Self-Study Modules – Continuing Education Activities
PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: The Self-Study Modules on Tuberculosis, 1-5 includes a set of five educational modules, an introduction, and a glossary designed to provide education about various topics on tuberculosis (TB) through a self-study format.
At the end of this activity, the participant will be able to:
- Explain three differences between latent TB infection and TB disease.
- List three groups of people who are at higher risk for exposure to or infection with M. tuberculosis.
- Describe two methods of testing for M. tuberculosis infection.
- Identify three possible side effects of the drugs used to treat latent TB infection and TB disease.
- Describe the role of the health department in infection control.
- Identify three ways that this educational activity will improve their contribution as a team member.
DeLuca, Nickolas, PhD, Chief of the Communications, Education, and Behavioral Studies Branch (CEBSB), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Maiuri, Allison, MPH, CHES, Team Lead for Education, Training, and Behavioral Studies, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Tuberculosis Elimination
Pratt, Bob, BSIE, Data Scientist, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Tuberculosis Elimination
Segerlind, Sarah, BS, MPH, Health Communications Specialist, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Environmental Health Science & Practice
Sera-Josef, Carissa, MS, CHES, Health Education Specialist, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Tuberculosis Elimination
Tsang, Clarisse A., MPH, Epidemiologist, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division Of Viral Hepatitis
ORIGINATION DATE: June 01, 2020
RENEWAL DATE: June 01, 2022
EXPIRATION DATE: June 01, 2024
HARDWARE/SOFTWARE: Computer; Internet connection
MATERIALS: Participants will need a print version of the Self-Study Modules on Tuberculosis, 1-5 or a computer with an internet connection to access the online version of the Modules at www.cdc.gov/tb/education/ssmodules/default.htm.
TARGET AUDIENCE: The target audience for this course is health care workers such as outreach workers, nurses, physicians, administrators, and students from a variety of settings, including: TB programs, managed care organizations, homeless shelters, migrant clinics, substance abuse facilities, nursing and medical schools, and other facilities serving persons with or at risk for TB.
PREREQUISITES: None. The target audience for this course is entry- level public health workers who have little or no background in tuberculosis.
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 American Academy of Physicians Assistants (AAPA), 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 6 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 6 nursing 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 6.0. Continuing Competency credits available are 6.0. CDC provider number 98614.
For Certified Public Health Professionals (CPH)
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is a pre-approved provider of Certified in Public Health (CPH) recertification credits and is authorized to offer 6.0 CPH recertification credits 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.
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)
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.