Self-Study Modules - Continuing Education Activities

Self-Study Modules on Tuberculosis 6 – 9

The Self-Study Modules on Tuberculosis, 6-9 includes a set of four educational modules, an introduction, and a glossary designed to provide education about various topics in tuberculosis through a self-study format. The modules include: Managing Tuberculosis Patients and Improving Adherence, Patient Rights and Confidentiality in Tuberculosis Control, Contact Investigations for Tuberculosis, and Tuberculosis Outbreak Detection and Response.


Activity Number:

WB2948

Activity Title/Topic:

Self Study on Tuberculosis (Modules 6-9)

Origination Date:

January 22, 2018

Expiration Date:

January 22, 2020

Objectives:

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

  1. Describe the five activities associated with TB case management.
  2. Describe how confidentiality is an essential issue in several of the core components of a TB control program.
  3. Describe the systematic approach to TB contact investigations.
  4. List the ten steps of the systematic approach to TB outbreak response.

Faculty / Credentials:

Maryam Haddad, BA, MSN, MPH, FNP Epidemiologist, Outbreak Investigations Team, Division of Tuberculosis Elimination, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia

Amera Khan, BA, MPH TB REACH Case Detection Officer, United Nations Office for Project Services, Geneva, Switzerland

Allison Maiuri, BS, MPH, CHES Health Education Specialist, Division of TB Elimination, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA

Linette McElroy, RN Tuberculosis Educator and Practice Consultant, Self-Employed, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

Sarah Segerlind, BS, MPH Health Education Specialist, Division of TB Elimination, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia


Hardware/Software:

Computer- Internet

Materials:

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 www.cdc.gov/tb/education/ssmodules/default.htm

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:

A participant should be familiar with tuberculosis basics. It is recommended, but not required, that the Self-Study Modules on Tuberculosis, 1-5 be completed before beginning the Self-Study Modules on Tuberculosis, 6-9.

Format:

Web-based, Enduring

Contact Information:

Division of Tuberculosis Elimination, CDC-INFO

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 claim only the 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 98614.


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 activity.


To Receive Continuing Education (CE):

Complete the activity

Complete the Evaluation at www.cdc.gov/TCEOnline

Pass the posttest at 70% at www.cdc.gov/TCEOnline


Fees:

No fees are charged for CDC’s CE activities.
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