Tuberculosis Management and Control Online Course

Tuberculosis Management and Control Online Course

 
ABOUT THE COURSE
Tuberculosis is a long-standing public health challenge in South Africa, with over 800 infections occurring daily. COVID-19 threatened uptake of treatment, as we witnessed increased TB mortality due to a decreased uptake in diagnosis and treatment. TB still has an infection rate four times that of COVID-19.
 
We are inviting medical professionals who are invested in stopping the spread of TB and who seek the latest updates on managing TB and HIV/TB, in the era of COVID-19, to complete this specialised course: The International Clinicians Course on Tuberculosis Management and Control in the Era of COVID-19.
 
APPLICATIONS ARE NOW OPEN
The course is targeted at public health nurses and doctors working with TB patients. Fully online, the course is presented by experts in the field. 
 
Click here to complete the online application form.
 
COST
The cost of the course is R1,500 ex VAT per trainee.
 
DURATION
This online course will take 4 – 6 weeks to complete. 
 
CPD
The full course is accredited for Level 1, 26 CPD points.
 
COURSE FOCUS AREAS
TB prevention, diagnosis and treatment including:
1. Case Finding;
2. TB Preventive Therapy;
3. Infection Prevention and Control;
4. Care, Treatment and Support;
5. Integration with the HIV Prevention and Care, Treatment and Support;
6. The Impact and Integration of COVID-19
    a) Screening and Testing,
    b) Contact Tracing,
    c) Infection Prevention and Control and
    d) Care, Treatment and Support, and how these have impacted on the provision of services to TB patients and PLHIV;
7. Occupational Health considerations for Healthcare Workers.