COURSE LAYOUT

Week
  Module : Epidemiology and Pathogenesis of Tuberculois  
Speaker
       
1
  How is tuberculosis affecting public health globally and nationally?  
Dr. Sanjay Mehendale
1
  The Epidemiology of Tuberculosis  
Dr. Vineet K Chadha
1
  Pathogenesis of Tuberculosis  
Dr. Subash Babu
  Module : Diagnosis of Tuberculosis    
1
  Clinical manifestations of Tuberculosis  
Dr. N Poorana Ganga Devi
and
Dr. Dina Nair
2
  Bacteriological Diagnosis of Tuberculosis Smear and Culture  
Dr. N S Gomathi 
2
  Video demonstration of smear and culture techniques  
2
  Phenotypic drug susceptibility testing in Tuberculosis  
2
  Video demonstration of Phenotypic drug susceptibility testing techniques  
2
  Molecular Diagnosis of Tuberculosis  
Dr. K R Uma Devi
2
  Video demonstration of genotypic methods for TB diagnosis and drug susceptibility testing  
Dr. N S Gomathi 
2
  Radiology in diagnosis of Tuberculosis  
Dr. A Chitrakumar
3
  Approach to diagnosis of Pulmonary TB  
Dr. Rupak Singla
3
 

Case discussion

•  Approach to diagnosis of TB in a person with presumptive pulmonary TB

•  Approach to diagnosis of pulmonary TB in a patient with negative sputum smear for AFB

 

Dr. Syed Hissar
and
Dr. Ezhilarasan

3
  Approach to diagnosis of Extra-pulmonary TB  
Dr. Rupak Singla
3
 

Case discussion

•  Approach to diagnosis of TB in a person with an enlarged cervical swelling

•  Approach to diagnosis of TB spine

 

Dr. Sriram Selvaraju
and
Dr. Vignesh

3
  Diagnosis of Childhood Tuberculosis  
Dr. Varinder Singh
3
  Video-demonstration of gastric fluid aspiration technique in a child   Video adapted from Sentinel TB Project
3
 

Case discussion

•  Approach to diagnosis of TB in a child with presumptive pulmonary TB

•  Approach to diagnosis of TB meningitis in a child

 

Dr. P K Bhavani
and
Dr. G Prathiksha

    Module : Management of Tuberculosis    
4
  Drugs for treating Tuberculosis
and Principles of Chemotherapy
 
Dr. Rajeswari Ramachandran
4
  Treatment of Drug Sensitive Pulmonary Tuberculosis  
Dr. R Sridhar
4
 

Case discussion

•  Approach to treatment of drug sensitive TB

 

Dr. V V Banu Rekha
and
Dr. Vignesh

4
  Management of drug resistant Tuberculosis  
Dr. V V Banu Rekha
4
 

Case discussion

•  Approach to treatment of Multi-drug resistant TB (MDR-TB)/ Extensively drug resistant TB (XDR-TB)

 

Dr. C Padmapriyadarsini
and
Dr. Kiruthika

5
  Management of Extra-pulmonary Tuberculosis  
Dr. Mahilmaran
5
 

Panel discussion

•  Practical difficulties in the management of Extra-pulmonary TB

 

Dr. Sriram Selvaraju
Dr. Syed Hissar
Dr. P K Bhavani
Dr. Dina Nair

5
  Management of patients with HIV-TB coinfection  
Dr. G Narendran
5
 

Case discussion

•  Approach to management of HIV-TB

 

Dr. Dina Nair
and
Dr. G Prathiksha

5
  Management of TB in special situations  
Dr. P K Bhavani
5
 

Case discussion

•  Approach to management of TB in pregnancy

 

Dr. Dina Nair
and
Dr. G Prathiksha

6
  Treatment of Pediatric Tuberculosis  
Dr. Varinder Singh
6
  Management of Adverse effects to anti-TB drugs  
Dr. Vinod Kumar
6
 

Case discussion

•  Approach to management of jaundice during anti-TB treatment

•  Approach to management of skin rashes during anti-TB treatment

 

Dr. V V Banu Rekha
and
Dr. Ezhilarasan
Dr. D Bella Devaleenal
and
D
r. G Prathiksha

6
  Non-tuberculous Mycobacteria:
Diagnosis & Clinical management
 
Dr. C Padmapriyadarsini
6
  Newer Anti-TB drugs and regimens  
Dr. C Padmapriyadarsini
    Module : Prevention of Tuberculosis    
7
  Management of Latent TB Infection  
Dr. V V Banu Rekha
7
  Airborne Infection Control in Tuberculosis  
Dr. B N Sharath
7
  Vaccine for Tuberculosis  
Dr. M S Jawahar
    Module : Towards Tuberculosis Elimination    
8
  Services offered by Revised National TB Control Programme (RNTCP)  
Dr. Raghuram Rao
8
  Tuberculosis notification  
Dr. Kirankumar Rade
8
  Addressing Social Barriers in Tuberculosis Control  
Dr. Beena E Thomas
8
  Standards for TB Care in India  
Dr. Mohan Natrajan
8
  Global Tuberculosis Control Strategies  
Dr. P Paul Kumaran
       

 

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