Core Curriculum on Tuberculosis: What the Clinician Should Know-Continuing Education Activities SS4444
PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: This enduring activity is designed enhance the learning and understanding of diagnosing and treating latent TB infection and TB disease for health care professionals.
At the conclusion of the session, the participant will be able to:
- Describe the spread and pathogenesis of tuberculosis.
- Discuss current recommendations related to testing for latent TB infections.
- Describe the process of diagnosing tuberculosis disease.
- Describe current treatment regimens for latent TB infection.
- Describe current treatment regimens for TB disease.
- Describe procedures for tuberculosis infection control.
- Describe the roles and responsibilities of different team members for tuberculosis (TB) control and prevention in the public private health sector.
Nickolas Deluca, PhD, Branch Chief for Communications, Education, and Behavioral Studies, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Tuberculosis Elimination
Neela Goswami, MD, MPH, Medical Officer, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Tuberculosis Elimination
Peri Hopkins, MPH, Health Education Specialist, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Tuberculosis Elimination
Allison Maiuri, MPH, CHES, Team Lead for Education, Training, and Behavioral Studies, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Tuberculosis Elimination
Angela Starks, PhD, Branch Chief for Laboratory Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Tuberculosis Elimination
Carla Winston, PhD, MA, Associate Director for Science, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Tuberculosis Elimination
Jonathan Wortham, MD, Medical Officer, Team Lead for Molecular Epidemiology and Outbreak Investigations Team, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Tuberculosis Elimination
ORIGINATION DATE: March 19, 2021
RENEWAL DATE: March 19, 2023
EXPIRATION DATE: March 19, 2025
HARDWARE/SOFTWARE: Computer; Internet connection, browser
MATERIALS: Participants will need a print version of the Core Curriculum on Tuberculosis: What the Clinician Should Know or a computer with an internet connection to access the online version of the at https://www.cdc.gov/tb/education/corecurr/index.htm
TARGET AUDIENCE: Physicians, Registered Nurses, Health Care Professionals caring for people with of at a high risk for TB disease of infection.
PREREQUISITES: There are no prerequisites for this course; however, the target audience should be familiar with medical vocabulary and have experience practicing medicine.
FORMAT: Enduring Material
CONTACT INFORMATION: Division of Tuberculosis Elimination
In support of improving patient care, The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
CME: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 5. 25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
CNE: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention designates this activity for 5.25 nursing contact hours.
CEU: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is authorized by IACET to offer 0.5 CEU’s for this program.
DISCLOSURE: In compliance with continuing education requirements, all planners and presenters must disclose all financial relationships, in any amount, with ineligible companies during the previous 24 months as well as any use of unlabeled products(s) or products under investigational use.
CDC, our planners, and content experts wish to disclose they have no financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, reselling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.
Content will not include any discussion of the unlabeled use of a product or a product under investigational use.
CDC did not accept financial or in-kind support from ineligible companies for this continuing education activity.
Instructions for Obtaining Continuing Education (CE)
Complete the Evaluation at www.cdc.gov/GetCE
Pass the posttest at 70% www.cdc.gov/GetCE
FEES: No fees are charged for CDC’s CE activities.