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Self-Study Modules on Tuberculosis 6 - 9 Continuing Education

Continuing education (CE) is offered free of charge for various professions. In order to receive CE, you must complete an exam and course evaluation.

Activity Number
Activity Title/Topic

Self Study on Tuberculosis (Modules 6-9)

Origination Date

September 26, 2013

Renewal Date

September 26, 2015

Expiration Date

September 26, 2017


After working through Modules 6-9, participants will be able to:

Module 6: Managing Patients and Improving Adherence

  1. List the four priority activities of TB prevention and control.
  2. Describe the activities associated with TB case management.
  3. Describe directly observed therapy (DOT).
  4. Discuss TB treatment adherence strategies.
  5. Explain considerations for TB case management in special settings.

Module 7: Patient Rights and Confidentiality in Tuberculosis Control

  1. Define confidentiality.
  2. Explain why trust is important to a successful patient-health care worker relationship.
  3. List four types of patient’s rights.
  4. Describe how confidentiality is an essential issue in several of the core components of a TB control program.

Module 8: Contact Investigations for Tuberculosis

  1. Define a TB contact investigation.
  2. State the goals of a TB contact investigation.
  3. Describe the systematic approach to TB contact investigations.
  4. Define a TB source case investigation.

Module 9: Tuberculosis Outbreak Detection and Response

  1. List the criteria to meet the definition of a TB outbreak.
  2. Describe three methods of TB outbreak detection.
  3. Describe the role of genotyping in TB outbreak detection and investigation.
  4. List the ten steps of the systematic approach to TB outbreak response.

Accreditation Statements

CME: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME®) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention designates this enduring material for a maximum of 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CNE: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accredited as a provider of Continuing Nursing Education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

This activity provides 5.8 contact hours.

CEU: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is authorized by IACET to offer 0.6 CEU's for this program.

CECH: Sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) to receive up to 6.0 total Category I continuing education contact hours. Maximum advanced level continuing education contact hours available are 0. CDC provider number 98416.

DISCLOSURE: In compliance with continuing education requirements, all presenters must disclose any financial or other associations with the manufacturers of commercial products, suppliers of commercial services, or commercial supporters as well as any use of unlabeled product(s) or product(s) under investigational use.

CDC, our planners, presenters, and their spouses/partners wish to disclose they have no financial interests or other relationships with the manufacturers of commercial products, suppliers of commercial services, or commercial supporters. Planners have reviewed content to ensure there is no bias.

Content will not include any discussion of the unlabeled use of a product or a product under investigational use.

CDC did not accept commercial support for this activity

To receive continuing education (CE)

  1. Complete the activity. Participants will need a print version of the Self-Study Modules on Tuberculosis, 6-9 or a computer with an internet connection to access the online version of the Modules at
  2. Complete the evaluation at
  3. Pass the posttest with a minimum score of 70% at



There are no fees for CE.

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