Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis
The purpose of this course is to increase awareness to a strain of TB that has become resistant to drugs normally used to for treatment. This is quickly becoming a widespread public health concern.

Course Publication Date: March 05, 2016

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Author:Cynthia Thomas EdD, RNC, CDONA
Course No:DRT030216
Contact Hours:1.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study

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Learning Objectives
  • Discuss prevalence of TB in the US and worldwide
  • Define TB, including transmission modalities
  • Describe the rise in drug resistant strains
  • Discuss signs & symptoms, and diagnosis
  • List treatments available
  • Discuss patient management & education
  • List prevention and control of outbreaks
  • Discuss vaccine trials
  • Describe the new rapid TB test now available


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