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Self-Study Modules on Tuberculosis

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The Self-Study Modules on Tuberculosis series consists of a total of nine modules that are separated into two separate courses. The first course, consisting of modules 1-5, provides basic information on TB. The second course, consisting of modules 6-9, provides more specific TB programmatic information.

Self-Study Modules on Tuberculosis 1-5 (2008)

Course #SS3035


Introduction (PDF)
Module 1: Transmission and Pathogenesis of Tuberculosis (PDF)
Module 2: Epidemiology of Tuberculosis (PDF)
Module 3: Diagnosis of Tuberculosis Infection & Disease (PDF)
Module 4: Treatment of Tuberculosis Infection & Disease (PDF)
Module 5: Infectiousness & Infection Control (PDF)
Glossary (PDF)


Self-Study Modules on Tuberculosis 6-9 (1999)

Course #SS3036


Module 6: Contact Investigation for Tuberculosis
Module 7: Confidentiality in Tuberculosis Control
Module 8: Tuberculosis Surveillance and Case Management in Hospitals & Institutions
Module 9: Patient Adherence to Tuberculosis Treatment

Archived Internet Course

The documents listed below are historical, archived information. The information contained in these documents, while accurate at the time of release, may not be the most current available.

The Web-Based Self-Study Modules on Tuberculosis, ( is an interactive course with features such as animation, study questions, case studies, and links to other TB-related sites. Continuing education credit is available free of charge.



Released October 2008
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention
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