Educational Opportunities Through The TB Clinic
TB Update and Tuberculin Skin Testing Practicum for Nurses
This course is for nurses working in hospitals, home health care agencies, jails and other long-term care facilities, occupational health, Civil Surgeons' offices, and local public health agencies who want to increase and update their knowledge of tuberculosis (TB) infection and disease and improve their skills placing and reading TB skin tests.
This course is offered quarterly. 3.5 Continuing Nursing Education credits will be given at successful completion of the practicum and post-test.
At the end of this course, participants will be able to:
- Express an increased and updated knowledge of tuberculosis (TB) infection and TB disease
- Demonstrate skill in placing and reading the TST
Additional information about the course is available on the event website.
Who Should Attend?
Nurses working in hospitals, home health care agencies, jails and other long-term care facilities, occupational health, Civil Surgeons' offices and local public health agencies.
Register now for the May 1, 2014 course.
Location: Denver Public Health 2nd Floor Auditorium
||Skin Testing review
||Practicum (participants will practice on each other using saline)
||Post-test and post-test review and Evaluations
In-Services and Classes for Health Care Providers and Community Organizations
TB Clinic staff are available to conduct in-service sessions and teach classes for health care providers and community organizations on all aspects of active and latent tuberculosis including diagnostics, latent TB treatment, and prevention.
Information on Treatment of Latent TB Infection for Health Care Providers
Our clinic has developed treatment protocols and materials for the Denver Health community health clinics for treating patients with latent TB infection. We are happy to share these with other community health clinics and private providers.