ERS School Course on Tuberculosis at times of emerging drug resistance, Borstel 2010

Target audience
  • Clinicians in training with an interest in Respiratory Medicine/Infectious Diseases
  • Microbiology specialists
  • Clinical immunologist
  • Clinical epidemiologists
  • Internal medicine specialists
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Educational aims

 To be able to:

  • Apply key epidemiological concepts to the clinical practice
  • Use new skills to diagnose tuberculosis (TB) infection and disease in adults and children
  • Use new skills to treat latent TB infected individuals and drug-susceptible TB cases (adults and children)
  • Understand the principles underlying treatment of multi-drug resistant TB cases
  • Draft a scientific article and look critically to published studies on TB and MDR-TB
  • Identify the priority areas for research and draft research protocols
  • Build up networks of clinicians and scientists in TB and MDR-TB care and research  
  • Identify and use the principles of career advice, planning and developing networks
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 [+]  PDF journal article, handout or slides Slide presentation Course presentation; discussion of learning objectives; revision of training materials and documents
C. Lange (Borstel, Germany), G. B. Migliori (Tradate, Italy),
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 [+]  PDF journal article, handout or slides Slide presentation Webcast Clinical TB and MDR-TB epidemiology
G. B. Migliori (Tradate, Italy), S. Niemann (Borstel, Germany)
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 [+]  PDF journal article, handout or slides Slide presentation Webcast Exercise on TB clinical epidemiology: what are the indicators suggesting?
G. B. Migliori (Tradate, Italy), G. Sotgiu (Sassari, Italy)
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 [+]  PDF journal article, handout or slides Slide presentation Webcast Microbiological diagnosis of TB
J. Dominguez (Badalona, Spain), S. Ruesch-Gerdes (Borstel, Germany)
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 [+]  PDF journal article, handout or slides Slide presentation Webcast Pro and Con session on bronchoscopy for TB diagnosis
C. Lange (Borstel, Germany), J-P. Zellweger (Fribourg, Switzerland)
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 [+]  PDF journal article, handout or slides Slide presentation Image diagnosis of TB
C. Lange (Borstel, Germany)
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 [+]  PDF journal article, handout or slides Slide presentation Exercises on CXR reading
G. Bothamley (London, United Kingdom), J-P. Zellweger (Fribourg, Switzerland)
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 [+]  PDF journal article, handout or slides Slide presentation Webcast Immunodiagnosis of TB
D. Goletti (Roma, Italy)
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 [+]  PDF journal article, handout or slides Slide presentation Webcast Value of TB immunodiagnostic tests in immunocompromised hosts
M. Ruhwald (Copenhagen, Denmark), M. Sester (Homburg, Germany)
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 [+]  PDF journal article, handout or slides Slide presentation Webcast 10 Treatment of LTBI including contacts of patients with MDR-TB
J-P. Zellweger (Fribourg, Switzerland)
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 [+]  PDF journal article, handout or slides Slide presentation 11 Pro and Con session on LTBI treatment
G. Bothamley (London, United Kingdom), B. Kampmann (London, United Kingdom)
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 [+]  PDF journal article, handout or slides Slide presentation 12 Principles for designing a TB and MDR-TB drug regime
C. Lange (Borstel, Germany), G. Sotgiu (Sassari, Italy)
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 [+]  PDF journal article, handout or slides Slide presentation 13 TB in children
B. Kampmann (London, United Kingdom)
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 [+]  PDF journal article, handout or slides Slide presentation 14 Constrains and common mistakes in TB/MDR-TB clinical trials
D. Goletti (Roma, Italy), G. Sotgiu (Sassari, Italy)
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 [+]  PDF journal article, handout or slides Slide presentation 15 How to write a research protocol
G. Guenther (Borstel, Germany), M. Sester (Homburg, Germany)
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 [+]  PDF journal article, handout or slides Slide presentation 16 Simple statistics for clinicians on respiratory research
G. Sotgiu (Sassari, Italy)
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 [+]  PDF journal article, handout or slides Slide presentation 17 How to write a manuscript
G. B. Migliori (Tradate, Italy)
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