The proposed clinical training programme serves to upskill health care professionals to diagnose and manage paediatric TB and reduce DR TB deaths and disease in children. 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 of paediatric TB
The course is aimed primarily at health care workers who wish to improve and update their clinical skills and competence in the care, management and treatment of paediatric TB
The course is offered using participatory methods and building on shared knowledge with the participants. Facilitators used are subject experts
The training includes all aspects of a comprehensive strategy for the diagnosis, management and treatment of paediatric TB
Participants who attend at least 80% of the workshop time, will receive a certificate of attendance from the FPD. If the candidate completes the assessment successfully, he/she will receive a certificate of completion
The course will be accredited according to the HPCSA CPD Guidelines for Health Professionals for 30 CEU’s on level 2.