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Tuberculosis

Title: Tuberculosis

CE/CME Offered:

No CE/CME Credit Available 
Cost: 

Member Price: $35.00
Non-Member Price: $70.00

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Length: 0.30 hours
Description:

This course provides an introduction to tuberculosis (TB) a pandemic disease. It discusses causes, risk factors and incidence of TB globally and global initiatives to eradicate this debilitating infectious disease. The course details signs and symptoms, transmission and treatment measures to prevent and control the spread of TB. The intended audience is home health and hospice aides and all home care and hospice clinical care providers. This course meets the home health and hospice aide requirements from CMS for 12 clock hours of education per year.

Objectives:

  • Describe characteristics, transmission and signs and symptoms of TB.
  • Describe the current treatment of TB.
  • Describe protection mechanisms to prevent the transmission of TB.
  • Define domestic and global healthcare initiatives to eradicate TB.
Subject
Matter Expert:

TBD

Disclosure:

Planners: Patricia Jaime, LMSW, Sandra Doolittle, MSW, Deborah Scholl, RN BSN, MSM and Peggy Patton, RN MHCL, have no relevant financial relationships to disclose. 

Subject Matter Expert: TBD

Completion:

In order to complete this online activity, participants must view the course in its entirety, correctly answer all case studies and quiz/test questions (as appropriate) and complete the evaluation. You will have access to the course for 90 days from the date of purchase.

This TCG CHEX eLearning course is being provided through NHPCO’s collaboration with The Corridor Group, Inc.

Course Release Date:

9/19/2012

Course
Review Date:  

9/19/2015
Course 

Expiration Date:
9/19/2018

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