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E-Learning: Short Course in Clinical Management of TB for Healthcare Professionals

30 CPD Points Only R 1 997.37 (incl VAT)

FPD is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) as a Private Higher Education Institution (PHEI) in terms of Section 54(1)(c) of the Act and Regulation 16(4)(a).


Welcome to the online Short course in Clinical Management of Tuberculosis for Healthcare Professionals / Nurses.
Participants are required to work through all of the study material and complete the self -study assessment component which consist of a multiple-choice questionnaire within 3 months from date of registration.

Course Content

The course consist of the following topics and will be covered in the study material:

Chapter 1: History, transmission and pathogenesis of Tuberculosis
Chapter 2: The global status and epidemiology of Tuberculosis
Chapter 3: The DOTS strategy and tuberculosis control programme
Chapter 4: Diagnosis of tuberculosis
Chapter 5: Clinical treatment of Tuberculosis
Chapter 6: Tuberculosis and HIV
Chapter 7: Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis
Chapter 8: Tuberculosis in children
Chapter 9: Non-tuberculosis mycobacteria
Chapter 10: Health promotion and prevention strategies used in the control of Tuberculosis
Chapter 11: Managing TB at District Level
Appendix 1: TB suspect register
Appendix 2: TB Laboratory form
Appendix 3: TB treatment card
Appendix 4: Patient clinic/ hospital card
Appendix 5: TB register
Appendix 6: Patient transfer forms
Appendix 7: WHO declares TB an emergency in Africa

Course Design

This is an online course. Participants have 3 months to complete the assessment process from date of registration.

Who Should Enroll

All healthcare practitioners and registered nurses


Accredited according to HCPSA's Medical and Dental Board Guidelines for Healthcare Professionals for 30 Clinical CEU's on Level 2.


Your CPD certificate will be generated to your online CPD Manager, upon completion

Course Fee

R 1 997.37 (Inclusive of all VAT and taxes where applicable)


For more information contact:


Tel: 012 816 9099/9045
Fax:086 558 9535
Email:  ilanavdm@foundation.co.za
Address: P.O. Box 75324,
Lynnwood Ridge,
Website: www.foundation.co.za

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