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This online course was developed to help TB nurses and clinicians learn about TB laboratory testing best practices. Topics covered in the course include specimen preparation, detection, identification, drug susceptibility testing, and supplemental testing. The course includes resources, a glossary, and a job aid...

Health Professionals Nurses
2023

This online, self-paced mini-course series consists of 9 modules lasting under two hours each. The modules provide brief introductions to common challenges that persons with TB may face. The modules also present information about strategies and services for effective intervention, management, and treatment in populations at increased risk for TB...

Civil Surgeons Health Professionals Nurses Physicians
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

These educational modules are designed to provide basic information about tuberculosis (TB) in a self-study format for new TB health care workers. This instructional packet includes a series of five modules, an introduction, a glossary, and content covering transmission, pathogenesis, epidemiology, diagnosis, treatment of TB infection and disease, and infection control...

Health Professionals Outreach Workers
2019

Health Literacy: New Field, New Opportunities is an online tutorial designed for health and literacy educators interested in addressing health literacy barriers to good health in their work.  The tutorial was developed by World Education with funding from the National Network of Libraries of Medicine New England Region (NN/NL NER)...

Health Educators/Communicators Health Professionals
2019

A free online course that is designed to cover all aspects of the management of TB infection, including the diagnosis and treatment of TB. After taking the online course, you will:

-Understand the rationale of TB preventive treatment  
-Identify at-risk groups for TB infection and disease
-Appreciate the strengths and limitations of current diagnostic tests for TB infection
-Know the range of treatment options for TB infection
-Become familiar with issues associated with implementation of TB prevention services in the field

Health Professionals
2019
This online course is designed to provide TB control staff, clinicians, and nurses a brief overview of basic principles of molecular technology and test platforms used for molecular testing of Mycobacterium tuberculosis as a basis for understanding how mutations are associated with drug resistance and what reporting language might be used to describe resistance results.
Health Professionals Lab Personnel
2017
This is a web-based course that provides clinicians with the basic concepts of diagnosing and treating latent TB infection and TB disease. The course is based on the print-based Core Curriculum and includes chapters on transmission, pathogenesis, testing, diagnosis, treatment, and infection control.
Health Professionals
2015
This online course covers how to diagnose, treat, and prevent childhood TB. The course consists of six modules: epidemiology, diagnosis, treatment, TB/HIV, prevention, and practice. The content is based on the World Health Organization's "Guidance for National Tuberculosis Programmes on the Management of Tuberculosis in Children" and the Union's "Desk Guide for Diagnosis and Management of TB in Children...
Health Professionals
2015
This brief online course allows users to test their knowledge regarding the Xpert MTB/RIF assay.
Health Professionals Lab Personnel
2015
This series of interactive modules was developed by the Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL) in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Topics include laboratory safety, specimen collection, AFB smear microscopy, mycobacterial culture, and drug susceptibility testing...
Lab Personnel
2014
These modules are designed for health care workers and provide TB programmatic information. The modules include information on managing patients and improving adherence, patient rights and confidentiality, contact investigations, and outbreak detection and response.
Health Professionals Outreach Workers
2014

This application, created by the WMA and the New Jersey Medical School Global Tuberculosis Institute, gives physicians the flexibility to access the course material at any time, even when they are discussing treatment options with their patients. The application was developed in collaboration with the World Health Organization with financial support from the Eli Lilly MDR-TB partnership...

Health Professionals
2013
This online course explains how the FAST strategy can be applied in various settings. FAST stands for: Finding TB cases, Actively, Separating safely, and Treating effectively.
Health Professionals Managers and Supervisors Lab Personnel Infection Control and Occupational Health Workers
2013
This online course discusses critical principles and steps to facilitate treatment adherence for MDR-TB patients. The five A’s are: Assess, Advise, Agree, Arrange, and Assist.
Health Professionals
2013