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Diagnosis and Management of Tuberculosis in the Pregnant Patient

The management of patients infected with M. tuberculosis can be complicated and challenging in the presence of other medical conditions. This webinar will specifically cover screening, diagnosis, treatment, and management of TB patients who are pregnant. The seminar will consist of an overview of the current practices and recommendation related to this population, as well as issues around TB in women of childbearing age.

1hr 24mins

13 Nov 2015

Rank #1

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Legal Interventions in TB Control

This webinar explored successful and innovative approaches to implementing legal interventions in TB control programs in the United States. Experts shared legal and ethical considerations, as well as hands-on experiences, practical steps, and legal tools that can be used to improve outcomes of case management, treatment outcomes, and contact investigations.

1hr 42mins

13 Nov 2015

Rank #2

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Enhancing Supportive Social Services for TB Patients

This webinar will cover resources that can be utilized to assist at-risk TB patients. We will do this through a multiple layer approach that looks at TB patients as individuals as well as how practitioners can enhance service through system-wide interventions, and through program collaborations.

1hr 15mins

13 Nov 2015

Rank #3

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Surgical Interventions in the Management of Tuberculosis

Tuberculosis (TB) is a communicable disease with standardized regimens for medical treatment. When drug resistance, persistent disease, or other complications occur, medical resolution of the disease may not be the only feasible option. This webinar will cover the indications for surgery in TB patients.

1hr 14mins

13 Nov 2015

Rank #4

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What Works Best in Rural Areas and Low Incidence Settings

This webinar explores successful and innovative approaches to TB management challenges in low-incidence settings. Geographical distance and staffing can present program constraints, but some approaches work better than others. Sound TB managament principles, flexibility, and a patient-centered approach are essential.

1hr 22mins

13 Nov 2015

Rank #5

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Legal Interventions in TB Control

This webinar explored successful and innovative approaches to implementing legal interventions in TB control programs in the United States. Experts shared legal and ethical considerations, as well as hands-on experiences, practical steps, and legal tools that can be used to improve outcomes of case management, treatment outcomes, and contact investigations.

1hr 42mins

13 Nov 2015

Rank #6

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Management of Tuberculosis in Emergency Department Settings

The risk of TB transmission is high in settings such as emergency departments where care may be provided to patients before they are diagnosed with TB disease. This web-based seminar is intended to discuss the typical presentation of TB patients in the emergency department and outline the steps necessary to reduce missed opportunities for appropriate diagnosis and treatment.

1hr 5mins

13 Nov 2015

Rank #7

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NJ Webinar-TB Update for School Nurses

This webinar provides an overview of pediatric tuberculosis (TB) and highlight the role of the school nurse in TB management. The webinar describes the screening and management of pediatric TB, discusses the importance of Directly Observed Therapy (DOT) in schools and reviews the guidelines for TB in New Jersey schools.

1hr 7mins

29 Jul 2015

Rank #8

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NJ Webinar-Pediatric TB Meningitis-Challenges and Opportunities

This webinar describes the diagnosis and treatment procedures of pediatric TB meningitis, discusses case management strategies and describe lessons learned from a case study.

1hr 27mins

29 Jul 2015

Rank #9

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NJ Webinar-Pediatric TB Meningitis-Challenges and Opportunities

This webinar describes the diagnosis and treatment procedures of pediatric TB meningitis, discusses case management strategies and describe lessons learned from a case study.

1hr 27mins

29 Jul 2015

Rank #10

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Changing the Conversation: Human Rights and the Power of Words in Tuberculosis Care

This webinar describes the human rights-based approach for patient –centered tuberculosis (TB) care and highlight the power of the words we use while caring for patients. Strategies for reducing stigmatizing language are shared.

1hr 22mins

29 Jul 2015

Rank #11

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Technical Instructions for Panel Physicians

This web-based seminar will cover the new tuberculosis technical instructions for panel physicians and the implications for United States (US) practitioners. Case presentations will explore adoptees, drug resistant TB, and the severely ill.

1hr 32mins

29 Jul 2015

Rank #12

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Screening of Latent TB Infection (LTBI)

This video discusses screening for Latent Tuberculosis Infection (LTBI). It covers targeting testing, high risk groups and testing methods.

6mins

22 Aug 2014

Rank #13

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Treatment of Latent TB Infection (LTBI)

This video discusses diagnosing Latent Tuberculosis Infection (LTBI). It discusses treatment regimens, including the new 12-dose regimen, recent guidelines, special circumstances, adverse effects and adherence.

15mins

22 Aug 2014

Rank #14

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Treatment of TB-Managing Adverse Drug Effects

Treatment of tuberculosis requires multi-drug combination therapy over a sufficient time period and all anti-TB medications are associated with a predictable incidence of adverse effects ranging from mild to severe. This web-based seminar discusses the management of medication side effects in TB patients to decrease the risk of toxicity and ensure completion of therapy. Originally recorded August 30, 2011.

1hr

22 Aug 2014

Rank #15

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Treatment of TB-Managing Adverse Drug Effects

Treatment of tuberculosis requires multi-drug combination therapy over a sufficient time period and all anti-TB medications are associated with a predictable incidence of adverse effects ranging from mild to severe. This web-based seminar discusses the management of medication side effects in TB patients to decrease the risk of toxicity and ensure completion of therapy. Originally recorded August 30, 2011.

1hr

22 Aug 2014

Rank #16

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Introduction to the Cohort Review Process

The purpose of this webinar is to begin the process of providing TB program leaders, managers, and clinicians with the necessary knowledge and skills to lead TB cohort reviews in their program areas. The seminar covers recent guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) regarding this requirement in the cooperative agreement, principles of the TB cohort review process, impact of cohort reviews, and examples of implementation in local program areas. The format includes exposition of the guidance, discussion of principles and process, and examples highlighting implementation in Missouri, New York City, and Oregon. Originally recorded November 4, 2010.

1hr 7mins

22 Aug 2014

Rank #17

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HIV Screening in TB Programs-A Practical Approach

This seminar will explore issues around HIV screening in TB clinics, including barriers to provider-initiated HIV testing, successful strategies to improve screening rates, and interventions for strengthening TB-HIV collaborations. The format will include an overview of the CDC's recommendations, perspectives and experiences of TB programs, and a case study. Originally recorded August 28, 2012.

48mins

22 Aug 2014

Rank #18

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Head to Toe-Case Studies of Extrapulmonary Tuberculosis

This web-based seminar covers the diagnosis and treatment of extra-pulmonary tuberculosis. Case presentations explore clinical manifestations, diagnostic evaluation, typical complications, and principles of managing extra-pulmonary TB disease. Originally recorded March 15, 2012.

1hr 27mins

22 Aug 2014

Rank #19

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Diagnosis of Latent TB Infection (LTBI)

This video discusses diagnosing Latent Tuberculosis Infection (LTBI). It compares TB infection and TB disease, discusses testing methods, including IGRAs, and special circumstances and medical evaluation.

11mins

22 Aug 2014

Rank #20