Tuberculosis Skin Reading Class

Wednesday, May 28

This one-day class will prepare health care workers to administer and read tuberculosis skin test (PPD) results.

When
Wednesday, May 28, 8:30 am to 12 pm
Where
Sharp Rees-Stealy Medical Centers
First Floor, Eucalyptus Room
2001 4th Ave.
San Diego, CA 92101
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    For more information, please call 1-800-827-4277, Monday through Friday, 8 am to 6 pm.

Presented by Sharp Rees-Stealy

The Tuberculosis Skin Reading class will prepare health care workers to read PPD (tuberculosis skin test) results for patients and staff.

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Describe transmission and pathogenesis
  • Differentiate between Latent TB infection (LTBI) and active TB disease
  • Demonstrate the proper administration and interpretation of the Mantoux TB skin test
  • Explain the correct and incorrect methods of placing, reading and interpreting Tuberculin Skin Tests
  • Explain the answers to frequently asked questions by health care workers and patients

Wednesday at the Sharp Rees-Stealy Building (2001 Fourth Ave.) in the Eucalyptus Room

Cancellation Policy

If you need to cancel your registration for this event, please call 1-800-82-SHARP (1-800-827-4277) Monday through Friday, 8 am to 6 pm, or login to your account to cancel online.

Special Instructions

Cancellations will be accepted and refunds processed if requested 24 hours prior to the class.

Presenter Information

Class is instructed by Karen Buckner, RN, Hazel Blackwood, RN, and Lynne Macho, RN. Instructors have been trained by San Diego County Public Health Services.

Course Recommendations

The course is open for RNs, LVNs and respiratory therapists only. There will be return demonstrations on each other.

CEUs

This course is provider approved for 3.5 BRN CEUs.