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Drug Resistant (DR) Tuberculosis Clinicians Short Course - Contact Tuition



The proposed clinical training programme serves to upskill health care professionals to diagnose and manage and prevent the spread of DR TB to reduce DR TB deaths and disease. This will be done by upgrading the skills of clinicians, nurses and other professional HCW working in public and private clinics and hospitals in South Africa in the diagnosing, management and prevention of DR TB.

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Who Should Enroll?

The course is aimed primarily at health care workers who wish to improve and update their clinical skills and competence in the comprehensive DRTB prevention, care and treatment

Course Design

The course is offered using participatory methods and building on shared knowledge with the participants. Facilitators used are subject experts

Course Content

The training includes:

  • All aspects of a comprehensive strategy for the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of DR TB

Learning Outcomes

Upon completing this course, participants should be able to:

  • Understand the epidemiological features and immunological responses associated with increased risk for DR TB;
  • Identify the clinical manifestations of DR TB
  • Recognise the diagnostic tools (including GeneXpert) available for diagnosis of DR TB, their differences, advantages and possible shortcomings and know how to apply it
  • Formulate a treatment regimen for a patient DR TB while understanding the pharmacokinetics and potential toxicities of that regimen (including in vulnerable patients)
  • Understand DR TB prevention


To qualify for the certificate of completion for this short course, participants should successfully complete the assessment process.


R 5 500.00 (Inclusive of all VAT and taxes where applicable). Space is limited, book early to avoid disappointment.

Venue Date
Eastern Cape 10-12 July 2019
KZN 25-27 September 2019

Contact Details

Mrs. Annatjie Peters

Tel: 012 816 9100
Fax: 086 550 3692
E-mail: Nursing@foundation.co.za
Address: PO Box 75324, Lynnwood Ridge, 0040
Website: www.foundation.co.za