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Internal Medicine & Subspecialties

Tuberculosis Clinical Intensive

Learning Objectives

Upon conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:

  • Apply current advances for assessing risk, testing and treating latent tuberculosis infection to prevent development of disease
  • Apply recommendations for the diagnosis and treatment of tuberculosis disease to prevent transmission and primary drug resistance
  • Identify appropriate tuberculosis infection control measures along the continuum of care to prevent transmission and future cases of tuberculosis
  • Describe approaches for managing adverse drug effects to anti-tuberculosis medications to minimize toxicity and ensure completion of therapy
  • Explain how primary care providers and community agencies can collaborate to prevent missed opportunities in the diagnosis and treatment of tuberculosis
  • Describe clinical presentation of tuberculosis disease in certain populations (e.g., patients co-infected with HIV or AIDS, pediatric patients, corrections)
  • Develop individualized strategies to promote adherence in patients taking tuberculosis medications

Attendance at this Mayo course does not indicate nor guarantee competence or proficiency in the performance of any procedures which may be discussed or taught in this course.