The TST Certification Workshop offers Nursing contact hours and Medical Assistant Category CG continuing education units. All criterion must be met to be eligible, see information below.

 

Workshop Purpose

To provide  the learner with current, evidence-based information on tuberculosis. To enhance the learners knowledge of tuberculosis and the tuberculosis skin test (TST). To allow the learner to demonstrate the correct method to place and read a TST.  (Updated 12/2018)

 

Workshop Objectives

  • Identify methods of TB transmission

  • Identify methods of TB pathogenesis

  • Explain the difference between TB infection and TB disease

  • Identify methods used in the evaluation and identification of TB infection and TB disease

  • Identify the high-risk target groups for TB skin testing

  • Explain the appropriate next case management steps for a patient with positive TB skin test

  • Demonstrate how to place, read and interpret the correct administration of the Mantoux Tuberculin Skin Test

 

Criteria for Completion: 

To obtain continuing education hours and TST certification the participant must:

  • Be in attendance for the entire workshop
  • Sign your name on the sign-in sheet clearly showing credentials and email address
  • Complete the post-test with a passing score of 80% or greater
  • Complete the practicum with a passing score of 87.5% or greater and show correct intradermal injection

 

Please Note: The certificate process can take up to 21 days. If you do not receive your certificate within 22 days from the date of the event, please send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Please include your full name, date of event, location of event, and instructor name.

No partial credit. No credit can be awarded retroactively.

 

Disclosure: There is no conflict of interest for anyone with the ability to control content for this activity.

Approved provider status does not imply endorsement of any product by MDHHS, ANCC, OBN, or Ohio Nurses Association of any products displayed in conjunction with an activity.

 

Nursing Contact Hour Designation

A total of 4.0 Nursing contact hours have been awarded for this activity 

This continuing nursing education  activity was approved by the Ohio Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. (OBN-001-91)

 

Agenda

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