Link to Tuberculosis (TB) Tuesdays Webinar Series

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Wisconsin Tuberculosis Program

Link to Tuberculosis (TB) Tuesdays Webinar Series


Based on the results of a training needs survey sent to local health departments in May, the Wisconsin TB Program (WTBP) presented a series of webinars beginning in August and running through October. A link to all webinars in this series is now available. The webinars can also be found on the WTBP website.  A list of the webinar topics is below. 

“TB 101,” recorded Tuesday, August 24, 2021

  • General TB Overview
  • TB Epidemiology
  • Latent TB Infection (LTBI) versus active TB disease
  • Diagnosis and Treatment of TB and LTBI
  • Overview of WI TB Program Functions

“Financial Assistance through the Wisconsin TB Program,” recorded Tuesday, September 14

  • Wisconsin TB Dispensary Overview
  • TB Dispensary Contracts
  • The TB Ordering and Billing Interface (TOBI)
  • Ordering Medications for TB and LTBI through the TB Dispensary
  • The TB Treatment Assistance Program

“Evaluation for TB Disease and TB Case Management,” recorded Tuesday, September 28

  • What to do with a person being evaluated for TB disease
  • TB Diagnosis and Treatment
  • Directly Observed Therapy (DOT) and Video DOT
  • TB Medications and Adverse Reactions
  • Patient Monitoring

“The TB Laboratory,” recorded Tuesday, October 12

  • Specimen Collection
  • Specimen Storage and Transport
  • Testing offered at WSLH
  • Result Reporting and Interpretation
  • Expected Turn-Around Times for Results

Please contact the WTBP with any questions by email, or call 608-261-6319.