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Tuberculosis in the Healthcare Environment

9 Lessons
24-34 Minutes
10 Quiz Questions

Course Overview


Tuberculosis is still of great concern throughout the world. Each year, it’s estimated at least a million people contract this highly infectious disease. The course is aimed at health care professionals and their close contacts. This course discusses the way TB spreads and the associated risks in health care environments. The course covers how to fight the spread of TB and how to reduce risks through medical surveillance, engineering controls, and wearing respirators. Finally, the course details how to work with and treat patients with the active disease. Use this course among your health care staff, especially those who are prone to encounter highly infectious or contagious diseases like tuberculosis.

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    Key Audience


    This course is geared toward those who work in health care settings, such as hospitals and other areas where they could encounter contagious/infectious diseases like tuberculosis.

    Course Topics


    Introduction
    The Resurgence of Tuberculosis
    How TB Spreads and Guidelines for Fighting It
    TB Risks in Healthcare Environments
    Reducing Risk: Medical Surveillance
    Reducing Risk: Engineering Controls
    Reducing Risk: Wearing A Respirator
    Working with and Treating Active TB
    Conclusion

    Course Detail


    Course ID
    marcthen_vod

    Time

    24-34 Min
    Questions
    10

    Languages

    en-es

    video format

    HD

    captions

    Yes

    Resources

    Yes

    Lessons

    9

    Remediation

    Yes

    Bookmarking

    Yes

    Feedback

    Yes

    Microlearning

    no