Stop TB Partnership

The Union’s course on Clinical Management of Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis


Course Title: International Course on the Clinical Management of Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis

Course Date: 20-24 November 2017

Course Location: Bangkok, Thailand

Application Deadline: 20 September 2017

http://www.unioncourses.org/international-course-clinical-management-drug-resistant-tuberculosis-1

The International Course on the Clinical Management of Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis is a five-day intensive training course, consisting of interactive in-class presentations, discussions and practical exercises and a field visit in Bangkok, aiming to strengthen participants’ capacity in clinical and programmatic management of drug-resistant tuberculosis.

Course Objectives:

  • Describe the current global epidemiological situation of drug-resistant tuberculosis
  • Review the different approaches for the detection and diagnosis of drug-resistant tuberculosis
  • Address the basics of ideal treatment, according to different patterns of drug-resistance
  • Review second line medicines and new drugs
  • Discuss common problems and possible solutions for programmatic management of drug-resistant tuberculosis

Who Should Attend:

This course is designed for clinicians who are responsible for diagnosis and treatment of drug-resistant tuberculosis, staff of national tuberculosis programmes and technical partners working in tuberculosis care and prevention in low- and middle-income countries, especially in settings where PMDT has been or is going to be implemented.

Course Fee: 1,800 USD

A residential package fee is available at 2,550 USD (course fee + 750 USD for accommodation and breakfast).

Language: English

Accreditation:

Tuberculosis and Lung Health Course participants are eligible to earn continuing education units (CEUs) and continuing medical education (CMEs). The Tuberculosis and Lung Health Courses are accredited by both the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) and the European Board for Accreditation in Pneumology (EBAP).

To learn more about this course and to sign up, please visit http://www.unioncourses.org/international-course-clinical-management-drug-resistant-tuberculosis-1.

To learn more about The Union’s course offerings, please visit our website at www.unioncourses.org.