workers about basic concepts related to TB prevention and control in the United States.  The target audience for the course includes newly hired TB program staff and health care workers in areas related to TB (such as individuals who work in correctional facilities or HIV/AIDS clinics).

CDC's Core Curriculum on Tuberculosis: What the Clinician Should Know

The CDC's Interactive Core Curriculum on Tuberculosis: What the Clinician Should Know provides clinicians and other public health professionals with information on diagnosing and treating latent TB infection and TB disease.  The target audience of the course is clinicians caring for people with or at high risk for TB disease.  Continuing Education (CE) credits are offered free of charge.

 CDC's Self-Study Modules on Tuberculosis

The Self-Study Modules on Tuberculosis are a series of educational modules designed to provide information about TB in a self-study format. The series consists of a total of nine modules that are separated into two courses. The first course, Modules 1-5, provides basic information on TB. The second course, Modules 6-9, provides more specific TB programmatic information.

CDC Tuberculosis Guidelines

Essential Components of a TB Prevention and Control Program

Treatment of Tuberculosis

Guidelines for the Investigation of Contacts of Persons with Infectious Tuberculosis

Targeted Tuberculin Testing and Treatment of Latent Tuberculosis Infection

Latent Tuberculosis Infection: A Guide for Primary Health Care Providers

Mantoux Tuberculin Skin Testing Products

Updated Guidelines for Using Interferon Gamma Release Assays to Detect Mycobacterium tuberculosis Infection --- United States, 2010

Ohio Department of Health Infectious Disease Control Manual

Tuberculosis Handbook for School Nurses

All available CDC guidelines by topic

 Upcoming In-Person Education Opportunities


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Tri-State TB Intensive Workshop

September 25-27, 2018

Columbus, Ohio

This course is designed for physicians, nurses, pharmacists and other health care professionals who are involved in the management of patients with tuberculosis (TB), supervise those who provide care for TB patients, or are TB control staff responsible for program management.  CNE's and CME's will be offered.



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