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.
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 read a TST, to allow those participants, that are eligible, the opportunity to increase skill at placing the TST. (Updated 2/2016)
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 obtaining continuing education hours:
Complete the Sign-in sheet at registration
100% attendance of the entire workshop
87.5% score on the practicum
80% score on the post test
Completion of the online evaluation
No partial credit. No credit can be awarded retroactively.
The planning committee members and instructors have declared no conflict of interest or financial interest in this program. All instructors have signed an attestation that they will present fairly and without bias.
Approved provider status does not imply endorsement of any product by MPHI-CES, MDHHS, ANCC, OBN, or ONA of any products displayed in conjunction with an activity.
Nursing Contact Hour Designation
A total of 4.50 Nursing contact hours have been awarded for this activity by the Michigan Public Health Institute- Continuing Education Solutions (MPHI-CES).
Michigan Public Health Institute- Continuing Education Solutions CES is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Ohio Nurses Association an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. (OBN-001-91)
MPHI-CES Course #2016-1179; expires 12/31/2018
Medical Assistant Credit Hour Designation
This program has been granted approval by the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) for 4.00 category CG continuing education units. Granting approval in no way constitutes endorsement by the AAMA of the program content or the program provider.
AMA Course #127126; Effective November 1, 2014
All participants have been provided with a copy of the event purpose statement, event goals, session objectives, continuing education requirements, and disclosure statements prior to the start of this event.
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