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TB-253f Advanced Concepts in Pediatric TB: Treatment of TB including MDR


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Archived Webinar Online Ongoing
Jeffrey Starke, MD  


Course Description

In part six of this 8-part series, the Pediatric ID Board Certifying Examination Content related to TB is presented by expert speakers via case-based, interactive live webinars. The series goes beyond basic TB concepts while following the pediatric ID guidelines. This session focuses on the treatment of TB, including MDR.

Objectives

At the end of this session, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the mechanisms and patterns of antimicrobial resistance in TB
  • Understand the rationale for various treatment regimens of drug-susceptible and MDR-TB
  • Plan the treatment for pulmonary and extra-pulmonary TB in children
  • Plan follow-up evaluation for a patient undergoing treatment for TB disease: repeat cultures, radiographs, assessment and management of common adverse reactions to anti-TB drugs in children

For a link to the slides handout go to:  https://sntc.medicine.ufl.edu//Content/Webinars/SupportingDocs//0Handout%20-%20Starke.pdf

Additional courses in TB pediatric series: TB-253a, TB-253b, TB-253c, TB-253d, TB-253e, TB-253g, TB-253h

 

 

Keywords:  TB, tuberculosis, TB disease, MTB, Mycobacterium tuberculosis, Latent TB infection, LTBI, Latent Tuberculosis Infection, MTB complex, children, infants,  pediatrician

Prerequisites

Additional courses in TB pediatric series are TB-253a, TB-253b, TB-253c, TB-253d, TB-253e, TB-253g, TB-253h

Course Competencies

There are no competencies currently assigned to this course