Learning Outcomes for Study Session 15

When you have studied this session, you should be able to:

15.1  Define and use correctly all of the key words printed in bold. (SAQ 15.1)

15.2  Describe how tuberculosis patients are monitored during the intensive and continuation phase of treatment with anti-tuberculosis drugs. (SAQ 15.1)

15.3  Describe the arrangements for medical referrals and transfer of tuberculosis patients to ensure that people with TB continue treatment. (SAQ 15.1)

15.4  Describe how you can trace those people with TB who default from tuberculosis treatment, and how you should try to resolve this problem. (SAQ 15.2)

15.5  Define the possible anti-tuberculosis treatment outcomes. (SAQ 15.3)

Study Session 15  Follow-up of Patients on Anti-Tuberculosis Treatment and Defaulter Tracing

15.1  Monitoring of TB patients during treatment