Certified in TB/Chest Disease

  • Course level: Expert


The Core Curriculum on Tuberculosis: What the Clinician Should Know (Core Curriculum) presents information about tuberculosis (TB) for health-care professionals. This document, produced by the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Division of Tuberculosis Elimination (DTBE), updates the 2000 Core Curriculum. It is intended for use as a reference manual for clinicians caring for persons with or at high risk for TB disease or infection. In addition, it was designed to be useful in developing educational programs. It is not meant to provide detailed answers to all public health or clinical questions about TB, nor is it meant as a substitute for any specific guidelines

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What Will I Learn?

  • The goal of the Core Curriculum is to provide the reader with information about TB. Upon completion of this educational activity, the reader should possess a clear working knowledge of the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of TB infection and disease

Topics for this course

9 Lessons

Module 1

Overview of Tuberculosis Epidemiology
Transmission and Pathogenesis of Tuberculosis
Testing for Tuberculosis Infection and

Module 2

Module 3

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