This course provides an overview of current practices for the prevention and treatment of tuberculosis. It includes a brief overview of the disease and current information from the CDC and OSHA. Caregivers will get tips on how to protect themselves and their clients from TB. AN OSHA FAVORITE!
Describe the difference between TB infection and TB disease.
Name at least six symptoms of tuberculosis.
Discuss three kinds of tests that help control the spread of TB.
Explain why TB treatment is an important infection control measure.
Describe five ways to help control the spread of tuberculosis.
Course Length: 1 hour(s)
Audience: Home Health Aide; Hospice Aide; Nurse Assistant - CNA; Personal Care Aide
CE Credit: 1 hour(s)
CE Approval Statement: In the Know is an approved provider of online CNA continuing education in 49 states. (Exception: The state of Delaware provides free continuing education to all Delaware CNAs.)
Disclosures: The authors, planners and reviewers of this educational activity declare no conflicts of interest with this activity. There are no commercial interests or sponsorships related to this educational activity.