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 read a TST, to allow those participants, that are eligible, the opportunity to increase skill at placing the TST. (Updated 2/2016)

 

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

 

Disclosure

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

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 state your full name, date of event, location of event, instructor name, and what profession you require.

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) (OH-320, 06/1/19)

MPHI-CES Course #2016-1179; expires 2/17/2017

 

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.