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Introduction to Tuberculosis

Course: #1033723Level: Introductory1 Hour 106 Reviews
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According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), nearly 1/3 of the world’s population is infected with tuberculosis (TB) and it is considered one of the world’s deadliest diseases. We will define TB and discuss treatment, prevention, and strategies utilized when working with a patient with TB.

Course created on April 25, 2014

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Course Type: Video

CEUs/Hours Offered: ASHA/0.1 Introductory, Related; IACET/0.1; SAC/1.0

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to provide the definition of TB.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to explain the differences between TB and latent TB infections.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to list risk factors associated with TB.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to define strategies to decrease exposure to TB.

Agenda

0-15 Minutes Introduction and definitions of TB
15-30 Minutes Discuss risk factors and exposure
30-40 Minutes Testing and treatment options
40-55 Minutes Working with individuals who have TB
55-60 Minutes Conclusion; Q&A

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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Nannette Hanlin was paid an honorarium for this presentation by SpeechPathology.com. Nonfinancial: There are no non-financial relationships to disclose.

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American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

This course is offered for 0.1 ASHA CEUs (Introductory level, Related Area)


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International Association for Continuing Education and Training

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Speech-Language and Audiology Canada

Speech-Language and Audiology Canada

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