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Virginia Department of Health TB Materials

  • Patient Education Materials in Multiple Languages and Formats

Educational materials are available on numerous tuberculosis topics, in 15 different languages and in a variety of formats.

Topics include TB Skin Test, TB and HIV, and Tuberculosis Medicines.  Click here for a complete list of topics.

Languages available include English, Russian, Arabic, Chinese and Spanish.  Click here for a complete list of languages.

Click here for multimedia and audio versions of above educational materials. (opens new page)

                  CDC's "Stop TB" poster

                  SNTC's fotonovelas in English and Spanish

VDH Training Programs:

2014 World TB Day, March 21

Link to watch recorded session:

 http://169.134.226.8/public_folder.html?folder=18     

2013 TB/Refugee Nurse Training, November 13-15

Wednesday, November 13

Thursday, November 14-TB Nurses

Thursday, November 14 Refugee Nurses

Friday, November 15

2013 TB Case Management Training Series:

Course/Instructor TRAIN course no.
VDH:  Introduction to Tuberculosis, Jane Moore 1044004
VDH:  TB Nurse Case Management:  Is it a Sprint or a Marathon? Debbie Staley 1044201
VDH:  Ongoing TB Case Management: The Marathon, Denise Dodge 1044205
VDH:  Fundamentals of Contact Investigation, Denise Dodge and Paul Regan 1044239
VDH:  Complex TB Cases: The Triathlon, Denise Dodge and Debbie Staley 1045091
   

 TRAIN:  http://vdhweb/Training  

 

Archived Training and Presentations

General TB Presentations:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

"Questions and Answers About TB"
CDC's website: TB topics and resources
CDC National Prevention and Information Network (NPIN): TB Headquarters

Regional Training and Medical Consultation Centers (RTMCC)

The RTMCCs, funded by CDC's Division of Tuberculosis Elimination, are regionally assigned to cover all 50 states and the U.S. territories. The RTMCCs provide training and technical assistance, develop educational materials, and provide medical consultation to TB programs and medical providers.

Region 1 - Curry International Tuberculosis Center

Region 2 - Heartland National Tuberculosis Center
Region 3 - New Jersey Medical School Global Tuberculosis Center
Region 4 - Southeastern National Tuberculosis Center

Region 5 - Mayo Clinic Center for Tuberculosis

Other Organizations and Links

American Lung Association organization working to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease through education, advocacy and research; site includes information on resources on tuberculosis.

American Thoracic Society (ATS) - medical association dedicated to advancing clinical and scientific understanding of pulmonary diseases, including tuberculosis.

Ethnomed -- provides cultural information and educational materials on several TB topics in different languages, some are culturally tailored to a specific population.

Healthy Roads Media - contains free audio, written and multimedia health education materials on several topics in a number of languages.

Minnesota Department of Health - includes tuberculosis education materials for patients and providers in numerous languages and formats. 

NIH National Institutes of Allergy and Infectious Diseasesconducts and supports basic and applied research to better understand, treat, and ultimately prevent infectious, immunologic, and allergic diseases.  Tuberculosis pamphlet has numerous pictures that might be useful with patients who learn better with visual materials.

National TB Controllers Association - mission is to advance the elimination of tuberculosis (TB) in the U.S. through the action of the government agencies responsible for carrying out programs to prevent and control TB.

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) - assures safe and healthful working conditions by setting and enforcing standards and by providing training, outreach, education and assistance.

Stop TB Initiative - mission is to serve every person who is vulnerable to TB and to ensure that high-quality treatment is available to all who need it.

Find TB Resources - connects to a worldwide library of online resources, training, and educational materials.

World Health Organization (WHO) Global TB Program – provides leadership in strategic and technical aspects of TB control worldwide, in order to reverse the epidemic and eventually eliminate TB.

 

Last Updated: 06-25-2014

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