CE Provider # 50-17535 - Florida Board of Nursing and Nursing Assistant,
District of Columbia Board of Nursing & CNA/HHA,
Georgia Board of Nursing Approved, Alabama State Board
of Occupational Therapy Approved, Other Disciplines are approved see others





The purpose of this course is to review the characteristics of Tuberculosis (TB); transmission, Describe symptoms of TB disease, TB infection control program, control measures, Administrative measures, Environmental controls, Use of respiratory protective equipment, treatment, discuss Individuals most likely to become infected/ high risk population, nursing care/ interventions and rationale. Infection control practices and regulations within the workplace, to educate and reinforce the knowledge of nurses; ARNP, RN, CNS, LPN, Therapist, CNA , other professionals who are working in the health care environment, as well as other individuals, students, regarding Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Standards/ regulations, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) and National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) recommendations, handling and proper disposal and the appropriate use of Personal protective equipment (PPE) and other standards that relates to infection control. The prevalence of TB in the United States;Georgia, Alabama, Florida, District of Columbia and New York.

Objectives/ Goals: 

After successful completion of this course the participants will be able to: 

1. Describe the importance of infection control practices and

regulations in the workplace

2. Describe Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Regulations

3. Describe the General Duty Clause

4. Describe appropriate use of Personal protective equipment (PPE)

5. Describe appropriate removal and /or disposal of Personal

protective equipment (PPE)

6. Define infection control and appropriate precautions

7. Describe methods of transmission of infection

8. Discuss the Process of Infection

9. Discuss Tuberculosis (TB) Transmission

10.Describe six symptoms of TB disease

11.Identify at risk population

12. Describe procedures for administering and reading the tuberculin skin test

13.Describe Tuberculosis (TB) treatment

14.Discuss latent TB Infection medication treatment regimens