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.

OBJECTIVES:

At the conclusion of the session, the participant will be able to:

  1. Describe the spread and pathogenesis of tuberculosis.
  2. Discuss current recommendations related to testing for latent TB infections.
  3. Describe the process of diagnosing tuberculosis disease.
  4. Describe current treatment regimens for latent TB infection.
  5. Describe current treatment regimens for TB disease.
  6. Describe procedures for tuberculosis infection control.
  7. Describe the roles and responsibilities of different team members for tuberculosis (TB) control and prevention in the public private health sector.

FACULTY/CREDENTIALS:

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 Outbreak Investigations Team, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Tuberculosis Elimination

ORIGINATION DATE: March 19, 2021

EXPIRATION DATE: March 19, 2023

URL: https://www.cdc.gov/tb/education/corecurr/index.htm

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 or 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
http://wwwn.cdc.gov/dcs/RequestForm.aspx

ACCREDITATION STATEMENTS:

jointly accredited partner

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 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, content experts, 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.

Planning committee 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 continuing education activity.

Instructions for Obtaining Continuing Education (CE)

In order to receive continuing education (CE) for SS4444 Core Curriculum on Tuberculosis: What the Clinician Should Know, please visit TCEO and follow these 9 Simple Steps before 03/19/2023.

Complete the activity

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.