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Author: Dana Bartlett, BSN, MSN, MA, CSPI

Course Created: 2014

Practice Level: Beginner

No book to buy Duration: 1 hours
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Course Summary

This CNA inservice module will provide certified nursing assistants (CNAs) with basic information about the disease of tuberculosis and how it is treated. Transmission of tuberculosis, the different forms of the disease, how it is diagnosed, the signs and symptoms, and the basics of drug therapy will be discussed. The module will also discuss infection control procedures that are used for patients who have tuberculosis and CNA responsibilities of patient care as they relate to tuberculosis.

Course Format

This course is based on a book and a post test. When you're ready, purchase the test by clicking the "Add To Cart" button. This will let you take the test and receive your certificate for CE credits.

Course Syllabus

  • Introduction
  • Is Tuberculosis a Common Disease?
  • How is Tuberculosis Transmitted?
  • What Happens When Someone is Exposed to Tuberculosis?
  • Who is at Risk for Developing Tuberculosis?
  • How is Tuberculosis Treated?
  • Infection Control Procedures and Patient Care

Learning Objectives

  • Identify how tuberculosis is transmitted.
  • Identify signs and symptoms of tuberculosis.
  • Identify the infection control procedures that should be used when providing patient care for someone who has tuberculosis.


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