Tuberculosis (online course)
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Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing:
Global Tuberculosis (TB) Clinical Management and Research
Period: 9 weeks (2-4 hours/week).
Description and overview:
Estimates from the World Health Organization demonstrate that Mycobacterium tuberculosis (TB) remains a leading cause of death globally. TB also is the leading cause of death among persons with HIV infection and remains a challenge for both clinicians and researchers. This nine-week course focuses on TB/HIV Co-Infection and innovative research solutions to address the disease and introduces an overview on TB Care and Management Health Care Workers or Health Profession Students will learn to plan and deliver TB care in their communities by applying the latest clinical and research data to their setting.
Over the course of 9 weeks, you will look at the following topics:
- Epidemiologic Overview of Global TB and DR-TB
- Diagnostic Testing for TB
- Pharmacology of Anti-Tuberculosis Treatment
- Overview of TB Management Principles
- Latent TB in India
- TB Infection Control in South Africa
- TB in Healthcare Workers
- TB Intensified Case Finding in Brazil
- Cost Effectiveness Analysis in TB Clinical Trials
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