Recorded Webinar: Latent Tuberculosis Infection (LTBI) in Primary Care

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Learning Objectives:

• Define latent vs. active tuberculosis and review TB natural history
• Discuss epidemiology of latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI) in Massachusetts and beyond
• Explain rationale for LTBI screening and treatment in primary care
• Describe LTBI screening recommendations and best practices
• Identify patients at highest risk for reactivation of tuberculosis
• List first-line treatment options and discuss monitoring, potential side effects, and contraindications

Rebecca Thal NP-C AAHIVS
Family Health Center of Worcester
Assistant Course Director, Co-facilitator Instructor, UMass Chan Graduate School of Nursing

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