Tuberculosis: Prevention and Control

  • 5 topics | 19m 59s
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  • Transcripts
This course will provide you with a basic understanding of tuberculosis, common modes of transmission, methods of prevention, tests used to determine TB, and what to do if an exposure occurs. Information presented will help minimize serious health risks to persons who may have personal exposure to tuberculosis in the workplace. The content in this course is designed to comply with the intent of the applicable regulatory requirements. Learner objectives are to recall facts associated with tuberculosis, describe common modes of transmission, state methods to prevent transmission, and list steps to take if an exposure occurs.This course was developed with subject matter support provided by Winn Forensics, LLC, a professional services company focusing on corporate, business and personal safety training as well as consulting on occupational injury matters. Please note, the course materials and content were current with the laws and regulations at the time of the last expert review, however, they may not reflect the most current legal developments. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation with respect to compliance with legal statutes or requirements.


  • identify common modes of transmission
  • identify true statements about tuberculosis and treatments
  • identify tests used to diagnose TB
  • cite methods to prevent TB transmission
  • identify what to do if you suspect TB exposure


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  • Knowledge Check: Prevention and Control