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)
VDH Fact Sheets and Brochures:
Wednesday, November 13
Thursday, November 14-TB Nurses
Thursday, November 14 Refugee Nurses
Friday, November 15
|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|
Archived Training and Presentations
General TB Presentations:
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.
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 Diseases – conducts 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.