Those interested in participating in this course have three options:
Enrollment: Click “Sign Up” to enroll in course for FREE and earn a statement of accomplishment upon completion.
Track Enrollment: Click “Signature Track” and follow the enrollment steps. You will be required to pay a $39 non-refundable fee. Upon course completion you will receive a verified certificate, which employers can search. What’s
Nursing Education (CNE) Credit: For healthcare professionals interested in earning Continuing Nurse Education (CNE) contact hours you must:
Complete Signature Track enrollment.
Complete registration process through Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing. You will be required to pay an additional non-refundable fee of $60 in addition to the $39 fee for signature track.
SIGNING UP FOR CNE
If you’re interested in signing up for CNE Credit and have already signed up for Signature Track, click this link to register for CNE: http://nursing.jhu.edu/tbmanagement
ABOUT THE COURSE
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.
Course consists of:
Large and small group online work and discussions
Access to world renowned TB and HIV experts
At the end of the course, it is expected that participants will be able to:
Describe the epidemiology of TB and drug resistant TB in patients with and without HIV
Diagnose TB infection accurately and understand the latest diagnostic advances
Identify correct treatment regimens for TB, MDR-TB and XDR-TB management
Manage clients presenting with all forms of TB including those co-infected with HIV
Recognize and manage all adverse reaction associated with antiretroviral and TB treatment
Identify strategies to assist clients and patients in improving treatment adherence
Week 1: Epidemiologic Overview of Global TB and DR-TB
Global TB Epidemiology
Drug Resistant Tuberculosis
Week 2: Diagnostic Testing for TB
Current Approaches to TB Diagnosis
Emerging Tools in TB Diagnosis
Week 3: Pharmacology of Anti-Tuberculosis Treatment
Treatment of Tuberculosis I: Current Therapeutics
Treatment of Tuberculosis II: Areas of Research
Week 4: Overview of TB Management Principles
Principles of Clinical Management of TB
Video 3: Challenges and Knowledge Gaps in TB
Week 5: Latent TB in India
Latent TB in India
Example Research Solutions for India
Week 6: TB Infection Control in South Africa
TB Infection Control
Systematic Evaluation of Infection Control at Primary Health Centers and M(X)DR-TB Hospitals in South Africa
Week 7:TB in Healthcare Workers
TB in Healthcare Workers Globally
Example Research Solutions from around the World
Week 8: TB Intensified Case Finding in Brazil
TB Intensified Case Findings in Brazil
Solutions for Brazil
Week 9: Cost Effectiveness Analysis in TB Clinical Trials
I like this course becouse you learn how to help other people and you learn how to save people's lives. If i can start study more about this course there's a lot of people can be saved from where i stay and in the hole world.and i ' ve already have a certificate for HIV/AIDS Counselling and i would love if i can have qualifications this course too .
ZEBEDAYO LUCAS is taking this course right now.
Tuberculosis is a contagious infection that usually attacks the lungs. It can also spread to other parts of the body, like the brain and spine. A type of bacteria called Mycobacterium tuberculosis causes it.