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management, and elimination of TB.

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This tool can be used by correctional and detention facilities to help identify their TB risk classification. The resource also provides recommendations to implement from the North Dakota Department of Health.

Correctional Facility Staff
2023

TB 101 for Health Care Workers is a Web-based course 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 community health organizations and other health care settings)...

Correctional Facility Staff Health Educators/Communicators Health Professionals Medical and Nursing School Students Nurses Outreach Workers Physicians
2021

The resource provides recommendations for the programmatic management of tuberculosis preventive treatment. Modules of the WHO consolidated guidelines on tuberculosis are complemented by matching modules of the WHO operational handbook on tuberculosis.

Civil Surgeons Correctional Facility Staff Government Agencies Health Professionals Infection Control and Occupational Health Workers International Agencies Physicians
2020

The operational handbook provides information on how to implement the WHO recommendations, tools, job-aids, and monitoring and evaluation indicators for the programmatic management of tuberculosis preventive treatment. The Module 1 handbook complements Module 1 of the WHO consolidated guidelines on tuberculosis...

Civil Surgeons Correctional Facility Staff Government Agencies Health Professionals Infection Control and Occupational Health Workers Physicians International Agencies
2020
The "What Corrections Staff Need to Know" slide set is designed to be used by health department staff to educate correctional facility staff on TB treatment and control efforts. The materials may be adapted to meet the needs and regulations of your jurisdiction.
Correctional Facility Staff
2015
The resources on this website were compiled by the NTCA/NTNC Corrections Committee. Topics include TB prevention and control, epidemiology, screening, contact investigation, infection control, release planning, and cultural factors. When using a resource, please review and edit to comply with state and local regulations or your program needs.
Health Professionals Correctional Facility Staff
2015
This online resource provides a variety of tools to assist corrections staff and public health TB programs who work with correctional facilities in TB control efforts. These tools may be downloaded and modified to meet the specific needs of each site. The site contains a large compilation of modifiable forms and templates, archived webinar training, and various written, video and online resources to support TB work within correctional facilities...
Health Professionals Correctional Facility Staff
2015
These four webinars highlight challenges, legal requirements, and best practice strategies for preventing and controlling TB in correctional facilities. These webinars were produced by the Minnesota Department of Health in consultation with several local public health agencies and correctional agency staff...
Health Professionals Correctional Facility Staff
2014
This slide set provides a summary of TB cases in a correctional facility at the time of diagnosis for the years 1993 through 2011.
Correctional Facility Staff Policy Makers
2013
This slide set was developed as an accompaniment to the guidelines Prevention and Control of Tuberculosis in Correctional and Detention Facilities: Recommendations from CDC.
Health Professionals Correctional Facility Staff
2010
The Policy Guidelines outline the detailed evidence and explanation of the recommendations and describe the methods, the people involved and the summary of conflicts of interest. The aim of this guidance is to provide a strategic approach to reducing TB- and HIV-related morbidity and mortality among drug users and their communities in a way that promotes holistic and person-centred services.
Health Professionals Correctional Facility Staff Social Service Providers
2008
This information kit provides information on the rationale and use of an LTBI card. It includes a sample wallet-sized pocket card that LTBI patients can use as a portable 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 health care provider...
Health Professionals Correctional Facility Staff Civil Surgeons
2004
This report describes three cases that illustrate several issues associated with the deportation of patients with incomplete treatment of TB disease after detention. These cases highlight the need for interagency coordination to ensure completion of treatment for persons being evaluated or treated for TB.
Health Professionals Correctional Facility Staff Policy Makers
2003
This videotape presents a comedic skit that illustrates the complexities involving care of a difficult inmate who has active TB disease and the collaboration needed to identify contacts and treat the inmate to cure. The videotape addresses transmission and infectiousness, medication regimen, length of treatment, and the need for good specimen collection and types of specimens.
Correctional Facility Staff
2002
This book is for health care workers considering embarking on TB control in prisons and covers structural, administrative, and medical issues. It is designed primarily for use in settings where there is a high incidence of TB and limited resources.
Health Professionals Correctional Facility Staff
2000