CE Tutorials

Guidelines for Tuberculosis Screening, Testing, and Treatment

Welcome to the training on Guidelines for Tuberculosis Screening, Testing, and Treatment provided by Texas Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS).

Credit hours: 0.75 CE

Goal

The goal of this tutorial is to equip Texas Health Steps providers and others to employ best practices for tuberculosis (TB) screening, testing, and treatment in children and adolescents.

Target Audience

Texas Health Steps providers and other interested health-care professionals.

Specific Learning Objectives

After completing the activities of this module, you will be able to:

  1. Complete TB risk assessment as part of pediatric checkups and follow up with TB testing when indicated.
  2. Determine which TB screening test is preferred based on a child’s age and risk factors.
  3. Apply the recommended treatment regimen for children and adolescents with TB infection, formerly known as latent TB infection (LTBI).

Please note this module expires on 8/15/2022.

This module was released on 8/15/2019.

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