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TB-253d Advanced Concepts in Pediatric TB: Clinical Manifestations and Work Up


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Archived Webinar Online Ongoing
Amina Ahmed, MD  


Course Description

In part four 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 clinical manifestations.

Objectives

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

  • Recognize the clinical and radiographic manifestations of pulmonary TB.
  • Recognize the clinical manifestations of extra-pulmonary TB, including
    • Tuberculous meningitis
    • Miliary tuberculosis
    • Tuberculosis lymphadenitis.
  • Discuss the appropriate work up for the diagnosis of pediatric TB
    • Active case finding (screening, contact investigation)
    • Passive case finding (symptomatic disease)

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

For a link to the transcript go to:  https://sntc.medicine.ufl.edu//Content/Webinars/SupportingDocs//Clinical%20Manifestations%20-%20Ahmed.pdf

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

Course Competencies

There are no competencies currently assigned to this course