DCoDPH Tuberculosis Clinic’s presentation at the Duke Student Health

Learning Objectives:

1. The learner will be able to identify the difference between TB disease vs TB infection

2. The learner will be able to identify persons who might be at high risk for TB and persons at risk of progressing from latent TB infection to TB disease

3. The learner will be aware of the testing methods for TB infection

4. The learner will be aware of the treatment regimens/guidelines for TB infection

5. The learner will be able to identify signs/symptoms of TB disease

6. The learner will be aware of the treatment regimens/guidelines for TB disease

7. The learner will be able to identify targeted testing guidelines and also tuberculin skin test readings (indurations) that indicate a relatively high risk for progressing to TB disease

8. The learner will be aware of the referral process of a TB suspect to the DCoDPH Tuberculosis Clinic

9. The learner will be aware of the N.C. TB Policy Guidelines for the management of a person who is suspected of having TB

10. The learner will be aware of the DCoDPH Tuberculosis Clinic’s recommendations for international students/foreign born students studying at Duke

11. The learner will be aware of NC EDSS (North Carolina Electronic

Speaker Name: 
Mary Carpenter, RN
Location: 
Student Health Conference Room
Durham, NC 27701
United States
Room Number: 
148
Session date: 
Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 8:00am to 9:00am
Credit:
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
  • 1.00 Attendance

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