Learning Outcomes for Study Session 17

At the end of this study session, you should be able to:

17.1  Define and use correctly all of the key words printed in bold. (SAQ 17.1)

17.2  Define the general principles of infection control applied during handling of TB suspects or TB cases. (SAQ 17.1)

17.3  Explain how you would limit TB transmission in the community and at household level. (SAQs 17.1, 17.2 and 17.3)

17.4  Describe the main elements of TB infection control measures used at the community health facility level. (SAQs 17.1 and 17.2)

17.5  Describe the measures for TB infection prevention in areas where many people gather, at homes and in the community. (SAQ 17.3)

17.6  Explain how you would inform, educate and persuade community members to participate in TB infection control. (SAQ 17.3)

Study Session 17  Tuberculosis Infection Control

17.1  Principles of TB infection control