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Tuberculosis Awareness for Health Care Workers (Online CE Course)

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Author: Aileen Hyde, MS, MT(ASCP)
Reviewer: Barbara Cebulski, MS, MLS(ASCP)

OSHA Tuberculosis covers background information about spread of TB, PPD testing procedures, CDC guidelines, and methods of control. Appropriate for annual laboratory compliance training and for clinical laboratory science students prior to clinical rotations.

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Continuing Education Credits

P.A.C.E.® Contact Hours (acceptable for AMT, ASCP, and state recertification): 1 hour(s)
Course number 578-006-16, approved through 3/31/2018
Florida Board of Clinical Laboratory Personnel Credit Hours - Supervision/Administration, Quality Control/Quality Assurance, and Safety: 1 hour(s)
Course number 20-547965, approved through 9/1/2018

Objectives

  • Explain how tuberculosis (TB) is spread.
  • Describe symptoms that are associated with TB.
  • Describe TB testing procedures.
  • Relate specific guidelines and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) risk categories.
  • Identify methods of TB control.

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Course Outline

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Additional Information

Level of Instruction: Basic.

Intended Audience: All clinical laboratory personnel.

Author information: Aileen Hyde, MS, MT(ASCP) is a free-lance science writer in the Atlanta, GA area. She has a particular interest in prevention of infectious disease after working in research and quality management positions in the biotechnology industry. She has a bachelor's degree in Medical Technology from Southern Adventist University in Collegedale, Tennessee and a master's degree in Physiology from Loma Linda University in Loma Linda, California.
 
Reviewer Information: Barbara Cebulski, MS, MLS(ASCP) has over 40 years of experience in the medical laboratory profession as a technologist, section supervisor, and laboratory manager. She was an Inspection and Technical Specialist for nine years with the College of American Pathologists in the Laboratory Accreditation Program and, until her retirement in 2015, was Program Director for MediaLab, Inc. Barbara holds a Masters in Instructional Technology from Georgia State University.

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Mycobacterium tuberculosis, AO stain.  Illustrated in the photograph are the yellow-staining, short, curved bacilli of M. tuberculosis as observed in an acridine orange stained smear.
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Supervisor photo
TB Cases US 1982-2004
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Face mask


Mycobacterium tuberculosis, AO stain.  Illustrated in the photograph are the yellow-staining, short, curved bacilli of M. tuberculosis as observed in an acridine orange stained smear.


Slide3


Supervisor photo


TB Cases US 1982-2004