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ALL109 - Tuberculosis: The Basics (1.0 HR)

Purpose: Health care personnel working in a variety of settings will review and gain knowledge of the disease Tuberculosis. Objectives: 1. Understand the prevalence of Tuberculosis; 2. Describe the causes of TB and how it is spread; 3. Identify the symptoms of active TB; 4. Discuss diagnostic tests for TB; 5. Explain the TB skin test and the interpretation of reactions; 6.Discuss appropriate treatment for active TB. Continuing Education Credits: 1.0 contact hours Iowa BON #335; 1.0 contact hours CA Board of Nursing CEP 14033; 1.0 contact hours CE Broker # 50-4572 Florida and District of Columbia; 1.0 contact hours for Social Work State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. License No. 159.001315; 1.0 contact hours for Physical Therapy State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. License No. 216.000284; 1.0 contact hours for Occupational Therapy State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. License No. 224.000164; 1.0 CE hours for certified nursing assistants; long term care department heads; and other health care disciplines.