Tuberculosis For Health Professionals

Below you can find tuberculosis (TB) information and tools for health care professionals.

Information on TB reporting and surveillance.

Information on TB diagnosis and treatment.

 

Information on TB precautions.

Information on nurse care management for persons affected by TB and LTBI.

 

Information on TB screening and testing for health care personnel, schools, correctional facilities, and residents of care facilities.

Resources and information on the Wisconsin electronic disease surveillance system.

 Upcoming TB Events

 Webinars

The Wisconsin TB Program is hosting a series of webinars on various topics of TB care:

  • TB 101 (August 24, 2021): Learn general concepts about TB. View the recorded webinar.
  • Financial Assistance through the Wisconsin Tuberculosis Program (Sept. 14, 2021, 1 p.m.): Geared towards local health departments, learn more about resources available for evaluating and treating patients with TB and latent TB infection, including the TB Dispensary and the TB Treatment Assistance Programs. View the recorded webinar.
  • Evaluation for TB Disease and TB Case Management (Sept. 28, 2021, 1 p.m.): Learn about nurse care management for active TB disease. The Zoom link to the live webinar
  • The TB Laboratory (October 12, 2021, 1:00 p.m.): Learn about collecting specimens and interpreting testing for TB. The Zoom link to the live webinar

Sessions will be recorded and posted a few days after the event.

Check out additional archived webinars from the Bureau of Communicable Disease.

 In-person Seminars​

None currently scheduled.

 

Questions about TB? Contact Us!
Phone: 608-261-6319 ǀ Fax: 608-266-0049

Last Revised: September 16, 2021