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This page is an index of ACHA and other resources on this topic. Resources include association projects, programs, publications, guidelines, and more. Additional information may be available under “External Resources.”

ACHA Resources

ACHA Guidelines: Tuberculosis Screening and Targeted Testing of College and University Students  [pdf] 2014 UPDATE
This document is to provide guidelines for screening the incoming student population, targeting those at increased risk for TB testing, and to review appropriate follow-up care for students diagnosed with latent TB infection (LTBI) or TB disease.

Tuberculosis Screening and Targeted Testing of College and University Students Frequently Asked Questions
After releasing the revised ACHA Guidelines: Tuberculosis Screening and Targeted Testing of College and University Students, the TB Task Force received numerous questions with common themes. Members of the American College Health Association (ACHA) Emerging Public Health Threats & Emergency Response Coalition decided to use these themes to guide a Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) document.

Sample TB Screening and Clinical Assessment Form for Institutional Use [MS Word]
Appendix B "Tool for Institutional Use" from the ACHA Guidelines: Tuberculosis Screening and Targeted Testing of College and University Students.

 

 


External Resources

ACHA thanks its committee, coalition, task force, and section volunteers for providing resources and links concerning this topic. ACHA does not endorse or accept responsibility for the content or use of external websites.

CDC's TB Fact Sheets

Core Curriculum on Tuberculosis: What the Clinician Should Know

TB 101 for Health Care Workers - a Web-based course designed to educate health care workers about basic concepts related to TB prevention and control in the United States. The target audience for the course includes newly hired TB program staff and health care workers in areas related to TB.


College Health A-Z
ACHA-National College Health Assessment
ACHA-NCDP Depression Quality Improvement Collaborative
Peer Review Assistance Program